The value of crypto M&A deals last year dropped by a whopping 76 percent, according to a new report by PwC – down from $1.9 billion in 2018 to $451 million in 2019.
Thesis has closed a $7.7 million deal by selling its KEEP tokens to some of crypto’s top investors. Its TBTC project could get more bitcoin into DeFi.
An investor document obtained by CoinDesk charts the dramatic ups and downs of the first four years of Polychain Capital’s cryptocurrency hedge fund.
As younger companies are raising more, larger businesses didn’t come back for extra capital.
Polychain Capital, one of the crypto industry’s leading venture firms, is targeting $200 million for its second fund.
Having Hong Kong-based HashKey as an investor will help BlockFi expand into Singapore later this year, said CEO Zac Prince.
PoolTogether is announcing a $1.05 million investment round as it adds a USDC pool to its DeFi-powered “no-loss lottery.”
WisdomTree was the lead investor in the funding round for Securrency. Other investors include the state-backed Abu Dhabi Investment Office (ADIO).
Former NEO general manager Zhao Chen joins Hong Kong-based venture capital firm CMCC Global to lead blockchain equity investments in mainland China at a new Shanghai office.
EOS VC is looking for “world-conquerors and local heroes” for its new grants program.
Mable Jiang, formerly of Nirvana Capital, will spearhead the venture firm’s hunt for new deals in Asia.
ConsenSys CSO Sam Cassatt is stepping down to open a new venture fund focused on “evolutionary changes in human behavior.”
It’s one of the largest venture capital investments in a decentralized finance (DeFi) startup to date.
Keyless, a London-based cybersecurity startup, claims to be the first firm to combine biometrics and cryptography.
CoinList’s latest funding round will help it develop a new exchange and wallet.
Zamna – a startup backed by the parent firm of British Airways – is building a blockchain bridge for security information between agencies and airlines.
Blockchain Ventures becomes the first equity investor in the blockchain gaming tech firm Enjin.
Morgan Creek Digital raised the first $50 million for its second venture capital fund from the same two large institutional investors in its first.
A vertically integrated startup has raised $30 million to bring bitcoin mining back to the U.S.
Erik Finman’s $1 million fund will make seed-level investments in startups dealing in banking and decentralized finance.