Category: Multicoin Capital

Chinese DeFi Platform dForce Raises $1.5M From Multicoin, Huobi Capital

One of China’s largest decentralized finance (DeFi) platforms has raised fresh capital for expanding its product lineup. Announced Tuesday, the dForce Foundation has completed a $1.5 million seed round led by Multicoin Capital and joined by Huobi Capital and...

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Does Crypto Need Circuit Breakers? Last Week’s Price Crash Ignites a Debate

Traders in cryptocurrencies have long extolled the virtues of their market’s 24/7/365 nature.  Now, after a brutal week of sell-offs and flash crashes, some players are calling for what would have been unmentionable, if not unthinkable, even during the...

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How Fund Managers View Lending and Staking: 3 Takeaways From a CoinDesk Research Webinar

Not everyone is totally excited about DeFi. Volatile crypto is nurturing its fixed-income side. Crypto lending activity is growing on decentralized finance (DeFi) networks. Staking, where investors reap payments for locking up assets in functions essential to network protocols,...

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Filecoin, But Forever: Arweave Raises $5 Million to Build Out ‘Permaweb’

A startup drawing on ancient history for modern-day inspiration has raised $5 million to decentralize the permanent storage of the world’s information. “The big goal is to build this Library of Alexandria that just never forgets the valuable knowledge...

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Multicoin, Binance, Coinbase Invest in Startup Keeping Private Keys Secure

Blockchain startup Torus has an impressive cap table. The private-key management firm recently closed a $2 million seed round led by Multicoin Capital. The fundraise also saw participation from notable investors like Coinbase Ventures, Sixth Horizon, Accomplice and Terminal. Binance Labs invested...

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