A group of investors has launched a new blockchain-focused VC fund worth $50 million, aiming to bring the technology to the masses.
B3i, a blockchain startup owned by some of the world's top insurance firms, raised $16 million last month, Swiss records show.
The University of Michigan, which has an endowment valued at about $12 billion, may further invest in Andreessen Horowitz’s crypto fund.
Blockchain and crypto security firm CipherTrace has raised $15 million in funding from investors including Mike Novogratz's Galaxy Digital.
A U.S.-based crypto market surveillance startup led by former Goldman Sachs fintech engineers has raised $3 million in seed funding.
Digital assets manager Morgan Creek Digital has backed a $3.1 million seed round for tokenized real-estate startup RealBlocks.
Ripple has teamed up with a top Chinese university for a research program focused on blockchain regulation and development.
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development thinks ICOs may be a beneficial fundraising tool, but not yet for "mainstream" firms.
The U.S. Department of Energy is offering funding of up to $4.8 million for fossil energy research, including blockchain applications.
The Ethereum Foundation has awarded a grant of $5 million to Parity Technologies to support its work on ethereum 2.0.