Category: Investments

Oil Giant Shell Invests in Startup That Uses Blockchain Tech for Energy Tracking

A U.S.-based blockchain startup working to “democratize the energy industry” has raised an undisclosed sum from oil multinational Shell and Japanese business giant Sumitomo Corporation Group. In an announcement published on Wednesday, LO3 Energy said it has developed a “transactive energy platform”...

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Multicoin, Binance, Coinbase Invest in Startup Keeping Private Keys Secure

Blockchain startup Torus has an impressive cap table. The private-key management firm recently closed a $2 million seed round led by Multicoin Capital. The fundraise also saw participation from notable investors like Coinbase Ventures, Sixth Horizon, Accomplice and Terminal. Binance Labs invested...

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Budweiser Owner Invests in Blockchain Startup Working to Alleviate Poverty

Budweiser’s parent company, Anheuser-Busch InBev, is doubling down on its interest in using blockchain tech to assist unbanked workers. Through its ZX Ventures arm, the brewing giant – which also owns the Stella Artois, Corona and Beck’s brands, among many...

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Overstock’s Medici Ventures Leads $7 Million Round for Blockchain Voting Startup

Blockchain-based mobile voting platform Voatz has raised $7 million in a Series A round led by Overstock’s Medici Ventures and Techstars. Urban Innovation Fund and Oakhouse Partners also participated in the funding, according to an announcement provided to CoinDesk Thursday....

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