Opensea has become the latest non-fungible token (NFT)-focused firm to raise funds this year as the company announced raising $100 million in a Series B this week. The venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz led the Opensea financing round alongside investors like Kevin Durant, Ashton Kutcher, and Tobi Lutke. NFT Marketplace Opensea Joins the Blockchain Unicorns, […]
Arianna Simpson has been a general partner at the venture capital firm for more than a year as a16z led several high-profile raises for crypto and blockchain companies.
Data shows a number of groups from major universities are participating in decentralized finance (defi) governance. For instance, out of 15 of the largest voters in Uniswap’s last governance proposal, six of the major voters were tied to universities like Harvard, Berkeley, Stanford, Penn, Michigan, MIT, and Columbia University. Blockchain University Groups Identified as Major […]
Andreessen Horowitz, the Silicon Valley venture capital firm founded by Marc Andreessen and Ben Horowitz, has announced the launch of a $2.2 billion crypto fund. The firm is “radically optimistic about crypto’s potential to restore trust and enable new kinds of governance.” Andreessen Horowitz Launches $2.2 Billion Crypto Fund Andreessen Horowitz announced the launch of […]
Deutsche Telekom’s T-Systems MMS is now a public validator on Celo via its Open Telekom Cloud infrastructure.
The decentralized exchange (dex) Dydx announced the organization has raised $65 million in a Series C funding round led by Paradigm. The Dydx announcement notes that the additional capital will be leveraged to “significantly improve liquidity” on the dex platform “through the volatility of the cryptocurrency markets.” Defi Exchange Dydx Raises $65 million from Strategic […]
Optimism has been on a hiring spree and plans to expedite its mainnet launch after securing backing from Andreessen Horowitz.
Celo offers a blockchain payments platform using customers’ cellphone numbers to secure their public keys.
Uniswap’s UNI token has nearly doubled its price in 7 days. The decentralized exchange is seeing volumes higher than last summer, too.
The funding round, led by Three Arrows and DeFiance Capital, was also joined by Andreessen Horowitz and Polychain Capital.