Indian bitcoin exchange startup Uncoin has raised $1.5m in a new funding round.
Digital currency exchange Bitso has raised $2.5m in new funding.
BigchainDB has raised $3m to help turn tradition databases into blockchains.
China's Juzhen Financials has raised $23m (¥153m) to develop clearing and settlement solutions based on blockchain.
Digital asset trading service Crypto Facilities has raised $1.5m in new funding.
Board members of the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) recently took part in a discussion on blockchain technology.
Bank blockchain leads are leaving to build startups, a trend signalling that opportunities in the private blockchain space remain abundant.
Pantera Capital partner and chief technology officer Steven Waterhouse has officially left the VC firm.
A technology initiative backed by the Dubai government has launched a $275m startup investment fund.
Brave Software has raised $4.5m to expand on its efforts to let users send bitcoin micropayments to their favorite websites.