Tag: venture capital

January 10, 2024 BY Simon Mugo

SVB Financial Is Ready To Hand Over VC Business to Creditors

SVB Financial Group has formulated a restructuring plan with principal creditors, gaining the endorsement of a consortium of banks and investment firms. This group, holding over $2.3 billion in SVB Financial's debt and preferred stock, was mentioned in the documents presented to the Manhattan bankruptcy court. Following the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank in March,…

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July 13, 2022 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Illuminate Financial announces investment from Citi

Sandeep Arora, Head of Digital and Chief Investment Officer of Citi's Institutional Clients Group, said: Citi has a strong track-record of partnering with FinTechs to build digital solutions for our clients and believe this strategic investment will provide earlier visibility into new technologies and complement our direct investing program. Mark Beeston, Founder and Managing Partner…

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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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