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Princeton alumni in crypto space fund $20 million research project

Blockchain security firm Halborn raises $90 Million in Series A funding

Halborn, a blockchain security company based in Miami, has raised $90 million in Series A, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday. The round was led by private equity firm Summit Partners and included Castle Island Ventures, Digital Currency Group, and Brevan Howard. The round’s valuation has not been disclosed. Crypto startups have recently had to …

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US Patent and Trademark Office hosts blockchain event series

US Patent and Trademark Office hosts blockchain event series

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office will host monthly webinars on topics including intellectual property in the metaverse and patent eligibility in blockchain, the office announced on its website.  The sessions are designed to allow attendees to learn about blockchain and intellectual property, “dream with them about their future goals, and gain an understanding …

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Certora Announces $36 million Series B funding round led by Jump Crypto

Certora Announces $36 million Series B funding round led by Jump Crypto

Certora, an Israel-based company that provides security analysis tools for smart contracts, announced it has raised $36 million in a Series B round led by Jump Crypto. The round featured participation from Tiger Global, Galaxy Digital and existing Series A investors, including Electric Capital, ACapital, Framework Ventures, Coinfund, Lemniscap, Coinbase and VMware, according to a …

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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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Crypto platform Amber Group hits $3 billion valuation in latest raise

OK Group leads $21 million Series A for Brazilian exchange Foxbit

advertisement Chinese blockchain company OK Group led a $21 million Series A funding round for Brazilian exchange Foxbit, according to reports from Bloomberg Línea and others.  According to the news reports, Foxbit will use the funds for hiring, technology and possible acquisitions.  Sao Paulo-based Foxbit was founded in 2014 by João Canhada and Luís Augusto …

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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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