Amex Ventures backs $55M Abra raise

Cryptocurrency trading platform Abra has raised $55 million in funding to bootstrap the next phase of its growth strategy, bringing several high-profile investors on board from both inside and outside the blockchain industry.  Abra will use funds from the Series C investment to grow its product offerings in wealth management, trading and payments, as well… Continue reading Amex Ventures backs $55M Abra raise

Huobi Ventures launches $10M fund for early-stage GameFi investment

Huobi cryptocurrency exchange’s dedicated investment arm, Huobi Ventures, has set up a $10 million fund to invest in early-stage GameFi projects that combine decentralized finance (DeFi) features with gaming. The fund will provide direct investment to projects that integrate blockchain gaming with DeFi mechanisms. The GameFi business models allow users to earn dividends through features… Continue reading Huobi Ventures launches $10M fund for early-stage GameFi investment

Bain Capital Ventures (BCV) Launches New Crypto Fund

Bain Capital Ventures has launched a cryptocurrency investment fund called BCV Crypto Fund I, L.P. according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on September 8, 2021. Bain Unveils Crypto Fund Bain Capital Ventures, the VC firm of BainCapital, one of the largest multi-asset alternative investment companies in the world, has secured… Continue reading Bain Capital Ventures (BCV) Launches New Crypto Fund

Unpacking “The Convergence Stack” with Outlier Ventures’ CEO Jamie Burke | BTCMANAGER

Since 2014, Outlier Ventures (OV) has been honing in on some of the most important technologies of our time. After speaking with nearly 1,000 different startups, the venture capital firm has been examining the ins and outs of what a future-proof investment thesis might look like. The Convergence Stack, as CEO Jamie Burke likes to… Continue reading Unpacking “The Convergence Stack” with Outlier Ventures’ CEO Jamie Burke | BTCMANAGER

Centbee, SA based Bitcoin wallet and merchant payment ecosystem raises £1 million from Ayre Ventures

Johannesburg – April 17, 2019: South African-based Bitcoin company, Centbee, announced today that it has closed its Series A round with entrepreneur Calvin Ayre, founder of Antigua-based investment firm, Ayre Ventures and CoinGeek. Ayre, who has invested £1 million (R18.3 million), announced that, “Centbee has a track record of making Bitcoin easily usable and accessible… Continue reading Centbee, SA based Bitcoin wallet and merchant payment ecosystem raises £1 million from Ayre Ventures

ConsenSys Ventures Leads Investment into BlockFi to Bring Lending to the Cryptoasset Market

BlockFi, a New York-based, fintech company, has raised USD 1.55 million in funds from investors led by ConsenSys Ventures, the venture capital arm ConsenSys, which develops apps and tools based on Ethereum, according to a statement released today. BlockFi aims to use the funds to develop its first product, a secured loan for cryptoasset owners, bringing… Continue reading ConsenSys Ventures Leads Investment into BlockFi to Bring Lending to the Cryptoasset Market