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Cyberport’s flagship VC event returns to guide investors and entrepreneurs in the new normal of tech venturing

Cyberport’s flagship VC event returns to guide investors and entrepreneurs in the new normal of tech venturing

Cyberport Venture Capital Forum (CVCF), Cyberport’s annual tech investment event, will return on 3-4 November. This year’s event will be held in a virtual and interactive format for the first time, covering how the tech venture ecosystem has been reshaped under the new normal for investors, enterprises and technopreneurs. The two-day virtual forum will gather more than 50 global venture capital (VC) experts to examine key silver linings through a plethora of illuminating keynotes and panel discussions. Furthermore, over 80 virtual booths will be set up for start-ups to showcase innovative tech solutions as part of a comprehensive platform to connect start-ups with investors for power pitching and provide extensive opportunities to explore tech venturing dynamics.

Devcon Scholars Program Returns for Devcon Southeast Asia, Aiming to Build a Collaborative Community

Devcon Scholars Program Returns for Devcon Southeast Asia, Aiming to Build a Collaborative Community

The Devcon Scholars Program is back, offering scholarships and community-building opportunities for Devcon SEA 2024.

Devcon 7 Unveils Ticket Launch Details and Programming Tracks

Devcon 7 Unveils Ticket Launch Details and Programming Tracks

Devcon 7 ticket launch details and programming tracks revealed by Ethereum Foundation.

Why MOVR, RSS3, FTT, C98, MLN, CVC Are the Coins to Watch After PERP and FORTH's Surge

Why MOVR, RSS3, FTT, C98, MLN, CVC Are the Coins to Watch After PERP and FORTH's Surge

After the surges in PERP and FORTH, MOVR, RSS3, FTT, C98, MLN, and CVC are the coins that investors should be keeping an eye on.

Hack VC Closes $150M Fund I, Increases Assets Under Management to $425M

Hack VC Closes $150M Fund I, Increases Assets Under Management to $425M

Crypto venture firm Hack VC has closed a $150 million maiden fund, bringing total assets under management to $425 million. Hack VC is a long-time web3 investor, having backed over 100 projects since 2014. The firm remains firmly bullish on web3's future potential and will deploy its new capital to seed critical infrastructure startups.

Ethereum is an Ideal ICO Platform, Asserts Roger Ver

Ethereum is an Ideal ICO Platform, Asserts Roger Ver

Roger Ver, a proponent of Bitcoin Cash, noted that ICOs (Initial Coin Offerings) were experiencing a dormant trend. However, he acknowledged that Ethereum could come in handy in eradicating this challenge because it offers a fantastic ICO platform.

Proposal to Amend Cryptocurrency Leverage Regulations in Japan

Proposal to Amend Cryptocurrency Leverage Regulations in Japan

JCBA has proposed to JVCEA to amend the leverage ratio regulations in cryptocurrency margin trading, advocating for the application of corporate leverage calculation methods to individual transactions as well. The proposal aims to align the crypto market's leverage regulations with other derivative markets and possibly re-attract users who shifted to overseas exchanges for higher leverage.

Japanese Crypto Trading Activity Fell as COVID-19 Pandemic Hit in March

Japanese Crypto Trading Activity Fell as COVID-19 Pandemic Hit in March

The Japan Virtual and Crypto assets Exchange Association has reported that during the COVID-19 pandemic there has been a decline in active crypto-trading in Japan.

Web3 Startups Witness 76% Plunge in Venture Funding in Q2 2023

Web3 Startups Witness 76% Plunge in Venture Funding in Q2 2023

Web3 startups saw a 76% drop in Q2 2023 funding, with only $1.8B raised. Despite VC downturn, Bitcoin and Ether prices surged. Future of Web3 funding remains uncertain.

European Crypto Startups See Record VC Investment in 2022

European Crypto Startups See Record VC Investment in 2022

Despite a challenging year for the crypto industry in 2022, VC investment in European crypto startups reached an all-time high of $5.7 billion, with decentralized finance startups seeing a 120% increase in investments. Europe is also home to the highest number of crypto startups, but lags behind the US in unicorns and startups with over $1 million in funding. Investment in financial service-based startups declined by 19% compared to 2021, while infrastructure grew by 24%. The EU's Markets in Crypto-Assets regulations are set for a final vote in April 2023.

Bithumb Lists Civic (CVC) and HUNT in Korean Won Markets

Bithumb Lists Civic (CVC) and HUNT in Korean Won Markets

Bithumb, a leading virtual asset platform, has announced the addition of Civic (CVC) and HUNT tokens to its Korean Won trading market.

Bloomberg: Crypto Saw more Funds in 2021 than all Previous Years Combined

Bloomberg: Crypto Saw more Funds in 2021 than all Previous Years Combined

More funds have been invested in the cryptocurrency industry in 2021 than in the past 10 years combined, according to Bloomberg.

Ethereum to Implement New "Devcon Improvement Proposals" for Devcon Colombia 2021

Ethereum to Implement New "Devcon Improvement Proposals" for Devcon Colombia 2021

Ethereum has announced a new way for its crypto community to get more involved for next year’s Devcon event.

Japan's JCBA Submits Initial Proposal for IEO Regulatory Reform to JVCEA

Japan's JCBA Submits Initial Proposal for IEO Regulatory Reform to JVCEA

JCBA submits an initial proposal for IEO regulatory reform to JVCEA, outlining four key agendas aimed at stabilizing the IEO market and enhancing user protection. The reform aims to make domestic IEOs more attractive than foreign exchanges.

Ethereum Team Leader Critiques University's Apathy Towards Crypto Education

Ethereum Team Leader Critiques University's Apathy Towards Crypto Education

Ethereum head, Péter Szilágyi, expressed frustration over his alma mater's lack of interest in blockchain technology, contrasting with global demand for blockchain education driven by major corporations and student interests.

Coinbase Takes a Step Further into the Japanese Crypto Market

Coinbase Takes a Step Further into the Japanese Crypto Market

Coinbase has been licensed in Japan since 2019, and has registered as second-class members of the Japan Virtual Currency Exchange Association (JVCEA), a self-regulatory organization for the crypto industry in Japan.

Pahdo Labs Secures $15M Series A Funding led by a16z

Pahdo Labs Secures $15M Series A Funding led by a16z

New York-based game development studio Pahdo Labs has raised $15M in a Series A financing round, with participation from Pear VC, BoxGroup, Long Journey Ventures, Neo, and Global Founders Capital. The company, founded in 2021, focuses on creating multiplayer video games and is launching its upcoming project, "Halcyon Zero," in September. The game, built on the Godot Engine, combines anime aesthetics and action role-playing, allowing players to craft their own worlds.

Tim Draper Plans to Capitalize on Indian Cryptocurrency Renaissance

Tim Draper Plans to Capitalize on Indian Cryptocurrency Renaissance

Tim Draper is a billionaire investor best known to the crypto community for his participation in the FBI’s 2014 Silk road auctions where he won thousands of Bitcoin. The venture capitalist has revealed the he is now honing in on India's emerging cryptocurrency sector and hopes to fund many of the region's startups.

Blockchain Deals Are Shifting from the US to China, CB Insights Report

Blockchain Deals Are Shifting from the US to China, CB Insights Report

Blockchain Deals Are Shifting from the US to China, CB Insights Report

Venture Capital Firms Reportedly Cashed Out in advance before LUNA Crash

Venture Capital Firms Reportedly Cashed Out in advance before LUNA Crash

The collapse of Terra Classic (LUNC) - the name of the old Terra chain and token - may come as a shock to many, but quite a number of venture capital firms or backers cashed out before the protocol was attacked.

Crypto Wallet and Data Giant Reported to Raise $50M Funding Round

Crypto Wallet and Data Giant Reported to Raise $50M Funding Round

According to a report by Yahoo Finance, Blockchain is raising a VC fund to invest in both equity and crypto coins.

Japanese Financial Giant SBI Group to Borrow from Bitcoin Holders at Annual Rate of 1%

Japanese Financial Giant SBI Group to Borrow from Bitcoin Holders at Annual Rate of 1%

SBI Group has rolled out a cryptocurrency rental service dubbed “VC TRADE LENDING” aimed at borrowing Bitcoin from customers in return for 1% annual interest.

Block.one to Provide over US$1.5 million in Grants to Promising Businesses Built on EOSIO

Block.one to Provide over US$1.5 million in Grants to Promising Businesses Built on EOSIO

EOS VC is now accepting applications for its Grants Program. The venture capital arm of Block.one is aiming to empower developers to turn their visions for the EOSIO network into innovative realities.

Bitcoin Venture Capital Firm Ribbit Capital Files $350 Million Blank Check IPO with SEC

Bitcoin Venture Capital Firm Ribbit Capital Files $350 Million Blank Check IPO with SEC

Ribbit Capital, an early Bitcoin VC firm, has filed for a $350 million initial public offering with the SEC leveraging its “blank check” structure.

PwC Reports Huge Shift in M&A and Fundraising from US to Asia and EMEA in 2019

PwC Reports Huge Shift in M&A and Fundraising from US to Asia and EMEA in 2019

In 2019, crypto fundraising and M&As began migrating over to Asia, Europe and the Middle East and saw a lack of new VC investments as the majority of funding came from crypto firms within the industry, according to PWC’s latest report released on April 6.

Holistic Approach to Investing in Cryptocurrency

Holistic Approach to Investing in Cryptocurrency

The basic criteria for selection and investing in Cryptocurrencies using the three pillar approach.

Blockchain-Based Ride Hailer Tada Closes $5m Series A

Blockchain-Based Ride Hailer Tada Closes $5m Series A

MVLLabs, the Singapore-based startup, has raised $5 million in a Series A round.

China’s Blockchain and FinTech Sector to Brace for 'Capital Winter' Even After the Coronavirus Pandemic Subsides

China’s Blockchain and FinTech Sector to Brace for 'Capital Winter' Even After the Coronavirus Pandemic Subsides

Investment activity in China’s tech sector has seen a massive drop in the past four months since the coronavirus outbreak has emerged from the city of Wuhan. The venture capital market has been suffering a tremendous impact on its existing drop in activity.

Tertiary institution Signs MOU with Cryptography Development Initiative in Nigeria

Tertiary institution Signs MOU with Cryptography Development Initiative in Nigeria

As the rest of Africa makes an effort to secure a position of relevance in the blockchain space, Nigeria based Nile university has gone into partnership with Cryptography Development Initiative in Nigeria

Has Ethereum Underperformed Against Bitcoin? Here’s What the Data Says

Has Ethereum Underperformed Against Bitcoin? Here’s What the Data Says

Ethereum’s price has been underperforming Bitcoin lately, but it is still currently trading above its key support level at $600. What's next for ETH?

Ternio Research Finds Blockchain-Affiliated Companies Are Employing Over 86,000 People

Ternio Research Finds Blockchain-Affiliated Companies Are Employing Over 86,000 People

Ternio, a leading white-label technology company, has revealed the findings of a new study dubbed “The State of Crypto Entrepreneurship 2019.” It was, therefore, estimated that crypto/blockchain organizations employ 86,443 people across the globe.

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