Tag: venture capital

January 03, 2018 BY Mariela Naydenova

The tricky relationship between venture capital and Bitcoin

While many companies have invested huge amounts of money into blockchain and bitcoins, venture capital firms have gone in a slightly different direction. They invested primarily in tech companies that are involved in bitcoin and blockchain technologies, going around the “traditional” path of investing directly into digital currencies. However, the return on investment in companies…

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February 01, 2016 BY Mike Fox

Bitcoin exchange Kraken inks multi-million dollar deal with Japan's SBI Holdings Inc to lead Series B

Today global bitcoin exchange Kraken announced a multi-million dollar agreement with SBI Investment, one of Japan’s leading and most respected venture capital firms, to invest in and lead the Series B round of financing in Kraken. SBI Investment is the venture capital arm of SBI Holdings Inc (TYO:8473), the world’s first internet-based financial conglomerate. The terms of…

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