These 13 banks have invested the most in crypto and blockchain to date

These 13 banks have invested the most in crypto and blockchain to date

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Blockdata compiled a list of the 13 banks that have invested the most in cryptocurrency and blockchain companies to date.

Coinbase, Ripple, and NYDIG have landed financial backing from big banks.

55% of the world's top 100 banks are investing in the crypto and blockchain space.

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Financial institutions are grabbing for a piece of the booming $2 trillion cryptocurrency market, with 13 of the world's largest banks pushing roughly $3 billion in funding so far into cryptocurrency and blockchain companies, according to analytics company Blockdata. The data firm in an updated report this week published a list of 13 banks that lead in terms of size of funding rounds as a proxy of investment into the crypto space, saying it used that measure as banks participated in funding rounds with multiple or many other investors.London-based Standard Chartered leads the list with $380 million in valuation of the funding rounds in which it participated while its London-based rival Barclays ranked as the most active investor based on the number of investments in blockchain companies.Blockdata found that 55% of the world's 100 biggest banks by assets under management are investing directly or indirectly in companies and projects related to digital currencies and blockchain.
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