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Thiel, Novogratz Back $10B Funding for Block.one’s New Crypto Exchange Subsidiary

Thiel, Novogratz Back $10B Funding for Block.one’s New Crypto Exchange Subsidiary



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  1. Block.one has launched a new subsidiary, Bullish Global, with $10 billion in funding backed by prominent investors including Mike Novogratz and Peter Thiel.

    * Bullish Global will operate as an independent subsidiary under Block.one, the developer of the EOSIO blockchain, according to an [announcement](https://block.one/news/launch-of-bullish-global/?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=corporate_news&utm_content=bullish_fundraising) Tuesday.
    * The new venture will be focused on the launch of a new crypto exchange called Bullish to be released later this year.
    * The exchange will aim to offer automated market making, lending and portfolio management to deliver “functionality that has previously been monopolized by incumbent players in traditional finance, while driving deeper liquidity to digital assets,” according to the announcement. 
    * The $10 billion funding includes an initial investment from Block.One of $100 million in cash, around $9 billion in [bitcoin (BTC, -2.91%)](https://www.coindesk.com/price/bitcoin) and just under $200 million in [EOS (+14.71%)](https://www.coindesk.com/price/eos).
    * This is supplemented by a $300 million funding round backed by Peter Thiel’s Thiel Capital, Mike Novogratz’s Galaxy Digital, Brevan Howard’s Alan Howard and investment bank Nomura.

  2. tldr; Block.one has launched a new subsidiary, Bullish Global, with $10 billion in funding from prominent investors including Mike Novogratz and Peter Thiel. The new venture will be focused on the launch of a new crypto exchange called Bullish to be released later this year. The exchange will offer automated market making, lending and portfolio management.

    Click for more news about [eos](https://coinfeeds.io/coins/eos).

    *This summary is auto generated by a bot and not meant to replace reading the original article. As always, DYOR.*

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