Blockchain and crypto security firm CipherTrace has raised $15 million in funding from investors including Mike Novogratz’s Galaxy Digital. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/galaxy-digital-backs-15-million-raise-for-crypto-analytics-firm-ciphertrace.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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A U.S.-based crypto market surveillance startup led by former Goldman Sachs fintech engineers has raised $3 million in seed funding. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/market-surveillance-startup-raises-3-million-to-tackle-crypto-manipulation.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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The Seoul Metropolitan Government has committed over $1 billion to invest in innovative startups by 2022, including blockchain firms. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/south-korean-capitals-1-billion-startup-fund-will-include-blockchain-firms.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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PayPal co-founder and venture capitalist Peter Thiel has backed a $2.1 million seed round for crypto investment startup Layer1. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/peter-thiel-backs-2-1-million-round-for-crypto-investment-startup-layer1.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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David Johnston’s new Yeoman’s Growth Capital will invest exclusively in live blockchain projects. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/fund-seeks-200-million-to-help-startups-survive-a-crypto-winter.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News and Information.

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ErisX has closed a $27.5 million Series B funding round to build a regulated crypto spot and futures market. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/fidelity-bitmain-and-more-invest-27-million-in-crypto-trading-platform-erisx.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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Conflux, a scalable blockchain project with a Turing Award-winning co-founder, has raised $35 million from backers including Sequoia and Baidu. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/35-million-sequoia-baidu-back-turing-award-winners-blockchain-project.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Enterprise Singapore, a government agency set up to develop the startup ecosystem, is supporting a new blockchain accelerator program. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/singapore-government-agency-backs-new-blockchain-accelerator.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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ConsenSys Labs has led a $2.1 million seed round for AZTEC, a startup working to make ethereum transactions private. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/consensys-backs-2-1-million-funding-round-for-ethereum-privacy-startup.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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Security token startup Securitize has raised $12.75 million in Series A funding backed by Coinbase Ventures and Ripple’s Xpring, among others. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/coinbase-backs-security-token-startups-12-75-million-funding-round. …

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One of the bitcoin community’s best-known artists is gearing up to launch a blockchain-powered video game with investor backing. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/bitcoin-puzzle-artists-blockchain-gaming-startup-valued-at-13-million.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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Bitcoin rewards platform Lolli has raised $2.25 million in seed funding from investors including Bain Capital Ventures. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/bain-capital-backs-2-25-million-round-for-bitcoin-rewards-startup-lolli.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News…

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Bitfury Group has just closed an $80 million funding round led by venture capital firm Korelya Capital. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/crypto-mining-tech-firm-bitfury-closes-80-million-funding-round/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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StarkWare, an Israel-based blockchain specialist which commercializes a zero-knowledge proof system, has secured $30 million from high profile names within the cryptocurrency ecosystem, including Consensys, Coinbase Ventures, Intel Capital, Pantera,…

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StarkWare, the company behind the zk-STARKS privacy tech, just raised $30 million in equity funding from a number of major firms. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/paradigm-leads-30-million-funding-for-crypto-privacy-startup-starkware/. …

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Algorand, the blockchain protocol founded by MIT professor and Turing Award winner Silvio Micali, has raised $62 million in new funding. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/mit-professors-blockchain-protocol-nets-62-million-in-new-funding/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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One of crypto’s oldest pledges has finally been fulfilled. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/boost-vc-just-fulfilled-a-crypto-funding-pledge-4-years-in-the-making/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News and Information.

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Medici Ventures, the wholly-owned blockchain subsidiary of Overstock.com, was the sole investor at the Series A funding round of blockchain-powered social network Minds with an investment of $6 million. Blockchain…

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Smart contract security startup Synthetic Minds has raised $5.5 million from investors including Pantera Capital. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/pantera-capital-backs-blockchain-security-startups-5-5-million-round/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News…

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Blockchain startup Adhara, which aims to bring zero knowledge proofs to central bank systems, has secured $15 million in new funding from Consensys. This article is originally written and posted…

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Blockchain finance firm Clearmatics has closed a $12-million Series A funding round led by Route 66 Ventures. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/blockchain-finance-startup-clearmatics-raises-12-million-in-new-funding/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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Has Yale University just plunged into the turbulent waters of the cryptocurrency space? A new Bloomberg report suggests it has. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/yale-university-said-to-invest-in-400-million-paradigm-crypto-fund/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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Medici Ventures, the blockchain accelerator arm of Overstock.com, has made a seven-figure investment in wine-tracking startup VinX. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/overstocks-medici-ventures-backs-firm-tackling-fake-wine-with-blockchain/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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VC investment in blockchain and cryptocurrency startups is soaring in 2018, having already almost tripled last year’s total, says a report. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/vc-investment-in-blockchain-startups-is-up-280-so-far-this-year/. …

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Korea Investment Partners, the largest venture capital firm in South Korea, just invested in its first blockchain startup. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/south-koreas-largest-venture-firm-backs-first-blockchain-startup/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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Blockchain payments startup Veem has closed a $25 million funding round led by Goldman Sachs, it announced Wednesday. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/goldman-sachs-leads-25-million-funding-for-blockchain-startup-veem/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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Blockchain startup Bitwala has raised €4 million in new funding that will help develop a planned blockchain bank account offering. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/crypto-payments-startup-bitwala-raises-e4-million-in-new-funding/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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Bitmain said that DST Global invested in the company when it didn’t. A disgruntled investor wants to take Bitmain to court over the false claim. This article is originally written…

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Ethereum wallet service MyCrypto has raised $4 million in a Series A round led by Polychain Capital. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/polychain-leads-ether-wallet-mycryptos-4-million-fundraise/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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A16z crypto and Polychain Capital lead a $102 million funding round for decentralized cloud foundation Dfinity. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/102-million-a16z-polychain-back-blockchain-project-dfinity-funding-round/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto…

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A16z crypto and Polychain Capital lead a $102 million funding round for decentralized cloud foundation Dfinity. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/102-million-a16z-polychain-back-blockchain-project-dfinitys-funding-round/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto…

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Crypto mining giant Bitmain may be losing its advantage in developing miners amid other potential cash-flow issues, according to Alliance Bernstein. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/report-questions-bitmains-revenue-as-crypto-miner-seeks-ipo/. …

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