A startup which focuses on discovering and analyzing dapps, DappRadar has raised 2.1 million euros in seed funding. It was participated by Blockchain.com Ventures, Angel Invest Berlin, and Naspers which has led the investment round. Naspers’ investment lead Banafsheh Fathieh expounded, “Naspers Ventures’ strategy is to invest in companies and sectors with high, long-term growth potential. Blockchain is beginning to disrupt and revolutionize a number of key industries…”
The Acuitas Group Holdings, Arrington XRP Capital, Consensus Capital, & others have participated in Series A funding round of CasperLabs (an open-source blockchain platform) to raise $14.5 million as capital. The owner of the led investor Acuitas, Terren Piezer said, “Scalability of a product and company is the leading driver of value creation. Consistently, the most proficiently scalable company becomes the industry leader.”
A blockchain company based in Toronto, Bitcoin Bay has partnered with a US-founded investor network for the blockchain sector, BitAngels to boost the investment in blockchain to help industry grew in Canada. The director of Bitcoin Bay, Edward Buchi commented, “Through our partnership, we aim to accelerate blockchain adoption not only in Toronto, but internationally, by connecting global entrepreneurs, investors, and communities through exclusive networking events.”
A blockchain ecosystem, Outlier Ventures has shared that it has recently invested and become the strategic advisor to a decentralized secure computation protocol, Enigma. The CEO of Outlier Ventures, Jamie Burke commented, “They bring huge and immediate synergies to our growing stack of investments both at the Compute layer and more widely and we are looking forward to integrating them into our ecosystem.”
A blockchain-powered ecosystem providing trust solutions, Jur has shared that they have received an amount of investment from Fenbushi Capital (a venture capital firm based in China). Jur CEO, Alessandro Palombo expressed. “We’re excited to have closed this deal with one of the most authoritative VCs in the blockchain world, and one that is notoriously selective.”
The U.S government is taking a high precaution when it comes to cryptocurrency-related activities. However, numerous major companies in the country such as IBM, Facebook and many more are investing their funds heavily in blockchain technology. An analysis that is also a crypto public relation expert, Yuval Halevi have shared that IBM itself has invested more than 300% this year alone.
The investment & venture arm of internet giant company headquartered in South Korea, Kakao Investment is eyeing on purchasing a beauty dApp named FitsMe owned by Cosmochain (a blockchain startup). The plan to acquires the app owned by a blockchain startup, Cosmochain parallel with their initiative in launching a new beauty service which will link Kakao’s hair salon booking service, Kakao Hairshop.
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.”
Dunamu & Partner a subsidiary of South Korean Fintech Duniamu has achieved investing about $46 million in 26 different blockchain. Ryan Lee, CEO of Dunamu & Partners said, “Our goal is to contribute to the healthy growth of the blockchain ecosystem by actively investing in startups with world-class technology and services with potential for real-life implementation.”
A fintech company based in South Korea, Dunamu, has shared that they have invested approximately $46 million worth of investment for 26 blockchain startups last year. The CEO of Dunam, Ryan Lee then explained their vision in blockchain space, “Our goal is to contribute to the healthy growth of the blockchain ecosystem by actively investing in startups with world-class technology and services with potential for real-life implementation.”