Chainalysis, the blockchain analysis company, today announced it raised an additional $13M to expand its Series B round to $49M with an investment from Ribbit Capital and Sound Ventures. With the funds, which follows a $36M raise from Accel, Benchmark, MUFG and Sozo Ventures last year, Chainalysis will grow and deepen its government relationships and further unite the public and private sectors to fuel the cryptocurrency industry's growth through the addition of software engineers, government sales, and other business roles. Sigal Mandelker, General Partner at Ribbit Capital and former Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence at the U.S. Department of the Treasury, will join as an advisor to Chainalysis.
Crypto.com, the pioneering payments and cryptocurrency platform, announced today that it has added XTZ to Crypto Earn, allowing users to enjoy up to 6% p.a. on their deposits, paid in XTZ. Crypto.com private users will earn up to 8% p.a. In addition, deposits and withdrawals of XTZ are enabled on the Crypto.com App. Crypto Earn now supports 19 coins including BTC, ETH, LTC, XRP, BNB, TUSD, PAX, USDC, MCO, BAT, LINK, CRO, MKR, DAI, PAXG, EOS, XLM, ATOM with the addition of XTZ. Interest is paid out weekly in the coin deposited with flexible, 1-month or 3-month terms available. Users earn more by staking at least 500 MCO.
IRA investment platform iTrustCapital reports a massive 3X increase in sign-ups from January to February, as seasoned cryptocurrency investors flock to its low-cost platform. iTrustCapital executives identified two main reasons for this increase. First, cryptocurrency investors may be taking positions in advance of a potential bull run driven by institutional adoption of XRP technology, Bitcoin's halving event, and economic uncertainty. Second, awareness of the ease of us
Austin-based Eventus Systems, Inc., a multi-award winning global trade surveillance and market risk software platform provider, announced that the firm has just raised $10.5 million of growth capital in a Series A investment round. Investors included a range of venture capital and financial services organizations, led by Chicago-based Jump Capital and Austin-based LiveOak Venture Partners.
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The Templar Fund is a transparent Bitcoin hedge fund that earned 56.580% in 2019. It is a common error for one to think that Bitcoin is anonymous, when in fact, Bitcoin itself is completely transparent. Every single transaction conducted since its inception in 2009 can be found on the blockchain by anyone with an internet device.
Leading Decentralized Investment Banking Group - Coinstreet Partners, Awarded Asia Futurist Leadership Award
The Asia Futurist Leadership Award in the category of High Flyer Award - Outstanding Deal Originator In Asia was awarded to Coinstreet Partners by the Association of Family Offices in Asia, the Association of Private Bankers in Greater China and the Women In Leadership Association at the Asia Futurist Leadership Summit, held in Hong Kong during International Financial Week.
Paterson explained that living in our digital environment, a person's first entry point into investment is likely to be alternative investments through digital platforms, without the hassles of traditional investments such as filling forms, lack of transparency, and high transaction fees. He also noted that after observing the younger generation and their investment habits, most would prefer quick and convenient access from their laptop or phone, and to be able to invest their savings into companies they know and support.
Huobi Japan (Reg. No. 00007) announces plans to raise approximately JPY 500 Million (USD 4.6 Million) in new funding. The funding was raised by issuing new stocks to the Tokai Tokyo Financial Holdings (TTFH) through private placement. The stock issuance is set for Q1 2020. TTFH is a comprehensive securities firm that provides financial services such as dealing, distribution, brokerage, underwriting, and distribution of securities and investment trust.
nChain, the global leader in advisory, research and development of enterprise blockchain technologies, today announced that digital entrepreneur Calvin Ayre will join the company's Strategic Advisory Board based on his longstanding involvement in the Bitcoin sector. Ayre will also be making a sizeable investment in nChain to further its role as a leader in development of enterprise-grade blockchain solutions.