CapitalG was among the investors in the digital asset transfer service’s latest round, which boosted its overall funding to $1bn and valued it at $8bn.

US-based asset transfer infrastructure operator Fireblocks has raised $550m in series E funding from investors including internet technology group Alphabet’s CapitalG unit, at a time when more traditional banks are looking into cryptocurrencies. Investment group D1 Capital Partners and venture capital firm Spark Capital co-led the round, which included General Atlantic, Index Ventures, Mammoth, Altimeter…

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