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After the Recent Funding Round, Chainalysis Value Hit $8.6 B


Blockchain investigation firm Chainalysis attracted $170 M in the recent investment round. Thus, the company's valuation hit $8.6 bln. A report by The Information says that the company raised the amount in Series F led by Singapore-based investment management company GIC. In June 2021, Chainalysis...

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Pantera Capital Will Complete Blockchain Fund With $1.3 Bln


Digital currencies and blockchain-focused investment fund Pantera Capital is supposed to complete the Blockchain Fund within about a month after securing $1.3 bln. In the latest conference call, the firm said that the raised capital is roughly two times higher than the original goal of $600 M....

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Blockchain Games Received $1 B in Investments in January


A report by the decentralized applications platform DappRadar reveals that in January blockchain apps attracted $1 bln. The data show that the GameFi section has been growing. Investments in the sector have reached their peak. Investments include the $300 M investments in OpenSea, which might not...

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Ray Dalio Says Crypto Attracts Too Much Attention


In a recent interview on The David Rubenstein's Show, billionaire investor Ray Dalio said that he finds crypto interesting, and holds a small part of his holdings in digital assets for diversification. However, the entrepreneur also mentioned that the sector is vulnerable. Dalio said it can be...

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FTX Establishes $2B Fund to Invest in Crypto Startups


Cryptocurrency exchange FTX launched a new venture capital to back web3 and crypto startups. FTX Ventures will be led by Amy Wu, a partner at VC Lightspeed Venture. Previously, in November 2021, Lightspeed in the leadership of Wu, together with FTX and Solana Ventures, launched a $100 M Web3...

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OpenSea Closed Series C Investment Round With $300 M Raised


Leading NFT marketplace OpenSea revealed raising $300 M in the Series C investment round. Currently, the company's market value stands at above $13.3 bln. Investment companies Paradigm and Coatue led the round. In the published blog post, OpenSea says there were also new and exciting investors...

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Blockchain Analytics Firm Nansen Raised $75 Million


On-chain data provider startup Nansen announced raising $75 M in Series B. The round was led by the venture capital firm Accel. Among the participants were GIC, Andreessen Horowitz, Tiger Global, and a subsidiary of Siam Commercial Bank (SCB), SCB 10X. We’re excited to announce that Nansen has...

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Crypto Startup Stacked Raised $35 M


Chicago-based automated robo-advisor for cryptocurrencies and digital assets, Stacked, raised $35 M in a Series A funding stage. The fundraising was led by Alameda Research, established by crypto influencer Sam Bankman-Fried, and Mirana Ventures. Among other companies that took part were Fidelity...

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Crypto Payments Infrastructure Firm MoonPay Attracted $555 M


Fintech company MoonPay, which provides tools for cryptocurrency payments, revealed raising $555 M in the Series A funding round. Thus, the company's valuation reached $3.4 B. Per the blog post published by the firm, the team is going to use the funds to invest in global expansion and find new...

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Kazakhstan Limits Crypto Investments for Retail Traders


AFSA (Astana Financial Services Authority), a Kazakhstani regulator, set crypto purchase limits for retail investors. The news was announced by the local media site According to the AFSA, the goal of limitations is to protect the interests of retail investors as crypto transactions are...

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Crypto Platform Celsius Attracted $400 M, Values at $3 B


Today cryptocurrency trading platform Celsius announced raising over $400 M in equity funding. The investment was led by the growth-oriented investment firm WestCap. With this, the company's valuation has reached $3 billion. The news comes after Celsius's facing scrutiny. Last month, the New Jersey...

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Blockchain Analysis Provider Elliptic Attracted $60 M


Blockchain analytics firm Elliptic tweeted about raising $60 M in Series C funding round. Different venture companies and banks backed the round. Among the investors are VC Evolution Equity Partners, a multinational conglomerate company SoftBank, financial services companies Wells Fargo, Santander,...

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Brevan Howard Opens a Crypto-Related Division


European hedge fund manager Brevan Howard hired CMT Digital CEO Colleen Sullivan to manage private and venture investments in cryptocurrencies. In 2017, she co-founded Chicago-based CMT Digital, a division of investment manager firm CMT Group. The parent company, founded in 1997, started activities...

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Billionaire Simon Nixon to Add His Crypto Investments


UK billionaire businessman, the co-founder and former deputy director of the popular platform for price comparison, MoneySuperMarket plans to add more BTC and other cryptocurrencies to his family office investments. During the interview with Bloomberg, the managing director at Nixon's Seek Capital,...

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MicroStrategy Purchased Another $177M of BTC


Michael Saylor, CEO of the enterprise analytics and software solutions entity MicroStrategy revealed another Bitcoin purchase today. The company acquired 3.907 coins for $177 M paying $45,294 per BTC on average. Thus, MicroStrategy's Bitcoin holdings reached 108,992 units with an average price of...

AdvisorShares Bitcoin ETF

AdvisorShares Applies For BTC Futures ETF


The US-based investment manager AdvisorShares filed with the SEC to release a Bitcoin ETF. As noted in the submitted papers, the fund plans to invest all or most part of its holdings in exchange-traded futures contracts on BTC and collateral. In case of approval, AdvisorShares plans to invest in...

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Bitmain’s Former CEO Jihan Wu’s Matrixport Now Values $1 B


Crypto startup Matrixport, co-founded by digital asset mining firm Bitmain's ex CEO Wu Jihan and Ge Yuesheng in February 2019, raised over $100 M in Series C. Thus, the Singapore-headquartered company's valuation reached $1 B. Matrixport, a financial services company, raised $100 million at a...

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Crypto Exchange FTX Attracted $900 M in Series B


Large crypto derivatives platform FTX headed by Sam Bankman-Fried in 2018, attracted $900 M in the Series B funding phase. Thus, the company's valuation has reached $18 B compared to last year's $1.2 B. Tokyo-based international conglomerate holding company Softbank, American venture capital firm...

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