CoinTracker, the market leader in cryptocurrency tax and portfolio tracking for consumers, announced today that it has secured $100 million in Series A financing, bringing CoinTracker’s total valuation to $1.3 billion. The round was led by Accel, with participation from new and previous investors including General Catalyst, Initialized Capital, Y Combinator Continuity, 776 Ventures, Coinbase Ventures, Intuit Ventures, Kraken Ventures, as well as Claire Hughes Johnson (Former COO, Stripe), Gokul Rajaram (Coinbase and Pinterest board member), Jeremy Liew (Early Investor in Affirm and Snapchat), and Alex Bouaziz (Deel CEO).
To trade using Binance Australia, users need to complete a simple and quick identity verification process which will allow them to deposit AUD directly from their bank accounts using PayID with no fees attached.
Strive’s app and hardware combo displays any crypto wallet balance on the piggy bank, whilst parents can use the accompanying app to schedule crypto currency payments such as pocket money, and monitor their child’s digital transactions.
InvestaX, an MAS (Monetary Authority of Singapore) licensed digital securities platform, announced that new strategic investors including Coinbase Ventures, Gate Ventures, Token Bay Capital, Sustainability Exchange Group (SEG), Global Blockchain Ventures, Startup-O, JST Capital, Baksh Capital, Thakral Corporation Ltd, Woodside Holdings Investment Management, and Balaji Srinivasan, have joined its Series A round.
Ascenders, the highly anticipated AAA action RPG gaming title, announced a $6.4 million private round co-led by Paramount Capital, Three Arrows Capital, Sino Global Capital, and Merit Circle, the leading investors in blockchain technology and gaming. The investment also features prominent players in the blockchain ecosystem including DeFiance Capital, Blizzard Fund, Colony Labs, GuildFi, Momentum 6, Forward Analytics, Avocado Guild, ZeePrime, Snack Club, Layer X, Mintable and others.
Guild of Guardians, an NFT-based mobile role-playing game (RPG) published by Immutable and developed by Stepico Games announced that its Mythic Hero Lia, the priestess of illumination in the game has been sold for more than $273k, the largest amount paid for a Layer 2 NFT.
Signalling the future of NFTs, this move harmoniously ties the two mammoth industries paving the way for a number of opportunities in product integrations, curated virtual galleries, fan engagements, and the ability to experience the metaverse through the highest echelon of technological advances.
FTT DAO, a community-led ecosystem DAO, received 250,000 $FTT, worth about $7m, in community donations to kick start its activities. A number of community contributors took part in the donation to help grow FTT DAO. Through this donation, which will be used as an ecosystem fund, FTT DAO plans to support upcoming community-led projects across areas like crypto education, decentralized finance and effective altruism for the FTT community.
ConsenSys announced the close of a $450m financing round, bringing its valuation to over $7bn. ParaFi Capital led this raise after participating in its Series C round in November 2021. New investors also joined, like Temasek, SoftBank Vision Fund 2, Microsoft, Anthos Capital, Sound Ventures, and C Ventures. Series C investors — Third Point, Marshall Wace, TRUE Capital Management, and UTA VC, United Talent Agency’s venture fund — also participated in this round. Sullivan & Cromwell LLP acted as ConsenSys’ legal advisor in this transaction.
Dacxi, announced a partnership with ABC Bullion to provide a simple, cost-effective way to invest in Gold, Silver and Platinum. Dacxi’s ‘precious metals’ bundle allows investors to purchase any amount of Gold, Silver and Platinum as a digital token. The underlying precious metals for each token are 100% backed by the physical metal, stored in ABC Bullion’s vaults and fully insured.