Tag Archives: Investment

22Mar/19

Mercado Livre Bans Cryptocurrency Listings Following $750 Million Investment From Paypal

Cryptocurrency listings have been prohibited from publication on Mercado Livre, also known as Free Market, following a $750 million investment into the platform from Paypal. Just prior to the announcement, more thanRead More…

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19Mar/19

Galaxy Digital Backs $5.25 Million Round for Blockchain Staking Startup

Blockchain staking startup Bison Trails has raised $5.25 million in a series seed funding round backed by Mike Novogratz’s Galaxy Digital. Announcing the news on Friday, Bison Trails said the round was ledRead More…

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17Mar/19

Crypto Investment App Donut Raises $1.8 Million in Seed Funding

Cryptocurrency investment app provider Donut has raised $1.8 million in a seed funding round. The Germany-based startup told CoinDesk on Thursday that the round was led by early-stage venture capital firm Redalpine.Read More…

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12Mar/19

Overstock’s Medici Acquires Stake in Blockchain Banking Startup

Medici Ventures, the blockchain investment arm of Overstock, has acquired a 5.1 percent equity stake in blockchain banking startup Bankorus. Announcing the news on Monday, Overstock said Bankorus’ blockchain platform allows individualsRead More…

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08Mar/19

Japanese Finance Giant Nomura Invests in Smart Contract Auditing Startup

Japan financial group Nomura has invested in Y Combinator-backed smart contract auditing startup Quantstamp. U.S.-based Quantstamp announced Wednesday that it is setting up a subsidiary in Japan following a “significant” investment from NomuraRead More…

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06Mar/19

Argentinian Government to Invest in Binance-Backed Blockchain Startups

The government of Argentina is set to invest in early-stage blockchain startups backed by the venture arm of cryptocurrency exchange Binance. The country’s Ministry of Production and Labour announced Wednesday that itRead More…

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