Jill Carlson, Meltem Demirors Back $3.3M Round for Non-Custodial Settlement Protocol Arwen – CoinDesk

Arwen, a non-custodial settlement protocol developer, has raised $3.3 million in a funding round including Meltem Demirors at CoinShares and Jill Carlson at Slow Ventures. According to Arwen CEO and co-founder Sharon Goldberg, Slow Ventures led the round, which also included Collaborative Fund, Underscore VC and DG Lab Fund. The funding will help the Boston-based […]

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Listia Raised $15M With Its XNK ICO. Now It’s Ditching the Token for Props – CoinDesk

Listia is discontinuing work on the Ink protocol, a cryptocurrency built for marketplaces, CoinDesk has learned. The project was funded with a $15 million token sale for the XNK ERC-20 token, which announced results in January 2018. Listia, a used-goods marketplace, is now shifting entirely to the props network, created by Union Square Ventures–backed startup […]

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Asian Conglomerates Lead $31M Round for Blockchain Remittance Firm Lightnet – CoinDesk

Lightnet, the company behind the Velo Protocol, recently raised $31.2 million in a Series A round. The funding was led by major financial and business groups including UOB Venture Management, Seven Bank, Uni-President Asset Holdings, HashKey Capital, Hopeshine Ventures, Signum Capital, Du Capital and Hanwha Investment and Securities, according to a press release on Monday. […]

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Gabriele Rigo: “Towards The Open Exchange of Value: Transaction Latency and Scalability Solutions”

Gabriele Rigo, CEO and Founder of RigoBlock, a protocol for decentralised fund infrastructure – has recently posted an article regarding the evolution of translation latency and scalability within blockchain technology. “The prevalence of this terminology in the ICO space simply demonstrates this point. Blockchain itself, has now become such a buzzword you would be hard […]

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