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Since the genesis of bitcoin in 2009, entrepreneurs & technology leaders have been using Digital Currency and the under-pinning blockchain ledger technology, to disrupt a variety of global markets. 

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Streami

 Streami - $2- Seed

 24 December 2015 Shinhan Bank, Shinhan Data Systems, ICB, Bluepoint Partners

Cumulative: $2M | Financial Services | South Korea |


BTCSBTCS - $1.45-/- 

22 December 2015 | Cavalry Fund I LP

Cumulative: $3.75M | Mining | Virginia, US |


PursePurse - $1M - Seed

7 December 2015 | Digital Currency Group

Cumulative: $1.3M | Payment processor | San Francisco , US |


BitwageBitwage - $0.76M - Seed

19 November 2015 | Orange Telecom, Draper Associates, Cloud Money Ventures, Saeed Amidi

Cumulative: $0.76M | Financial Services | San Francisco , US |


Align CommerceAlign Commerce - $12.5M - Series A

17 November 2015 | Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Digital Currency Group, FS Venture Capital, Pantera Capital, Recruit Ventures Partners, Silicon Valley Bank Ventures

Cumulative: $12.5M | Financial Services | San Francisco , US |


ZapchainZapchain - $0.35M - Seed

6 November 2015 | Adam Draper, Tim Draper, Boost Bitcoin Fund

Cumulative: $0.35M | Payment processor San Francisco , US |


Factom

Factom - $0.4M - Seed

14 October 2015 | Kuala Innovations

Cumulative: $1.5M | Infrastructure | Texas , US |


Scorechain

ScoreChain - $0.57M Seed 

12 October 2015 | -/- 

Cumulative: $0.57M |Financial Services | Luxembourg |


Ripple LabsRipple Labs - $4Series A

6 October 2015 | Santander InnoVentures, Seagate Technology LLC, CME Ventures

Cumulative: $38.6M | Financial Services San Francisco, US|


OrbOrb - $2.3M - Seed

6 October 2015 | Adways Inc, Ceres, Monex Ventures, SBI Investment

Cumulative: $2.8M | Financial Services | Tokyo, Japan |


CoinplugCoinplug - $5M - Second

2 October 2015 | KB Investment, SBI Investment, Atinum Investment Co. Ltd.

Cumulative: $8.3M | Universal | Seoul, South Korea |

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SafecashSafe Cash Payment Technologies - $1.12M - Seed

29 September 2015 |Bialla Ventures, Naveen Jain, Vuk Bulajic, Vinh Vo, Chris Kitze

 Cumulative: $1.12M | Financial Services | San Francisco, US |


PEYPey - $1.12M - Seed 

17 September 2015 | Marc Junker, Frank Biedka, Hartmut A Borchers, Jürgen Pleteit, Olav Vier genannt Strawe, Tobias Jankowiak

Cumulative: $0.34M | Infrastructure | Hanover, Germany |


CoinalyticsSkry (Coinalytics) - $1.1M - Seed

10 September 2015 | The Hive

Cumulative: $1.2M | Financial Services | San Francisco, US |


AbraAbra - $12M - First

10 September 2015 | Arbor Ventures, RRE Ventures, First Round Capital

Cumulative: $14M | Financial Services | San Francisco, US |


Case WalletCase - $1M - Seed

10 September 2015 | Future\Perfect Ventures

Cumulative: $2.25M | Wallet | New York, US |


ChainChain - $30M - Second

9 September 2015 | Visa, Nasdaq, Citi Ventures, Capital One, Fiserv, Orange, Khosla Ventures, RRE Ventures, Thrive Capital, SV Angel, David Coulter, Peter Diamandis and Kevin Ryan

Cumulative: $43.7M | Infrastructure |  San Francisco, US |


ShapeShiftShapeShift - $1.6M - First

8 September 2015 | Digital Currency Group, Roger Ver, Bruce Fenton, Michael Terpin, Trevor Koverko

Cumulative: $2.13M | Exchange | Zug, Switzerland |


PaymiumPaymium - $1.12M Seed 

2 September 2015 | Newfund, Kima Ventures, Galitt

Cumulative: $1.12M | Payment Processor |Paris, France |


FilamentFilament - $5M - First

18 August 2015 | Bullpen Capital, Verizon Ventures, Samsung Ventures, Crosslink Capital, Digital Currency Group, Haystack, Working Lab Capital, TechStars

Cumulative: $6.2M | Infrastructure |  Reno, US |


bitFlyerBitFlyer - $4- First

12 August 2015 | Mitsubishi UFJ Capital Co, Venture Labo Investment Co, Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Venture Capital Co, Dentsu Digital Holdings Inc, Quick Corp

Cumulative: $6.94M | Exchange | Tokyo, Japan |


KaikoKaiko (Challenger Deep) - $1.86- Seed

23 July 2015 | Pascal Gauthier

Cumulative: $1.86M | Infrastructure | London, UK |


BitXLuno (formerly BitX) - $4Second

21 July 2015 | The Naspers Group, Digital Currency Group

Cumulative: $4.82M | Universal | Singapore |


ShoCardShoCard - $1.5Seed

17 July 2015 | AME Cloud Ventures, Digital Currency Group, Enspire Capital, Morado Venture Partners.

Cumulative: $1.5M | Infrastructure | San Francisco, US |


TabTraderTabTrader - $0.1Seed

16 July 2015 | IMPACT

Cumulative: $0.17M | Financial Services| Amsterdam, Netherlands |


BitFuryBitFury - $20Third

9 July 2015 | The Georgian Co-Investment Fund, DRW Venture Capital, iTech Capital

Cumulative: $60M | Mining | Amsterdam, Netherlands |
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AscribeAscribe - $2Seed

24 June 2015 | Earlybird Venture Capital, Digital Currency Group, Freelands Ventures, angel investors

Cumulative: $2M | Financial Services | Berlin, Germany |


VogogoVogogo - $12.5Second

24 June 2015 | Beacon Securities, Clarus Securities, Salmon Partners

Cumulative: $21M | Payment Processor | Calgary, Canada |


Case WalletCase - $1.25Seed

18 June 2015 | Future\Perfect Ventures, RRE Ventures, The Rochester Institute of Technology Fund, High Line Venture Partners

Cumulative: $1.25M | Wallet | New York, US |


Reveal 400x400Reveal - $1.5Seed

16 June 2015 | Mike Hirshland, Boost VC, Digital Currency Group, the Stanford StartX Fund, Barry Silbert

Cumulative: $1.5M | Financial Services | San Francisco, US |


openBazaarOpenBazaar - $1Seed

11 June 2015 | Andreessen Horowitz and Union Square Ventures, William Mougayar, angel investor

Cumulative: $1M | Financial Services 


Symbiont

Symbiont - $1.25Seed

9 June 2015 | Duncan Niederauer, Matt Andresen

Cumulative: $1.25M | Financial Services New York, US |


Mirror Labs IncMirror - $8.8First

3 June 2015 | Route 66 Ventures, Battery Ventures, Crosslink Capital, RRE Ventures, Tim Draper

Cumulative: $12.8M | Financial Services Palo Alto, US |


BitbondBitbond - $0.67Seed

20 May 2015 | Point Nine Capital, Christian Vollmann

Cumulative: $0.94M | Financial Services Berlin, Germany |


Ripple LabsRipple Labs - $28Series A

19 May 2015 | IDG Capital Partners, Seagate Technology LLC, AME Cloud Ventures, CRCM Venture Capital, Core Innovation Capital, Route 66 Ventures, RRE Ventures, Blockchain Capital, Tusk Ventures, Digital Currency Group, Avant Global, CME Ventures

Cumulative: $34.6M | Financial Services San Francisco, US|


itBititBit - $25First

7 May 2015 | RRE Ventures, Liberty City Ventures, Jay W Jordan II, James Pallotta

Cumulative: $28.25M Exchange New York, US|


CryexCryex - $10First

7 May 2015 | White Star Capital, Northzone Ventures

Cumulative: $10M |Exchange Stockholm, Sweden |


Satoshi CitadelSatoshi Citadel Industries Inc. - $0.1- Seed

6 May 2015 | Joe Maristela

Cumulative: $0.1M Universal Makati,  Philippines |


HedgyHedgy - $1.2- Seed

30 April 2015 | Tim Draper, Marc Benioff, Sand Hill Ventures, Adam Draper, Brayton Williams

Cumulative: $1.2M Financial services San Francisco, US |


CircleCircle $50Third

30 April 2015 | Goldman Sachs, IDG Capital Partners, Breyer Capital, General Catalyst Partners, Accel Partners

Cumulative: $76M Universal Boston, US |


BTCSBTCS $2.3-/- 

27 April 2015 | Undisclosed

Cumulative: $2.3M Mining 


GemGem $1.3Second

2 April 2015 | KEC Ventures, First Round Capital, RRE Ventures, Robert Wolfson

Cumulative: $3.3M Financial services Venice, US |


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PeernovaPeerNova $5First

31 March 2015 | OverStock

Cumulative: $13.6M Infrastructure San Jose, US |


bittBitt $1.5Seed

30 March 2015 | Avatar Capital

Cumulative: $1.5M Exchange Christ Church, Barbados |


TabTraderTabTrader $0.07Seed

20 March 2015 | Rockstart

Cumulative: $0.65M Financial services Amsterdam, Netherlands |


CoinigyCoinigy $0.1Seed

19 March 2015 | -/-

Cumulative: $0.1M Exchange Milwaukee, US |


2121 Inc$116First

10 March 2015 | Andreessen Horowitz, Data Collective, Khosla Ventures, RRE Ventures and Yuan Capital

Cumulative: $121.05M Universal San Francisco, US |


ShapeShiftShapeShift$0.53Seed

10 March 2015 | Barry Silbert and Roger Ver

Cumulative: $121.05M Universal Zug, Switzerland |


LedgerLedger$1.5Seed

19 February 2015 | XAnge Private Equity, Hi-Pay (Hi-Media group), Fred Potter, Thibaut Faurès Fustel de Coulanges, Alain Tingaud Innovations, Pascal Gauthier

Cumulative: $1.5M Wallet Paris, France |


BitPesaBitPesa$1.1Second

9 February 2015 | Pantera Capital, Bitcoin Opportunity Corp, Crypto Currency Partners, Future/Perfect Ventures, Stephens Investment Management

Cumulative: $1.1M Payment ProcessorNairobi, Kenya |


HahRabbit IncHashRabbit$0.5Seed

4 February 2015 | Draper Associates, VegasTechFund

Cumulative: $0.7M InfrastructureSan Francisco, US |


KnCMinerKnCMiner $15Second

3 February 2015 | Accel Partners, GP Bullhound, Creandum, Martin Wattin

Cumulative: $29M |MiningStockholm, Sweden |


NeuCoinNeuCoin $1.25Seed

3 February 2015 | Patrik Stymne, Emil Michael, Henrik Kjellberg

Cumulative: $2.25M |Financial Services| Paris, France |


ZiftrZiftr $0.85Seed

3 February 2015 | 10x Venture Partners

Cumulative: $0.85M |Financial ServicesMilford, US |


bonadifeBonifide.io $0.85Seed

3 February 2015 | 1Quest Venture Partners, Crypto Currency Partners, AngelList Bitcoin Syndicate

Cumulative: $0.95M |Financial ServicesNew York, US |


bitFlyer

BitFlyer $1.1Seed

28 January 2015 | Bitcoin Opportunity Corp, RSP Fund No. 5, GMO Venture Partners

Cumulative: $2.94M |Exchange| Tokyo, Japan |


ColuColu $2.5Seed

27 January 2015 | Aleph, Spark Capital, Bitcoin Opportunity Corp, Box Group

Cumulative: $2.5M |InfrastructureTel Aviv, Israel |


AnycoinDirectAnycoin Direct $0.568Seed

21 January 2015 | -/-

Cumulative: $0.568M |ExchangeVeghel, Netherlands |


CoinbaseCoinbase $75Third

20 January 2015 |New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), USAA, BBVA, DoCoMo, Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ) Growth Fund, Tim Draper, Union Square Ventures, Ribbit Capital and Andreessen Horowitz, Vikram Pandit, CEO Tom Glocer

Cumulative: $106M |UniversalSan Francisco, US |


TrustatomTrustatom $0.1Seed

20 January 2015 | Brian Cartmell, Vinny Lingham

Cumulative: $0.1M |Financial Services Vancouver, Canada |


CiphrexCiphrex $0.5First

15 January 2015 | -/-

Cumulative: $0.8M |Wallet San Diego, US |


BlockCypherBlockCypher $3.1First

14 January 2015 | Tim Draper, AME Cloud Ventures, Boost VC, 500 Startups, Crypto Currency Partners, New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Nasir Jones, Jesse Draper, Shawn Byers, Fenox Venture Capital, Streamlined Ventures, Upside Partnership, Foundation Capital

Cumulative: $3.1M |Infrastructure San Mateo, US |


AIRBITZ INCAirbitz $0.03Seed

12 January 2015 | Plug and Play Tech Center

Cumulative: $0.03M |Infrastructure San Diego, US |


LibertyXLibertyX $0.4Seed

7 January 2015 | Project 11

Cumulative: $0.4M |Financial Services Boston, US |


GetGemsGetGems $0.4Seed

5 January 2015 | Magma VC

Cumulative: $1M |Financial Services Tel Aviv, Israel |


CoinOutletCoinOutlet $0.1Seed

1 January 2015 | BTCS

Cumulative: $0.15M |Financial Services New York, US |


BTCSBTCS $0.5 -/-

1 January 2015 | -/-

Cumulative: $2.73M |Mining Virginia, US |

 
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