Fundraising

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Bitcoin Layer 2 Mezo Emerges From Stealth With $21M Raise Led by Pantera
Mezo is a permissionless Bitcoin economic layer that uses a neutral smart contract infrastructure to offer a wide range of applications.
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Crypto Venture Capital Fundraising Jumped Over 50% in March Amid Rally
Most capital went into infrastructure and decentralized finance (DeFi) projects, data by RootData shows.
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ClearToken Raises $10M From Institutional Investors Including Nomura’s Laser Digital
The crypto clearing house plans to start preliminary settlement services in the U.K. this year, subject to regulatory approval.
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Optimism Foundation sold tokens worth almost $90 million at market prices. (engin akyurt/Unsplash)
Optimism Sells $89M OP Tokens in Private Transaction
The tokens were sold to an undisclosed buyer and will be vested for two years.
Optimism Foundation sold tokens worth almost $90 million at market prices. (engin akyurt/Unsplash)

Utila team (Utila)
Institutional Crypto Wallet Provider Utila Raises $11.5M, Aims to Facilitate Tokenization Boom
Utila's self-custodial wallet offers a simplified user interface, fast onboarding process and recently added enhanced tokenization capabilities to better serve token issuers,...
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Oobit's payment app includes a tap-and-pay feature. (Christiann Koepke/Unsplash)
Crypto Payments App Oobit Raises $25M in Series A Funding Round Led by Tether
The round also included participation from Anatoly Yakovenko, the co-founder of Solana.
Oobit's payment app includes a tap-and-pay feature. (Christiann Koepke/Unsplash)

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Swiss Crypto Bank Sygnum Inches Closer to 'Unicorn' Status With $40M Raise
The company said that its initial target for the funding round was $35 million.
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Kiln CEO Laszlo Szabo (Kiln)
Ethereum Staking Platform Kiln Raises $17M for Global Expansion
The crypto firm plans to grow its business in Asia-Pacific with the opening of a new regional headquarters in Singapore.
Kiln CEO Laszlo Szabo (Kiln)

Messari CEO Ryan Selkis on Future of Crypto's Role in Politics
Messari CEO Ryan Selkis on Future of Crypto's Role in Politics
CoinDesk's Most Influential 2023 recognizes 50 people who defined the year in the digital assets space, which includes Messari CEO Ryan Selkis. Selkis built a political fundra...
Messari CEO Ryan Selkis on Future of Crypto's Role in Politics