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Saber Labs raises USD7.7m in seed funding

Saber Labs raises USD7.7m in seed funding

Saber Labs, a core contributor to Saber, the first Solana-based cross-chain stablecoin exchange, has secured USD7.7 million in a seed round led by Race Capital, with participation from Chamath Palihapitya’s Social Capital, Jump Capital, Multicoin Capital, Solana Foundation, and others, as well as crypto industry leaders from FTX, Okcoin, Curve, Terra, and Stacks. 

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JC Flowers & Co to acquire 30 per cent stake in LMAX Group

JC Flowers & Co to acquire 30 per cent stake in LMAX Group

LMAX Group, an independent operator of institutional execution venues for FX and crypto currency trading, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell a 30 per cent stake in the company to JC Flowers & Co LLC (JC Flowers), a private investment firm dedicated to investing globally in the financial services industry, for a cash consideration of USD300 million valuing LMAX Group at USD1 billion. This is a secondary share sale by LMAX Group employees. The transaction remains subject to regulatory approval.

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SCB 10X invests in Ape Board

SCB 10X invests in Ape Board

SCB 10X, the venture arm of Thailand’s oldest bank, has made another investment in the decentralised finance (DeFi) sector via the fast-growing asset aggregator and portfolio dashboard, Ape Board. The company aims to resolve poor user experience, complexities in generating yield and overcome fragmentation issues in DeFi. 

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Chainalysis raises USD100m at a USD4.2bn valuation

Chainalysis raises USD100m at a USD4.2bn valuation

Chainalysis, the blockchain data platform, has secured a USD100 million Series E financing led by Coatue, bringing its valuation to USD4.2 billion. Previous investors Benchmark, Accel, Addition, Dragoneer, Durable Capital Partners, and 9Yards Capital increased their investment in the company, and Altimeter, Blackstone, GIC, Pictet, Sequoia Heritage, and SVB Capital also participated.