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.
ICON, one of the world’s largest decentralised networks, has signed a long-term deal with Band Protocol to support data-driven DApp development on its blockchain.
Radix (www.radixdlt.com), the first layer-one protocol for decentralised finance (DeFi) has raised USD12.7 million to support the growth, decentralisation, and development of its platform for building and deploying DeFi applications.
Leading trade digitalisation technology provider Bolero International has announced significant new partnerships with CommChain and Envoy to embed electronic bill of lading into their blockchain based digital trade platforms built on R3’s Corda.
msg, one of Germany’s largest IT consulting and system-integration companies, has formalised a strategic alliance with Marco Polo, a distributed trade finance network.
Northern Trust and BondEvalue have completed the first trade of a fractionalized blockchain-based bond.
Huobi Group, a leading blockchain company, has established, Huobi DeFi Labs, a platform for DeFi (Decentralised Finance) research, investment, and incubation and eco system building in DeFi space.
Traders can now create and launch their own trading pairs following the integration of the EvolutionDex on the blockchain platform.
W3BCLOUD, a joint venture between Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) and ConsenSys, has completed its initial close of USD20.5 million in convertible notes from Advanced Micro Devices (NASDAQ: AMD) and ConsenSys, along with several family offices in the United Arab Emirates.
Vanguard, Symbiont and partners collaborate on digitalisation of currency forwards market using blockchain tech
Vanguard and technology provider Symbiont, in conjunction with Bank of New York Mellon, State Street, and Franklin Templeton, are actively exploring the application of distributed ledger technology (DLT) to foreign-exchange forwards, bringing transparency and workflow efficiencies to the over-the-counter currency market.