Blockdaemon closes its Series A on $28m

Blockdaemon, an independent blockchain infrastructure platform, has closed its Series A round on $28m.

Cryptocurrency exchange FTX is acquiring portfolio tracking app Blockfolio in $150m deal

FTX, the cryptocurrency exchange, is acquiring portfolio tracking app Blockfolio in a deal worth $150m.

Securechain unveils new feature to send cryptocurrencies via email

Copenhagen-based Securechain has unveiled a new tool for using emails to send cryptocurrencies like bitcoin without the need of a bank account.

Why PayPal may be next to enter the stablecoin market

PayPal has confirmed it is looking into developing PayPal Coin, a dollar-backed stablecoin as it looks to expand its footprint in the cryptocurrency space.

World Bank rebuffs El Salvador with Bitcoin currency integration

The World Bank has declined to help El Salvador with the integration of Bitcoin into its currency system highlighting concerns around the environment and transparency.

Why Jay-Z-backed Ethos and crypto-based firms aced among the 40 FinTechs raising money last...

From crypto startups raising millions despite Elon Musk pulling out of the bitcoin frenzy to subscription-based firms capitalising on the Covid-19 crisis, this is what you can learn from the 40 FinTech funding rounds of last week.

SEC chair highlights US cryptocurrency regulation shortfalls

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) chair has outlined gaps in US regulation of cryptocurrencies that could cause investor risk and financial crime concerns.

POSaBIT picks up $1.5m investment

Seattle-based digital currency payment solution provider POSaBIT picks up $1.5m investment from Digital Currency Group and several angel investors.

Investment platform Change unveils crypto investor card

Change, an investment platform, has introduced a new investor card that enables users to make fast crypto payments for everything.
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Dominode raises $1.3m for Blockchain identity solution

Dominode has secured $1.3m in funding to develop a suite of solutions to protect, secure and authenticate digital identity.

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Eventus

Eventus launches Validus AML to help firms fight financial crime

Eventus has announced the broad introduction of Validus AML (VAML) to aid companies in finance and digital assets combat financial crime.
Greenspark

Greenspark lands £1m to aid firms measure climate action

Greenspark, a firm that encourages businesses to take climate-friendly actions, has scored £1m in a seed funding round.
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Ezer joins senior executive team at InsurTech Novidea

Cloud-native insurance platform Novidea has appointed Eran Ben Ezer to its senior executive team to support the next phase of the company’s global growth.
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SLK Software, V-Labs and CNA Insurance in AI-led alliance

SLK Software, a global technology services firm, and AI company V-Labs, have partnered with CNA Insurance, a US-based insurance provider, to deploy an enterprise-wide AI-led intelligent automation solution.
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Crypto and blockchain firm Ripple names new president

Ripple, a company specialising in the crypto and blockchain industries, has promoted Monica Long from SVP and general manager to president.

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