Y Combinator

Y Combinator, Dragonfly Back Seed Round for Crypto Trading Dashboard Hedgehog

Led by Acorns alums, Hedgehog will use the fresh $1.6 million to build a robo-advisor for cryptocurrency investing.

News  ·  24 August 2021

Y Combinator, Pantera Back $3M Investment in New Crypto Derivatives Exchange

Globe announced a $3 million funding round from the likes of Pantera Capital, Y Combinator, Tim Draper and others.

Business  ·  20 November 2020

Pantera Capital Backs Blockchain Security Startup’s $5.5 Million Round

Smart contract security startup Synthetic Minds has raised $5.5 million from investors including Pantera Capital.

Business  ·  22 October 2018

Y Combinator’s New China Chief Is Bullish on Blockchain

Lu Qi, the head of Y Combinator's new China division, believes blockchain has great potential for entrepreneurship in the long run.

Business  ·  15 August 2018

Y Combinator President Calls ICOs A ‘Bubble’ – But His Firm Might Use Blockchain

Y Combinator, Silicon Valley-based startup accelerator, is looking at blockchain in order to boost access to startups for investors.

Business  ·  21 September 2017

Bitcoin Marketplace Buttercoin Folds Despite $2.1 Million Investment

US bitcoin marketplace Buttercoin is shutting its doors, despite launching just four months ago with at least $1.3m in investor backing.

Business  ·  6 April 2015

New Exchange SFOX Aims to Find Traders the Best Bitcoin Price

SFOX aims to provide traders with the best bitcoin prices, like E-Trade and Scottrade do with stocks and options.

Business  ·  18 September 2014

Bitcoin ATM Startup BitAccess Joins Y Combinator’s Trailblazing Incubator

The move marks the first investment in BitAccess as the Canadian startup seeks to move to the next level.

Business  ·  12 June 2014
Venture Capital

Centralway Ventures invests $250k in bitcoin startup Buttercoin

Company builder Centralway is investing $250,000 in bitcoin startup Buttercoin via its new early-stage investment arm Centralway Ventures.

Business  ·  18 September 2013

Coinbase enables users to buy, sell and send bitcoins via text message

Coinbase has created an SMS interface, which enables users to send and receive bitcoins via text message.

Tech  ·  16 August 2013

Bitcoin and Soylent meal replacement: new currency meets new nutrition

Bitcoiners can now use their digital currency to buy the food substitute Soylent.

Business  ·  8 August 2013