Browsing the "Acquisitions" Tag

Coinsquare Acquires Decentralized Cryptocurrency Exchange StellarX

| Daniel Palmer

Canada-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinsquare has acquired decentralized exchange StellarX and will seek to license it in Bermuda.

Facebook Beefs Up Its Blockchain Efforts With Startup Hires

| Zack Seward

Facebook appears to be doubling down on its blockchain efforts with the hiring staffers from smart-contract startup Chainspace.

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Kraken Acquires Futures Startup In Deal Worth At Least $100 Million

| Pete Rizzo

Kraken has inked a “nine-figure" deal that now makes it the only crypto exchange to offer regulated futures trading in Europe.

OKCoin Founder Buys Hong Kong-Listed Firm in $60 Million Deal

| Yogita Khatri

The founder of cryptocurrency exchange OKCoin has taken a step towards a reverse IPO with a $60 million acquisition in Hong Kong.

Coinbase Acquires Andreessen Horowitz–Backed Startup Blockspring

| Zack Seward

Blockspring, a startup that makes tools for collecting and managing data from APIs, has been acquired by Coinbase.

OKCoin Founder Star Xu Seeks to Acquire Public Firm for $60 Million

| Daniel Palmer

OKCoin founder Star Xu may be seeking a possible backdoor IPO by buying a majority stake in a Hong Kong-listed company.

Crypto Firms Merge to Build Software for Institutional Investors

| Zack Seward

In a bid to provide services for institutional investors, investor tools provider Picks & Shovels is merging with crypto accounting startup…

Ethereum Studio ConsenSys Just Bought an Asteroid Mining Company

| Nikhilesh De

ConsenSys has just acquired an asteroid mining startup called Planetary Resources.

Korea’s Largest Bitcoin Exchange Sells Stake in $350 Million Deal

| Wolfie Zhao

Bithumb, the largest crypto exchange in South Korea by trading volume, just confirmed it has sold over 38 percent of its shares for $350 million.

Mining Giant Bitmain Acquires Bitcoin Cash Wallet Startup

| Nikhilesh De

Bitmain has acquired Telescope, an open-source, browser-based wallet for bitcoin cash.