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Investments

Alameda Research Invests $35M in Fantom Foundation

  • Alameda's investment will see the company run a validator node on top of Fantom.
  • Fantom has just integrated with The Graph, providing Alameda with significant stake in the querying protocol.

Stellar Invests $5 Million in Blockchain Payment Company Wyre

  • The Stellar Development Foundation has invested $5 million in blockchain payments company Wyre.
  • Wyre will use the investment to add payment APIs and on/off ramps for the USDC stablecoin.

Crypto Research Organization IC3 Receives Chainlink Research Grant

  • Academic research organization IC3 was been awarded the Chainlink Research Grant.
  • IC3 will use the grant to conduct additional research into oracle networks.

Blockchain Lender Secures $100 Million Mortgage Financing From J.P. Morgan

  • Blockchain lending platform Figure has secured a $100 million financing facility from J.P. Morgan.
  • The funding will be used for conforming and jumbo mortgages.

Fidelity Increases Stake in OSL’s Parent Company

  • Asset manager Fidelity has increased its stake in BC Technology Group.
  • The company invested a further $6.71 into BC Group, raising its stake to 6.29%.

Eligma Secures €4 Million Investment, Currently Valued at €50 Million

  • The total funding amount that the startup has received so far now exceeds $22 million.
  • In addition to regulatory compliance and business expansion, Eligma has also promised an improvement of the tokenomics of their native token.

OSL’s Parent Company Raises $90 Million in Share Placement

  • BC Technology group has raised $90 million in a top-up share placement.
  • The company will use the funds to scale its OSL crypto platform.

Canadian Fintech Company Mogo to Invest $1.1 Million in Bitcoin

  • Canadian fintech platform Mogo will invest $1.1 million in Bitcoin.
  • The company will consider additional investments in Bitcoin in 2021 to monetize its $13 million investment portfolio.

BlockSpaces, LinkUp Florida to Integrate Chainlink on NEAR Blockchain

  • BlockSpaces and LinkUp Florida received a community grant to implement Chainlink's oracle solution into the NEAR blockchain.
  • The integration is set to support developers working on NEAR.

Swedish Crypto Brokerage Safello Raises $1.3 Million for a 2021 IPO

  • Safello claims to have an increased order growth of 831%.
  • More details on the forthcoming IPO will be published in early 2021.