1kx raises $75 million in latest funding round

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  • Investment firm 1kx has raised $75 million for a new oversubscribed closed-ended fund, the firm said Thursday in a statement. 

1kx has raised $75 million, the latest sign investors are once again embracing the cryptocurrency industry. 

The investment firm on Thursday completed the first close of a new oversubscribed closed-ended fund, a statement from the company said. The round included participation from Marc's Marc Andreessen and Chris Dixon, as well as Accolade Partners and Galaxy Digital. 

The firm said that with this recent closing, 1kx has raised $275 million across two funds since the start of the crypto bear market nearly two years ago. The latest funding will be allocated to offering technical support, financial resources and infrastructure assistance to early-stage companies and token networks. This support aims to help these entities attract new users and cater to their communities.

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This latest fundraiser marks investors’ renewed interest in the digital assets industry after nearly two years of belt-tightening from venture capitalists and other investors during the cryptocurrency bear market. The value of VC investments increased 2.5% from the third to the fourth quarter of