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Circle Completes Mammoth $440 Million Funding Round

Fri, 05/28/2021 - 18:19
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Alex Dovbnya
Circle has raised a whopping $440 million during a monstrous funding round
Circle Completes Mammoth $440 Million Funding Round
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Crypto finance company Circle—which is known as the issuer of the USD Coin (USDC) stablecoin—has raised a staggering $440 million during its latest funding round.

CEO Jeremy Allaire says that his company will use the cash pile to expand into new markets:   

As a company, Circle has remained committed to our mission of raising global economic prosperity through the power of digital currency, blockchains and breakthroughs in programmable money.  The sustained global demand for our services powering the growth of USDC, as the most trusted and well regulated dollar digital currency, signals that we are one step closer to achieving our mission.  With powerful backers who are committed to our mission and vision, we will redouble our efforts to expand into new markets, continue driving fundamental technology innovation and grow our team  

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Fidelity, Marshall Wace, Digital Currency Group, FTX, and others have participated in the mammoth investing round. 

Wiht a market cap of $22 billion, USD Coin is currently the eighth biggest cryptocurrency, surpassing Polkadot and Uniswap.     

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Alex Dovbnya (aka AlexMorris) is a cryptocurrency expert, trader and journalist with extensive experience of covering everything related to the burgeoning industry — from price analysis to Blockchain disruption. Alex authored more than 1,000 stories for U.Today, CryptoComes and other fintech media outlets. He’s particularly interested in regulatory trends around the globe that are shaping the future of digital assets, can be contacted at