Ethereum and DeFi, Not Bitcoin, Boosting Genesis Lending

Despite a bearish market, Genesis’ Q2 was the firm’s largest quarter to date.

Business  ·  4 August 2021

DCG to Buy $50M in Shares of Grayscale’s Ethereum Classic Trust

One analyst interpreted the move as an arbitrage play.

Business  ·  21 June 2021

What Coinbase’s Media Play Means for Crypto

Coinbase's apparent move into media is part of a trend of crypto companies developing their own content. Is this a good thing for the industry?

Business  ·  20 May 2021

Privacy Will ‘Become a More Popular Investing Theme’: Barry Silbert

In an appearance this morning on CoinDesk TV’s First Mover, Silbert said he believes privacy tech will be a draw for investors.

Business  ·  14 April 2021

Digital Currency Group to Put up to $250M Into Grayscale’s Bitcoin Trust

The blockchain investment firm said it will buy the GBTC shares on the open market.

Business  ·  10 March 2021

CoinDesk Acquires TradeBlock, Adding Indexes and Pricing to News, Events Offerings

With the acquisition CoinDesk said it’s positioned to be the leading source of crypto news, information and data for the rapidly growing sector.

Markets  ·  5 January 2021

DCG Enters Retail Crypto Market With Acquisition of Luno Wallet

Blockchain-focused investment firm Digital Currency Group has acquired Luno, a retail-focused cryptocurrency exchange with over five million customers.

Business  ·  9 September 2020

DCG to Invest $100M in Bitcoin Mining Venture

Blockchain investment firm Digital Currency Group has branched into the bitcoin mining industry though a subsidiary called Foundry.

Business  ·  27 August 2020

Coinbase Ventures Backs $3 Million Round for Trading Data Startup Nomics

Nomics has raised $3 million from Coinbase Ventures and other investors for its plan to index 95% of all crypto trading data points.

Business  ·  18 December 2018
Funding Rounds

Bain Capital Backs $2.25 Million Round for Bitcoin Rewards Startup Lolli

Bitcoin rewards platform Lolli has raised $2.25 million in seed funding from investors including Bain Capital Ventures.

Business  ·  14 November 2018

Digital Currency Group Adds Zcash Offshoot ZenCash to Crypto Investment List

The fork of a fork of zcash made it onto Digital Currency Group's "conviction list."

Business  ·  25 April 2018

Digital Currency Group Invests in Bitcoin-Friendly Silvergate Bank

Cryptocurrency VC firm Digital Currency Group has confirmed an investment in bitcoin startup-friendly Silvergate Bank.

Business  ·  27 February 2018

Bitcoin-Powered Marketplace OpenBazaar Raises $200k in New Funding

OB1, the startup behind the bitcoin-powered decentralized marketplace OpenBazaar, has raised new funding from investment firm DCG.

Business  ·  2 June 2017

One for All? Citi, DTCC and PwC Talk Blockchain Teamwork at Consensus 2017

Enterprise blockchain was on full display at Consensus 2017 in New York City today.

Markets  ·  22 May 2017
Venture Capital

MasterCard, CIBC and New York Life Join DCG Funding Round

MasterCard has been named as one of 11 investors in Digital Currency Group's new funding round.

Business  ·  27 October 2015