Category: Funding Rounds

Algorand-Linked Axelar Raises $3.75M in Seed Funding to Help Blockchains Communicate

Algorand-Linked Axelar Raises $3.75M in Seed Funding to Help Blockchains Communicate

Nov 13, 2020 at 9:53 a.m. UTCUpdated Nov 13, 2020 at 2:18 p.m. UTC Algorand-Linked Axelar Raises $3.75M in Seed Funding to Help Blockchains Communicate Axelar, a decentralized protocol designed by the founding members of the Algorand blockchain to allow cross-blockchain communication, has raised $3.75 million in seed funding. Announced Thursday, the funding round included […]

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Opium Raises $3.3M to Make Exotic Crypto Derivatives Available to All

Opium Raises $3.3M to Make Exotic Crypto Derivatives Available to All

Nov 2, 2020 at 13:13 UTCUpdated Nov 2, 2020 at 15:05 UTC Crypto derivatives exchange Opium has closed a $3.25 million funding round involving investors such as QCP Soteria, Kenetic Capital and Sam Bankman-Fried’s Alameda Research.  The Amsterdam-based startup allows for users to launch custom and exotic decentralized derivatives that anyone with an internet connection […]

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Blockchain Firm Figment Raises $2.5M in Funding Round Led by Bonfire Ventures

Blockchain Firm Figment Raises $2.5M in Funding Round Led by Bonfire Ventures

Oct 29, 2020 at 13:06 UTCUpdated Oct 29, 2020 at 15:01 UTC Canada-based blockchain infrastructure provider Figment has completed another multi-million dollar funding round. Announced Thursday, the startup said it raised $2.5 million in an additional funding round led by Bonfire Ventures with participation from FJ Labs, XDL Capital Group and BKCM, among others. “This […]

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Franklin Templeton Joins Series A Round for Crypto Custodian Curv

Franklin Templeton Joins Series A Round for Crypto Custodian Curv

Oct 22, 2020 at 13:10 UTCUpdated Oct 22, 2020 at 13:23 UTC Franklin Templeton was named for Benjamin Franklin (pictured on the $100 bill). (Patryk Kosmider/Shutterstock) Curv, a provider of cryptocurrency custody infrastructure, has been backed in an extended Series A funding round by investment firm Franklin Templeton and fintech-focused VC firm Illuminate Financial Management. […]

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