November 16, 2015
Many VCs have poured money into bitcoin/blockchain startups realizing the potential of what could become the IC engine of FinTech, and rightly so. Some of these startups are at the cutting edge of problem-solving. Also, investment of time, energy and money from firms such as Goldman Sachs, Visa and NASDAQ has proved that bitcoin/blockchain hold a lot of real potential in FinTech.
Here are some of the major funding deals done by these companies:
1. 21 Inc.
Funding raised: $116 million
The company raised $116 million in its funding round in March 2015. The funding was led by investors such as Andreessen Horowitz, RRE Ventures, Khosla Ventures, Data Collective, and Yuan Capital, a C ...