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Investments

Diginex Closes $6 Million Series A Funding Round

  • The funding round, led by Fitch Group, brings the total amount raised by the company to $8 million.
  • Diginex will use the investment to improve its DiginexESG platform.

Valora Separates from Celo, Raises $20M

  • The mobile digital wallet built for the Celo network revealed it will be separating from its parent firm cLabs, and will now operate as an independent company.
  • The new company also announced it has closed a $20 million Series A funding round led by Andreessen Horowitz.

FTX Closes $900 Million Series B Funding Round

  • The funding round values the company at $18 billion.
  • FTX will use the funding to expand its offering, grow its user base, and make strategic investments into other crypto businesses.

SoftBank Group to Invest $75 Million in Block.one’s Bullish Exchange

  • SoftBank's unit SB Northstar LP will acquire 7.5 million Bullish shares at $10 each.
  • The unit will also buy 3 million warrants to purchase shares of Far Peak, the SPAC set to take Bullish public.

Blockchain Security Firm CertiK Raises $37 Million

  • Coatue Management and Shunwei Capital co-led the round, which saw participation from Coinbase Ventures.
  • CertiK will use the funding to develop new products and expand its team.

CoinShares Acquires ETF Index Business

  • CoinShares will acquire Elwood's entire issued capital for $17 million.
  • Elwood's equity research team will join CoinShares, but not changes will be implemented to the Elwood Index or the Invesco Blockchain ETF.

Crypto Exchange Mercado Bitcoin Raises $200M From SoftBank

  • Mercado Bitcoin's parent company, 2TM Group, is now valued at $2.1 billion following the Series B funding round.
  • The $200 million will help the exchange expand its offering across the Latin America region, as well as release new products and services.

Chainalysis Raises $100 Million to Reach $4.2 Billion Valuation

  • The $100 million financing round bring Chainalysis' total valuation to $4.2 billion.
  • The company will use the investment to expand its offering and make new hires.

Securitize Raises $48 Million in Series B

  • The raise comes before the anticipated launch of Securitize Markets later this year.
  • Ava Labs, IDC Ventures, and Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank joined existing investors, including Global Brain and Ripple.

Amber Group Raises $100 Million in Series B

  • Amber Group will use the fresh capital to expand global operations.
  • The company might also acquire companies with regulatory licenses in certain jurisdictions.