A16z Leads $4.6M Investment in Yield Guild Games

The funding will be used to invest in virtual worlds in the play-to-earn space.

News  ·  19 August 2021

A16z, BlockTower, Alameda Back $12.5M Round for TrustToken

BlockTower Capital, Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) and Alameda Research led the round by purchasing TRU, TrueFi’s native token.

Markets  ·  4 August 2021

A16z Leads $12M Investment in DeFi-Native Crypto Tracing Firm Nansen

“We’re not basing our company on some KYC’d version of DeFi coming out in the future,” said Nansen CEO Alex Svanevik.

Business  ·  29 June 2021
Venture Capital

Andreessen Horowitz Rakes In $2.2B for Third Crypto Venture Fund

It's the VC industry's largest crypto-related fund to date.

Business  ·  24 June 2021

Decentralized Credit Protocol Goldfinch Raises $11M in Series A Funding

A16z led the round, which will enable the startup to build a network of lenders and borrowers and ramp up hiring.

News  ·  16 June 2021
Venture Capital

A16z to Boost Size of Its Third Crypto Fund: Report

The fund could lead to $50 million in annual fees, sources told reporter Eric Newcomer.

Business  ·  29 May 2021

A16z to Launch $1B Crypto Venture Fund

The Silicon Valley VC giant is going big for its third crypto venture fund, the Financial Times reported Friday.

Business  ·  30 April 2021

Andreessen Horowitz Leads $4.4M Round in DeFi’s Element Finance

Element Finance, which is building a yield-maximizing marketplace for crypto interest rates, has landed some prominent backers.

Business  ·  31 March 2021
Funding Rounds

Rewards-Focused Startup Eco Raises $26M in Round Led by a16z Crypto

Newly out of alpha mode, the platform offers up to 5% rewards on both crypto asset savings and spending.

Business  ·  6 March 2021

Payments Startup Celo Raises $20M From a16z, Electric Capital

Celo offers a blockchain payments platform using customers' cellphone numbers to secure their public keys.

Business  ·  10 February 2021

DeFi’s UNI Token Jumps 92% in One Week, Passes $15

Uniswap's UNI token has nearly doubled its price in 7 days. The decentralized exchange is seeing volumes higher than last summer, too.

Markets  ·  27 January 2021

Big Guns Back $10M Investment in DeFi’s dYdX

The funding round, led by Three Arrows and DeFiance Capital, was also joined by Andreessen Horowitz and Polychain Capital.

Tech  ·  26 January 2021

Former BitLicense Chief to Manage Andreessen Horowitz’s Cryptocurrency Efforts

Anthony Albanese will become chief regulatory officer for the tech ventures giant in November.

Policy & regulation  ·  28 October 2020

This a16z Alum Is Launching a VC Fund Focused on Platforms You Can ‘Own’

An Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) alum is launching a new venture firm focused on building a crypto-powered "ownership economy."

Tech  ·  14 July 2020
News Roundup

Blockchain Bites: a16z’s Cyclic Crypto Thinking and Grin’s Grim Outlook

FalconX brought in an equivalent to Facebook's 2005 Series A while Grin flounders and a16z asks if crypto's on the cusp of a boom period.

News  ·  18 May 2020