Browsing the "Funding" Tag

New $50 Million Venture Fund Eyes Global Blockchain Adoption

| Yogita Khatri

A group of investors has launched a new blockchain-focused VC fund worth $50 million, aiming to bring the technology to the masses.

Blockchain Insurance Consortium B3i Quietly Raises $16 Million

| Ian Allison

B3i, a blockchain startup owned by some of the world's top insurance firms, raised $16 million last month, Swiss records show.

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.