Morgan Creek Invests in Ikigai Crypto Asset Management Firm – BTCMANAGER

Morgan Creek Digital has invested an undisclosed amount in Ikigai Asset Management, a cryptocurrency and digital asset management firm that claims to be focused on generating superior risk-adjusted returns for its clients through venture-stage pre-Initial Coin Offering (ICO) investments, according to a Business Wire press release on March 20, 2019. Delving Deeper into Cryptos Though the bear market is not […]

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London Stock Exchange Invests $20 Million in Crypto Bond, Rapid Institutional Adoption

The London Stock Exchange (LSEG) has led a $20 million funding round for London-based Nivura, a blockchain startup primarily known for issuing the world’s first automated crypto bond. Nivaura is a digital platform which utilizes the blockchain technology to automate the issuance of bonds, derivatives, and equities.   The process eliminates the need for human involvement; it leads to speedy […]

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Overstock.com VC Firm Invests $6 Million In Blockchain-Powered Social Network

Medici Ventures, the wholly-owned blockchain subsidiary of Overstock.com, was the sole investor at the Series A funding round of blockchain-powered social network Minds with an investment of $6 million. Blockchain Social Network Minds Raises $6 Million from Overstock.com’s Medici Ventures in Series A Round The previous seed round in 2013, and equity crowdfunding in 2017, raised $347,300 and $1 million, […]

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Yale University invests in cryptocurrency fund: An indicator for the beginning of institutional involvement?

On 5th October, Yale University, the high-end Ivy league school was reported to have made a huge investment in a cryptocurrency fund called Paradigm. The fund was started by Fred Eshram, the Co-founder of the biggest cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase and Matt Huang, the former partner at Sequoia Capital. The fund is reported to have raised about $400 million with the […]

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Ethereum [ETH]’s Joseph Lubin invests $6.5 Million in a Fintech

On 1st October, DrumG Technologies, an organization aimed at building and operating blockchain-based applications for regulated global financial institutions, issued a press-release stating that they have partnered with Joseph Lubin’s ConsenSys. ConsenSys will be investing a whopping $6.5 million on the project. Joseph Lubin, the CEO, and Co-Founder of ConsenSys will serve as a member of the Board of Directors, […]

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KuCoin invests $3 million in Australia’s local exchange ‘Bitcoin Australia’

Recently, Singapore based cryptocurrency exchange, KuCoin invested $3 million in Australia’s local exchange Bitcoin Australia according to a report published by the Australian Financial Review [AFR]. The joint venture aims to strengthen Bitcoin Australia’s international expansion and also target the expansion of KuCoin in Australia, it said. Currently, Bitcoin Australia has three markets. The partnership with KuCoin will help it to expand from […]

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Horizen (ZEN) Sees 15% Gain As Grayscale Invests $6.3 Million

Grayscale Unveils Horizen-Focused Fund With $6.3 Million Investment Grayscale Investments, one of the foremost investment-focused firms in the cryptosphere, has just divulged that it will be creating a new fund that will solely be focused on the Horizen (ZEN) crypto asset, a lesser known altcoin that found its legs in late 2017. Grayscale Makes $6.3 Million Bet on Cryptocurrency $ZEN http://fortune.com/2018/09/06/grayscale-cryto-horizen/?utm_source=twitter.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=social-button-sharing … […]

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Mike Novogratz's Galaxy Digital Invests $52.5 Million in BlockFi to Boost Crypto Lending | BTCMANAGER

Cryptocurrency-to-USD lending platform, BlockFi announced on July 24, 2018, that it has successfully raised $52.5 million in its latest funding round led by Galaxy Digital Ventures LLC, a New York-based asset management firm owned by Bitcoin evangelist Mike Novogratz. With the added capital, bitcoin and ether holders will now be able to enjoy fast loans with minimal interest rates. A […]

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