Sequoia, Baidu, Nasdaq, and Fidelity are amongst some of the largest VCs, technology conglomerates, and financial institutions to make big bets on crypto in the past week. Despite the bear market which has led major cryptocurrencies to lose about 80 to 90 percent in value on average, both digital asset-related businesses and blockchain protocols areCCN
12/05/2018 / 17:08:28
Fancy your DNA being on the blockchain? Technology startup Nebula Genomics is offering customers a new deal that includes free genome sequencing for its new blockchain-based genetic marketplace. How Does It All Work? The process seems relatively simple. Customers interested in taking part provide the company with some health-based information to get the process started....The post Want Your DNA on the Blockchain? This Company Does, Too… appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.
11/19/2018 / 01:00:05
StarkWare, an Israel-based blockchain specialist which commercializes a zero-knowledge proof system, has secured $30 million from high profile names within the cryptocurrency ecosystem, including Consensys, Coinbase Ventures, Intel Capital, Pantera, and Sequoia. Zero-Knowledge Protocol Startup StarkWare Raises $30 Million Netanya-based StarkWare Industries, which was founded in early 2018 to develop its ''full proof stack for...The post StarkWare Raises $30 Million to Solve Blockchain Privacy and Scalability Issues appeared first on NewsBTC.
10/31/2018 / 01:00:31
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In today’s edition of The Daily, we focus on an Israeli crypto security startup that has raised $30 million in funding from a number of notable companies. We also look at how tokens are being used to clean up the environment, as well as efforts by major auditing firms to service clients in the cryptocurrency […]The post The Daily: Security Startup Raises $30M, Crypto Used to Fight Plastic Pollution appeared first on Bitcoin News.
10/30/2018 / 10:15:26
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Crypto hedge funds have become an increasingly common sight in this flowering industry, as investors seek alternative mediums to invest into crypto assets and their underlying technologies. FBG Capital, a crypto-centric fund based in China, has become one of the largest players in this expanding sub-industry, garnering support from an array of industry leaders. The...NewsBTC.
08/03/2018 / 09:10:53
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Having successfully closed a Series B round funding, the China-based cryptocurrency industry giant Bitmain is valued $12 billion.The post Bitmain has Closed a Series B Round Funding Valued App. $12 billion appeared first on CoinSpeaker.
07/06/2018 / 13:36:33
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Andreessen Horowitz, one of the largest technology-focused venture capital firms alongside the likes of Japan’s SoftBank and San Francisco’s Sequoia Capital, both of which oversee over a trillion dollars in combined company value, has created a $300 million fund dedicated to the crypto market. Long-Term HODLing Approach Since 2009, Andreessen Horowitz (A16Z) has invested inThe post Here’s What Andreessen Horowitz’s $300 Million Crypto Investment Means to the Market appeared first on CCN
06/27/2018 / 13:33:41
Bitmain’s ASIC dominance has continued, with Bitmain-based mining pools collectively accounting for nearly 50% of all Bitcoin mining power. Bitmain Dominates Bitcoin ASIC Industry Two prominent Bitcoin mining pools, BTC.com and Antpool, contain 27% and 15.3% of Bitcoin’s hashrate respectively. Bitmain surprisingly owns and manages both pools, allowing the mining superpower to oversee over 42%...The post Bitmain Raises $400 Million Prior to its $12 Billion ICO, Growing Dominance appeared first on NewsBTC.
06/25/2018 / 09:00:37
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The former chair of the United States Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Sheila Bair, recently published an article imploring the U.S. Federal Reserve to explore central bank-issued digital currencies (CBDCs). In the article, Mrs. Bair argues that the development of a state-issued cryptocurrency could “reduc[e] the risk of financial crises” and “improv[e] monetary policy tools.” Also […]Bitcoin News.
06/13/2018 / 02:40:07
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The latest round of funding by Sequoia Capital has helped Bitmain to take its valuations to a whopping $12 billion. The post Sequoia Capital China Leads $400M Pre-IPO Round in Bitcoin Miner Bitmain appeared first on CoinSpeaker.
06/12/2018 / 05:29:46
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Bitmain, the dominant force in bitcoin mining, has reportedly raised $400 million as it gears up to go public later this year. Regional media outlet China Money Network reports that the funding round, which values the China-based firm at $12 billion, was led by Sequoia Capital China, a VC that has been quite active inThe post Bitmain Raises $400 Million in Pre-IPO Funding, Now Valued at $12 Billion: Report appeared first on CCN
06/11/2018 / 14:06:40
The exodus of partners and investors from venture capital firms into cryptocurrency investing has taken a new turn, as Sequoia Capital partner Matt Huang has become the latest finance industry heavyweight to make his exit. Wall Street Journal sources indicate that he is set to start a new cryptocurrency investment fund alongside Coinbase co-founder FredCCN
06/04/2018 / 20:50:07
The CEO of Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, believes that initial coin offerings (ICOs) are set to supplant traditional venture capital as the primary method through which early-stage startups finance their growth. Writing in a blog post titled “ICOs — Not Just ‘Good-to-Have,’ But Necessary,” Zhao praised the virtues of ICOs, explaining from first-hand … ContinuedCCN
05/08/2018 / 23:30:32
Cryptocurrency exchange Binance has fired a shot across the bow in its ongoing legal dispute with US venture capital firm Sequoia Capital. Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao on Monday tweeted that the company, which operates the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange according to self-reported data, is considering requiring projects to disclose any affiliations with Sequoia when they … ContinuedCCN
05/07/2018 / 17:57:06
Bermuda has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Binance to develop a global compliance center in the British Overseas Territory.
04/27/2018 / 20:20:42
Binance chief Zhao Changpeng has formally denied allegations made by venture capital firm Sequoia Capital. The company claimed that he had violated terms of an exclusivity agreement by holding fundraising talks with other potential investors. CoinSpeaker.
04/26/2018 / 13:23:20
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Binance chief Zhao Changpeng, founder of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, has formally denied allegations made by venture capital firm Sequoia Capital about a failed funding deal. As reported yesterday, a subsidiary of Sequoia Capital China sued Zhao in a Hong Kong lawsuit claiming the crypto exchange founder had violated terms of an exclusivity agreementThe post Binance CEO Zhao “Denies All” Sequoia Allegations in Hong Kong Lawsuit appeared first on CCN
04/26/2018 / 13:06:33
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