Bitcoin startup Coins has raised $5m in funding from Alphabet chairman Eric Schmidt's fund and incubators backed by local telcos.
A startup aiming to bridge the worlds of blockchain tech and biometric security has raised $3m in new funding.
A startup headquartered in London is using blockchain to power a next-generation stock market has raised $2.6m in new venture funding.
Blockchain startup Factom has raised a $4.2m in new funding as part of a newly announced Series A.
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.
The UK Government has launched a new technology competition inviting submissions related to distributed ledger technology.
Ripple raised $55 million from banks, including its own customers, and in a change for previous growth strategies, is considering making acquisitions.