New York bitcoin exchange itBit has raised $25m in a new Series A round from investors including RRE Ventures and Liberty City Ventures.
Fenway Summer participated in the latest funding round for cross-border blockchain payments solution provider Align Commerce.
The EU's securities watchdog has issued a call for evidence to ascertain if and when blockchain technology can "enter the financial mainstream".
Crypto 2.0 startup DigitalTangible has announced it will rebrand as Serica (Greek for silk), a move that marks an expansion beyond precious metals.
The former digital currency trading division at SecondMarket has relaunched as the newest subsidiary of Digital Currency Group, Genesis Trading.
Factom has raised 579 BTC, or roughly $140,000, through the first day of its software sale.
SBT Venture Capital partner Mircea Mihaescu has suggested that the blockchain could replace the current banking system.
The Bitcoin Investment Trust is set to become the first publicly traded bitcoin fund, having received approval from US securities regulator FINRA.
Bitcoin hardware wallet startup Ledger has raised €1.3m in an investment round led by French VC fund, XAnge Private Equity.
Kenya-based bitcoin services provider BitPesa has raised $1.1m in funding led by Pantera Capital and including Bitcoin Opportunity Corp.