Browsing the "Andreessen Horowitz" Tag

CFTC Official to Congress: Don’t Be ‘Hasty’ With Crypto Rules

| Nikhilesh De and Christine Kim

LabCFTC director Daniel Gorfine advocated for thoughtful regulation of the cryptocurrency space in Congressional testimony Wednesday.

A16z Leads $45 Million Raise for Blockchain Startup Oasis Labs

| Nikhilesh De

Cloud computing startup Oasis Labs has raised $45 million in a private token pre-sale to develop its blockchain platform.

Andreessen Horowitz Has Launched a $300 Million Crypto Fund

| Stan Higgins

Silicon Valley investment powerhouse Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) has launched a new $300 million fund focused on cryptocurrencies.

A16z Leads Investors in $20 Million Token Presale for Crypto Assets Platform

| Nikhilesh De

TrustToken, which aims to put tokenized assets on a blockchain, raised $20 million in a strategic token sale with help from Andreessen Horowitz.

Major Investors Met with SEC to Discuss Crypto Exemption

| Annaliese Milano

VC firms Andreessen Horowitz and Union Square Ventures reportedly met with the SEC in March to request that tokens be exempted from SEC oversight.

bitcoin, funding

Bain, Lightspeed Back First ICO With $133 Million Basis Funding

| Brady Dale

There are many stablecoins, but only one that has one investor who busted a central bank and another who used to help run one. Also, Google and Bain.

cat, crypto

A16z, USV Lead $12 Million Funding for CryptoKitties

| Annaliese Milano

CryptoKitties will break away from its developer, Axiom Zen, after raising $12 million of venture capital.

Stellar Investment Could Make Crypto as Easy as Chat

| Brady Dale

Stellar makes a bet that Keybase can port easy end-to-end encryption over to person-to-person payments in cryptocurrency.

Coinbase CEO Backs Crypto Derivatives Exchange DydX

| Sujha Sundararajan

DYdX, an in-development decentralized exchange for cryptocurrency derivatives, has raised an undisclosed amount in a seed funding round.

Basecoin, token

Basecoin Revealed: A16z, MetaStable Seek Crypto Holy Grail With Stable Token

| Pete Rizzo

A high-profile group of investors are backing an unknown startup's token sale, in an effort to evolve the "stablecoin" concept.