Tradeshift made $400 million in total from the Series E funding round including Goldman Sachs $250 million. The company aimed at pushing blockchain development to benefit the supply chain industry. The CEO and co-founder of the company stated, “The investment will enable us to continue our rapid growth and consolidate our leadership position.”
The Blockstream, a bitcoin startup had introduced a micropayment processing system. It would make it easier to construct bitcoin apps above the Lightning Network. This technique does not affect or alter the underlying bitcoin code but adds up another layer. With the efficient functioning of the same, the blockchain transactions would be made more quickly at cheap rates.
The Prasos, a startup, Finland bitcoin and Blockchain technology raised €2.5 million for development of its cryptocurrency investment services for the benefit of traditional investors. It will also expand its existence in Europe and establish listing on Nasdaq First North marketplace.
The community set up for Blockchain development, Blockchain Guild, has made its maiden award. The awarding of 0.5 Bitcoin to Kalle Alm, a bitcoin prime member will be used to work on a Bitcoin Script Debugger. The supporters for the award were Christopher Allen, Jimmy Song, Tuur Demeester, Charlie Lee and Zcash.