Cryptocurrency exchange ShapeShift raises $10.4 million Series A round

Swiss cryptocurrency exchange ShapeShift has raised $10.4 million in a Series A round led by Earlybird Venture Capital to help expand its team. Other participants in the funding round include Lakestar, Blockchain Capital, Pantera Capital, Access Venture Partners alongside previous investors FundersClub, Digital Currency Group as well as ShapeShift CEO Erik Voorhees. The exchange will […]

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Is Europe really betting on Bitcoin?

After the collapse of the Bitcoin price in summer 2014, we took a look at the state of the European Bitcoin startup ecosystem to see whether there’s still money being invested into these companies.