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Circle Becomes "Bitcoin Unicorn" with Bitmain-Backed Mega-Round

Bitmain is investing big in blockchain firm Circle as part of an ambitious bid to clean up one of the more gray aspects of the crypto economy......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskMay 16th, 2018

‘The Exchange Has Not Met Its Burden:’ The SEC Rejects Another Round of Bitcoin ETFs

“[T]he exchange has not met its burden.” The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission rejected another round of attempts to list exchange-traded funds backed by Bitcoin, blocking ETFs from ProShares, Granit.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneAug 23rd, 2018

Cryptocurrency Firm Circle Raises $110 Million to Launch Dollar-Backed Token

A Beijing-based maker of hardware for cryptocurrency mining has led a $110 million funding round for a Boston-based digital currency company......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstMay 16th, 2018

China bitcoin miner Bitmain leads $110m investment in Circle

China’s biggest bitcoin mining company has led a $110m investment in Circle Internet Financial that values the fast-growing Boston-based mobile payments and cryptocurrency trading company at close to $3bn......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 15th, 2018

Cryptocurrency Exchange Circle Valued at Nearly $3 Billion After Poloniex Deal

A Chinese Bitcoin miner led the company's new $110 million funding round. Circle, one of the.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMay 15th, 2018

Goldman-backed startup introduces crypto version of US dollar

Fintech company Circle is introducing a new cryptocurrency pegged to the U.S. dollar, and it announced a $110 million investment by profitable cryptocurrency mining company Bitmain that brings its value near $3 billion......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 15th, 2018

Goldman-backed startup introduces crypto version of US dollar

Fintech company Circle is introducing a new cryptocurrency pegged to the U.S. dollar, and it announced a $110 million investment by profitable cryptocurrency mining company Bitmain that brings its value near $3 billion......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 15th, 2018

"The market is robust:" Goldman Sachs-backed Circle doubles minimum bitcoin trade size to $500,000

AP/Mark Lennihan Circle Trade, the trading operation of Circle, has increased its minimum ticket size on bitcoin trades to $500,000. The move comes during a trading lull in the market for digital currencies across crypto.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 22nd, 2018

Roblox, fresh off round that doubled its unicorn valuation, buys Pitch startup

Roblox Inc., which last month doubled its unicorn valuation in a $150 million funding round, has acquired a content delivery and management startup that was featured in The Pitch two years ago. The San Mateo-based video game hub business bought PacketZ.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 11th, 2018

Bitcoin"s decline is a warning signal, researcher says

It should have been an ideal year for digital currencies to prove their value as alternatives to traditional money, with government-backed currencies dragged down by ongoing Brexit concerns and trade tension between the U.S., China and European Union......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 9th, 2018

Bitcoin Startup Acinq Raises $1.7 Million to Double Down on Lightning

A new funding round shows that lightning technology isn't just a big hit with bitcoin developers - investors are getting interested, too......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskOct 4th, 2018

Mining Giant Bitmain Acquires Bitcoin Cash Wallet Startup

Bitmain has acquired Telescope, an open-source, browser-based wallet for bitcoin cash......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskOct 2nd, 2018

Report: Slack eyeing early 2019 IPO

Slack is reportedly eyeing an IPO in early 2019 and the mega-unicorn with a valuation of $7 billion would launch off of the back of a red-hot year for tech IPOs in 2018. The communication and collaboration messaging tool reportedly has not hired .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 28th, 2018

Bitcoin Breakout Elusive As Price Retreats from One-Week Highs

Bitcoin missed a bull breakout by a whisker, as prices backed off from a six-day high of $6,826 hit earlier today......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskSep 28th, 2018

Bitmain By the Numbers: An Inside Look at a Bitcoin Mining Empire

For the first time, the crypto community is getting a close look at Bitmain's financials......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskSep 27th, 2018

Payments startup Stripe is worth $20 billion after latest funding round

Payments unicorn Stripe on Wednesday announced a new $245 million funding round that values the company at $20 billion, up from $9 billion previously......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 26th, 2018

Bitcoin Mining Giant Bitmain Just Officially Filed for an IPO

Bitmain, the Beijing-based cryptocurrency mining giant, has officially filed an application to go public on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX). .....»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskSep 26th, 2018

CryptoWatch: Bitcoin mining giant Bitmain says it booked $700 million first-half profit as it files for IPO

Bitmain Technologies releases documents in preparation for a potential initial public offering......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 26th, 2018

Bitcoin Mining Giant Bitmain Just Officially Filed for Its IPO

Bitmain, the Beijing-based bitcoin mining giant, has officially filed an application, seeking to go public in the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX). .....»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskSep 26th, 2018

CryptoWatch: Goldman Sachs-backed Circle goes live with currency-linked stablecoin — and anyone can issue it

Goldman Sachs-backed Circle launches its stablecoin, the USDC......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 26th, 2018

Houston Rockets sign major cryptocurrency co. as a sponsor

AntPool, a cryptocurrency and bitcoin mining company owned by Beijing-based Bitmain Technologies Ltd., has been named an official sponsor of the Houston Rockets for the 2018-2019 season, according to a Facebook post and multiple reports. Specific t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 25th, 2018