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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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Lilin SunJuzhen Financials - $23Series A

26 September 2016 | Wanxiang Holdings, Fenbushi Capital

Cumulative: $23M | Infrastructure Shanghai, China|


Ripple LabsRipple Labs - $55Series B

15 September 2016 | Abstract Ventures, BMO Financial Group, Venture51, Seagate Technology LLC, CME Ventures, Santander InnoVentures, SCB Digital Ventures, Accenture Technology Ventures, Standard Chartered Bank, SBI Holdings, SCB Digital Ventures

Cumulative: $93.6M | Financial Services San Francisco, US|


LBRYLBRY - $0.5Seed

7 September 2016 | Pillar VC

Cumulative: $0.5M | Infrastructure New Hampshire, US|


Custo TechnologyCustos Media Technologies $0.42- Seed

26 August 2016 |  South Africa’s Technology Innovation Agency

Cumulative: $0.85M | Infrastructure | Stellenbosch, South Africa |


HahRabbit IncHashRabbit Inc. $1.64- Seed

8 August 2016 |  -/-

Cumulative: $2.34M | Infrastructure | San Francisco, US |


CoinifyCoinify ApS$4- Venture

3 August 2016 |  SEB Venture Capital

Cumulative: $4.34M | Infrastructure | Copenhagen, Denmark |


BraveBrave$4.5- Seed

1 August 2016 |  Founders Fund's FF Angel, Propel Venture Partners, Pantera Capital, Foundation Capital, Digital Currency Group

Cumulative: $4.5M | San Francisco | San Francisco, US |


CoinigyCoinigy$0.4- Seed

25 July 2016 |  -/-

Cumulative: $0.5M | Exchange | Milwaukee, US |


Coinbase

Coinbase$10.5- Series D

8 July 2016 |  Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ (MUCAP), Sozo Ventures

Cumulative: $116.5M | Universal | San Francisco, US |


NETKINetki$3.5- Seed

5 July 2016 |  O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures, Donuts, Colle Capital, The Husseini Group, Digital Currency Group, Bitfinex, Plug and Play, Base Ventures, Tom Turney

Cumulative: $3.5M | Infrastructure | Los Angeles, US |

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CircleCircle$60- Fourth

22 June 2016 |  IDG Capital Partners, Breyer Capital, General Catalyst Partners, Sam Palmisano, Glenn Hutchins

Cumulative: $136M | Universal | Boston, US |


MediachainMediachain - $1.5- Seed

1 June 2016 |  Andreessen Horowitz, Union Square Ventures, RRE Ventures, Digital Currency Group, LDV Capital, Alexis Ohanian, William Mougayar, Kanyi Maqubela, David Lee, Mathieu Drouin, Brian Message

Cumulative: $1.5M | Infrastructure | New York, US |


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12 May 2016 |  Arara, OKWAVE, Nippon Technology Venture Partners, Hiroshima Venture Capital, FISCO, Money Partners Group

Cumulative: $6.5M | Financial Services | Tokyo, Japan |


FluentFluent $1.65- Seed

10 May 2016 |  ff Venture Capital, Crosscut Ventures, Digital Currency Group, Draper Associates, Fenbushi Capital, Lindbergh Tech Fund, St. Louis Arch Angels

Cumulative: $2.5M | Financial Services | New York, US |


TierionTierion - $1- Seed

29 April 2016 |  Blockchain Capital, Fenbushi Capital, Digital Currency Group

Cumulative: $1M | Infrastructure | Hartford, US |


bitFlyer

bitFlyer - $27- Series C

26 April 2016 |  Venture Labo Investment, SBI Investment

Cumulative: $33.94M | Exchange | Tokyo, Japan |


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Ethcore - $0.75M - Pre-Seed

22 April 2016 Blockchain Capital, Fenbushi Capital

Cumulative: $0.75M Infrastructure |  | Portland, US |


TibitTibit - $0.16M Seed

22 April 2016 | Private

Cumulative: $0.16M Financial Services | London, UK |


BitKan

BitKan - $1.6M Series A 

12 April 2016 | Bitmain Technology

Cumulative: $1.75M | Financial Services | Shenzhen, China |


Custo Technology

Custos - $0.27M Seed

8 April 2016 |  Digital Currency Group, Innovus Technology Transfer, Undisclosed angel investor

Cumulative: $0.27M Financial Services | Stellenbosch, South Africa |


Bitwala

Bitwala - $0.91M Seed 

4 April 2016 | KfW Banking Group, Digital Currency Group

Cumulative: $0.91M | Financial Services | Netherlands |
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bitt

Bitt - $16M Series A

31 March 2016 | Overstock

Cumulative: $17.5M | Exchange | Christ Church, Barbados |


StratumnStratumn - $0.7M Seed

31 March 2016 | Otium Venture; Eric Larchevêque

Cumulative: $0.7M | Financial Services | Paris, France | 


Rootstock2Rootstock - $1M Seed

21 March 2016 | Bitmain Technology; Coinsilium; Digital Currency Group

Cumulative: $1M | Financial Services | Buenos Aires, Argentina |


EllipticElliptic - $5M Series A

21 March 2016 | Paladin Capital Group; Santander InnoVentures; KRW Schindler; Digital Currency Group; Octopus Ventures

Cumulative: $7M | Wallet | London, UK | 


BlockaiBlockai - $0.547Seed

15 March 2016 | Brian Cartmell, Cyan Banister, Ramen Underground, Scott Banister, Social Starts, Sterling.VC, Vectr Ventures

Cumulative: $0.547M | Identity | San Francisco, US | 


ChronicledChronicled - $3.42M Seed

9 March 2016 | Mandra Capital; Pantera Capital; Colbeck Capital Management

Cumulative: $3.42M | Infrastructure | San Francisco, US | 


KezaKeza - $0.36M Pre-Seed

2 March 2016 | Jason Calacanis; Digital Currency Group

Cumulative: $0.36M | Financial Services | San Francisco, US |


Ribbit

Ribbit.me - $1.5M Seed

26 February 2016 | Hayaat Group

Cumulative: $1.5M | Financial Services | New York, US |


Chananlysis

Chainalysis - $1.6M Seed

19 February 2016 | Point Nine Capital; Techstars; Digital Currency Group; Funders Club; Converge VP

Cumulative: $1.6M | Financial Services | New York, US |


SimplexSimplex - $7M Series A

4 February 2016 | Bitmain; Cumberland Mining; FundersClub; Undisclosed angel investors

Cumulative: $8.4M | Financial Services | Tel Aviv, Israel |


SurBTCSurBTC - $0.3M Seed

4 February 2016 | Digital Currency Group; Sauzalito Ventures; Fernando Barros

Cumulative: $0.4M | Exchange | Santiago, Chile |


BlockstreamBlockstream - $55M Series A

3 February 2016 | AXA Strategic Ventures; Digital Garage; Horizons Ventures. AME Cloud Ventures; Blockchain Capital; Future\Perfect Ventures

Cumulative: $76M | Infrastructure | San Francisco, US |


SatoshiPaySatoshiPay - $0.39M Seed

25 January 2016 | Coinsilium, FastForward Innovations

Cumulative: $0.39M | Financial Services | London, UK |


Digital Asset HoldingsDigital Asset Holdings - $60M  -/-

22 January 2016 | ABN AMRO; Accenture; ASX Limited; BNP Paribas; Broadridge Financial Solutions; Citi; CME Ventures; Deutsche Börse Group; Goldman Sachs; IBM; ICAP; J.P. Morgan; Santander InnoVentures; The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC); and The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.

Cumulative: $60M | Financial Services | New York, US |


GemGem - $7.1M Series A

6 January 2016 | Pelion Venture Partners, with KEC Ventures, Blockchain Capital, Digital Currency Group, RRE Ventures, Tamarisk Global, Drummond Road Capital, Tekton Ventures, Amplify.LA, Danmar Capital, James Joaquin

Cumulative: $10.4M | Financial Services | Venice, US |


ZebpayZebpay - $1M Series A

 6 January 2016 | Amit Jindal, Arjun Handa, Nagendra Chaudhary

 Cumulative: $1M Wallet | India |


CivicCivic - $2.75Seed

 2 January 2016 | Pantera, DCG, Blockchain Capital

 Cumulative: $2.75M | Identity | Palo Alto, US |

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