BlueOcean Ventures ll’s blockchain-powered VC fund targets medical innovation


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In everything from AI to scan for diseases and cancers to blockchain to provide global health care for patients, today’s emerging technologies are making a real difference in medicine. To further that trend, BlueOcean Ventures ll announced the launch of SwissVCToken, a security token offering (STO) platform dedicated to the sale of its BOV To…Read More

Chance Du: From $3,000 a year in China to $20 million in global crypto assets


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EXCLUSIVE: If you are brave enough and willing to take risks, you stand to succeed in any greenfield market. And the world of blockchain technology, cryptocurrencies, and distributed ledgers is no exception. Coefficient Ventures founder and CEO Chance Du started from humble beginnings. Du grew up in the rural outskirts of Sichuan Province in China,…Read More

VNX launches a blockchain platform to democratize the VC industry


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As the blockchain technology space matures, we‘re seeing an increasing number of platforms designed to help traditional markets tokenize, decentralize, and take advantage of distributed ledgers. VNX Exchange is now launching a European digital asset marketplace aimed at bringing liquidity to the $620 billion global venture capital industry. It has…Read More

Spice VC is the first to use blockchain to solve the liquidity problem


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There is much talk about new forms of investment, but very little about the issues dogging the investment ecosystem over the past decade: the shrinking amount of liquidity on the exit, and the length of the illiquidity period. Spice VC wants to change that, and it is turning to the blockchain as the answer to the liquidity problem.

Today, Spice has announced the launch of the first initial coin offering (ICO) for a VC fund that can accept funds from pre-qualified investors (per country regulations, under Reg D Rule 506(c) in the U.S.), offering immediate liquidity.

“We believe the 7 to 10 years of illiquidity is the biggest limitation of VC funds and solving that has a wide effect on the economics of the industry,” Tal Elyashiv, cofounder and managing partner at Spice VC, told me. “Until now, the privilege of investing in tech was reserved for very few. Continue reading “Spice VC is the first to use blockchain to solve the liquidity problem”

Spice VC is the first to use blockchain to solve the liquidity problem


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There is much talk about new forms of investment, but very little about the issues dogging the investment ecosystem over the past decade: the shrinking amount of liquidity on the exit, and the length of the illiquidity period. Spice VC wants to change that, and it is turning to the blockchain as the answer to the liquidity problem.

Today, Spice has announced the launch of the first initial coin offering (ICO) for a VC fund that can accept funds from pre-qualified investors (per country regulations, under Reg D Rule 506(c) in the U.S.), offering immediate liquidity.

“We believe the 7 to 10 years of illiquidity is the biggest limitation of VC funds and solving that has a wide effect on the economics of the industry,” Tal Elyashiv, cofounder and managing partner at Spice VC, told me. “Until now, the privilege of investing in tech was reserved for very few. Continue reading “Spice VC is the first to use blockchain to solve the liquidity problem”

Spice VC is the first to use blockchain to solve the liquidity problem


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There is much talk about new forms of investment, but very little about the issues dogging the investment ecosystem over the past decade: the shrinking amount of liquidity on the exit, and the length of the illiquidity period. Spice VC wants to change that, and it is turning to the blockchain as the answer to the liquidity problem. Today, Spice has…Read More

Spice VC is the first to use blockchain to solve the liquidity problem


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There is much talk about new forms of investment, but very little about the issues dogging the investment ecosystem over the past decade: the shrinking amount of liquidity on the exit, and the length of the illiquidity period. Spice VC wants to change that, and it is turning to the blockchain as the answer to the liquidity problem. Today, Spice has…Read More

Target Global launches €100M fund focused on early stage startups in Europe and Israel


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Target Global — an international VC firm based in Berlin — has announced today the first closing of a new €100 million fund.

Focused on early stage startups, the firm’s Early Stage Fund I will invest in both seed and A rounds. It is expected to invest in up to 20 companies throughout the life of the fund.

Run out of Target Global’s main office in Berlin, the fund will concentrate on investing in startups located in Germany and Israel. While the lion’s share will go to early stage startups in those two regions — which are personified by the fast-growing and important startup hubs in Berlin and Tel Aviv — it will also allocate some capital for investments across the EU.

“Both cities are dynamic tech hubs and each brings a unique skill-set to the table,” Shmuel Chafets, general partner at Target Global, said. “Target Global’s ES Fund will Continue reading “Target Global launches €100M fund focused on early stage startups in Europe and Israel”

Target Global launches €100M fund focused on early stage startups in Europe and Israel


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Target Global — an international VC firm based in Berlin — has announced today the first closing of a new €100 million fund. Focused on early stage startups, the firm’s Early Stage Fund I will invest in both seed and A rounds. It is expected to invest in up to 20 companies throughout the life of the fund. Run out of Target Global…Read More