Venture Capital

CMCC Global Managing Partners Shiau Sin Yen, Martin Baumann and Charlie Morris (CMCC Global)
CMCC Global Raises $100M for Hong Kong-Based Blockchain Companies
The lead investor in the fund was B1, which committed $50 million, alongside Richard Li’s Pacific Century Group, Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss’ firm and Animoca Brands founder...
CMCC Global Managing Partners Shiau Sin Yen, Martin Baumann and Charlie Morris (CMCC Global)

Singapore, view of Marina Bay with Gardens By The Bay manmade trees in the background (SoleneC1/Pixabay)
Sino Global, Coinbase and Libra Alums Start $60 Million Web3 Fund
Oak Grove Ventures will focus on early-stage investments in Web3, artificial intelligence and biotechnology.
Singapore, view of Marina Bay with Gardens By The Bay manmade trees in the background (SoleneC1/Pixabay)

Blockchain Capital Co-Founders Bart Stephens and Brad Stephens (Blockchain Capital)
Crypto VC Firm Blockchain Capital Raises $580M for 2 New Funds
Most of the firm's limited partners are traditional institutional investors, including university endowments, private foundations, financial institutions, sovereign wealth fun...
Blockchain Capital Co-Founders Bart Stephens and Brad Stephens (Blockchain Capital)

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Dunhill Family Office Makes Bear Market Bet on Crypto
The family office is investing through its Dunhill Ventures subsidiary into Lichtenstein-regulated VC firm Mocha Ventures.
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Brine Fi founders from left to right: Shaaran Lakshminarayanan, Ritumbhara Bhatnagar and Bhavesh Praveen (Brine Fi)
Pantera Capital Leads $16.5M Investment in ZK-Powered DEX Brine Fi at $100M Valuation
The investment comes at a time when crypto venture capital has mostly dried up and trading volumes have plunged.
Brine Fi founders from left to right: Shaaran Lakshminarayanan, Ritumbhara Bhatnagar and Bhavesh Praveen (Brine Fi)

Sidney Powell, CEO of Maple (left) at Consensus 2023 (Shutterstock/CoinDesk)
Maple Finance Eyes Asian Expansion With $5M Investment, Returns to Solana
The protocol’s focus on growth in Asia-Pacific showcases the region’s increasing importance in the crypto industry.
Sidney Powell, CEO of Maple (left) at Consensus 2023 (Shutterstock/CoinDesk)

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Ex-Meta Engineer’s Layer-1 Blockchain Linera Raises $6M in New Funding
The layer-1 blockchain’s initial seed funding round was led by a16z crypto and has now raised $12 million in total.
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The team of Swiss crypto investor L1 Digital (L1D)
Multicoin Backer L1 Digital Raises $152M for Second Crypto VC Fund
The Swiss advisor makes direct investments in crypto projects and also backs early-stage crypto investment firms.
The team of Swiss crypto investor L1 Digital (L1D)

Binance Labs was the dominant investor in crypto funding rounds last week. (Pixabay)
Binance's VC Arm Dominated Funding Rounds Last Week Even as Regulators Scrutinized the Crypto Exchange
Binance Labs announced investments in four incubator projects and participated in a round for privacy infrastructure startup zkPass.
Binance Labs was the dominant investor in crypto funding rounds last week. (Pixabay)

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Bitcoin Venture Capital Is Anything but Boring: Crypto Long & Short
Bitcoin Core's methodical development fuels the idea that “nothing is happening on Bitcoin,” but innovation is actually robust.
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