ConsenSys Supports 7 More Ethereum Startups With $175K Grant

ConsenSys’s grants scheme continues a commitment to fund Ethereum innovation throughout 2019 and is now in its third round. Ethereum venture production studio ConsenSys has selected seven new Ethereum-based projects to support with $175,000 of funding. ConsenSys recognizes “more unique ideas” Speaking to crypto industry media outlet CoinDesk on Oct. 10, the company’s head of […]

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ConsenSys Fully Acquires Ethereum Infrastructure Provider Infura

Ethereum venture production studio ConsenSys announces that it has fully acquired Infura, a blockchain infrastructure provider that the firm previously backed. Ethereum (ETH) venture production studio ConsenSys has announced that it had fully acquired Infura, a blockchain infrastructure provider that the firm previously backed. According to the blog post published on Oct. 4, Infura will […]

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Ethereum-Compatible Skale Network Raises $17.1M for Mainnet Launch

Ethereum-compatible elastic blockchain network, the SKALE Network, completed a $17.1 million funding round for mainnet launch. The Skale Network, decentralized Ethereum-compatible network, has completed a $17.1 million funding round for mainnet launch. Solid global backing Backed by the Liechtenstein’s Node Foundation and United States-based Skale Labs, the network now has over 40 investors in the […]

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A Clear Path for Ethereum

An overview of Ethereum starting with its rise, then through the two most significant regulatory events and what future is ahead. This article provides an overview of Ethereum’s rise, from conception through its initial coin offering (ICO) and beyond. Coinciding with the ICO came attempts to regulate and classify digital currency by multiple governmental and […]

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ConsenSys and WWF Roll Out Platform for Transparency in Philanthropy

Blockchain startup ConsenSys and the World Wildlife Fund have jointly launched the Impactio platform to bring transparency into philanthropy. ConsenSys, a blockchain startup founded by Ethereum’s (ETH) co-founder Joseph Lubin, and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) have jointly launched the Impactio platform to bring transparency into philanthropy. Per an announcement made on Sept. 24, a […]

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Overstock’s VC Arm Puts $2M Into Blockchain-Based ID Systems Startup

Overstock’s Medici Ventures invests $2 million into Salt Lake City-based Evernym, a startup developing blockchain-based self-sovereign identity networks. Overstock’s venture capital arm Medici Ventures has made a $2 million investment into Salt Lake City-based Evernym, a startup that develops blockchain-based self-sovereign identity networks. Per a Sept. 26 press release, Medici invested $2 million into Evernym […]

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Consensys-Backed Identity Platform Partners With PwC

Consensys-backed digital identity platform uPort has partnered with Onfido and Big Four auditing firm PwC. ConsenSys-backed identity management protocol uPort has entered a partnership with Onfido and PwC to develop blockchain-based identity management in the financial services sector in the United Kingdom.  In a Sept. 23 announcement, Ethereum-based digital identity platform uPort said that it […]

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