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Blockchain.com Raises $300 Million Through Series C Funding Round Led By DST Global Partners, VY Capital, & Lightspeed

  Blockchain.com, a UK-based cryptocurrency wallet and exchange, announced earlier this week it secured $300 million through its Series C funding round, which was led by Global, Lightspeed Venture Partners, and VY Capital, with participation from other existing and leading investors. The latest investment round… Read More

Blockchain.com Hires Lane Kasselman as Chief Business Officer after Company’s Massive $120M Investment Round

The team at Blockchain.com, a leading crypto wallet provider, trading platform, and block explorer service, has welcomed Lane Kasselman as the company’s first Chief Business Officer. Peter Smith, the CEO and Co-founder at Blockchain.com, says he’s pleased to welcome Lane Kasselman – who will now… Read More

PayPal Goes Crypto, Crypto Industry Responds

Today’s news that PayPal (NASDAQ:PYPL) will start allowing it’s over 360 million users to use crypto placed a firm stamp of establishment approval on digital currency. PayPal partnered with Paxos to provide the service – a digital asset firm that has always placed regulatory compliance… Read More

Is the Exodus from Wall Street to Crypto Reversing? Jamie Selway Leaves Blockchain

Jamie Selway, the former Head of Electronic Brokerage and Execution Services Investment Technology Group (ITG), co-founder of White Cap Trading, and former Chief Economist at Archipelago (acquired by the NYSE) is leaving crypto wallet and app developer Blockchain where he was brought in as Global Head… Read More

Early Bitcoin-Supporting Venture Blockchain Celebrates 25 Million Digital Wallets Downloaded

The Blockchain company, one of the few startups to survive Bitcoin’s early days while maintaining its founding ethics, saw downloads of its mobile and desktop wallet surpass the 25 million mark this week. The Blockchain wallet app now boasts more users than TD Ameritrade (11… Read More

London Fintech Firm Blockchain Secures $40 Million During Series B Funding Round Led By Lakestar & GV

London-based fintech startup Blockchain announced on Thursday it has secured $40 million during its Series B funding round, which was led by Lakestar and GV (formerly Google Ventures). The company claims to be the world’s leading software platform for digital assets. It offers a large production… Read More

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