Crypto Deal Flow: October 19–21

Our radar system detected 7 recent deals and 2 deals from the past. Let’s research them all.

Crypto Deal Flow: October 19–21
  1. BarnBridge | $1m| Fourth Revolution Capital, ParaFi and others| private round

BarnBridge, a risk and volatility tokenization platform, raised $1m back in September from lead investors Fourth Revolution Capital and ParaFi with participation of Centrality, Dahret Group and private investors (Stani Kulechov from Aave and kain.eth from Synthetix among the famous). The project’s token goes under the ticker BOND.

2. Zeroswap| $2.2m| AU21, TRGC, GenBlock and others| private round

Zeroswap, a multi-chain DEX with zero fees, raised $ 2.2m on October 12th from AU21, TRGC, GenBlock, Alphabit, M6 and private investors Pranav Sharma (founder — Woodstock Fund), Lester Lim (X21 Ventures). The ZEE token is already listed on exchanges.

3. Mode Global Holdings PLC| 10% of reserves -> bitcoin

Mode Global Holdings PLC, a company listed on the London Stock Exchange, announced that it will place 10% of reserves in bitcoin. The company’s capitalization is $36.3m, another corporation is starting to use cryptocurrencies in its reserve policy.

4. Dfinance| Uniswap public sale/listing

Dfinance has opened a public sale of its token on Uniswap. Initially, 79 Ethers and 200,000 tokens were added. In fact, this is not even a sale, but a listing on Uniswap through a pool. For some reason, the team calls it “community-fueled bonding curve sale”. Through Dfinance, you can quickly create tokens and start trading them, integrations with Cosmos, Move and Chainlink.

5. DADA Finance| undisclosed sum| Digital Finance Group| private round

Digital Finance Group announced an investment in DADA Finance, a decentralized investment and trading platform. The amount of funds has not been disclosed. The DADA platform will have a whole set of DeFi services.

6. PODS Finance| $500k| Boost VC| private round

Boost VC’s Demo Day featured 14 companies, each of which received $500k. Among them is the PODS Finance project, which develops derivatives for cryptocurrencies. You can apply for the next Demo Day here.

7. Zora| $2m| Kindred Ventures, Coinbase Ventures and others| seed

Creative marketplace Zora raised $2m from lead investor Kindred Ventures, featuring Coinbase Ventures and three private investors. The site sells digital and physical goods. The project was created by the former product manager of Coinbase.

8. CasperLabs| $14m| Digital Strategies and others| private token sale

CasperLabs raised $14m in private token sale. Lead investor — Digital Strategies with ZB Global,, Consensus Capital, Cluster Capital, HashKey Capital, AU21 Capital, Blockchange Ventures, GSR, QCP / QSN, RockTree Capital, Stake.Fish, Chain Capital, Sora Capital, Wavemaker, Ropart Asset Management, Waterdrip Capital, AGE Fund, Woodstock Fund, Oasis Capital and other investors. The project team is developing a public PoS blockchain with smart contracts and easy integration for business.

9. 7th round of Gitcoin Grants| $725k| results from Vitalik Buterin

Vitalik Buterin summed up the results of the 7th round of Gitcoin Grants, during which a total of about $725k in cryptocurrency was distributed. The projects were divided into three categories: “dapp tech”, “infrastructure tech” and “community”.

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