• Crypto firm 21Shares has grown its assets 900% in the past 6 months. The Cathie Wood-backed company's founders told us how their international upbringing helped them break new ground in the industry - and why they are bullish on ether and DeFi

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement There are 807 cryptocurrency startups in Crunchbase's database , but only one has caught Ark Invest CEO Cathie Wood 's attention.
    Amun Holdings this week said Wood has joined as an independent board member after personally investing in the firm. Wood was "thrilled" to support the company, Bloomberg reported. Also taking part in Amun's latest funding round is crypto investor Anthony Pompliano as well as Collaborative Ventures and Quiet Ventures.
    Founded in 2018, the Zurich- and New York-based company has enjoyed explosive growth in a spectacular year for major...
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  • Shiba Inu coin investment turned New York brothers into multimillionaires a few months after they bet $8,000 on the 'parody' cryptocurrency, reports say

    Shiba Inu coin investment turned New York brothers into multimillionaires a few months after they bet $8,000 on the 'parody' cryptocurrency, reports say

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement A New York family's investment of about $8,000 in Shiba Inu coin, a dogecoin spin-off, netted them a $9 million fortune in the space of a few months, CNN Business reported.
    The token gained attention last week as a crypto billionaire donated $1 billion of Shiba Inu coin to help with India's COVID-19 relief.
    The coin's value has grown by about 10,000% this year, according to Coinbase. It dipped about 34% after the Indian donation from Ethereum creator Vitalik Buterin was announced.
    The New York family, which asked CNN Business to not use their surname, began investing...
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