Cryptocurrency exchange Binance has made an undisclosed investment in Chinese media and data source Mars Finance.
Blocko, a blockchain firm working on enterprise applications of the tech, says it's raised $7.44 million from investors including Shinhan Bank.
A blockchain startup that says it's working to give energy consumers more choice has raised an undisclosed sum from Shell and Sumitomo Group.
South Korean firm Dunamu, operator of cryptocurrency exchange Upbit, says it invested $46 million in 26 blockchain startups over the last year.
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 has invested nearly $3 million in French crypto hardware wallet maker Ledger.
Governance startup Commonwealth, which offers a new twist on token airdrops, has raised $2 million from a group of notable investors.
South Korean actor and businessman Bae Yong-joon has invested an undisclosed sum in blockchain-based seafood trade startup Seamon.
Private blockchain studio StrongBlock – founded by former execs from Block.one, the company behind EOS – has raised $4 million.
Arrington XRP and others have invested $1 million in Totle, a startup helping crypto wallets provide exchange functionality.