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Digital Currency Group

Digital Currency Group

A venture capital firm in New York that focuses on supporting bitcoin and blockchain companies by leveraging insights, network, and access to capital

Digital Currency Group is a venture capital firm in New York that focuses on supporting bitcoin and blockchain companies by leveraging insights, network, and access to capital. Founded 2011 in New York, United States by Barry Silbert, it invests in early stage ventures, initial coin offerings, late stage ventures, seed, series A, series B, and other venture rounds. Its portfolio companies include Elliptic, Lightning Labs, Ripple, Figure, and CoinList. As of February 2020, Digital Currency Group has made 166 investments. Their most recent investment was on September 24, 2019, when Flipside Crypto raised $7.1M. Digital Currency Group has had 10 exits, the most notable of which include Coins.ph, Korbit, and Chain.

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May 3, 2021
Digital Currency Group plans to buy $500 million worth of more GBTC shares as the product continues to trade at a discount

Digital Currency Group (DCG), the parent company of Grayscale, announced Monday that it plans to buy an additional $500 million worth of Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC) shares.

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Barry Silbert

Founder & CEO

Casey Taylor

Director of Development

Christiane Shaw

Employee

Christopher Penner

Investor

James D Robinson

Advisor

Mark Lodish

Investor

Mark Murphy

Vice President of Public Affairs

Mark Zhu

Investor

Matt Harris

Advisor

Meltem Demirörs

Employee

Shlomo Klahr

Employee

Simi Wurtzel

Vice President of Finance

Stephan Paternot

Investor

Steven Wesolowski

Employee

Travis Sher

Vice President of Investments

Tristan Loffler

Employee

Whitney Simmons

Employee

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FinSMEs
May 8, 2021
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Yogita Khatri
May 3, 2021
The Block
Digital Currency Group (DCG) plans to buy an additional $500 million worth of Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC) shares.
Reza Chowdhury
April 1, 2021
AlleyWatch
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Reza Chowdhury
April 6, 2021
AlleyWatch
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Safello
December 18, 2020
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Safello is a Stockholm-based fintech startup that offers a transparent and user-friendly exchange platform for cryptocurrencies with 165,000...
Omar Faridi
June 5, 2020
Crowdfund Insider
Digital Currency Group, Morgan Creek Capital invest in Caitlin Long's crypto-native bank Avanti, awaiting regulatory approval for 2021 launch.

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