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.
Ripple raised $55 million from banks, including its own customers, and in a change for previous growth strategies, is considering making acquisitions.
Sources suggest R3's fundraising could become a topic at a client meeting scheduled for London this week.
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.
Coinbase's first employee has departed to start a blockchain-focused hedge fund.