Billionaires used loans to avoid paying taxes, Bill Gates grows McDonald's potatoes, and Zuck wants to WFH: 10 things in tech you need to know.
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Cryptocurrencies are an opportunity to seize and regulators should avoid using a "heavy hand" in the space, Alexis Ohanian said in a new interview.
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The top influencer news of the week includes how much a YouTube creator with 1 million subscribers earns per month from his personal-finance videos.
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New York-based Simulate today announced a $50 million fundraise. Led by Alexis Ohanian’s 776, the Series B brings the meat alternative’s total funding to north of $60 million and values it at $260 million. Simulate’s first product, Nuggs (formerly also the startup’s name), has already caused a splash, thanks in no small part to aggressive […]
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Ledn continues its global expansion plans with a $30 million financing round led by London-based investment firm Kingsway Capital.Ledn Inc. (“Ledn”), a global digital asset platform offering innovative saving and lending products for Bitcoin and other digital assets, is pleased to announce the completion of a $30 million Series A financing round led by Kingsway Capital, with participation from new investors including Alan Howard, Hashed, Susquehanna Private Equity Investments LLLP, ParaFi Capital, Alexis Ohanian, and John Pfeffer.All investors from Ledn’s prior round including White Star Capital’s Digital Asset Fund, Coinbase Ventures, Global Founders Capital and CMT Digital also participated to fuel Ledn’s growth.Ledn has grown its assets on its platform by over 320% since its last round, just six months ago.Proceeds of the round will be used to grow Ledn’s team and global presence, as well as continue to enhance Ledn’s technology and product offerings.Additionally, Ledn’s investors bring regional-specific expertise that will enable Ledn to achieve its mission of unlocking the power of Bitcoin and other digital assets to build wealth through innovative financial products.“We are building a world class company to help people globally unlock the power of the fastest growing asset class for building generational wealth,” says Adam Reeds, Ledn co-founder and CEO.“With this new injection of capital, we will expand on our success in North & South America and grow our global footprint, prioritizing growth markets.Our focus is to build simple and secure solutions that allow clients to participate in the growing digital asset economy in a way that meets their individual needs and our own rigorous standard for security and reliability.”“We prioritize the needs of the people we serve, investing in solutions like proof-of-reserves to protect them, and provide assurance that all of our lending activities are covered by real assets,” said Mauricio Di Bartolomeo, co-founder and CSO.
Sky Mavis is the developer of one of the world's most popular blockchain games, Axie Infinity.
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A week after the cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase staged a direct listing, much of the focus remains on the wealth that the listing generated for executives at the company, its board members, and its private investors. Citing data from Capital Market Laboratories, Cointelegraph on Monday noted, for example, that 12,965,079 shares worth close to $5 billion […]
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A group of investors raised $5 million for Lolli. The company is a browser extension that rewards online shoppers with free bitcoin when they make a purchase.
While much of the recent wave of relentless hype around NFTs — or non-fungible tokens — has been most visibly manifested in high-dollar art auctions or digital trading cards sales, there’s also been a relentless string of chatter among bullish investors who see a future that ties the tokens to the future of social media […]
Serena Williams is among the top tennis players in the world.The approximate net worth of Serena Williams is $200 million.Serena Williams's net worth is estimated at around $200 million as of 2020.Serena Williams is a professional tennis player and a former World No.1.Williams is one of the greatest tennis players in history with 39 major titles, including 23 in singles, and more than $88 million in on-court earnings.Tennis superstar Serena Williams became the first athlete to land on Forbes' list of America's richest self made women with a total net worth of $200 million, ranking her 80th overall.
Other unicorn founders as well as execs with experience in Facebook, Google, and other tech firms also invested in Indus Valley Capital's debut fund.
After 1,100 applications, Alexis Ohanian's Seven Seven Six has chosen the first 3 participants in its inaugural 'operators in residence' program.
AOC spoke to a co-founder of Reddit and YouTuber The Stock Guy on the GameStop situation.
If anywhere could use innovation, it’s Miami—one of the country’s most unequal, environmentally vulnerable cities.
GameStop traders have driven over $5 billion in losses among hedge fund short-sellers this year, and Mets owner Steve Cohen is feeling the impact.
GameStop traders have driven over $5 billion in losses among hedge fund short-sellers this year, and Mets owner Steve Cohen is feeling the impact.
Donahue Peebles III, heir to one of the US' largest real-estate developers, considers the affordable housing crisis a "failure of American society."
Donahue Peebles III, heir to one of the US' largest real-estate developers, considers the affordable housing crisis a "failure of American society."
Regy Perlera is the 28-year-old founder of Seasons, which wants men to rent, not own clothes. It raised $4.3 million in 2019 and grew 400% last year.
In tweet, Reddit cofounder Alexis Ohanian described the rioters at the Capitol as "domestic terrorists."
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