Tag: Acquisition

Coinbase Acquires Decentralized Exchange Paradex

Coinbase is one of the bigger household names in the world of cryptocurrency. The company is best known for offering its cryptocurrency exchange services to consumers from all over the world. However, even major companies have to keep evolving. As such, the firm recently acquired one of its smaller competitors, Paradex. An Interesting Acquisition by Coinbase In the world of cryptocurrency exchanges, competition is direly needed. Centralized trading platforms are …
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GoFundMe Will Not Be Acquired By PayPal Just Yet

PayPal is one of those payment companies that everyone in the world has heard of. Whether that personal experience was good or bad is a topic for another debate. Though the company has an appetite for growth, one could argue that they want to centralize different types of payments under one umbrella. Not too long ago the company was considering buying GoFundMe, albeit that has not yet happened. What Role …
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Avast Successfully Completes The Acquisition of AVG For $1.4 Billion

Avast Software, the company behind one of the most popular antivirus solutions in the world has announced the acquisition of AVG Technologies (NYSE: AVG), another security software provider.  After issuing a press release back in July, Avast Software has finally completed the deal to absorb AVG. The purchase agreement specified a $25 price per share, costing Avast a total of $1.4 billion. This operation will nearly double Avast’s user base, …
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Brazilian Bitcoin Exchange Foxbit Acquires Payment Processor

When it comes to Bitcoin Brazil is one of the leading countries in Latin American by market volume and adoption levels. Today, the biggest Brazilian Bitcoin exchange announced the acquisition of BitInvest, a payment processor. FoxBit is the leading Bitcoin exchange in Latin America by market volume, with over 450 Bitcoins per day in transactions. The company announced today the acquisition of BitInvest, a Brazilian exchange and Payment processor offering merchant …
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