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FTX Raises ‘TRUMP’ Futures Margins as Price Suggests Lower Expectations of Election Win

Cryptocurrency derivatives exchange FTX is increasing the margin requirements on its TRUMP and other President 2020 futures contracts.Announced Friday, the exchange said it is upping the initial margin requirement to $0.50, meaning traders must put up that amount to acquire 1 short TRUMP contract. The change comes in on Saturday

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DefiDollar Raises $1.2M to Be the Risk-Insured Stablecoin Layer for DeFi

India-based DefiDollar has raised $1.2 million in a seed round led by Divergence Ventures, Standard Crypto and Accomplice. The goal: to build an index for hedging the risks associated with different types of stablecoins.DefiDollar believes users need to diversify risks through a stablecoin aggregator. Take, for example, the censorship risks

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Collider Labs Raises $1M to Invest in Blockchain Startups

Collider Labs has raised $1 million to be invested in early-stage blockchain and cryptocurrency startups.In an announcement Thursday, the venture builder said the raise had brought on board several notable limited partners including Efficient Frontier CTO Alon Elmaliah and Follow [the] Seed Founding Partner Andrey Shirben.Collider provides funding and liquidity

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CasperLabs Raises $14M From Launch-Day Node Runners

Blockchain startup CasperLabs has banked $14 million from investors who pledged to secure its proof-of-stake Casper network at launch.CasperLabs CEO Mrinal Manohar confirmed the private CLX token presale to CryptoX and further revealed that Digital Strategies had led the investment, with headline participation from HashKey Capital and Blockchange Ventures, as

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Tim Draper’s Draper Goren Holm Raises $25M for Blockchain Venture Fund

Venture capitalist Tim Draper’s investment office Draper Goren Holm is sinking larger investments in virtual currency-only startups.Draper Goren Holm, a cryptocurrency investment firm in Los Angeles, told CryptoX that it raised $25 million for its first venture capital fund to buffer its startup accelerator and back blockchain companies at higher

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Boardroom Raises $2.2M for Blockchain Governance Toolset

Blockchain governance suite Boardroom has announced a $2.2 million funding round led by Standard Crypto, with additional participation from Variant, CoinFund, Framework and Slow Ventures.“We are seeing an accelerating volume of protocols interested in public governance enter the market each month,” Jake Brukhman of CoinFund said in a press release.Boardroom

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