Browsing the "Union Square Ventures" Tag

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.

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.

Fred WIlson

USV’s Fred Wilson Predicts ‘Big’ Cryptocurrency Crash

| Stan Higgins

USV's Fred Wilson says investors should diversify ahead of any potential "big crash" in cryptocurrencies.

Albert Wenger

Investor Albert Wenger to Fund ‘XPRIZE’ for Blockchain-Powered Blogs

| Michael del Castillo

Union Square Ventures partner Albert Wenger has said he will fund a prize aimed to incentivize the creation of blockchain-powered blogging platform.

Filecoin Presale Raises $52 Million Ahead of ICO Launch

| Stan Higgins

San Francisco-based startup Protocol Labs has sold $52 million in a token pre-sale ahead of an initial coin offering launch next week.

bitcoin, markets

Bitcoin-Powered Marketplace OpenBazaar Raises $3 Million

| Stan Higgins

The developers behind OpenBazaar, the open-source marketplace protocol powered by bitcoin, have raised $3m in new funding.

marc, a16z

A16z, USV Invest $10 Million in Blockchain Token Trading Firm

| Pete Rizzo

A hedge fund that specializes in the trading of blockchain-based assets has raised $10m from a notable cast of VCs.

books, library

A16z, USV Lead $1.5 Million Round for Blockchain Startup Mediachain

| Pete Rizzo

Mediachain has become the latest blockchain startup to join the portfolios of VC heavyweights Andreessen Horowitz and Union Square Ventures.

venture capital

10 VC Firms Betting Big on Bitcoin and the Blockchain

| Pete Rizzo

With more than $800m so far invested in the bitcoin industry, CoinDesk highlights some of the leading firms driving these headline-grabbing rounds.

Dollars funding

OpenBazaar Raises $1 Million for Decentralised Marketplace

| Stan Higgins

Decentralized marketplace protocol developer OpenBazaar, has raised $1m from investors including Andreessen Horowitz and Union Square Ventures.