A blockchain-powered platform for peer-to-peer energy trading, LO3 Energy has recently received an undisclosed amount of investment from Shell Ventures and Sumitomo Corporation Group, a Japanese firm. The investment of director of Shell Ventures, Kirk Coburn explained, “As we move into a less carbonized future, Shell aims to invest in innovative companies that will help enable the energy transition. LO3 Energy fits right in that space.”
A blockchain firm headquartered in China, Cailu has successfully raised $10 million USD in a series A round funding which was led by GCBI Ventures. The Co-founder of Orka Capital, Zheng Jian Wei commented, “With the increasing proliferation and interest from both major institutions and the public in Blockchain technology, Cailu would be a great avenue to create awareness and dialogue between the two.”
A blockchain CRM ecosystem platform named Cere Network has shared that it has received strategic funding from the Binance Labs, Arrington XRP Capital and NEO Global Capital. The CEO of Cere Network, Fred Jin mentioned, “Our mission with Cere Network is to leverage blockchain to empower businesses to have control over their own data and unlock the potential of collaborative microservices on top of the un-siloed user data.”
A blockchain investment network, RealBlocks has successfully raised $3.6 million in a seed round. The CEO of RealBlocks, Perrin Quarshie expressed, “We are excited to have BlockchainK2 join a group of investors that supports RealBlocks’ mission to open alternative investments to investors around the world. There is a growing demand from investors and financial intermediaries to access the potential of the alternative investment market.”
Advanced Blockchain AG set to become the first blockchain development company to launch on Xetra, Deutsche Börse-operated digital stock exchange. Xetra is Frankfurt, Germany & it’s an all electronic exchange which has more than 200 trading members from across 16 European nations. Advanced Blockchain AG has partnered with German Telecom firm for blockchain IoT platform.
A Houston-based blockchain company has successfully raised $4.5 million to bring blockchain technology into the world of private securities. The CEO of iownit.us, Rashad Kurbanov commented, “We’re doing everything we can to get this correct from the very start… we ask permission first because we don’t want to ever be in a position where we’re asking for forgiveness.”
A blockchain API company, dfuse has shared that it has successfully raised $3.5 million (USD) in an oversubscribed seed round led by Multicoin Capital. The CEO of dfuse, Marc-Antoine Ross explained, “With the support of Multicoin Capital and Intel Capital, we’re thrilled to bring this buttery-smooth dev experience to the most promising blockchain ecosystems.”
A blockchain-powered video streaming platform named Livepeer has successfully raised $8 million worth of fund in a Series A funding round. The co-founder of Livepeer, Doug Petkanics explained, “We’re excited that this new capital will enable Livepeer to productize this technology and drive adoption amongst not only apps and DApps, but scaled video-enabled businesses and enterprises as well.”