Australian Lending Startup Loda Gets $15M to Further Crypto Collateralization Efforts

Loda is among the first of its kind in the country that allows users to borrow Australian dollars against crypto, its CEO said.

News  ·  30 July 2021

Alan Howard Adds to Crypto Spending With Investment in Two Startups

The latest investment comes a day after Howard announced a $4 million investment in Asian crypto trading app Kikitrade.

News  ·  11 June 2021
Venture Capital

Crypto VC 1confirmation Raises $125M for Third Fund

The $800 million asset manager intends to keep investing in early-stage crypto projects with disruptive potential.

Business  ·  25 May 2021

VC Firm White Star Capital Raises $50M for Crypto and Blockchain Fund

The fund has already invested in six firms, including the Safello crypto exchange.

Business  ·  20 May 2021

Solana Dashboard Step Finance Raises $2M From Alameda Research, 3 Commas

Investors are betting on Step Finance emerging as the “front page” of the high-throughput Solana blockchain.

Business  ·  13 April 2021

Crypto Custody Platform Koine Goes Into Insolvency

The firm’s technology stack is now available for purchase.

Business  ·  23 February 2021

New Kraken Venture Fund to Target Early-Stage Crypto, Tech Startups

Kraken Ventures will operate autonomously, with financial backing from the exchange.

Business  ·  11 February 2021

Aave’s Founder Angel Invests to Grow DeFi’s Head Start on the Banks

Stani Kulechov has backed nearly 40 projects in his search for founders who see two or three moves ahead.

Business  ·  29 January 2021

How Israeli VCs Are Doubling Down on DeFi Startups

The three co-founders of Collider Ventures agree Israel’s vibrant crypto industry waned, yet didn’t fizzle, throughout 2020.

Business  ·  15 December 2020

DeFi Dashboard Zapper Snags New Funding From Delphi and Coinbase Ventures

Zapper announced Thursday an extension of its seed investment round with new backing from Delphi Digital and Coinbase.

Business  ·  12 November 2020

Razor Network Raises $3.7M to Prove There’s Room for More Oracles in DeFi

Razor Network raised $3.7 million in seed funding from NGC Ventures, Alameda Research and Mariano Conti, the former oracles chief at MakerDAO.

Business  ·  4 November 2020

NIFTEX Raises $500K to Build Out NFT Trading Platform

NIFTEX, the platform that allows for the fractional trading of non-fungible tokens (NFTs), announced a $500,000 funding round led by 1kx.

Business  ·  3 November 2020

DefiDollar Raises $1.2M to Be the Risk-Insured Stablecoin Layer for DeFi

India-based DefiDollar has raised $1.2 million in a seed round led by Divergence Ventures, Standard Crypto and Accomplice.

Business  ·  28 October 2020

Notional Launches Out of Stealth to Bring Fixed-Rate Lending to DeFi

Lending rates on all the top DeFi platforms are dizzyingly variable. Enter Notional, a new protocol with backing from Coinbase and others.

Business  ·  26 October 2020
Venture Capital

Collider Labs Raises $1M to Invest in Blockchain Startups

The venture builder is seeking to invest in early-stage startups with a focus on transparency, privacy and "fairness."

Business  ·  22 October 2020