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Crypto-to-fiat liquidity startup Xanpool raises $27M

Crypto-to-fiat liquidity startup Xanpool raises $27M

Cryptocurrency-to-fiat infrastructure provider Xanpool continues expanding operations in the Asia Pacific (APAC) by securing fresh funding. The Hong Kong-based startup raised $27 million in a Series A funding round led by Valar Ventures, the venture capital firm co-founded by PayPal co-creator Peter Thiel. Other participating investors included crypto-focused venture capital firm CMT Digital as well […]

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Chinese blockchain project BSN expands to Turkey and Uzbekistan

Chinese blockchain project BSN expands to Turkey and Uzbekistan

The Chinese government-backed blockchain project, the Blockchain-based Service Network (BSN), continues expanding its global presence by setting up two new portals in Turkey and Uzbekistan. Red Date Technology, the architect behind the BSN project, has signed an agreement with Turkish consultancy firm, Turkish Chinese Business Matching Center (TUCEM), to launch two international BSN portals in […]

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Rothschild’s trust led funding round for Aspen Digital’s London expansion

Rothschild’s trust led funding round for Aspen Digital’s London expansion

Aspen Digital aims for the Europe, Asia and Middle Eastern markets, leading the initiative by establishing headquarters in London and Singapore. 420 Total views 4 Total shares Prominent British banker Jacob Rothschild’s investment firm Rothschild Investment Trust (RIT) Capital Partners partnered with New York-based Liberty City Ventures to lead pre-A funding for Aspen Digital, a […]

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Shanghai Man: Bitcoin interest drops in China amid crackdown on social media and miners

Shanghai Man: Bitcoin interest drops in China amid crackdown on social media and miners

This weekly roundup of news from Mainland China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong attempts to curate the industry’s most important news, including influential projects, changes in the regulatory landscape, and enterprise blockchain integrations. This week, following a tumultuous few weeks of regulation, the Bitcoin world’s focus shifted to Miami and Latin America. Searches for Bitcoin on […]

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