DC Magnates Crypto Deal Table

The DC Magnates Cryptocurrency Deal Table tracks venture investing, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), and asset purchases from August 2014 with notable previous deals also included in the list. The table provides a resource to the industry of what deals are taking place and where key investors are placing there money. (Did we miss anything, let us know at info@dcmagnates.com)

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Company, Investment Type, Amount, Acquirer/Notable Investors, Story

March

CoinTrader,Strategic Investment,$1.18 Million,Newnote Financial,Canadian Bitcoin Exchange CoinTrader to Go Public in $1.18 Million Deal with Newnote Financial

ShapeShift,Venture,$793000,Barry Silbert and Roger Ver,ShapeShift Raises £525k Erik Voorhees Comes Forward as Creator

21 Inc.,Venture,$116 Million,Andreessen Horowitz RRE Ventures Yuan Capital Qualcomm,21 Inc. Comes Out of Stealth Mode to Announce Record Funding of $116 Million

February

QuadrigaCX,Venture,$673200,Haywood Securities Jordan Capital Markets PI Financial Wolverton Securities,QuadrigaCX to Become First Publicly Traded Bitcoin Exchange

Ledger,Seed,$1.48 million,XAnge Private Equity,Hardware Wallet Startup Ledger Gets $1.48 Million in Funding to Develop Product Suite

BitPesa,Venture,$1.1 million,Pantera Capital,BitPesa Raises $1.1 Million Looking to Expand Remittance Services to Tanzania Uganda

HashRabbit,Seed,$500000,Draper Associates VegasTechFund,Mining Software Startup HashRabbit Gets $500K in Funding

NeuCoin,Seed,$2.25 million,Misc. Angel Investors,NeuCoin Gets $2.25 Million Funding from Angel Investors Offers Simplicity Over Bitcoin in Appeal to Masses

KnCMiner,Venture,$15 million,Accel Partners,KnCMiner Gets $15 Million Boost Completes Tape-out of 16 nm ASIC

Bonafide,Seed,850000,Quest Venture Partners Crypto Currency Partners AngelList Bitcoin Syndicate,Bonafide Gets $850K in Funding to Help Bring Identities Back to Bitcoin

January

BitGold,Private Placement/Warrant,$8.69 million,Canaccord Genuity Corp Clarus Securities Dundee Securities GMP Securities Sprott Inc,BitGold Going Public Sprott Lead Order Among Institutions Committing C$11 Million

BitFlyer,Venture,$1.1 million,Recruit Strategic Partners and GMO Venture Partners,BitFlyer Gets $1.1 Million in Funding Looking to Expand Beyond Japan

Colu,Seed,$2.5 million,Aleph Spark Capital,Colored Coins Startup Colu Gets $2.5 Million Investment

Allied Control,Strategic Investment,unknown,Bitfury,Bitfury Acquires Immersion Cooling Startup Will Allow Mining Outside of Cool Climates

Coinbase,Venture,$75 million,DFJ NYSE USAA Bank BBVA,Coinbase Secures Record $75 Million Investment Led by DFJ

Trustatom,Seed,$100000,Brian Cartmell Vinny Lingham,Trustatom Raises $100k in Funding to Help Other Startups Get Funding

BlockCypher,Seed,$3 million,Tim Draper,Blockchain Web Service BlockCypher Raises $3 Million in Seed Funding

LibertyX,Seed,$404104,Project 11,LibertyX Gets $400k Boost Looks to Further Expand Bitcoin ATM Operations

GetGems,Venture,$400000,Magma VC,GetGems Funding reaches $1 Million with $400k Investment from Magma VC

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Company, Investment Type, Amount, Acquirer/Notable Investors, Story

December

Unnamed Broker-dealer,250000,Strategic Investment,Overstock.com,SEC Filing: Overstock Buys 25% Stake in Broker-Dealer for 250k to Develop Cryptosecurities

Bitreserve,Venture,$9.3 million,Crowdcube,Bitreserve Surpasses £6000000 Funding Target on Crowdcube 16 Days Ahead of Schedule

BitGold,Venture,$3.5 million,PowerOne Capital Soros Brothers Investments Sandstorm Gold PortVesta Holdings,BitGold Secures $3.5 Million in Funding Looks to Make Gold Accessible for Transactions

GoCoin,Strategic Investment,unknown,GAW Miners,GoCoin reportedly gets investment from GAW to integrate Paycoin

Peernova,Venture,$8.6 million,Mosaik Partners,Peernova Gets $8.6 Million in Funding to Focus on Enterprise Blockchain Software

ChangeTip,Venture,$3.5 million,Pantera Capital,ChangeTip raises $3.5 million user count growing by 30% monthly

November

Purse.io,Seed,$300000,Roger Ver Charlie Lee Bobby Lee,Purse.io gets $300k in funding annonces VIP membership

Blockstream,Venture,$21 million,Reid Hoffman Khosla Ventures and Real Ventures,Tech leaders affirm their faith in sidechains invest $21 million in Blockstream

Buttercoin,Strategic Investment,Unknown,Wedbush Securities,Wedbush Securities invests undisclosed amount in Buttercoin to leverage exchange’s technology

Coinffeine,Venture,Unknown,Bankinter,Spanish bank Bankinter invests in p2p bitcoin exchange Coinffeine

DogeTipBot,Venture,$445000,Blackbird Ventures,DogeTipBot gets $445k investment to grow audience and improve user experience

October

BitLendingClub,Seed Funding,€200000,LAUNCHub,BitLendingClub gets €200000 seed funding partners with Jumio

Spondoolies-Tech,Venture,$5 million,Agile Wings BRM Group and Genesis Partners,Spondoolies-Tech gets $5 million in Series B funding aiming for 16 nm ASIC in 2015

GoCoin,Strategic Investment,Unknown,BitFury Capital,BitFury’s next stop- GoCoin: Mining giant to use processor for global payments

Bitnet Technologies, Venture, $14.5 Million, Highland Capital and Rakuten, Bitnet Technologies Raises $14.5 Million

Melotic,Seed Funding,$1.175 million,Ceyuan Ventures,Record-breaking October sees nearly $80 million in crypto investment activity

AlphaPoint,Venture,$1.35 million,DuckDuckGo andRobin Hood Ventures and Ben Franklin Technology Partners,AlphaPoint discusses growth plans sees bitcoin trading volume increasing as industry matures

BitFury,Venture,$20 Million,Bill Tai and Georgian Co-Investment Fund,Record-breaking October sees nearly $80 million in crypto investment activity

Coinplug,Venture,$2.5 Million,Mirae Asset Venture Investment,Record-breaking October sees nearly $80 million in crypto investment activity

Libra, Seed Funding, $500000, Liberty City Ventures, Libra Raises $500000 Seed Round

SNAPCARD,Venture,$1.5 Million,Tim Draper,SNAPCARD gets $1.5 million in seed funding launching merchant service

SolidX,Venture,$3 Million,Liberty City Ventures and James Pallotta,SolidX gets $3 million boost looks to bring bitcoin to institutional investors with “total return swaps”

Blockchain , Venture, $30 Million, Lightspeed Ventures and Sir Richard Branson, All Star Investors Back Blockchain in Record $30Million Financing Round

Coin Outlet,Strategic Investment,$50000,Bitcoin Shop,Bitcoin Shop gets into ATM business invests 50k in Coin Outlet with option for another 100k

September

KnCMiner, Venture, $14 Million, Creandum, KnCMiner gets $14 million in Series A funding

BitGo, Strategic Investment, Unknown, BitFUry Capital, BitFury invests in BitGo and selects them for treasury management needs

Gem, Venture, $2 Million, First Round Capital and Tekton Ventures, Bitcoin wallet platform Gem gets $2 million in funding

Koinify, Venture, $1 Million, Brock Pierce Angel List Syndicate and IDG Capital, Decentralized crowdfunder Koinify gets another $1 million in funding

CoinPlus, Seed Funding, $221887 (€172500), Technoport, Luxembourg startup CoinPlus gets €172500 in seed funding

Coinapult, Venture, $775000, First Mark Capital, Coinapult gaining prominence as it secures 775k in venture funding

August

Uncooin, Venture, $250000, Barry Silbert/Bitcoin Oppurtunity Fund, First Indian Investment for Barry Silbert as he investsin Unocoin

Bitbond, Venture, $268000 (€200000), Point Nine Capital,Bitcoin lending platform Bitbond gets €200000 in seed funding

BlockTrail, Venture, $669310 (€500000), BlockCorp, A Google Analytics for the Blockchain? BlockCorp launches BlockTrail

Chain, Venture, $9.5 Million, Khosla Ventures and Pantera Capital, Chain gets another $9.5 million in funding to work on ‘zero confirmation’ transactions

Storj, Crowdfunding, $455000 (910BTC), The World, Storj closes Crowdsale after raising 910BTC (9% of target)

Korbit, Venture, $3 Million, Softbank Ventures Korea and Tim Draper, Korea-based Korbit gets $3 million in Series A funding

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DC Magnates Crypto Deal Table

The DC Magnates Cryptocurrency Deal Table tracks venture investing, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), and asset purchases from August 2014 with notable previous deals also included in the list. The table provides a resource to the industry of what deals are taking place and where key investors are placing there money. (Did we miss anything, let us know at info@dcmagnates.com)

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Company, Investment Type, Amount, Acquirer/Notable Investors, Story

March

CoinTrader,Strategic Investment,$1.18 Million,Newnote Financial,Canadian Bitcoin Exchange CoinTrader to Go Public in $1.18 Million Deal with Newnote Financial

ShapeShift,Venture,$793000,Barry Silbert and Roger Ver,ShapeShift Raises £525k Erik Voorhees Comes Forward as Creator

21 Inc.,Venture,$116 Million,Andreessen Horowitz RRE Ventures Yuan Capital Qualcomm,21 Inc. Comes Out of Stealth Mode to Announce Record Funding of $116 Million

February

QuadrigaCX,Venture,$673200,Haywood Securities Jordan Capital Markets PI Financial Wolverton Securities,QuadrigaCX to Become First Publicly Traded Bitcoin Exchange

Ledger,Seed,$1.48 million,XAnge Private Equity,Hardware Wallet Startup Ledger Gets $1.48 Million in Funding to Develop Product Suite

BitPesa,Venture,$1.1 million,Pantera Capital,BitPesa Raises $1.1 Million Looking to Expand Remittance Services to Tanzania Uganda

HashRabbit,Seed,$500000,Draper Associates VegasTechFund,Mining Software Startup HashRabbit Gets $500K in Funding

NeuCoin,Seed,$2.25 million,Misc. Angel Investors,NeuCoin Gets $2.25 Million Funding from Angel Investors Offers Simplicity Over Bitcoin in Appeal to Masses

KnCMiner,Venture,$15 million,Accel Partners,KnCMiner Gets $15 Million Boost Completes Tape-out of 16 nm ASIC

Bonafide,Seed,850000,Quest Venture Partners Crypto Currency Partners AngelList Bitcoin Syndicate,Bonafide Gets $850K in Funding to Help Bring Identities Back to Bitcoin

January

BitGold,Private Placement/Warrant,$8.69 million,Canaccord Genuity Corp Clarus Securities Dundee Securities GMP Securities Sprott Inc,BitGold Going Public Sprott Lead Order Among Institutions Committing C$11 Million

BitFlyer,Venture,$1.1 million,Recruit Strategic Partners and GMO Venture Partners,BitFlyer Gets $1.1 Million in Funding Looking to Expand Beyond Japan

Colu,Seed,$2.5 million,Aleph Spark Capital,Colored Coins Startup Colu Gets $2.5 Million Investment

Allied Control,Strategic Investment,unknown,Bitfury,Bitfury Acquires Immersion Cooling Startup Will Allow Mining Outside of Cool Climates

Coinbase,Venture,$75 million,DFJ NYSE USAA Bank BBVA,Coinbase Secures Record $75 Million Investment Led by DFJ

Trustatom,Seed,$100000,Brian Cartmell Vinny Lingham,Trustatom Raises $100k in Funding to Help Other Startups Get Funding

BlockCypher,Seed,$3 million,Tim Draper,Blockchain Web Service BlockCypher Raises $3 Million in Seed Funding

LibertyX,Seed,$404104,Project 11,LibertyX Gets $400k Boost Looks to Further Expand Bitcoin ATM Operations

GetGems,Venture,$400000,Magma VC,GetGems Funding reaches $1 Million with $400k Investment from Magma VC

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Company, Investment Type, Amount, Acquirer/Notable Investors, Story

December

Unnamed Broker-dealer,250000,Strategic Investment,Overstock.com,SEC Filing: Overstock Buys 25% Stake in Broker-Dealer for 250k to Develop Cryptosecurities

Bitreserve,Venture,$9.3 million,Crowdcube,Bitreserve Surpasses £6000000 Funding Target on Crowdcube 16 Days Ahead of Schedule

BitGold,Venture,$3.5 million,PowerOne Capital Soros Brothers Investments Sandstorm Gold PortVesta Holdings,BitGold Secures $3.5 Million in Funding Looks to Make Gold Accessible for Transactions

GoCoin,Strategic Investment,unknown,GAW Miners,GoCoin reportedly gets investment from GAW to integrate Paycoin

Peernova,Venture,$8.6 million,Mosaik Partners,Peernova Gets $8.6 Million in Funding to Focus on Enterprise Blockchain Software

ChangeTip,Venture,$3.5 million,Pantera Capital,ChangeTip raises $3.5 million user count growing by 30% monthly

November

Purse.io,Seed,$300000,Roger Ver Charlie Lee Bobby Lee,Purse.io gets $300k in funding annonces VIP membership

Blockstream,Venture,$21 million,Reid Hoffman Khosla Ventures and Real Ventures,Tech leaders affirm their faith in sidechains invest $21 million in Blockstream

Buttercoin,Strategic Investment,Unknown,Wedbush Securities,Wedbush Securities invests undisclosed amount in Buttercoin to leverage exchange’s technology

Coinffeine,Venture,Unknown,Bankinter,Spanish bank Bankinter invests in p2p bitcoin exchange Coinffeine

DogeTipBot,Venture,$445000,Blackbird Ventures,DogeTipBot gets $445k investment to grow audience and improve user experience

October

BitLendingClub,Seed Funding,€200000,LAUNCHub,BitLendingClub gets €200000 seed funding partners with Jumio

Spondoolies-Tech,Venture,$5 million,Agile Wings BRM Group and Genesis Partners,Spondoolies-Tech gets $5 million in Series B funding aiming for 16 nm ASIC in 2015

GoCoin,Strategic Investment,Unknown,BitFury Capital,BitFury’s next stop- GoCoin: Mining giant to use processor for global payments

Bitnet Technologies, Venture, $14.5 Million, Highland Capital and Rakuten, Bitnet Technologies Raises $14.5 Million

Melotic,Seed Funding,$1.175 million,Ceyuan Ventures,Record-breaking October sees nearly $80 million in crypto investment activity

AlphaPoint,Venture,$1.35 million,DuckDuckGo andRobin Hood Ventures and Ben Franklin Technology Partners,AlphaPoint discusses growth plans sees bitcoin trading volume increasing as industry matures

BitFury,Venture,$20 Million,Bill Tai and Georgian Co-Investment Fund,Record-breaking October sees nearly $80 million in crypto investment activity

Coinplug,Venture,$2.5 Million,Mirae Asset Venture Investment,Record-breaking October sees nearly $80 million in crypto investment activity

Libra, Seed Funding, $500000, Liberty City Ventures, Libra Raises $500000 Seed Round

SNAPCARD,Venture,$1.5 Million,Tim Draper,SNAPCARD gets $1.5 million in seed funding launching merchant service

SolidX,Venture,$3 Million,Liberty City Ventures and James Pallotta,SolidX gets $3 million boost looks to bring bitcoin to institutional investors with “total return swaps”

Blockchain , Venture, $30 Million, Lightspeed Ventures and Sir Richard Branson, All Star Investors Back Blockchain in Record $30Million Financing Round

Coin Outlet,Strategic Investment,$50000,Bitcoin Shop,Bitcoin Shop gets into ATM business invests 50k in Coin Outlet with option for another 100k

September

KnCMiner, Venture, $14 Million, Creandum, KnCMiner gets $14 million in Series A funding

BitGo, Strategic Investment, Unknown, BitFUry Capital, BitFury invests in BitGo and selects them for treasury management needs

Gem, Venture, $2 Million, First Round Capital and Tekton Ventures, Bitcoin wallet platform Gem gets $2 million in funding

Koinify, Venture, $1 Million, Brock Pierce Angel List Syndicate and IDG Capital, Decentralized crowdfunder Koinify gets another $1 million in funding

CoinPlus, Seed Funding, $221887 (€172500), Technoport, Luxembourg startup CoinPlus gets €172500 in seed funding

Coinapult, Venture, $775000, First Mark Capital, Coinapult gaining prominence as it secures 775k in venture funding

August

Uncooin, Venture, $250000, Barry Silbert/Bitcoin Oppurtunity Fund, First Indian Investment for Barry Silbert as he investsin Unocoin

Bitbond, Venture, $268000 (€200000), Point Nine Capital,Bitcoin lending platform Bitbond gets €200000 in seed funding

BlockTrail, Venture, $669310 (€500000), BlockCorp, A Google Analytics for the Blockchain? BlockCorp launches BlockTrail

Chain, Venture, $9.5 Million, Khosla Ventures and Pantera Capital, Chain gets another $9.5 million in funding to work on ‘zero confirmation’ transactions

Storj, Crowdfunding, $455000 (910BTC), The World, Storj closes Crowdsale after raising 910BTC (9% of target)

Korbit, Venture, $3 Million, Softbank Ventures Korea and Tim Draper, Korea-based Korbit gets $3 million in Series A funding

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