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Digital Currency Exchange ShapeShift Raises $10.4 Million Series A
  Digital currency exchange startup ShapeShift has closed a $10.4m Series A. Led by Berlin-based Earlybird Venture Capital, the round included [...]
More than Disruption: How Blockchain Capital is “Democratizing” Venture Capital
  Average investors — those of us who don’t belong to an elite institutional class, for example — wanting to invest in a venture capital fund that [...]
Vega Fund Takes Another Crack at Ethereum-Based VC Platform
  Vega Fund Wants to Be the First Truly Decentralized VC/Crowdfunding Platform on Ethereum Vega Fund wants to be a global, decentralized, [...]
Blockchain in Financial Services Today: Where Are We Heading?
  From Goldman Sachs to Visa to Accenture, major firms across the financial services landscape have invested in Bitcoin and blockchain startups. So [...]
Venture Capital Fund to Become First to Issue Own Digital Tokens
  Blockchain Capital LLC, which backs startups that use the technology best known for supporting bitcoin, plans to raise a new $50 million fund partly [...]
FinTech Investment in Australia Increased in 2016; Slumps Around the World
  Analysis has found that investment in Australia’s FinTech startups rose last year compared to the rest of the world. In a report from KPMG, The [...]
Indian FinTech Investments Decline in 2016
  A new report has found that India’s investments in FinTech dropped significantly in 2016 from 2015, indicating what impact a lack of mega-deals can [...]
Op-ed: The Venture Capital Perspective on Blockchain Technology
  Technologies that change the world often have humble and obscure beginnings. When the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency of the U.S. [...]
Tezos Receives Funding for Smart Contact System from Polychain Capital’s Digital Currency Fund
  Tezos, a network protocol specializing in secure, future-proof smart contract systems, has been given a share of Polychain Capital’s $10 million [...]
Blockchain Firms Aim For Hedge Funds, But is There a Better Target?
  Noelle Acheson is a 10-year veteran of company analysis, corporate finance and fund management, and is a member of CoinDesk’s product team. [...]