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VC firm Borderless Capital floats $25M blockchain fund in Miami

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Borderless Capital’s help for Algorand-based growth has taken one other incremental flip with the enterprise capital agency launching a brand new $25 million fund in Miami.

In an announcement on Wednesday, the funding agency said that the $25 million fund will concentrate on supporting blockchain startups within the metropolis of Miami.

Dubbed the Borderless.Miami Fund, the VC agency is joined by stablecoin issuer Circle to foster the expansion of digital cost and digital capital market growth in Miami.

Other than direct investments in blockchain startups, Borderless Capital can be in search of to launch the Algorand Miami Accelerator. Algorand accelerator programs in Europe and Asia have labored to spur and encourage blockchain developments of their respective jurisdictions.

With Circle within the combine, the deliberate $25 million fund will reportedly use the USD Coin (USDC) stablecoin in addition to different aspects of Circle’s enterprise to advertise digital cost expertise breakthroughs constructed on the Algorand blockchain.

In accordance with Wednesday’s announcement, the blockchain funding fund has already secured help from the town council. Commenting on the event, Miami Mayor Francis Suarez described the fund as an embodiment of the public-private partnership that’s pushing the envelope of blockchain innovation in Miami, including:

“With the help of Algorand, Circle, and different high native companions, we’re constructing an ecosystem consistent with our imaginative and prescient for Miami. I’m so excited to work with Borderless.Miami to make Miami the epicenter for digital capital markets in our pursuit of turning into the ‘Capital of Capital.’”

Certainly, Miami has positioned itself as a forward-thinking city in terms of crypto and blockchain adoption in current months. Town is about to play host the Bitcoin 2021 convention on June 3, with over 50,000 attendees anticipated to grace the three-day occasion.

In accordance with David Garcia, CEO of Borderless Capital, Miami is the place to be by way of blockchain growth. As a part of the announcement, Garcia revealed that the VC agency was relocating its headquarters to the town.