Category: Alan Howard

Makor Group raises funds at $200 million valuation to expand crypto brokerage

Makor Group raises funds at $200 million valuation to expand crypto brokerage

Makor Group, a brokerage and investment banking firm with a growing crypto business, has closed a Series A fundraise. The round values Makor at $200 million, according to a press release. The press release did not specify how much money had been raised, but a person close to the firm said it had secured $17 […]

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Crypto fund One River Digital secures Series A investment

Crypto fund One River Digital secures Series A investment

One River Digital Asset Management, a crypto-focused asset manager targeting institutional clients, has secured a Series A investment. The company announced the raise in a press release on September 21. Bloomberg reported on the same day that the firm had raised $41 million at a valuation of $186 million from new investors including Goldman Sachs […]

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Brevan Howard hires former CMT Digital boss to lead crypto unit

Brevan Howard hires former CMT Digital boss to lead crypto unit

Brevan Howard Asset Management has announced the hire of Colleen Sullivan to steer its investments in crypto. The British hedge fund has also revealed the launch of a new entity named BH Digital, which will manage cryptocurrencies and other digital assets, it said in a press release. Sullivan joins Brevan Howard from Chicago-based CMT Digital, […]

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British Billionaire Alan Howard Led Equity Firm Raises $750 Million for New Crypto Fund

10T Holdings, a private equity firm backed by the likes of British billionaire Hedge Fund manager Alan Howard has raised a whopping $750 million from investors to launch its first-ever crypto fund. The new fund would offer investors exposure to the fast-growing crypto market. The founder of the private equity fund Dan Tapiero revealed that […]

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FinTech Collective closes $250 million fund with new DeFi strategy

FinTech Collective closes $250 million fund with new DeFi strategy

FinTech Collective, a venture capital firm investing across fintech and digital assets, has raised $250 million in fresh capital. $200 million will be poured into the firm’s existing early-stage strategy, which targets fintech and digital assets, with $50 million assigned to a newly formed Decentralized Finance (DeFi) fund. According to an announcement, the DeFi fund […]

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Austrian crypto unicorn Bitpanda raises another $263 million

Austrian crypto unicorn Bitpanda raises another $263 million

Vienna-based investment platform Bitpanda has closed a $263 million Series C round, giving the startup a valuation of $4.1 billion. Peter Thiel’s venture capital firm Valar Ventures led the investment, with hedge fund heavyweight Alan Howard and REDO Ventures participating alongside existing backers LeadBlock Partners and Jump Capital. The fundraise, announced this morning, comes just […]

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FTX Closes $900 Million Series B — Capital Raise Pushes Exchange Valuation to $18 Billion

FTX Closes $900 Million Series B — Capital Raise Pushes Exchange Valuation to $18 Billion

FTX Trading Ltd. announced the firm has closed the largest capital raise in crypto exchange history in a Series B funding round for $900 million. The financing gives FTX a valuation of around $18 billion and the crypto firm aims to expand its global presence. FTX Closes Largest Capital Raise in Crypto Exchange History FTX […]

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FTX closes $900 million funding round at an $18 billion valuation

FTX closes $900 million funding round at an $18 billion valuation

Crypto exchange FTX has officially closed its Series B funding round, drawing in $900 million from an array of investors. Launched in 2019, FTX has grown to become one of the most publicly visible exchange venues, with its headline-catching sponsorship deals with the likes of Major League Baseball and e-sports team TSM, among others.  The […]

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FTX closes $900 million funding round at an $18 billion valuation

FTX closes $900 million funding round at an $18 billion valuation

Crypto exchange FTX has officially closed its Series B funding round, drawing in $900 million from an array of investors. Launched in 2019, FTX has grown to become one of the most publicly visible exchange venues, with its headline-catching sponsorship deals with the likes of Major League Baseball and e-sports team TSM, among others.  The […]

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CoinShares to acquire blockchain equity index from Alan Howard’s Elwood

CoinShares to acquire blockchain equity index from Alan Howard’s Elwood

Europe’s largest crypto asset manager CoinShares is set to acquire the exchange-traded fund (ETF) business of Elwood Technologies, which is owned by hedge fund heavyweight Alan Howard, for $17 million. Elwood was founded in 2018 and together with Invesco, the asset management firm, launched the Invesco Elwood Global Blockchain Equity UCITS ETF, which sought to […]

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