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Blockchain tech firm Blockdaemon raises $155 million in Series B funding

Blockchain tech firm Blockdaemon raises $155 million in Series B funding

advertisement Blockdaemon, a New York-based startup that builds blockchain nodes and other tech, has raised $155 million at a valuation of $1.26 billion.  According to a release announcing the Series B funding round, SoftBank’s Vision Fund 2 led the round. New investors Matrix Capital Management, Sapphire Ventures and Morgan Creek Digital participated in the round, …

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NFT scaling startup Immutable raises $60 million in Series B funding

advertisement The Australian startup Immutable, creator of the NFT-focused Ethereum Layer 2 protocol Immutable X, has raised $60 million in a new funding round — bringing its total raised to $77.5 million.  BITKRAFT Ventures and King River Capital co-led the round, according to a press release. Other participants included Prosus Ventures, Galaxy Interactive, Fabric Ventures, …

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Fox is launching an NFT company and a blockchain-based animated series

Fox is launching an NFT company and a blockchain-based animated series

Media and entertainment house Fox is launching a non-fungible token (NFT) company, Blockchain Creative Labs, and a blockchain-based animated series, “Krapopolis.” Krapopolis is an upcoming comedy set created by Dan Harmon, who created the animated science fiction show Rick and Morty. It’s centered on a “flawed family of humans, gods and monsters that tries to …

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Dapp data tracker DappRadar raises $5 million in Series A funding

Dapp data tracker DappRadar raises $5 million in Series A funding

DappRadar, a Lithuanian data tracking company for decentralized applications (Dapps), announced Friday that it raised $5 million in Series A funding. Lead investors in this Series A round were Prosus Ventures, Blockchain.com Ventures, and NordicNinja VC. According to the release, the startup will use the funding to boost its brand awareness and launch new products …

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DeFi options platform Opyn raises $6.7 million Series A led by Paradigm

DeFi options platform Opyn raises $6.7 million Series A led by Paradigm

Opyn, a decentralized finance platform for options, has raised $6.7 million in a new Series A funding round. Industry venture capital firm Paradigm led the round, according to Opyn, with participation from existing investor Dragonfly as well as Synthetix co-founder Kain Warwick and Stani Kulechov, who founded Aave.  “The funds will be used to further …

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Robinhood scores $280 million in Series F fundraise, and it’s promising to scale the platform

Robinhood scores $280 million in Series F fundraise, and it’s promising to scale the platform

Equities and crypto brokerage firm Robinhood announced Monday the completion of a $280 million Series F fundraise, following earlier reports on the firm’s latest raise via Bloomberg and the Financial Times.  The fresh capital brings the unicorn’s valuation to $8.3 billion, according to an announcement of the raise. Led by Sequoia Capital, the funding round closed at …

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