venture capital

UK Startup Elliptic Raises $5m for Development of Bitcoin Transaction Identification Software
March 21st, 2016

According to Elliptic, it will use the investment for combating illegal bitcoin deals.

Global Funding for VC-Backed FinTech Companies Hits a Record and Reaches $13.8Bn
March 10th, 2016

KPMG International and CB Insights revel in a new report that 2015 was very successful for VC-backed fintech firms that have managed to set a new record in funding.

Hong Kong’s Central Bank Warns Against Bitcoin in Wake of Ponzi Scheme
February 10th, 2015

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority warned public against investing in digital currencies amid local media reports that a bitcoin exchange had run off with $387M in client funds.

Venture Capitalist Tim Draper Bets $400,000 on Bitcoin Revival
January 28th, 2015

Venture capitalist Tim Draper recently wagered about $400,000 that Bitcoin will rebound from its recent plunge.

BlockChain Startup BlockCypher Receives $3.1M in Seed Funding
January 14th, 2015

BlockCypher, a block chain web services company, secured investments $3.1 million in a seed financing round.

VCs Blast Through Dot Com Record to Make Bitcoin Biggest Bet
November 9th, 2014

In 2014 bitcoin start-up related investments will rise to as high as $300 million, and possibly go even higher than that, as fund managers can’t get enough of the prospects for new money.