Chainalysis, the blockchain data platform, has secured a USD100 million Series E financing led by Coatue, bringing its valuation to USD4.2 billion. Previous investors Benchmark, Accel, Addition, Dragoneer, Durable Capital Partners, and 9Yards Capital increased their investment in the company, and Altimeter, Blackstone, GIC, Pictet, Sequoia Heritage, and SVB Capital also participated.
Dutch blockchain investment fund Maven 11 Capital has raised EUR40 million which it will invest in start- and scale-ups creating innovative financial services and building Web 3.0. using blockchain technology.
Fetch.ai, a Cambridge-based artificial intelligence lab building an open-access decentralised machine learning network for smart infrastructure, has launched v2.0 of its Mainnet with 30 validators, including Outlier Ventures, Forbole, and InfStones.
Fireblocks has raised USD30 million in Series B funding, bringing its cumulative fundraising to USD46 million. This round was led by Paradigm with participation from existing investors, Cyberstarts, Tenaya Capital, Swisscom, Galaxy Digital, Digital Currency Group (DCG), and Cedar Hill Capital.
Bixin Ventures has launched a USD100 million proprietary capital fund to support the global blockchain ecosystem and infrastructure necessary for the future of open finance through a permissionless and decentralised network.
Aspire Technology, the developer of the Aspire digital asset creation platform, has closed both a USD1.175 million equity round, and a USD1.23 million private token presale for a total of more than USD2.4 million of new capital, according to Aspire technology chairman, Michael Terpin,
VNX Exchange, a Luxembourg-based digital asset investment platform, has completed the first VC deal in Europe utilising blockchain tech.
Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) has become the first US university to invest in Cosimo Ventures’s new, blockchain-focused tokenised fund, Cosimo X.
Blockchain Valley Ventures (BVV), a blockchain technology-focused venture capital firm, in collaboration with Delio, a provider of private markets investment technology, has launched the BVV Dealroom - a virtual deal marketplace for blockchain startups and investors.
Blockdaemon, a blockchain infrastructure platform for node management serving institutions and developers, has completed a strategic funding round of USD5.5 million led by venture capital (VC) firms focused on blockchain technology.