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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
Blockchain.com to offer '.blockchain' domain names to users
In partnership with Unstoppable Domains, all 83 million registered Blockchain.com users will be able to obtain a free .blockchain domain from the Wallet.
The 10 Biggest Fintech Companies In America 2022
Blockchain.com named to the list of “fintech’s mightiest privately owned companies.
The 2022 CNBC Disruptor 50 list: Meet the next generation of Silicon Valley
Blockchain.com named to the exclusive Disruptor 50 list of private companies that grew through the ups and downs of the pandemic and are poised to meet increasing economic and consumer challenges.
Cryptocurrency meltdown continues as investors exit risky market
CEO Peter Smith shared perspective about the crypto market selloff with CBS News.
‘Bitcoin is really a risk asset,’ says Blockchain.com CEO
CEO Peter Smith talked crypto markets, stablecoins, and company growth with CNBC’s Kate Rooney from the eMerge Americas conference.
Dallas Cowboys seal partnership with cryptocurrency platform Blockchain.com
America's marquee sports media outlet detailed news of the historic partnership.
Dallas Cowboys’ partnership with Blockchain.com signals more mainstream crypto exposure
Reporter Jaquelyn Melinek spoke with CEO Peter Smith about the first crypto partnership with an NFL team.
Dallas Cowboys strike deal with Blockchain.com in NFL’s first crypto partnership
Blockchain.com’s historic partnership with The Dallas Cowboys was profiled by one of Dallas’ largest daily news sources.
Miami Bitcoin 2022 conference draws crypto enthusiasts to Florida's growing tech hub
CEO Peter Smith was quoted about Miami’s prime location for tech companies.
Miami Is Hosting The World’s Biggest Crypto Party
Ahead of the Bitcoin 2022 conference in Miami, CEO Peter Smith was interviewed for this story about crypto culture in the city and its effort to be the center of Web3.
Blockchain.com Raises New Funding at $14 Billion Valuation
Bloomberg broke the story about Blockchain.com’s new $14B valuation.
Blockchain.com signs on as title sponsor for eMerge Americas 2022 conference
The crypto finance house will be title sponsor for eMerge Americas, the premier tech conference in Miami in April 2022.
Blockchain.com launches beta version of its own NFT marketplace
The leading crypto platform debuted plans for an NFT marketplace.
Blockchain.com buys Argentine fintech SeSocio for a record sum for Latin America
Chief Business Officer Lane Kasselman explains why Latin America presents one of the greatest growth opportunities in crypto over the next decade.
Cryptocurrencies: Blockchain.com bought Argentine SeSocio for US $ 120 million
SeSocio CEO and Co-Founder Guido Quaranta tells La Nacion why his company appealed to Blockchain.com.
Blockchain.com buys Argentine cryptocurrency platform and opens office in Brazil
Chief Business Officer Lane Kasselman explains the company’s growth plans in Brazil.
ACQUISITIONSBlockchain.com Balloons With SeSocio Acquisition
Blockchain.com becomes the largest crypto company in Latin America with the acquisition.
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.