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Digital Currency Group Purchases Digital Asset Exchange Luno

Digital Currency Group (DCG) has acquired Luno, a digital asset exchange, according to a note from the company. Based in London and with regional hubs in Singapore and Cape Town, Luno is said to currently employ around 400 employees – serving over five million global… Read More

Time to Mine: DCG Reveals Crypto Mining Subsidiary Foundry

Digital Currency Group (DCG) is moving into crypto mining. According to a release, DCG created a subsidiary called “Foundry” and 2019 and today the company is outing the mining firm with Mike Colyer, a former Core Scientific executive, being Foundry’s Chief Executive Officer. Foundry claims… Read More

Grayscale Investments Is Buying 1,190 Bitcoin Per Day, on Track to Control 10% of BTC Supply by Next Halving in 2024

Grayscale Investments, a subsidiary of the Barry Silbert’s Digital Currency Group, has now acquired nearly $500 million in Bitcoin (BTC), since the cryptocurrency went through its third block reward halving on May 11, 2020 – a critical even that effectively reduced the BTC supply by… Read More

ICO Platform CoinList Raises $9.2 Million Series A

CoinList, an initial coin offering (ICO) platform for accredited investors and quality Blockchain projects, has announced a $9.2 million Series A funding round. CoinList previously raised funding from VC Accomplice and Protocol Labs, a research, development and deployment lab for network protocols. This additional funding… Read More

Grayscale Introduces Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, Litecoin and XRP Investment Trusts

Grayscale Investments, LLC, a digital currency investing authority, launched four new investment products including Bitcoin Cash Investment Trust, Ethereum Investment Trust, Litecoin Investment Trust and XRP Investment Trust.  As of 28 February 2018, Grayscale reported possessed $2.1 billion in assets under management. Barry Silbert, Digital Currency… Read More

SecondMarket, Bitcoin Investment Trust, Settle with the SEC

The SEC filed an administrative proceeding today regarding a Cease & Desist instituted against SecondMarket and Bitcoin Investment Trust (BIT).  The entire affair relates back to an event in 2013, where BIT, a Delaware trust whose sole assets were bitcoins, began offering shares on the… Read More

OTC Markets to Host “Mini-Conference”, Will Feature Barry Silbert of Digital Currency Group

OTC Markets Group (OTCQX:OTCM) will be hosting a “mini-conference” entitled Capital Raising 2.0 to discuss the process of raising capital and potentially going public under the JOBS Act exemptions. The event held at the OTC Markets office will present an introduction to crowdfunding portals and… Read More

FundedByMe Now Accepts Bitcoin as it Offers Equity in Bitcoin Trading Platform Safello

Appropriately – international funding platform FundedByMe is now accepting Bitcoin.  The announcement has been matched with the launch of an equity crowdfunding campaign for Safello, a Bitcoin trading platform that is already halfway funded. FundedByMe is using the Safello offer as a Pilot Program to test… Read More

SecondMarket Readies Bitcoin Exchange Amidst Mt. Gox Turmoil

“MtGox is gone. So let’s prepare ourselves.” That is the first statement made in an article that ran yesterday in Business Insider entitled “I Have $285,000 Stuck On Mt. Gox.” Mt. Gox was once the de facto Bitcoin exchange, the first stop for those just getting into… Read More

Second Market Founder Barry Silbert Comments on General Solicitation (Video)

In a Delivering Alpha segment on CNBC this morning, Second Market CEO Barry Silbert commented on the SEC’s revocation of the ban on General Solicitation, or advertising, for certain equity offerings.  Silbert notes that $1 Trillion a year is raised via private offerings and this… Read More

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