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Nearly $900 million in VC went to crypto companies in the third quarter of 2020

Nearly $900 million in VC went to crypto companies in the third quarter of 2020

During the third quarter of 2020, $897.7 million in venture funds were allocated across 212 crypto and blockchain startups, according to data compiled The Block Research. Early-stage and seed deals were the most common deal types, according to The Block Research’s John Dantoni. Such deals represented half of the quarter’s total, with 59 deals for […]

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The market for institutional-grade trading services for digital assets may be maturing

The market for institutional-grade trading services for digital assets may be maturing

We may be seeing the beginning stages of maturation in the market for institutional-grade services for trading digital assets, evidenced by consolidation in the sector as well as its first later-stage deals, according to a new report from The Block Research. According to the report, there are now 40 companies that provide digital asset trading […]

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New data show how dominant Tether has become as a trading pair on crypto exchanges

New data show how dominant Tether has become as a trading pair on crypto exchanges

Bitcoin used to be far and away the most popular trading pair at crypto exchanges. These days, the distinction belongs to Tether. Around 70% of the trading volume at exchanges is now denominated in Tether, while 15% is denominated in bitcoin and another 4% is in other stablecoins.   In the first quarter of 2017, bitcoin […]

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Grayscale sees more than $1 billion in new investments in Q3

Grayscale sees more than $1 billion in new investments in Q3

Grayscale Investments, the world’s largest digital currency asset manager, says it raised $1.05 billion for investment products during the third quarter of 2020 — the largest inflow of funds from investors a single quarter in Grayscale’s history. On Wednesday the firm released a comprehensive report detailing its latest investment activity. According to the report, the […]

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Market Update: Bitcoin Captures $11K, Flash Buy Signals, Bollinger Band Squeeze

Market Update: Bitcoin Captures $11K, Flash Buy Signals, Bollinger Band Squeeze

Cryptocurrency markets are seeing decent gains on Friday following the announcement Square made the day prior about purchasing $50 million worth of bitcoin for reserves. During the morning trading sessions, the overall market capitalization of all 7,000+ crypto assets is up over 2% hovering at $340 billion.Digital currency markets are doing well on October 9, […]

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Yearn Finance Token Value Slides 67%, While Locked Value Loses Over $300M

Yearn Finance Token Value Slides 67%, While Locked Value Loses Over $300M

Yearn Finance’s native token YFI has been seeing significant capitulation as the price has dropped from an all-time high (ATH) of $43k in mid-September to today’s $13,875 USD value. Despite the -67.7% loss since the token’s ATH, the Yearn Finance project still has around $624 million total value locked into the platform.Yearn Finance and the […]

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Bitcoin Posts a 66-Day Consecutive Streak Above the $10K Price Range

Bitcoin Posts a 66-Day Consecutive Streak Above the $10K Price Range

The Bitcoin network has achieved a few new milestones during the last week, as the price has remained above the $10k range for a record 66 consecutive days. Meanwhile, the network has surpassed 18.5 million bitcoin issued, as the global hashrate coasts along at an all-time high of 140 exahash per second (EH/s). As of […]

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A blog post by Coinbase’s CEO has raised a fury. Will it affect a potential IPO?

A blog post by Coinbase’s CEO has raised a fury. Will it affect a potential IPO?

Coinbase chief executive Brian Armstrong’s doctrine on corporate activism may have ruffled feathers but it likely won’t impede the firm’s public market debut, according to several professionals in the initial public offering market.  In a blog post released Sunday, Armstrong explained his view that activism and politics should be kept out of the halls of […]

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