Venture Capital

Venture Capital

Blocknative Raises $12M to Follow Crypto Transactions ‘In-Flight’

The startup has its eyes on the mempool.

Tech  ·  14 July 2021

Draper Goren Holm Taps Ex-Disney Leader to Manage Events

Matthew Boseo will be responsible for global event production at the Los Angeles-based blockchain venture fund.

News  ·  13 July 2021

Ash Egan Launches VC Fund With $55M in ‘Inception Capital’

Acrylic has raised $55 million from an array of funds and investors to bet on early-stage crypto projects.

Business  ·  7 July 2021
Venture Capital

CoinFund Leads $2.3M Investment in Esports Startup Trying to Bring Crypto to Gamers

Community Gaming's seed round also drew NFT collector WhaleShark, Multicoin Capital and Kevin Durant's Thirty Five Ventures.

Business  ·  1 July 2021

DeFi Insurance Upstart Risk Harbor Goes Live With $3.25M in Seed Funding

Risk Harbor uses on-chain rules and smart contracts to automate payouts for insurance claims.

Tech  ·  24 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

Visa, PayPal Join Crypto VC Blockchain Capital’s New $300M Fund

PayPal said it's the first time the company has invested as an LP in a fund focused on blockchain and digital assets.

Business  ·  22 June 2021
Venture Capital

Solana Foundation Leads $3M Investment in Blockchain Data Platform PARSIQ

Evan Cheng, the director of research at Facebook’s Novi Financial, is also joining the project as an adviser.

Business  ·  16 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

Crypto Derivatives Platform dYdX Raises $65M in Paradigm-Led Series C

The San Francisco-based DEX builder has processed $2.2 billion in trades and is now “hugely profitable.”

Business  ·  15 June 2021
Funding Rounds

Music-Focused NFT Marketplace Raises $4M From Cuban, Kutcher, Dapper CEO

NFT Genius wants to bring immersive experiences to the NFT sector.

Business  ·  14 June 2021
Venture Capital

Sustainable Supply Chain Technology Company Circulor Closes $14M Funding Round

Circulor's platform uses blockchain and other technologies to help companies track the carbon output in their supply chains.

News  ·  10 June 2021
Arrington XRP Capital

Arrington Capital Launches $100M Algorand Ecosystem Fund

The TechCrunch founder’s second crypto fund will bet on Algorand projects and coins. But don’t think the firm is abandoning XRP.

Business  ·  10 June 2021
Crypto Lending

BlockFi in Discussions to Raise ‘Several Hundred Million’ in Latest Round: Report

Unnamed sources tell The Information that BlockFi is seeking another mega-round.

Business  ·  8 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