Browsing the "Investments" Tag

Oil Giant Shell Invests in Startup That Uses Blockchain Tech for Energy Tracking

| Daniel Palmer

A blockchain startup that says it's working to give energy consumers more choice has raised an undisclosed sum from Shell and Sumitomo Group.

Upbit Operator Dunamu Invested $46 Million in Blockchain Startups in Last Year

| Yogita Khatri

South Korean firm Dunamu, operator of cryptocurrency exchange Upbit, says it invested $46 million in 26 blockchain startups over the last year.

money, china

Alibaba’s Ant Financial Backs $10 Million Round for Blockchain Privacy Startup

| Ian Allison

Alibaba affiliate Ant Financial has participated in a $10 million funding round for blockchain privacy startup QEDIT and is using the firm's tech.

Samsung Invests $2.9 Million in Crypto Hardware Startup Ledger

| Nikhilesh De

Samsung has invested nearly $3 million in French crypto hardware wallet maker Ledger.

Lock Up Ether, Get Free Crypto: Twist on Airdrops Attracts Top VCs

| Brady Dale

Governance startup Commonwealth, which offers a new twist on token airdrops, has raised $2 million from a group of notable investors.

Korean Actor Invests in Blockchain Seafood Trade Startup

| Yogita Khatri

South Korean actor and businessman Bae Yong-joon has invested an undisclosed sum in blockchain-based seafood trade startup Seamon.

EOS-Powered Private Blockchain Studio StrongBlock Raises $4 million

| Anna Baydakova

Private blockchain studio StrongBlock – founded by former execs from Block.one, the company behind EOS – has raised $4 million.

Arrington XRP Leads $1 Million Funding Round in Dapp Economy Startup

| Nikhilesh De

Arrington XRP and others have invested $1 million in Totle, a startup helping crypto wallets provide exchange functionality.

South Korea’s Kakao Leads $15 Million Raise for Public Blockchain Startup Orbs

| Nikhilesh De

South Korean messaging giant Kakao has led an over-$15 million crypto investment in Israeli-based public blockchain project Orbs.

Aion Token Project Estimates 18-Month Runway After Bitcoin and Ether Sales

| Leigh Cuen

The Aion Foundation has sold off half of the bitcoin and ether raised in an October 2017 token sale, says its CEO.