Instant Cryptocurrency Exchange ShapeShift Raises $1.6 Million

Instant Cryptocurrency Exchange ShapeShift Raises $1.6 Million

ShapeShift announced today that it had completed its fundraising of $1.6 million USD. ShapeShift is an exchange that allows users to transfer Bitcoin for dozens of other cryptocurrencies without any accounts or personal information being shared. Barry Silbert's Digital Currency Group and Roger Ver were the lead investors in this round. Bitfinex, Bitcoin....


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