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OKCoin Raises $10 Million to Become China's 'Largest Exchange'
OKCoin, the exchange claiming to be China's largest by trading volume, has announced a $10m Series A funding round.
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Xapo Raises $20 Million for 'Ultra-Secure' Bitcoin Storage
Helmed by Lemon founder Wences Casares, Xapo raised $20m as part of its first funding round.
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Singapore Bitcoin ATM Producer Tembusu Gets $300k Seed Funding
Singapore bitcoin ATM producer Tembusu has been valued at S$5.1m and secured S$300,000 in seed funding just after launching.
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Following the Money: Geographic Dispersion of VC Bitcoin Investment
The world’s first decentralized currency features a relatively decentralized geographic investment footprint.
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Following the Money: Trends in Bitcoin Venture Capital Investment
The first article in a two-part series looking at the trends in venture capital investment in bitcoin.
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Investors Pump $600k into Swedish Bitcoin Exchange Safello
The startup hopes the investment will push it into the European market – and then the world.
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Venture Capital Firms Still Bullish on Bitcoin Despite Risks
Despite the risk of regulation, VC firms are studying bitcoin for short-term opportunities.
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CoinSeed Announces $5 Million Investment in BitFury Mining Gear
Investment fund CoinSeed announced that it has acquired $5m worth of BitFury’s 55 nanometre bitcoin hardware.
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BitAngels: $7 Million Invested in Bitcoin Startups Since 2013
BitAngels, the first international incubator to focus exclusively on bitcoin, has invested $7m in twelve different bitcoin startups.
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Sales Portal BitSimple Raises $600k in Bitcoin Seed Round
Tangible Cryptography will launch BitSimple following a successful $600,000 seed round investment, funded completely in bitcoin.
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