Browsing the "Acquisitions" Tag

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.

Huobi Eyes Japan Expansion With Acquisition of Licensed Crypto Exchange

| Wolfie Zhao

Huobi Group is about to expand its trading services to Japan via a deal to purchase local cryptocurrency exchange BitTrade.

Wyre Acquires Bitcoin Smart Contract Derivatives Platform Hedgy

| Anna Baydakova

E-payment startup Wyre has acquired bitcoin smart contract developer Hedgy to broaden the scope of its offerings.

Rakuten Is About to Buy a Bitcoin Exchange for $2.4 Million

| Wolfie Zhao

Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten is planning another step into the cryptocurrency industry with the acquisition of a local bitcoin exchange.

Crypto Exchange Huobi Acquires Public Firm for $70 Million

| Wolfie Zhao

Crypto exchange Huobi has become the largest shareholder of a public firm listed in Hong Kong, inching a step closer to a possible back-door listing.