Funding

A16z Leads $45 Million Raise for Blockchain Startup Oasis Labs

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Cloud computing startup Oasis Labs successfully raised $45 million in a private token pre-sale to develop a blockchain platform aimed to rival Amazon Web Services The sale, led by Andreessen Horowitz’s new “a16z” crypto fund, saw Accel, Binance, Pantera, Polychain, Metastable, Foundation Capital, Electric Capital, DCVC and Coinbase co-founder Fred Ehrsam all contribute, according to Read More

Second Bitcoin Mining Manufacturer Plots Hong Kong IPO

3 weeks ago admin2 Comments Off on Second Bitcoin Mining Manufacturer Plots Hong Kong IPO
Advertisement China-based bitcoin mining hardware manufacturer Ebang Communication has filed to go public on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX). The company, the third-largest producer of application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) chips for bitcoin mining, on Monday filed an application to hold its initial public offering (IPO) on HKEX. The news was first reported by regional Read More

CryptoZombies Creator Launches Kickstarter Campaign for Blockchain Trading Card Game

1 month ago admin2 Comments Off on CryptoZombies Creator Launches Kickstarter Campaign for Blockchain Trading Card Game
Advertisement Open Positions at CCN: Full Time and Part Time Journalists Wanted. The team behind CryptoZombies — a website dedicated to teaching people how to code Ethereum DApps, — is launching the world’s first collectible card game on a blockchain. To raise funds for the game’s development, the team decide to go with Kickstarter instead Read More

Blockchain Infrastructure Provider AlphaPoint Raises US$15M Series A

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AlphaPoint, a blockchain technology and infrastructure provider, has raised US$15 million in a Series A funding round from Galaxy Digital Ventures, the digital asset firm started by billionaire investor Mike Novogratz. The funding will be used to accelerate global growth, the company said on Thursday. “We are in the early stages of a fundamental transformation Read More

Ant Financial Raises $14 Billion to Boost Blockchain Development

1 month ago admin2 Comments Off on Ant Financial Raises $14 Billion to Boost Blockchain Development
Advertisement Get exclusive fiat and cryptocurrency analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Click here now! Alibaba subsidiary Ant Financial just cashed-in on a historic $14 billion Series C funding round, and the Alipay creator says that part of this warchest will be used to boost blockchain development. Ant Financial announced last Friday it Read More

A16z, USV Lead $12 Million Funding for CryptoKitties

4 months ago admin2 Comments Off on A16z, USV Lead $12 Million Funding for CryptoKitties
The team behind the viral ethereum app CryptoKitties is breaking away from its parent company, Canada-based Axiom Zen, and raising $12 million in venture funding to go it alone. Announced Tuesday, the app’s Series A round was led by venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, whose portfolio includes a variety of tech companies such as Coinbase and Read More

Alt-Right ICO? Social Network Gab to Sell $10 Million in Tokens

6 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Alt-Right ICO? Social Network Gab to Sell $10 Million in Tokens
One of the internet’s more controversial social media brands is getting into the crypto-powered fundraising game. Revealed in an SEC filing on Tuesday, the alt-right-leaning Gab let slip it intends to raise $10 million in a forthcoming initial coin offering (ICO). But perhaps most notable about the company’s plan is its decision to take a compliant route Read More

Flipkart just figured out a way to one-up Amazon: AI and a decade of data

7 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Flipkart just figured out a way to one-up Amazon: AI and a decade of data
India’s largest homegrown e-commerce giant, Flipkart, is making a big push for artificial intelligence (AI). A new unit, AI For India, will use AI technologies to mine the consumer data that Flipkart has gathered over the last decade to strengthen its business offerings, a company blog post said on Dec. 21. Flipkart will invest “hundreds Read More