FTX Trading Ltd. announced the firm has closed the largest capital raise in crypto exchange history in a Series B funding round for $900 million. The financing gives FTX a valuation of around $18 billion and the crypto firm aims to expand its global presence.
FTX Closes Largest Capital Raise in Crypto Exchange History
FTX has seen a number of partnerships and growth in 2021 and following the firm’s Series A financing round last year, the company raised $900 million from over 60 investors for its Series B. The company details that since the last funding round, FTX revenues have increased tenfold and it now has over one million users.
Investors that participated in the $900 million Series B include Paradigm, Sequoia Capital, NEA, Coinbase Ventures, Willoughby Capital, the Paul Tudor Jones family, Izzy Englander, Alan Howard, Vaneck, Hudson River Trading, and Circle Financial. The newly injected funds will be dedicated to expansion and increasing both FTX users and