Ripple Raises $200M in Series-C Round Led by Tetragon
Blockchain-based payments firm Ripple has raised $200 million in a Series-C funding round with Tetragon, SBI Holdings and Route 66 Ventures all investing.
Already live on SBI's forex trading platform, the contracts for difference (CFDs) are available in bitcoin, ether and XRP flavors.
B2C2 wants to use its new partnership with SBI Holdings as a route to becoming a crypto prime broker.
The Japanese financial group is also mulling other business lines around tokenized securities.
Japan's crypto-friendly financial firm SBI Holdings will give shareholders the option to receive the XRP cryptocurrency as a benefit.
Potentially the world's biggest bitcoin mine, one still under construction, is said to have signed up two top corporate customers in the form of SBI Holdings and GMO.