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Top engineers working on Facebook’s wallet jump ship to A16z’s crypto fund

Top engineers working on Facebook’s wallet jump ship to A16z’s crypto fund

The engineers will provide technical advice to Andreessen Horowitz’s portfolio companies. 3495 Total views 4 Total shares Andreessen Horowitz (A16z), a leading venture capital firm operating in the crypto sector, has nabbed two of the leading engineers working on Facebook’s digital currency project for its digital asset fund. According to an Oct. 11 report from […]

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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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