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TaxBit nets strategic investment from Haun Ventures

Crypto tax software provider TaxBit has netted an investment from Haun Ventures. The venture capital firm formed by former federal prosecutor and Andreesen Horowitz general partner Katie Haun is seeking to help develop crypto firms through funding and engagement with policymakers and regulators. News broke that Haun raised $1.5 billion for two crypto-focused VC funds in March of this year. Since then, the funds have invested in non-fungible token platforms and web3 community builders among other projects.   TaxBit is its …

NFT marketplace Zora raises $50 million in round led by Haun Ventures

Zora, an Ethereum-based marketplace for buying, selling and curating NFTs has raised $50 million in new funding, valuing the company at $600 million. The round was led by Haun Ventures, founded by Katie Haun, who formerly helped run Andreessen Horowitz’s crypto fund. It also includes investments from Coinbase Ventures, Kindred Ventures and others. This is the first round led by Haun’s new firm, which launched in March. Before becoming the first female general partner at Andreessen Horowitz, Haun started in …

Katie Haun raises $1.5 billion for pair of crypto venture funds

Haun Ventures, led by former federal prosecutor Katie Haun, has raised $1.5 billion for two crypto-focused venture capital funds. According to Axios, the money is divided between two pots: $500 million for early-stage investments and $1 billion for a so-called “accelerator” fund. Axios reports that Haun Ventures will invest in equity as well as tokens directly. “We’ve assembled a world class team of leaders that have deep experience in very specific areas (inside of crypto and out). They are all-in …

Haun’s new venture fund lining up investors to raise approximate $900 million

Prosecutor turned crypto venture capitalist Katie Haun is looking to raise nearly $900 million for a new venture firm.  Haun, who joined a16z as a partner for its crypto investing unit in 2018, left the firm at the end of last year, as reported by Axios at the time. Now, Haun’s new firm —dubbed KRH— is in the process of raising the money across different venture funds, according to sources familiar with the investment firm’s plans.  Haun has secured a16z …

Katie Haun to depart a16z, form new fund focused on crypto and Web3: report

Katie Haun, a general partner at Andreessen Horowitz, is departing the firm to found a new fund dedicated to crypto and Web3 startups, according to Axios. Haun joined the venture capital giant in mid-2018 and went on to spearhead some of its most notable crypto investments, including crypto exchange Coinbase. She has also served as co-chair of a16z’s $2 billion-plus crypto fund. Haun previously served at the Department of Justice between 2006 and 2017, last serving as an Assistant U.S. …