What Is Cryptocurrency? This is What You Should Know

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The word cryptocurrency (or “crypto”) is a currency which is digital, that can be used to buy goods and services, but uses an online ledger with strong cryptography to secure online transactions. many of the interest in these unregulated currencies is to trade for profit, with speculators at times driving prices skyward. The most popular …

Founders must learn how to build and maintain circles of trust with investors

Matt Cohen Contributor Share on Twitter Founder and managing partner at Ripple Ventures, Matt Cohen is a business operator turned early-stage investor. Tony Conrad Contributor Share on Twitter Having founded about.me and Sphere (both acquired by AOL), Tony brings founder and startup leadership expertise to his partner role at True. Many VCs tout their mentorship …

Firat Ileri becomes Hummingbird VC’s new Managing Partner, as the firm looks to expand

Seed investment firm Hummingbird VC, which previously invested in Deliveroo, Peak Games, MarkaVIP, and Kraken has a new Managing Partner. Firat Ileri, previously a Partner – who at 28 became one of Europe’s youngest VCs when he joined in 2012 – takes over from Founding Partner Barend Van den Brande, who will now take on …

Real estate platform Casafari raises $15M to allow PE to buy single-family homes at scale

Just a Spotify used VC and PE backing to acquire the assets of the music industry so that we must now all rent our music via subscription, rather than own it for life, so a PropTech startup plans to follow a similar strategy for single-family homes. Casafari, a real estate data platform in Europe based …