Archive: institutional investor
By Adam Sharp on April 16, 2021
This week’s Coinbase initial public offering (IPO) is a major moment for crypto. That amazing $85 billion valuation is turning heads all over Wall Street. I imagine that for some old-school investors, this crypto thing suddenly looks more legit. We were already in the midst of an institutional adoption cycle before. I think the Coinbase IPO is likely to drive us a lot higher. Recent comments by Fidelity’s Head…
By Andy Gordon on January 20, 2021
Special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) are enjoying their moment in the sun. They’ve shot into prominence as a way for startups to make an initial public offering (IPO) and join public stock exchanges. They offer founders unprecedented speed. And for some investors — more…
By Vin Narayanan on August 18, 2018
Institutional investors need ways to buy (and sell) large chunks of cryptocurrency. A startup backed by some heavyweight investors has found the solution.