Bitmain receives $50m from Sequoia and IDG

Bitmain, a manufacturer of Bitcoin mining hardware and other related services, has received $50m from Sequoia and IDG. Bitmain was founded in 2013 and is...

Mobius closes its pre-ICO on $30m

Blockchain technology developer Mobius has closed its pre-ICO on more than $30m.

Italian banks running blockchain pilot for interbank reconciliations

The Italian Banking Association (ABI) has opened a pilot project on blockchain-based interbank reconciliations.

Axoni collects $32m in Series B led by Goldman Sachs, Nyca Partners

Blockchain solution developer Axoni has collected $32m in its Series B round of financing, led by Goldman Sachs and Nyca Partners.

R3 strikes partnership with Dubai FinTech startup Wethaq

Enterprise blockchain company R3 has signed a strategic partnership with Wethaq, the Dubai-based FinTech startup, to develop a new financial market infrastructure in Islamic capital markets.

Ripple announces passing 300 customer milestone

Money-transfer company Ripple has over 300 customers and counting on its books.

Why are anti-money laundering practices and background checks so contested among cryptocurrency exchanges?

Customer background checks have again become a hotly debated topic in the cryptocurrency world.

Risk management platform for decentralised finance systems Opyn secures $2.16m in its funding round

Opyn, a decentralised finance (DeFi) protection and risk management platform, has closed a $2.16m funding round.

Crypto.com launched French Version of of its app and cryptocurrency exchange

After rolling out its card across 31 European markets earlier this year, Crypto.com has now launched its app and cryptocurrency exchange in France.

Mastercard and Visa pull out of Pornhub after abuse allegations

Visa and Mastercard have cut ties with Pornhub after both payment providers investigated allegations of child sexual abuse.

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Card issuing platform for developers Lithic valued at $800m with Stripes-led Series C

NYC-based card issuing platform for developers Lithic raised $60m in Series C funding, making the company a soonicorn.

API-based financial infrastructure provider Prime Trust pulls in $64m Series A

FinTech infrastructure and crypto custody firm Prime Trust is planning a major expansion of its services after a $64m Series A.

Card issuer Slice banks $10m debt funding from Northern Arc Capital

Credit card challenger Slice secured $10m in debt funding from multiple financial institutions like, Northern Arc Capital, Niyogin Fintech Limited, Credit Saison India, and Vivriti Capital to name a few.

Mercury becomes latest billion-dollar FinTech after Coatue-led $120m round

Mercury, a San Francisco-based digital banking outfit targeting startups, has raised $120m at a $1.62bn valuation in a Series B funding round.

Tenderly raises $15.3m to build an end-to-end Ethereum developer platform

Ethereum developer platform Tenderly closed a $15.3m Series A funding round led by Accel with additional participation from existing investors including Version One.

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