Browsing the "Funding" Tag

University of Michigan Considers Further Investment in A16z’s Crypto Fund

| Yogita Khatri

The University of Michigan, which has an endowment valued at about $12 billion, may further invest in Andreessen Horowitz’s crypto fund.

Galaxy Digital Backs $15 Million Raise for Crypto Analytics Firm CipherTrace

| Daniel Palmer

Blockchain and crypto security firm CipherTrace has raised $15 million in funding from investors including Mike Novogratz's Galaxy Digital.

Goldman Sachs Veterans Raise $3 Million to Fight Crypto Manipulation

| Yogita Khatri

A U.S.-based crypto market surveillance startup led by former Goldman Sachs fintech engineers has raised $3 million in seed funding.

Morgan Creek Digital Joins $3.1 Million Round for Tokenized Real-Estate Firm

| Yogita Khatri

Digital assets manager Morgan Creek Digital has backed a $3.1 million seed round for tokenized real-estate startup RealBlocks.

Ripple Partners With Chinese University for Blockchain Research Program

| Yogita Khatri

Ripple has teamed up with a top Chinese university for a research program focused on blockchain regulation and development.

OECD: ICOs Have Financing Benefits But Aren’t a Mainstream Option

| Nikhilesh De

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development thinks ICOs may be a beneficial fundraising tool, but not yet for "mainstream" firms.

US Department of Energy to Fund Blockchain Research Projects

| Yogita Khatri

The U.S. Department of Energy is offering funding of up to $4.8 million for fossil energy research, including blockchain applications.

Ethereum Foundation Grants $5 Million to Parity Technologies

| Yogita Khatri

The Ethereum Foundation has awarded a grant of $5 million to Parity Technologies to support its work on ethereum 2.0.

UNICEF Funds 6 Blockchain Startups to ‘Solve Global Challenges’

| Nikhilesh De

UNICEF is investing $100,000 in six blockchain startups to solve issues affecting developing economies.

Ohio Accelerators to Pump Over $100 Million into Blockchain Startups

| Yogita Khatri

Two startup accelerators in the U.S. state of Ohio are reportedly to invest more than $100 million into blockchain firms, and more may follow.