SBF continues acquiring stakes in competition with BlockFi talks

FTX’s CEO Sam Bankman-Fried is in talks to acquire a stake in crypto lending firm BlockFi. CryptoSlate recently reported the possibility of a deal following a $250 million line of credit issued to BlockFi from FTX. On June 23.

SBF took additional shares in Voyager following a $200 million and 15K Bitcoin loan to the company leaving him with an 11% stake in the company.The Wall Street Journal has now confirmed that FTX is currently negotiating with BlockFi and the two parties have yet to reach an equity agreement. Liam first got into crypto by mining Dogecoin after hours at his video production company in 2013. Since then he has become a ‘blockchain maximalist’ and subsequently, a web3 strategic consultant.


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