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UK funding rounds: Ambitious early-stage tech startups that got investments in Feb 2021February 23, 2021
Crypto.com to Burn 70B CRO Tokens Ahead of Full Launch Next MonthFebruary 22, 2021
Crypto wallet and exchange company Blockchain.com raises $120 millionFebruary 17, 2021
This isn’t the $50,000 Bitcoin we predictedFebruary 15, 2021
My Bitcoin is soaring in value, and I’m paralysed with fearFebruary 9, 2021
Bitcoin donations surge to jailed Kremlin critic Navalny's cause: dataFebruary 23, 2021
Bitcoin miner GRIID nets $525 million loan from Blockchain.com to bolster mining operations
The crypto finance house announced its largest credit facility to date.
Blockchain.com Gives Bitcoin Mining Infrastructure Company GRIID $525M Credit
The four-year term credit facility will help GRIID scale its capabilities, bring on additional mining capacities and build upon its 1,300 megawatts of available power.
Building A Multi-Billion Dollar Business w/ Peter Smith
Anthony Pompliano spoke with Peter Smith about building a multi-billion dollar business, hiring the best talent, and private investing.
QuickTake "Stock" Full Show 09/13/21
CEO Peter Smith joined Tim Stenovec on Bloomberg Quicktake to dissect the Walmart/Litecoin mishap, the lasting effect of fraud on crypto confidence and what’s ahead for Blockchain.com.
Blockchain.com’s CEO is playing the long game
Ben Pimental of Protocol published a deep dive Q&A with CEO Peter Smith on Blockchain.com’s growth and industry momentum over the last decade.
El Salvador Becomes First Country to Adopt Bitcoin as National Currency
Blockchain.com Head of Research Garrick Hileman discussed El Salvador’s adoption of bitcoin as the national currency, outlining the potential security risks of government controlled wallets.
Crypto transactions reach $1 trillion milestone, says Blockchain.com CFO
Blockchain.com CFO Macrina Kgil spoke to Sheryl Estrada on what the $1 trillion milestone means for the future of the company.
Blockchain's Peter Smith sees innovation but thinks some will be unprepared for a ‘Crypto Winter’
Looking ahead, CEO Peter Smith sat down with Frank Chaparro of The Scoop to discuss his predictions for the coming “Crypto Winter.”
Florida cryptocurrency users gain another trading platform after state OKs Blockchain.com
Florida granted Blockchain.com approval for a money transmitter license as the company continues to hire and invest in the state.
Why China's crypto crackdown is 'hugely positive for the bitcoin ecosystem': Blockchain.com CEO
Blockchain.com CEO joined Yahoo Finance to talk about China's crackdown on crypto and the future of mining.
Recent price stability shows maturity in bitcoin, says Blockchain.com CEO
Peter Smith joined CNBC’s TechCheck to talk about the latest lack of volatility in crypto and bitcoin as an investment.
Blockchain.com Is Moving to Miami | All About Bitcoin
CEO Peter Smith joined CoinDesk TV to discuss the company’s decision to move to Miami and its “work from anywhere” policy.
Blockchain.com Hops on Miami Hype Train, Moves US Headquarters Away From NYC
CEO Peter Smith joined Miami Mayor Francis Suarez to announce the move of US company headquarters to Miami and the company’s plan to hire 300+ Miami based employees.
Peter Smith built Blockchain.com from nothing into a $5 billion business in 10 years. The CEO of the Baillie Gifford-backed startup shares 4 assets he's following, and why he's given away crypto to thousands of people
CEO Peter Smith shared how he built Blockchain.com into a $5 Billion company.
Blockchain.com CEO Peter Smith comments on bitcoin's selloff on Friday after China reiterated a warning that it intends to crack down on cryptocurrency mining
Peter Smith joined Bloomberg TV to talk about China’s crypto crackdown and the real uses of crypto.
Baillie Gifford Backs Crypto With $100 Million in Blockchain.com
Scottish VC firm has high hopes for the future of crypto and announced investment in Blockchain.com.
Blockchain.com considers a public listing
CEO Peter Smith weighed in on the possibility of going public: “we’re not in a rush.”
Top investor Baillie Gifford joins Bitcoin rush with $100m funding for Britain’s Blockchain.com
Scottish asset manager is the latest to back a cryptocurrency company as Coinbase seeks mega-listing.
Bitcoin Analysts Set Sights on $70K (Even $80K) After All-Time High
Bitcoin is seen rising towards $70K by May according to several analysts interviewed by CoinDesk.
Blockchain.com CEO on Coinbase direct listing: "I think they’ll trade above $100B" by end of the week
Blockchain.com CEO Peter Smith joined Yahoo Finance to discuss the Coinbase IPO and the future of the crypto industry.
Blockchain.com Raises $300 Million as Investors Find Other Ways Into Bitcoin
The investment round gave the company a $5.2 billion valuation.
Blockchain.com Lists Polkadot, Aave, and YFI
The wallet provider and exchange has added the three crypto assets in an effort to support wider access to the DeFi industry.
Blockchain lands $3 billion valuation after $120 million fundraising
Blockchain.com, a London-based cryptocurrency firm, has taken on $120 million in new venture capital funding.
Scoop: Jim Messina aims to shape cryptocurrency future
Former Obama aide Jim Messina is joining the board of Blockchain.com in anticipation of enhanced regulation from the Biden administration and other governments for its business trading and processing digital coins.