Bitcoin rewards platform Lolli has raised $2.25 million in seed funding from investors including Bain Capital Ventures. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/bain-capital-backs-2-25-million-round-for-bitcoin-rewards-startup-lolli.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News…

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Bitfury Group has just closed an $80 million funding round led by venture capital firm Korelya Capital. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/crypto-mining-tech-firm-bitfury-closes-80-million-funding-round/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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Blockchain startup AlphaPoint has hired Kapil Rathi from Cboe Global Markets, the parent of the Chicago Board of Exchange. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/cboe-kapil-rathi-equity-options-blockchain-startup-alphapoint/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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U.K.-based financial advisory firm deVere Group has launched an actively managed fund offering investors exposure to cryptocurrencies. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/devere-group-targets-arbitrage-with-new-crypto-fund/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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Cryptocurrencies are now a new institutional investment class, rather than a fully developed electronic cash, a Morgan Stanley report says. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/morgan-stanley-says-crypto-is-a-new-institutional-asset-class/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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StarkWare, the company behind the zk-STARKS privacy tech, just raised $30 million in equity funding from a number of major firms. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/paradigm-leads-30-million-funding-for-crypto-privacy-startup-starkware/. …

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Algorand, the blockchain protocol founded by MIT professor and Turing Award winner Silvio Micali, has raised $62 million in new funding. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/mit-professors-blockchain-protocol-nets-62-million-in-new-funding/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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One of crypto’s oldest pledges has finally been fulfilled. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/boost-vc-just-fulfilled-a-crypto-funding-pledge-4-years-in-the-making/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News and Information.

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The number of cryptocurrencies listed on CoinMarketCap has never been higher, showing demand for secure representations of value is still prevalent. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/coinmarketcap-hits-a-new-all-time-high-but-not-for-crypto-prices/. …

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Smart contract security startup Synthetic Minds has raised $5.5 million from investors including Pantera Capital. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/pantera-capital-backs-blockchain-security-startups-5-5-million-round/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News…

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It’s possible to know what cryptocurrencies are going to be listed on Coinbase before it goes public. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/how-savvy-traders-gamed-coinbases-latest-crypto-listing-for-a-35-payday/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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Blockchain startup Adhara, which aims to bring zero knowledge proofs to central bank systems, has secured $15 million in new funding from Consensys. This article is originally written and posted…

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Binance Labs, the crypto exchange’s incubator wing, says it has has invested millions in smart contract and blockchain auditing platform CertiK. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/binance-labs-invests-millions-in-blockchain-auditing-platform-certik/. …

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Crypto company Circle is reportedly moving to acquire SeedInvest, a crowdfunding platform for startups. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/circle-crypto-securities-bid-crowdfunding-seedinvest-acquisition/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News and…

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Has Yale University just plunged into the turbulent waters of the cryptocurrency space? A new Bloomberg report suggests it has. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/yale-university-said-to-invest-in-400-million-paradigm-crypto-fund/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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Medici Ventures, the blockchain accelerator arm of Overstock.com, has made a seven-figure investment in wine-tracking startup VinX. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/overstocks-medici-ventures-backs-firm-tackling-fake-wine-with-blockchain/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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Skale Labs has raised $10 million to launch a layer 2-focused scalable blockchain for ethereum dapps. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/multicoin-leads-10-million-saft-sale-for-ethereum-scaling-startup-skale/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto…

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The difference with Bitmain going public is the investor exposure to cryptocurrencies. And that’s where things get complicated… This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/bitmain-is-going-public-but-what-type-of-investment-is-it-anyway/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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VC investment in blockchain and cryptocurrency startups is soaring in 2018, having already almost tripled last year’s total, says a report. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/vc-investment-in-blockchain-startups-is-up-280-so-far-this-year/. …

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Korea Investment Partners, the largest venture capital firm in South Korea, just invested in its first blockchain startup. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/south-koreas-largest-venture-firm-backs-first-blockchain-startup/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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ConsenSys invested $6.5 million into DrumG, the blockchain startup founded by former R3 official Tim Grant. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/consensys-invests-6-5-million-in-former-r3-execs-blockchain-startup/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto…

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Blockchain startup Bitwala has raised €4 million in new funding that will help develop a planned blockchain bank account offering. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/crypto-payments-startup-bitwala-raises-e4-million-in-new-funding/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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Bitcoin’s volatility was on full display Wednesday when its price swung in a dramatic fashion. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/bitcoins-price-swings-to-nearly-6500-in-volatile-trading-hour/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News…

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The world’s second-largest cryptocurrency, ether (ETH), erased half of last week’s rally today amid a broader market sell-off. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/ether-just-erased-half-of-last-weeks-35-rally/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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Caspian, a project aimed at giving crypto traders better tools, has attracted $16 million in funding from top industry investors. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/galaxy-blocktower-lead-16-million-funding-for-crypto-project-caspian/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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The survey also found that roughly 25 percent of millennials are interested in investing in cryptocurrencies over the next year. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/circle-survey-finds-twice-as-many-men-invest-in-cryptocurrencies-as-women/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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