Morgan Creek Digital, a subsidiary of hedge fund Morgan Creek, racks up $40 mln new venture capital funding anchored by two public pension plans and a university endowment fund, a hospital system, a private foundation, and an insurance company, according to one of the firm’s founders Anthony Pompliano
Traditional Investors shift to OTC Bitcoin markets, Pantera Capital raises $115M, Peter Thiel backs a $2.1M seed round for Layer1, Medici Ventures acquires shares of Chainstone Labs, Vostok Project secures $120M, Ubique Networks partners with SLT, INCX launches in partnership with Bittrex, Issuance partners with Prime Trust, Coinbase and TokenSoft partner up, TRON Arcade to work with Gumi Cryptos
CONSOB suspends two projects, Kakao invests in Orbs, TokenSoft invests in a SEC-compliant broker-dealer, Weiss Ratings recommends to buy BTC, France wants to invest $569M in blockchain, crypto-focused VCs invest $30M in Good Money, Tim Draper invests $1.25M in OpenNode, Waves partners with TSA, ICON partners with LayerX, BitDeer teams up with BTC.com and AntPool
Trustology gets $8M, Coinbase launches OTC, BTC scams Singapore investors, UNICEF invests in six blockchain startups, Klaytn partners with Watcha and Atlas, Raise partners with African Legal Network, NEM plans to work with GUBI, Blockchain Association and eToro become partners, Tokeny partners with Security Token Network, Maker Ledger launches partnership with Neufund, KuCoin partners with Shrimpy, BitMart announces partnership with CertiK, SBI Holdings partners with R3, TokenIQ teams with DealBox
Lot's of educational initiatives at Luxembourg, Russia and South Korea, Thai SEC's warnings, Siemens to use technology, LINE with mobile payments, etc.
Besides gaming news: KuCoin completing round A investments, Binance investing $3M in OTC, Bilbao-city offering a grant for a blockchain project, IBM and Columbia University creating accelerator programs, an Israeli institutional investor setting up two funds, Parker Wright to raise $250M, KMPG emphasises on the importance of institutional investors
Mythical Games acquires $16 million for Series A funding round. The startup will use the acquired funds to produce games that can be modified by players, brands, and developers. The generated content will be purchasable with in-game currencies bought with real-life money
Warren Buffett invests $600M, Coinbase is worth $8B, StarkWare acquires $30M, USD issues over $125M in investments, NXMH obtains Bitstamp, Algorand receives $62M, Thailand alerts against investments in ICOs, Ripple confirms the institutional investments growing, Kevin O’Leary invests $100M, Nouvive provides an investment observation, OK Blockchain Capital conducts an Investment Sentiment Survey, Steve Wozniak discusses his BTC investment
Boost VC to invest in 100 crypto startups, People.ai receives $30M, Medici Ventures invests in Minds Inc, Elixxir receives seed investments, Vertex Ventures invests in Binance, Checkmate Capital invests in Bcause, Global Brian supports Omise, Cobo Crypto Wallet raises $13M, $15M for BitGo, TEMCO partners Foundation X, Animoca Brands teams up startups, Silver Cost Basis partners Voyager Digital, 3 strategies for crypto investors, ideas on where to invest, blockchain and crypto investments will grow
Dragonfly Capital Partners reveals a $100M fund, ConsenSys invests $15M to Adhara, Blockfolio raises $11,5M, SportyCo to buy Hull City FC for $58.9M, US universities invest billions in crypto funds, Genesis Vision partners OKEx, CoinCola partners Dash, Nouriel Roubini's mistake
Fundstrat boils down its report into major conclusions:
1. Institutions are significantly more bullish than Crypto Twitter on BTC
2. XRP is the least liked and most polarizing
Binance invests millions in Contentos, Li Xiaolai gives up, investors accumulates BTC in OTC, $15M for stablecoin, Acronis plans to invest $20M in Arizona, ConsenSys invests $6.5M in DrumG Technologies, Veem gets $25M from Goldman Sachs, SEBA raises $103M, VC firms increase investments by 280%, KIP plans to invest in Temco
There are different ways of fundraising: venture capital, crowdfunding, ICO, IEO, STO with certain pros and cons. Finrazor and Monetizr, a project that preferred the STO campaign to an ICO, suggest to dive in the 'security token offering' concept and have a closer look at its features
Texas charges investment schemes, Abu Dhabi calls for better crypto regulations, Ukraine to impose taxes on cryptos, Zimbabwe should follow Switzerland, UK needs crypto regulations, Singapore does not recognize cryptos as securities
Crypto Asset Management LP (CAM), a California hedge fund manager, is the subject of the US Securities and Exchange Commission’s first enforcement action.
All of the latest major news, solely on investments in the crypto market over the second week of September are in our Investment Digest
There are many ways of raising capital for your startup. You must consider all options and choose the one that best suits your particular venture. Here we provide an overview of seven common ways of funding to help you weigh the pros and cons of each source and make an informed decision.
XBT Provider AB, a Swedish investment firm and subsidiary of CoinShares, was issued an interim suspension for two products by the US Securities and Exchange Commission.
All of the latest major news, solely on investments in the crypto market over the beginning of September are in our Investment Digest
Raja Shafir, CEO at FarmaTrust project, shared his fresh impression after their recent ICO-campaign and highlighted concepts important for the ICO and blockchain industry at large. Enjoy: