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Alan Howard leads $7.5 million raise into DeFi trading platform Nested

French DeFi platform Nested has raised a $7.5 million Series A round led by hedge fund heavyweight Alan Howard as the company seeks to expand its offering of social-focused trading tools. The British investor was joined by Republic Capital, Kenetic Capital and CMT Digital, according to a statement today. The...
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Livepeer Raises $20 Million With Backing From New Investors Alan Howard, Tiger Global as Web3 Infrastructure Momentum Grows

Livepeer, the decentralized video transcoding network built on the Ethereum blockchain, has raised a $20 million Series B-1. The new investors in this round include Alan Howard, Tiger Global with participation from existing investors. Marketing Technology News: Voyant Photonics Raises $15.4M in Series A Funding to Deliver 3D Sensing with...
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Decentralized Video Streaming Platform Livepeer Raises $20M From Alan Howard, Tiger Global

Livepeer is a decentralized video transcoding network. Image: Shutterstock. Livepeer, a decentralized service designed to minimize infrastructure costs for online streaming or on-demand video applications, announced it has raised $20 million in its Series B expansion. New investors in this round include financier Alan Howard and investment firm Tiger Global,...

Firm backed by Alan Howard, Winklevoss twins closes $100 million Metaverse fund

Last week, social media giant Facebook staked out a plan to invest billions of dollars on the development of virtual worlds -- the so-called Metaverse -- and a name change to Meta as a reflection of that ambition. Efforts to support decentralized approaches to virtual world development are also gathering...

Former Professional Poker Player Helms New $50 Million DeFi Fund Backed By Billionaire Alan Howard

In the winter of 2014, professional poker player Sean Lippel was going through a rough time. After five years at Swiss banking giant Credit Suisse, the 29-year old was halfway through getting a master’s degree in business from Columbia University’s prestigious business school when his father, Rick, was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. A week later, he was dead.

Alan Howard investment favors expansion of in the US market

Alan Howard, one of the most prominent hedge fund managers, has invested in The company has been able to gather as much as 84.3 million USD, including the Series B funding. The Series B funding helped the company gather an additional 50 million USD, helping broader US market.

Peter Thiel, Alan Howard back BitDAO's $230 million raise

A new decentralized autonomous organization (DAO) called BitDAO has been formed, and several high-profile investors, including Peter Thiel and Alan Howard, have backed its $230 million fundraise. Thiel led the round, along with his Founders Fund, Pantera Capital, and Dragonfly Capital. Other investors in the round included Jump Capital, Spartan...

British Billionaire Alan Howard Making ‘Massive Moves’ Into The Crypto Space

Founder of Brevan Howard hedge fund Alan Howard has started offering cryptocurrency services to businesses and institutions through his company, Elwood. Following this investment, U.K.-based Elwood has now directly invested 1.5% of its main fund in crypto. The billionaire is now one of the highest-ranking fund managers to invest heavily...

Alan Howard leads $25 million investment in London crypto custodian Copper

British billionaire fund manager Alan Howard has led a $25 million investment in the London-based crypto custodian Copper. The raise is an extension of Copper’s $50 million Series B raise, led by venture capital firms Dawn Capital and Target Global, which closed in May. Howard, who set up and, until...

Prominent hedge fund manager Alan Howard has invested in 2 promising crypto startups

Billionaire hedge fund manager, Alan Howard invested in 2 startups. These crypto startups are Copper and Kikitrade. Alan invested $25 million in Copper. Alan Howard is a billionaire hedge fund manager that has got his hands full with two new investments. These investments are put into 2 new crypto startups. Alan Howard is the co-founder of one of the biggest asset manager organizations called Brevan Howard. He led a $25 million raise for a promising startup which is based in London. This is called and provides crypto services to its clients.

Crypto Custody Firm Copper Raises $25M in Round Led By Alan Howard

Billionaire investor Alan Howard has led a $25 million extension to Copper’s $50 million Series B funding round. Howard reportedly invested at least $12.5 million in the crypto custodian, with the rest of the raise coming from its existing investors. Copper, a UK-based provider of crypto custody service and trading...

Billionaire Alan Howard is making ‘massive moves’ into crypto

The Block has spoken to more than half a dozen sources close to Howard’s crypto operations. The former fund manager has made at least nine investments in crypto-related businesses. Elwood, set up by Howard in 2018 as an asset manager, is pivoting to become a software business focused on crypto...

Peter Thiel, Alan Howard, Richard Li invest in new crypto exchange Bullish

Our mission to make business better is fueled by readers like you. To enjoy unlimited access to our journalism, subscribe today., a blockchain software company whose long-time backers include billionaires Peter Thiel, Alan Howard and Louis Bacon, is launching a crypto exchange that seeks to combine attributes of traditional bourses with the benefits of decentralized finance.

British financier Alan Howard revealed as fourth-largest shareholder of digital asset manager CoinShares

British financier Alan Howard is the fourth-largest shareholder of digital asset manager CoinShares via an entity in Jersey. The hedge fund veteran has invested in several crypto infrastructure players this year. Recent filings reveal that billionaire financier Alan Howard, co-founder of the hedge fund Brevan Howard, owns a significant stake...

British Financier Alan Howard Is the Buyer of Vincent Viola’s New York Townhouse

British financier Alan Howard is the buyer of Vincent Viola’s 20,000-square-foot mansion, according to property records and a person familiar with the deal. The property sold for $59 million, records show. Roughly 40 feet wide and spanning six levels, the seven-bedroom house dates back to the 1880s and had been renovated by Mr. Viola, who added a panic room. It also has a red-velvet movie theater with a balcony, a sauna and a swimming pool.

Hedge fund veteran Alan Howard leads $25 million Series A for crypto custodian Komainu

Nomura-backed institutional crypto custodian Komainu has raised $25 million in Series A funding. The round was led by hedge fund veteran Alan Howard, who also owns crypto-asset manager Elwood Asset Management. Additional participants in the round included Galaxy Digital, NOIA Capital, and Nomura Research Institute. Established in 2018, Komainu is...