Tag Archives: Venture Capital

04Apr/19

New $50 Million Fund Makes First Investment in Blockchain ID Startup

A new $50 million VC fund has been set up by Nasdaq-listed company Okta to invest in early-stage technology startups, including those working with blockchain. Okta, which provides identity management solutions, announced theRead More…

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25Mar/19

Blockchain Insurance Consortium B3i Quietly Raises $16 Million

B3i, a blockchain startup owned by some of the world’s largest insurance companies, quietly raised about $16 million last month, bringing its total capital to over $22 million, according to corporate registryRead More…

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20Mar/19

1confirmation, Canaan Partners Back Startup Pushing New Spin on Airdrops

A startup offering a new twist on token airdrops has raised $2 million from a group of notable investors, CoinDesk has learned. The investment in governance startup Commonwealth was led by 1confirmation, Canaan PartnersRead More…

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19Mar/19

Galaxy Digital Backs $5.25 Million Round for Blockchain Staking Startup

Blockchain staking startup Bison Trails has raised $5.25 million in a series seed funding round backed by Mike Novogratz’s Galaxy Digital. Announcing the news on Friday, Bison Trails said the round was ledRead More…

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17Mar/19

Crypto Investment App Donut Raises $1.8 Million in Seed Funding

Cryptocurrency investment app provider Donut has raised $1.8 million in a seed funding round. The Germany-based startup told CoinDesk on Thursday that the round was led by early-stage venture capital firm Redalpine.Read More…

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15Mar/19

Paradigm Leads $9 Million Round for Cosmos Creator Tendermint

Blockchain interoperability project Tendermint has raised $9 million in a Series A funding round led by technology-focused venture capital firm Paradigm. Announcing the news on Thursday, Tendermint said that other participants in theRead More…

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14Mar/19

Crypto Mogul Moshe Hogeg’s ICOs Have Unusual Patterns, Analysis Finds

Best-known internationally as the chief executive of the blockchain smartphone startup Sirin Labs, Moshe Hogeg is becoming known for something else in Israel – mounting lawsuits. As reported extensively by regional newsRead More…

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12Mar/19

Overstock’s Medici Acquires Stake in Blockchain Banking Startup

Medici Ventures, the blockchain investment arm of Overstock, has acquired a 5.1 percent equity stake in blockchain banking startup Bankorus. Announcing the news on Monday, Overstock said Bankorus’ blockchain platform allows individualsRead More…

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08Mar/19

Japanese Finance Giant Nomura Invests in Smart Contract Auditing Startup

Japan financial group Nomura has invested in Y Combinator-backed smart contract auditing startup Quantstamp. U.S.-based Quantstamp announced Wednesday that it is setting up a subsidiary in Japan following a “significant” investment from NomuraRead More…

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06Mar/19

Argentinian Government to Invest in Binance-Backed Blockchain Startups

The government of Argentina is set to invest in early-stage blockchain startups backed by the venture arm of cryptocurrency exchange Binance. The country’s Ministry of Production and Labour announced Wednesday that itRead More…

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