Blockchain

New Seattle venture fund aims to invest $190M in blockchain startups and apps – GeekWire

New Seattle venture fund aims to invest $190M in blockchain startups and apps – GeekWire

New Seattle venture fund aims to invest $190M in blockchain startups and apps – GeekWire (Bigstock Photo) A new venture fund is looking to invest a cryptocurrency equivalent of more than $190 million in blockchain apps and startups, with a greater mission of making the Seattle area a hub for the emerging technology. Greg Heuss, …

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Former Microsoft, Oracle execs raise $3M for digital identity enterprise blockchain startup Trusted Key – GeekWire

Former Microsoft, Oracle execs raise $3M for digital identity enterprise blockchain startup Trusted Key – GeekWire

Former Microsoft, Oracle execs raise $3M for digital identity enterprise blockchain startup Trusted Key – GeekWire Trusted Key CEO Amit Jasuja. (Photo via Trusted Key) A new Seattle startup is using blockchain technology to help companies in finance, healthcare, and other industries identify their users securely without the need for passwords. Trusted Key today announced …

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DigitalTown raises $2.4M to build blockchain tech for smart city software services – GeekWire

DigitalTown raises $2.4M to build blockchain tech for smart city software services – GeekWire

DigitalTown raises $2.4M to build blockchain tech for smart city software services – GeekWire Blockchain technology is making its way into public government. Bellevue, Wash.-based DigitalTown today announced a $2.4 million investment from Pithia, a new venture capital firm in Seattle focused on funding blockchain startups. DigitalTown CEO Rob Monster. (Photo via DigitalTown) DigitalTown originally launched …

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Stealthy blockchain startup Core Scientific raising $100M, could reel in as much as $250M – GeekWire

Stealthy blockchain startup Core Scientific raising $100M, could reel in as much as $250M – GeekWire

Stealthy blockchain startup Core Scientific raising $100M, could reel in as much as $250M – GeekWire Kevin Turner. (Photo via Core Scientific) Secretive Seattle-area blockchain startup Core Scientific is raising a big $100 million investment round that could grow to $250 million. Aber Whitcomb, co-founder and director, confirmed the numbers on Thursday after GeekWire spotted …

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Authentication security startup NuID raises $2.5M to help companies prevent breaches – GeekWire

Authentication security startup NuID raises $2.5M to help companies prevent breaches – GeekWire

Authentication security startup NuID raises $2.5M to help companies prevent breaches – GeekWire NuID founders Locke Brown and Nolan Smith. (NuID Photo) Security startup NuID today announced a $2.5 million round to help grow its user authentication technology. Founded in early 2017, the Seattle-based company develops software that uses blockchain tech to authenticate individuals and eliminate …

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Blockchain startup incubator launching in Portland to help develop enterprise technologies – GeekWire

Blockchain startup incubator launching in Portland to help develop enterprise technologies – GeekWire

Blockchain startup incubator launching in Portland to help develop enterprise technologies – GeekWire The new blockchain startup incubator will open in Portland’s Pearl District. (Flickr Photo / Randy Kashka) An incubator designed to support startups developing blockchain products for businesses is launching in Portland this summer. The Oregon Enterprise Blockchain Venture Studio will bring a …

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Why this Seattle tech entrepreneur is trying to solve health insurance for freelancers in Texas – GeekWire

Why this Seattle tech entrepreneur is trying to solve health insurance for freelancers in Texas – GeekWire

Why this Seattle tech entrepreneur is trying to solve health insurance for freelancers in Texas – GeekWire The Decent team in Austin, Texas. (Decent Photo) After selling a startup and leaving full-time work for the life of an independent consultant, Nick Soman stumbled across the idea for his next company. It came in the form …

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Seattle startup Nori raises cash for blockchain marketplace to fight climate change – GeekWire

Seattle startup Nori raises cash for blockchain marketplace to fight climate change – GeekWire

Seattle startup Nori raises cash for blockchain marketplace to fight climate change – GeekWire The Nori team at a Techstars Demo Day. (Nori Photo) Microsoft’s sweeping pledge to remove more planet-warming carbon from the atmosphere than it emits has the tech world buzzing about “carbon removal.”  A Seattle startup just raised cash to take that …

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WTIA and Canadian government name 5 startups for Seattle-based blockchain business accelerator – GeekWire

WTIA and Canadian government name 5 startups for Seattle-based blockchain business accelerator – GeekWire

WTIA and Canadian government name 5 startups for Seattle-based blockchain business accelerator – GeekWire Arry Yu, now chair of the Washington Technology Industry Association’s Cascadia Blockchain Council, speaks at the 2018 GeekWire Summit. (GeekWire Photo / Dan DeLong) A new business accelerator focusing on blockchain startups has kicked off in Seattle with support from the …

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Transparent Systems exits stealth mode with $22M in funding for blockchain-enabled instant payments – GeekWire

Transparent Systems exits stealth mode with $22M in funding for blockchain-enabled instant payments – GeekWire

Transparent Systems exits stealth mode with $22M in funding for blockchain-enabled instant payments – GeekWire The Transparent System’s team has grown to 25 over the past year. (Transparent Systems Photo) Transparent Systems announced its launch Wednesday following months of quiet fundraising and product development since the spinning out of Vulcan in 2018. The heavily-funded Seattle …

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