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Crypto custodian Hex Trust raises $88 million in Series B funding

Crypto custodian Hex Trust raises $88 million in Series B funding

Hex Trust, an institutional crypto custodian based in Hong Kong, has raised $88 million in a Series B funding round. Animoca Brands and Liberty City Ventures co-led the round, with Ripple, Terra, BlockFi, CoinList, Wintermute, Morgan Creek, Sino Global Capital, Primavera Venture Partners and others participating. Several prior backers, including Kenetic Capital, HashKey Capital and …

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Blockchain Infrastructure Startup InfStones Raises $33M in Series B Funding

Blockchain Infrastructure Startup InfStones Raises $33M in Series B Funding

“Just as AWS has made it easy for companies to deploy applications across servers, storage, and databases, InfStones is making it simple to deploy nodes, APIs, and other services,” said Dragonfly Capital Partner Tom Schmidt in a press release. “Their platform helps reduce the barriers to entry for new companies that are looking to incorporate …

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Agoric Raises $50M in CoinList Token Sale to Bring JavaScript Developers Into Crypto

Agoric Raises $50M in CoinList Token Sale to Bring JavaScript Developers Into Crypto

“Over time, there will be more phases,” Tribble said. “After the first launch, it will go into a permission phase, where people can propose, say, a core contract for NFTs that’s all written in JavaScript, and the community can vote on whether to deploy it. And that will run as we continue more security testing …

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Indonesian financial super-app Pluang raises $55 million from Accel

Indonesian financial super-app Pluang raises $55 million from Accel

Indonesian investment super-app Pluang has announced a $55 million round led by Accel. A wide range of additional investors also participated in the round, with Monzo COO Sujata Bhatia, Axie Infinity founders Aleksander Leonard Larsen and Jeffrey Zirlin, and even The Chainsmokers joining the fray.   The raise comes at a pivotal time for fintech …

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Blockchain gaming guild Avocado raises $18 million

Blockchain gaming guild Avocado raises $18 million

Avocado Guild, a blockchain gaming startup similar to a16z-backed Yield Guild Games, has raised $18 million in a Series A funding round. Animoca Brands and QCP Soteria Node (QSN) co-led the round, with Solana Ventures, Three Arrows Capital, Polygon Studios, and others participating. The round brings just the six-month-old Avocado Guild’s valuation to $200 million. …

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UK's Payhawk raises $112 million as expenses fintech race heats up

UK’s Payhawk raises $112 million as expenses fintech race heats up

advertisement Automated expenses fintech Payhawk has closed a $112 million Series B round, valuing the company at $570 million, according to an announcement. Greenoaks led the round whilst existing investors QED Investors, Earlybird Digital East and Eleven Ventures participated.  The news comes with competition among expense management startups in Europe heating up. Spendesk, Soldo and Revolut …

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