NYT Reporter: Facebook Seeking $1 Bln in Venture Capital for Crypto Project

Facebook is reportedly seeking support from various venture capital (VC) firms to develop its supposed digital token, New York Times (NYT) tech reporter Nathaniel Popper tweeted on April 8.

Citing sources familiar with the matter, Popper states that Facebook is seeking a $1 billion sum to develop its cryptocurrency project. He states that seeking outside investment could keep the project more in line with the crypto community’s decentralized ethos:

“Given that one of the big allures of blockchain projects is the decentralization,

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Mike Novogratz’s Cryptobank to Debut on Canada’s TSX Venture Exchange

In a move that can be considered a major milestone for Bitcoin industry, billionaire Mike Novogratz’ crypto-focused merchant bank, Galaxy Digital LP, is set to begin trading on Toronto’s TSX Venture Exchange on August 1, reports Bloomberg.

Novogratz is a former Wall Street macro trader who made hundreds of millions of dollars buying and selling Bitcoin and Ether.

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