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Robinhood Is Authorized to Operate as a Broker in the U.K.
August 8th, 2019

Robinhood, the stock trading app, has been approved by the U.K. regulatory instances to operate as a broker. This is a part of the company’s plans to set up a shop in London.

Robinhood Raises $323M from DST, Sequoia, and Ribbit Capital Tops $7.6B Valuation
July 23rd, 2019

Robinhood, the stock trading app, has achieved a Series E valuation of $7.6 billion after a successful $323 million funding round led by DST Global, Ribbit Capital, Sequoia, NEA, and Thrive Capital.

Binance CEO Takes VC Giant Sequoia Capital to Court for Hurting His Reputation
May 23rd, 2019

Bincne CEO Changpeng Zhao has sought monetary compensation from a unit of Sequoia Capital from preventing him from raising money during favorable times.

ConsenSys Announces Two New Investments in a Bid to Win Over More Traditional VCs
January 18th, 2019

ConsenSys Ventures turns back to its traditional investment methods seeking strategic partners to join their umbrella. The move is aimed at increasing the rate of Ethereum adoption globally.

Binance CEO Denies All Sequoia’s Allegations in Hong Kong Lawsuit
April 26th, 2018

Binance chief Zhao Changpeng has formally denied allegations made by venture capital firm Sequoia Capital. The company claimed that he had violated terms of an exclusivity agreement by holding fundraising talks with other potential investors.

VCs Back Blockchain-based Startup Orchid Labs to Create Internet Free from Surveillance and Censorship
October 27th, 2017

While we have been discussing for years about the idea of the Internet that is completely free from surveillance and censorship, Orchid Labs aims to achieve this using blockchain technology.