Functionland Raises $1.1M in Seed Funding

Investments from Outlier Ventures, Protocol Labs, Master Ventures and others will support hardware launch and further development of the Borg Protocol with committed Layer 1 partners. TORONTO, ON, Jan. 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ - Functionland inc., builders of blockchain-attached storage and the Borg Protocol, announced an additional USD 1.1M in seed funding today. The round was oversubscribed by 40%, reflecting [...]

Tom Brady’s NFT Platform, Autograph, Raises $170M Series B

LA has become somewhat of a hotspot of NFT-related activity over the last year. A long line of NFT platforms have chosen to plant their legs in the sands of Silicon Beach, and investors are taking notice. The latest raise for Santa Monica-based NFT agency Autograph is a surefire sign that the NFT market will remain one [...]

Parity Technologies and MediLedger Network Announce Partnership to Deliver Blockchain-Powered Solutions to the Life Sciences Industry

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Chronicled, the technology company behind MediLedger Network, has entered into a partnership with Parity Technologies, the developer behind Polkadot and Substrate; together the two will leverage modern peer-to-peer communication and blockchain technologies to improve the integrity and efficiency of the Life Sciences supply chain. The MediLedger Network is the leading blockchain-powered [...]

Blockchain Founders Fund Announces First Close of $75 Million Venture Fund

SINGAPORE, Jan. 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Blockchain Founders Fund, announced the principal close of BFF II. The $75m fund saw participation from notable investors from across the blockchain and crypto industry as well as many reputable family offices from around the world. Roger Lim, Founding Partner of NEO Global Capital (NGC) and investor in BFF II said, "BFF is an [...]

Sayata Extends A Round To $52 Million To Make Business Insurance More Accessible

Sayata Extends A Round To $52 Million To Make Business Insurance More Accessible USA - English  Seeing more than 10X growth in 2021, Sayata looks to expand its insurance distribution platform by adding more business insurance lines. NEWS PROVIDED BY Sayata  Jan 24, 2022, 09:00 ET SHARE THIS ARTICLE BOSTON, Jan. 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Sayata, the leading [...]

Jellysmack Launches an Ambitious New YouTube Catalog Licensing Venture as Part of its Creator Program, Earmarking $500M in Capital to Fund Accomplished Creators

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Jellysmack is all in on video creators. Today the full-service creator company announced the expansion of its fast-growing global Creator Program with a new venture that offers upfront capital to qualified creators in exchange for licensing videos in the creator's YouTube library. Jellysmack's unmatched deep data and AI capabilities [...]

Klarity lands $18m Series A to Expand Its Document Automation Platform for Finance and Accounting

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Klarity, the AI platform that turns documents into structured data and frees humans from painful and voluminous document review, today announces $18M in Series A funding led by Tola Capital with participation from new and existing investors. With 5x growth over the past three quarters, the company continues to scale and meet the needs of [...]

PATRÓN® Tequila Launches First-Ever NFT with BlockBar, World’s First DTC NFT Marketplace for Wine & Spirits

ATOTONILCO EL ALTO, Jalisco, Mexico, Jan. 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- PATRÓN, the world's number one ultra-premium tequila, has teamed up with, the world's first direct to consumer NFT marketplace for wine and spirits, to launch its first-ever NFT, unlocking a bottle of the limited-edition PATRÓN Chairman's Reserve. This a one-of-a-kind, exclusive blend is an incredible aged [...]

Leading Capital Markets Protocol Folks Finance Closes $3 Million Seed Funding Round

The round was led by Borderless Capital with participation from Jump Crypto, Parafi Capital, Coinbase Ventures, Genesis Capital, the Algorand Foundation, and more MILAN, Jan. 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Folks Finance, the leading capital markets protocol for borrowing and lending built on the top of Algorand blockchain, announces the closing of its $3M Seed Funding Round, led by Borderless Capital with participation [...]

HashEx Launches New AnalytEx Project Powered By $1M Seed Round

NEW YORK, Jan. 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Smart contract audit firm HashEx has recently completed a seed investment round, funneling the funds into developing a new product called AnalytEx. It is an advanced analytics ecosystem that will focus on providing clients with data and insights on various crypto-related passive-income opportunities. HashEx is widely known in the crypto [...]