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Payments Startup Celo Raises $20M From a16z, Electric Capital

Payments Startup Celo Raises $20M From a16z, Electric Capital

Celo offers a blockchain payments platform using customers’ cellphone numbers to secure their public keys. Celo team.(CoinDesk archives) Feb 10, 2021 at 1:21 p.m. UTC Payments Startup Celo Raises $20M From a16z, Electric Capital Mobile-focused blockchain payments startup Celo has raised $20 million from the likes of Andreesen Horowitz (a16z), Greenfield One and Electric Capital. […]

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Former BitLicense Chief to Manage Andreessen Horowitz’s Cryptocurrency Efforts

Former BitLicense Chief to Manage Andreessen Horowitz’s Cryptocurrency Efforts

Oct 28, 2020 at 13:46 UTCUpdated Oct 28, 2020 at 14:20 UTC Marc Andreessen, a16z co-founder(JD Lasica/Flickr) Former BitLicense Chief to Manage Andreessen Horowitz’s Cryptocurrency Efforts The one-time New York State finance regulator who shepherded the state’s BitLicense through its early days will join tech ventures fund Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) to focus on cryptocurrency companies. […]

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