Bitreserve Doubles Crowdfunding Goal by Raising $9.5 Million

Bitreserve Doubles Crowdfunding Goal by Raising $9.5 Million

Setting out to raise $4.6 million in funding, Bitreserve launched their second round of crowdfunding last November. Now the company has raised $9.5 million and is the second largest crowdfunded digital currency project, taking runner-up behind Ethereum's ether sale. The funding was classified as a Series-B investment round, allowing investors from Series-A to reinvest if they wanted. Twenty-four investors participated in the Series-B round on CrowdCube, a platform for United Kingdom investors. To target United States investors, Bitreserve also used the Venovate crowdfunding tool. According....


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UPDATE (14 January 2015 13:00 BST): Article has been updated to reflect crowdfunding breakdown. Bitreserve has closed its crowdfunding campaign after raising over $9m. The final total of $9,620,802 (£6,363,024) was reached after 157 investors bought 11.27% of the equity offered. Crowdcube investors raised $739,219 (£489,744) whilst the remaining $8,911,645 (£5,873,280) was contributed by a combination of Venovate and institutional investors. The crowdfunding activity on Venovate amounted to $126,000 (£83,020) whilst the remaining balance of $8.7m....

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