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River Financial Closes on $5.7 Million Seed Round Led by Big Name Blockchain Investors, Reports 80% Volume Increase Each Month Since January

River Financial, a financial service firm focused on Bitcoin investing, has closed on a sizeable $5.7 million seed round, according to a note from the company. Big name investors in the blockchain sector participated in the round, including Polychain Capital, Slow Ventures, Castle Island Ventures,… Read More

Indian Crypto Exchange CoinDCX Secures $3 Million in Funding via Series A Round Led by BitMEX Operator, HDR Group

CoinDCX, one of India’s largest digital asset exchanges, has secured $3 million in funding through a Series A investment round, which was led by Bitcoin Mercantile Exchange (BitMEX) operator, HDR Group. Polychain Capital, Bain Capital Ventures, and several other unnamed venture capitalists also took part… Read More

Digital Bank Juno Raises $3 Million in Seed Round, Uses Blockchain Platform for “Decentralized Lending,” Promises Whopping 5.5% Savings Rate

Bank startup Juno has issued a release reporting $3 million in seed funding from some prominent names. The digital banks says it has received the backing of Sequoia, Polychain and Dragonfly. Juno was founded in July 2019 by Varun Deshpande, Ratnesh Ray, and Siddharth Verma… Read More

Tezos Foundation Expands Board, Partners with OCaml Software Foundation

The Tezos Foundation has expanded its Board, according to a release from the group. Tezos added that it was strengthening its cooperation with the core development team and providing more resources while adding developers. Simultaneously, the Foundation has partnered with the OCaml Software Foundation to… Read More

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