#acquisitions

Canadian ASIC Chip Designer Squire Mining to Purchase CoinGeek for $45 Million

Vancouver-based Squire Mining is reportedly set to purchase CoinGeek, a crypto news publication and mining pool operator, for $45.3 million. As reported by Finance Magnates, the deal will make Squire Mining the world’s “largest, publicly traded Bitcoin miner.”

Bitstamp Insists Things Remain the Same After the Exchange is Acquired by a Belgian Investment Firm

NXMH, a Belgium-based investment company, has acquired Bitstamp, the largest cryptocurrency exchange in the European Union by volume, it was announced on Monday, October 29.

Blockchain Startup Chain Acquired by Lightyear, Moves Business to Stellar Protocol

San Francisco-based technology startup Chain Inc. has been acquired by Lightyear Corp., with two companies forming a new entity called Interstellar. As reported by Reuters, Interstellar will migrate Chain’s customer base and products onto Stellar’s public ledger, creating a platform that will enable organizations to issue, exchange and manage digital assets.

Coinbase Buys Earn.com, Names Balaji Srinivasan It’s First CTO

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase said on Monday that it has acquired Earn.com, makers of a paid email product that lets people earn bitcoin for replying to emails or completing surveys.