Polychain Capital, Square Crypto’s Steve Lee Invest in Bitcoin Broker’s $5.7M Seed Round
Bitcoin broker River Financial has closed a $5.7 million seed round to secure additional U.S. money transmitter licenses.
An Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) alum is launching a new venture firm focused on building a crypto-powered "ownership economy."
Binance Labs, the seed funding arm of the world’s largest crypto exchange, has made its first investment of 2020, backing privacy startup HOPR.
Framework Ventures and Three Arrows Capital announced a $3 million investment in Aave, the firm behind the third-largest lending platform in DeFi.
Curv, a company that provides increased secrecy when it comes to holding crypto assets, has closed a $23 million Series A funding round.
Braintrust launched out of stealth mode Wednesday, backed by a $6 million seed round featuring True Ventures, Homebrew Ventures, Uprising Ventures, Galaxy Digital, IDEO CoLab, Kindred Ventures and Vy Capital.
With so much attention on institutional involvement in crypto asset markets, we overlook they are already here through VC investments – less fast-paced, perhaps, but important to keep an eye on for what they reveal about cycles.