Browsing the "Investments" Tag

Lock Up Ether, Get Free Crypto: Twist on Airdrops Attracts Top VCs

| Brady Dale

Governance startup Commonwealth, which offers a new twist on token airdrops, has raised $2 million from a group of notable investors.

Korean Actor Invests in Blockchain Seafood Trade Startup

| Yogita Khatri

South Korean actor and businessman Bae Yong-joon has invested an undisclosed sum in blockchain-based seafood trade startup Seamon.

EOS-Powered Private Blockchain Studio StrongBlock Raises $4 million

| Anna Baydakova

Private blockchain studio StrongBlock – founded by former execs from Block.one, the company behind EOS – has raised $4 million.

Arrington XRP Leads $1 Million Funding Round in Dapp Economy Startup

| Nikhilesh De

Arrington XRP and others have invested $1 million in Totle, a startup helping crypto wallets provide exchange functionality.

South Korea’s Kakao Leads $15 Million Raise for Public Blockchain Startup Orbs

| Nikhilesh De

South Korean messaging giant Kakao has led an over-$15 million crypto investment in Israeli-based public blockchain project Orbs.

Aion Token Project Estimates 18-Month Runway After Bitcoin and Ether Sales

| Leigh Cuen

The Aion Foundation has sold off half of the bitcoin and ether raised in an October 2017 token sale, says its CEO.

Overstock’s Medici Invests $2.5 Million in Grain Tech Firm’s Blockchain Pivot

| Nikhilesh De

Medici Ventures has bought a $2.5 million equity stake in GrainChain, a software firm launching its own blockchain and stablecoin.

Coinbase, DCG Join $4.5 Million Seed Round for Crypto Evaluation Startup

| Leigh Cuen

Coinbase Ventures, DCG and others have provided $4.5 million in funding for an analytics startup that wants investors to think beyond market cap.

Coinbase’s Emilie Choi: $300 Million Raise Was ‘For a Rainy Day’

| Leigh Cuen

Coinbase's $300 million Series E was about a "war chest" for expansion, not necessity, says Emilie Choi, its VP of corporate and business development.

Morgan Stanley Report Says Crypto Now An Institutional Asset Class

| Nikhilesh De

Cryptocurrencies are now a new institutional investment class, rather than a fully developed electronic cash, a Morgan Stanley report says.