Andreessen Horowitz

A16z Details Its New Approach to Crypto Governance

Perhaps the most powerful force in DeFi governance is promising to lift the veil on its internal procedures.

Business  ·  26 August 2021

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
Venture Capital

A16z Leads $111M Token Sale for Helium’s HNT

The token-powered decentralized telecommunications project is bringing on fresh capital.

Business  ·  10 August 2021

A16z Leads $20M Bet That Celo’s Valora Becomes a ‘Global Gateway to Crypto’

The digital wallet has been spun out of parent company cLabs with some fresh funding.

Business  ·  27 July 2021
Funding Rounds

Crypto Fintech Eco Raises $60M for High-Yield USDC Savings App

The a16z-backed Eco, which loans out users’ deposits in USDC, says it’s keeping an eye on the BlockFi case.

Business  ·  27 July 2021

A16z Leads $9M Funding Round for Solana’s Phantom Wallet to Go Multi-Chain

The funding will be used to expand the Phantom team, develop new features and expand to other blockchains, said the firm.

Business  ·  14 July 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

A16z Joins Forces With Deutsche Telekom in Staking CELO Tokens

A European telco and a U.S. VC giant walk into a proof-of-stake network…

Business  ·  22 June 2021

Solana Labs Raises $314M in Token Sale Led by A16z, Polychain

It's one of the largest token sales in recent memory.

Business  ·  9 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
Funding Rounds

Talos Raises $40M Series A Funding From a16z, PayPal, Fidelity

Talos' services include liquidity access, direct market access, price discovery, automated execution, reporting, clearing and settlement.

News  ·  27 May 2021

Blockchain Payments Platform Chia on an ‘Accelerated Timeline’ to IPO

Amid the plans for its "near-term" IPO, the company plans to roughly triple the size of its workforce by year’s end.

Business  ·  25 May 2021
Funding Rounds

Jay-Z, A16z Back $19M Funding Round for NFT Platform Bitski

Tennis star Serena Williams was also among the investors backing the former crypto wallet startup.

News  ·  6 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