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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

Palo Alto AR education startup acquired by Zuckerberg-backed unicorn

Augmented reality-based game startup Osmo has been acquired for $120 million by Byju's, an India-based company backed by Facebook Inc. founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Dr. Priscilla Chan. The Palo Alto startup, whose legal name is Tangible Pla.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals31 min. ago

Pokemon GO creator scores $4 billion valuation in its latest funding round

Pokemon GO creator Niantic raised a $245 million Series C funding round, the third company this week to announce a mega-funding round in excess of $200 million. Palo Alto-based Rubrik on Tuesday announced as $261 million Series E round. Today, San Fra.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals31 min. ago

Term Sheet — Friday, January 11

On deals and dealmakers. BIG MONEYAnother day, another mega-round. On-demand delivery startup Postmates raised $100 million in venture fundi.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 11th, 2019

Bitwise Asset Management files for new bitcoin-backed ETF

Crypto index fund provider Bitwise Asset Manage.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 10th, 2019

Back Above $4K: Bitcoin’s Price Hits a Two-Week High

The price of bitcoin is trading above $4,000, its highest level in two weeks, a move that was backed by strong volume......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJan 6th, 2019

Alphabet"s life science company just raised another $1 billion for a mysterious bet on healthcare

Google Enigmatic life science company Verily has raised a mega funding round of $1 billion led by .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 3rd, 2019

$182 Million: ICE’s Bitcoin Startup Bakkt Announces Massive Fundraise

The New York Stock Exchange–affiliated Bakkt completes its first fundraising round, with 12 partners......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJan 1st, 2019

Stable Times at Circle: A Crypto Startup Counted Out Is Riding High

CoinDesk profiles Jeremy Allaire, the CEO of the Goldman Sachs-backed crypto startup Circle that had a banner year in 2018......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJan 1st, 2019

$182 Million: ICE Exchange’s Bitcoin Startup Bakkt Announces Massive Fundraise

The New York Stock Exchange–affiliated Bakkt completes its first fundraising round, with 12 partners......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskDec 31st, 2018

Stable Times at Circle: A Crypto Startup Counted Out Is Rebuilt and Riding High

CoinDesk profiles Jeremy Allaire, the CEO of the Goldman Sachs-backed crypto startup Circle that had a banner year in 2018......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskDec 31st, 2018

From Meghan Markle to Mega Millions, These Were 2018’s Top Google Searches

The year is over, but the question remains: What is unicorn cake? .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneDec 26th, 2018

Layoffs Underway Amid ‘Adjustments,’ Bitcoin Miner Bitmain Confirms

Months after it filed an application to go public on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, Beijing-based .....»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskDec 25th, 2018

Backed By Volume, Bitcoin’s Eyes $4.4K Price Target

The price of bitcoin is back above $4,000, and is eyeing a move upwards. The world.....»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskDec 24th, 2018