The exchange rates and logos of Bitcoin (BTH), Ether (ETH), Litecoin (LTC) and Monero (XMR) are seen on the display of a cryptocurrency ATM of blockchain payment service provider Bity at the House of Satochi bitcoin and blockchain shop in Zurich, Switzerland March 4, 2021. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
March 24, 2021
LONDON (Reuters) – Cryptocurrency firm Blockchain.com said on Wednesday it had raised $300 million in its latest funding round at a valuation of $5.2 billion.
The round was led by DST Global, Lightspeed Venture Partners and VY Capital, the London-based company said
Blockchain.com offers digital wallets for storage of cryptocurrencies as well as retail trading and other services for larger investors.
Bitcoin soared to a record just shy of $62,000 this month as mainstream firms and investors increasingly embrace cryptocurrencies, leading to ballooning valuations of related companies.
Blockchain.com said last month it raised about $120 million, with investments from Alphabet Inc’s venture capital unit.
(Reporting by Tom Wilson; Editing by Edmund Blair)