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.
With more than $800m so far invested in the bitcoin industry, CoinDesk highlights some of the leading firms driving these headline-grabbing rounds.
Notable industry investors assembled at CoinSummit for a candid talk about what kinds of companies have the most appeal.
OKCoin, the exchange claiming to be China's largest by trading volume, has announced a $10m Series A funding round.
The company has a global reach and a track record investing in bitcoin startups. We look at why.