Shakepay, a Canadian-based trade platform for bitcoin (BTC) and ether (ETH), introduced it closed $44 million in Collection A funding. The spherical was led by QED Buyers, a US-based enterprise capital agency.
“We love our devoted group of shakers, and this funding goes proper to work to deliver you extra services and products that will help you earn, entry, and construct wealth in bitcoin. In 2021, we grew 381% to greater than 900,000 shakers with $6B in whole quantity and grew our workforce from round 20 folks to 75 throughout Canada. Simply think about what this funding may imply for 2022 and the long run past.”
– The Shakepay Staff
As a part of the capital elevate, Matt Burton, Companion at QED Buyers, will be part of Shakepay’s board of administrators, alongside founders, Jean Amiouny, CEO, and Roy Breidi, CTO.
Ongoing participation additionally got here from Increase VC and BoxOne Ventures, whereas Collection A newly included participation from Golden Ventures, Broadhaven, Henri Machalani, Mike Murchison, Jevon MacDonald, Mark MacLeod, Dan Debow, Farhan Thawar, and a number of other product leaders from Shopify.