Digital Currency Group (DCG) is perhaps the most important company in the Bitcoin and blockchain ecosystem when it comes to early-stage investments. DCG has made over 80 investments in the digital currency and blockchain space thus far, and those investments involve startups from 25 different countries around the world.
Although DCG has invested in many companies building on top of Bitcoin, they’ve found it difficult to find the right Ethereum companies to back so far. Having said that, DCG is now ready to announce their first investment in an Ethereum-related startup, Etherscan, which is an Ethereum block explorer.
In addition to their interest in the Ethereum blockchain, DCG has invested in RSK Labs, which is the team behind Rootstock (often referred to as an Ethereum-esque sidechain for Bitcoin). DCG Founder and CEO Barry Silbert is also notorious for making bullish tweets regarding ETC, which is the underlying token on the Ethereum Classic platform. Ethereum Classic is the original Ethereum blockchain that did not implement the hard-forking bailout of Read more ... source: Bitcoin Magazine
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