A16z, USV Invest $10 Million in Blockchain Token Trading Firm

A startup that specializes in the trading of blockchain-based assets has raised a $10m fund backed by Andreessen Horowitz (A16z) and Union Square Ventures (USV), among other, undisclosed investors. Led by Coinbase veteran Olaf Carlson-Wee, Polychain Capital intends to invest in so-called “protocol tokens” or...
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UNICEF Just Invested in its First Blockchain Startup

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has invested in a South African blockchain startup as part of a broader technology innovation push. UNICEF indicated in February that it was looking to fund projects focused on the tech through an innovation fund launched last year. At...
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