Crypto Deal Flow: September 21–24
Delayed the release of Crypto Deal Flow by one day, as a result, today 18 deals are coming!
- Valentus| $50m |tokenized fund
A US fund manager is about to launch a Valentus tokenized fund on the Algorand blockchain. The fund will invest in credit projects, the target investment amount is $50m, the minimum investment amount from one investor is $10k.
2. APY.Finance| $3.6m| Arrington XRP Capital, Alameda Research, Cluster Capital and CoinGecko| seed
DeFi Yield Farming Aggregator APY.Finance raised $ 3.6m from Arrington XRP Capital, Alameda Research, Cluster Capital and CoinGecko.
3. Liquibit Capital| $50m |new fund
Classic financiers from HSBC, Citigroup and Merrill Lynch have launched a $50m crypto fund Liquibit Capital.
Liquibit Fund: https://liquibit.io/
4. Equilibrium| $27k| Web3 Foundation| grant
Equilibrium, a DeFi startup from the Polkadot ecosystem, received a $27k grant from the Web3 Foundation. The team is developing a module that will allow projects from other blockchains to migrate to Polkadot.
5. Skynet Labs| $3m| Paradigm and others| private round
Nebulous has rebranded to become Skynet Labs, an application hosting and file storage platform powered by the Sia Network. The project has raised $3m in investments from a leading investor Paradigm with the participation of Bain Capital Ventures, Bessemer Venture Partners, A. Capital, Collaborative Fund, Dragonfly Capital Partners, Hack VC, INBlockchain, First Star Ventures and others.
Skynet Labs: https://siasky.net/
6. Panxora| $50m| DeFi fund
And another fund is being launched — Panxora, this time it will specialize in DeFi. They are going to raise $50m.
7. Robinhood| $400m| Andreessen Horowitz, Sequoia, Ribbit Capital, 9Yards Capital| series G round
Robinhood has already been on Crypto Deal Flow twice, now the project team has raised another $400m from Andreessen Horowitz, Sequoia, Ribbit Capital, 9Yards Capital. The company’s current valuation is $11.7 billion.
8. RockX| $20m| investment program in Polkadot ecosystem
RockX, a digital asset company, has announced the launch of a $20m program to invest in projects from the Polkadot ecosystem. The amount of investment in one startup is limited to $500k. RockX will invest in equity, tokens.
9. Stacked| $1m| CoinFund, Alameda Ventures and Mediatech LTD| seed
Stacked, an investment and algorithmic trading platform, raised $1m in equity from new investors CoinFund and Alameda Ventures and Mediatech LTD, who invested at the pre-seed stage.
10. Data Gumbo| $4m| L37, Equinor Ventures, Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures | series B round
Data Gumbo, blockchain developer of GumboNet, has raised $4m from a lead investor L37 involving Equinor Ventures and Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures.
Data Gumbo: https://www.datagumbo.com/
11. Dune Analytics| $2m| Dragonfly Capital and others| seed
Dune Analytics platform raised $ 2m from lead investor Dragonfly Capital with Multicoin Capital, Hashed, Coinbase Ventures, Digital Currency Group, Alameda Research, Coingecko, Semantic Ventures and 10 private investors.
12. Finance.vote| $960k| Ascensive Asset Management and others| private round
Finance.vote, a decentralized system for enhancing the governance of crypto networks, has raised $960k from Ascensive Asset Management, A195 Capital, Origin Capital, BTC12 and Bitcoin.com.
13. IOSG Ventures| investments in Keep Network and UMA
IOSG Ventures announced their investments in the Keep Network and intend to participate in the development of the project, in particular in the popularization of tBTC — the ERC-20 version of bitcoin. IOSG Ventures also invested in the synthetic asset protocol — UMA.
Source: https://medium.com/@IOSGVC/a-fully-decentralized-bridge-between-btc-and-defi-is-now-live-8f7a0ea305ba + https://twitter.com/IOSGVC/status/1308290122614358016
IOSG Ventures: https://www.iosg.vc/#/
14. PureStake|$1.4m| Hypersphere Ventures and others| seed
PureStake, the company behind the development of Moonbeam Network, a smart contract platform in the Polkadot ecosystem compatible with Ethereum, has raised $1.4m from the lead investor Hypersphere Ventures and Arrington XRP Capital, HashKey, KR1, Bitcoin.com Exchange and Du Capital.
Moonbeam Network: https://moonbeam.network/
15. DeFiner|undisclosed sum| Alphabit| private round
The DeFiner project, previously featured on the Crypto Deal Flow, announced that it has now raised funds from Alphabit.
16. Flow| Coinlist| Community Sale
The Flow blockchain token sale has been launched on Coinlist. Flow is the platform for a new generation of games, apps, and the digital assets that power them. Flow has top funds and private investors on board. You can read excellent project analytics here.
Community sale: https://coinlist.co/flow-sale?referral_code=47KZ7T
17. RioDeFi|$13.5m| Moonrock Capital, Consensus Lab and AU21| private round
RioDeFi was already on the Crypto Deal Flow on September 4, now the project has revealed the investors of the last round — Moonrock Capital, Consensus Lab and AU21, and also wrote about the metrics of various rounds.
18. PowerTrade|$400k| TGE via Discord
PowerTrade ran a public round via Discord and raised $400k. I tried to participate myself and did not get it, and I do not know a single person from my inner circle who would have succeeded.
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