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.
South Korean messaging giant Kakao has led an over-$15 million crypto investment in Israeli-based public blockchain project Orbs.
The Aion Foundation has sold off half of the bitcoin and ether raised in an October 2017 token sale, says its CEO.
Medici Ventures has bought a $2.5 million equity stake in GrainChain, a software firm launching its own blockchain and stablecoin.
Coinbase Ventures, DCG and others have provided $4.5 million in funding for an analytics startup that wants investors to think beyond market cap.
Coinbase's $300 million Series E was about a "war chest" for expansion, not necessity, says Emilie Choi, its VP of corporate and business development.
Cryptocurrencies are now a new institutional investment class, rather than a fully developed electronic cash, a Morgan Stanley report says.