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Uphold

Uphold
2014 FOUNDED
PRIVATE STATUS
51-60 EMPLOYEES
Early Stage VC LATEST DEAL TYPE
$57.5M LATEST DEAL AMOUNT
3 INVESTORS
Description

Provider of a digital money platform created to change the way people access money. The company digital money platform avoids price volatility by offering to hold bitcoin in fiat currency and spend it as bitcoin as well as combines a platform application model with payment connectivity to offer financial services to a global market, enabling people and businesses around the world to access safe, transparent, fair and affordable financial services.

Website
Formerly Known As
Bitreserve
Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Financial Software
Other Industries
Other Financial Services
Primary Office
  • 1703 Laurel Street
  • Columbia, SC 29201
  • United States
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Uphold Valuation and Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
5. Early Stage VC 25-Jan-2018 $57.5M 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Early Stage VC (Series B1) 21-Jan-2016 000 000.00 Completed Startup
3. Early Stage VC (Series B) 10-Dec-2014 000.00 000.00 Completed Startup
2. Early Stage VC (Series A) 26-Feb-2014 $5M $5.5M Completed Startup
1. Seed Round 01-Feb-2014 $500K $500K Completed Startup
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Uphold Investments & Acquisitions (2)

Company Name Date Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
000000 000 22-Feb-2018 000000000000000000 Application Software 0000000 00000000
Bitnet 20-Oct-2016 Merger/Acquisition Financial Software 0000 000000000 00
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Uphold Investors (3)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Board
Seat
Contact
Info
Ricardo Pliego Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Bitcoin Capital Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Hard Yaka Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0

Uphold Executive Team (13)

Name Title Board
Seat
Contact
Info
Adrian Steckel Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Leland Westerfield Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director & Board Member
William Dennings Chief Operating Officer & Board Observer
Robin O'Connell Chief Revenue Officer
Anthony Watson Director & Board Member

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Uphold Board Members (8)

Name Representing Role Since Contact
Info
Adrian Steckel Uphold Chairman & Chief Executive Officer 000 0000
Anthony Watson Uphold Director & Board Member 000 0000
Greg Kidd Hard Yaka Board Member 000 0000
Jim Milby Self Director 000 0000
J.P. Thieriot Uphold Vice Chairman 000 0000

1 Former Board Member

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