Paxos, the first regulated blockchain infrastructure platform, today announced it has closed a 300 million Series D round of funding. Oak HC/FT led the round, with participation from previous investors Declaration Partners, PayPal Ventures, Mithril Capital, Senator Investment Group, Liberty City Ventures, WestCap and more. To date, Paxos has raised more than USD500 million in funding and with a valuation of USD2.4 billion, Paxos is one of the fastest growing fintech startups in the world.
Charles Cascarilla, CEO and Co-Founder of Paxos, comments: “Demand for our enterprise solutions has accelerated much faster than we could have anticipated. It validates our approach to providing the most innovative and regulated enterprise solutions to re-platform the financial system and create the digital economy of the future.”
Paxos will continue investing in the development of enterprise-grade infrastructure while deepening its commitment to regulation, reliability and security. The company will accelerate growth by hiring new team members across all functions, scaling its operations, increasing platform capacity and investing in innovation. Additional liquidity will also be added across the platform to enhance the customer experience and increase utilization of its tokens. To continue the development of its robust, regulated platform, Paxos also plans to establish the Paxos National Trust Bank, support its application for a Clearing Agency registration with the Securities and Exchange Commission and pursue its Major Payment Institution license in Singapore.
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