Ryan Kavanaugh’s Media Firm Secures $100 Million Investment for Crypto Project

Film producer Ryan Kavanaugh’s media firm Proxima Media has reportedly earmarked a $100 million investment for a cryptocurrency project. United States-based film producer Ryan Kavanaugh’s Proxima Media has unveiled a $100 million investment for a cryptocurrency-based film funding tool, entertainment industry news outlet TheWrap reported on May 23. Per the report, Proxima Media — which […]

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Blockchain Firm Raises $4 Million From Draper’s VC Fund to Provide Uncensorable Domains

Following a Boost VC-led $730,000 seed round in 2018, Unstoppable Domains now raised $4 million to decentralize websites. San Francisco-based blockchain domains firm Unstoppable Domains has secured $4 million in a funding round backed by venture capitalist Tim Draper, co-founder Brad Kam told Cointelegraph in an email on May 23. Following a $730,000 seed round […]

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Study: Bitcoin Derivatives Exchanges Register Record Trading Volumes

According to Diar’s recent report, institutional traders have registered record high volumes on bitcoin derivatives exchanges. Cryptocurrency research firm Diar has indicated that institutional traders recently registered record high volumes on bitcoin (BTC) derivatives exchanges in a report published on May 21. Per the report, bitcoin derivatives trading on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) hit […]

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Report: Coinbase Negotiates Acquisition of Xapo’s Bitcoin Custody Business

Coinbase is reportedly negotiating the acquisition of the bitcoin custody business of cryptocurrency wallet provider Xapo for $50 million in cash. American major cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is reportedly negotiating the acquisition of the bitcoin (BTC) custody business of cryptocurrency wallet provider Xapo, technology-focused media outlet the Block reported on May 16. Sources familiar with the […]

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Morgan Creek-Backed DLT Equity Loan Platform Figure Secures $1 Billion Financing Facility

Founded by the former SoFi CEO, Figure completed a $1 billion “uncommitted” financing facility via blockchain with Jefferies and WSFS. Morgan Creek-backed blockchain equity loan platform Figure has completed a $1 billion “uncommitted” financing facility via blockchain, the firm announced in a press release on May 9. Custodied on Figure’s blockchain platform Provenance.io, the new […]

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Ant Financial Joins $10 Mln Series A, Partners With ZKP Blockchain Privacy Solutions Firm

Ant Financial has participated in a $10 million Series A round and partnered with QEDIT. Ant Financial, the financial affiliate of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, has participated in a  $10 million Series A round for QEDIT, an Israeli blockchain privacy solutions firm that develops zero-knowledge proof (ZKP) technology. The news was reported by Israeli daily […]

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