Despite significant increases in its use as a payment system and attention in the marketplace, Bitcoin is small relative to both traditional payment processors and global currencies, according to a Fitch Ratings Why Forum commentary published today.
Bitcoin derivatives trading platform BTC.sx has secured funding from Seedcoin Fund, BTC.sx Chief Operating Officer George Samman told Reuters on Tuesday.
San Francisco, US-based venture fund Data Collective landed $125 million for its third fund that exclusively invests in big data and data science startups, according to a document filed with the US Securities and Exchanges Commission.
Palo Alto, US-based stealthy startup Citizen.VC raised $4 million in funding out of a reported $12-million round, based on a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission.
Global private equity firm The Riverside Company provided an undisclosed investment amount to the Harvey Tool Company, a specialized cutting tools provider based in Rowley, Massachusetts.
San Francisco, US-based venture capital firm Rise Capital is set to raise $146 million to back startups in Africa, South America, and other emerging markets.
Kitchensurfing has secured a $15 million investment for its Series B round led by Tiger Global Management and participated in by Union Square ventures and Spark Capital.
Resistive RAM technology pioneer Crossbar Inc obtained $25 million for its Series C financing round from its current backers and new investors, a statement about the funding said.
Smart Ventures already tapped a veteran fund manager to work on the $100 million initial private placement fundraising for Cannabis Funding Group, the statement said.
ClearStory Data was able to get $21 million for its Series B funding round led by DAG Ventures and joined in by other backers, TechCrunch reported.
Philippines-based crowdfunding site Medifund turned non-profit to help students in developing countries pay for the cost of their schooling and to encourage more women to enter the medical profession.
Chennai, India-based non-banking finance firm IFMR Capital bagged $29 million in funding from specialist investor LeapFrog Investment's second investment fund for its product and service expansion.
BlackRock, the world's biggest fund manager, has joined the growing list of investors that have warned against the risks faced by the Great Barrier Reef, Bloomberg News reported.
Three people told Reuters that employees already approached Chief Executive Officer Mark Karpeles in 2012 about how the bitcoin exchange was protecting the money of its clients.
An antique doll sculpted by Albert Marque set a record-breaking price of $300,000 in an auction event held by Theriault in Naples, Florida, a statement about the activity said.