NFT Marketplace Opensea Raises $100 Million — Firm Becomes a Blockchain Unicorn

NFT Marketplace Opensea Raises $100 Million — Firm Becomes a Blockchain UnicornOpensea 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, […]

Andreessen Horowitz Says Crypto Is ‘the Future of Finance’ — Launches $2.2 Billion Crypto Venture Fund

Andreessen Horowitz Says Crypto Is 'the Future of Finance' — Launches $2.2 Billion Crypto Venture FundAndreessen 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 […]

Defi Derivatives Exchange Dydx Raises $65 Million – Project Plans to ‘Launch a Mobile Application’

Defi Derivatives Exchange Dydx Raises $65 Million - Project Plans to 'Launch a Mobile Application'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 […]

Andreessen Horowitz Discusses Raising Third Crypto Fund to $2 Billion, Sources Say

Andreessen Horowitz Discusses Raising Third Crypto Fund to $2 Billion, Sources SayIn May 2020, back when the crypto economy was still tumultuous from the coronavirus outbreak fears and gloomy global financial outlook, in general, the private venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) revealed the 500 million-dollar “Crypto Fund II.” A report published on May 27 by the tech writer Eric Newcomer indicates that Andreessen Horowitz is […]