Samsung-Backed Blockchain Startup Raises $7.5M from Shinhan Bank

South Korean blockchain startup Blockco has secured 9 billion Korean won ($7.5 million) in a recent Series B+ funding round participated by major local banks. Banks continue interest in blockchain Backed by South Korea’s tech giant Samsung, Blockco announced the investment in a blog post on Aug. 22. The funding round involved South Korea’s oldest…

Gaming Startup Announces Global Licensing Agreement With Formula One

Blockchain startup Animoca Brands announced it had signed a global licensing agreement with Formula 1® to publish a blockchain game based on the world-renowned racing series. The news was revealed in a press release from Animoca published on March 26. Formula 1® — which reportedly draws ~1.6 billion television viewers across over 180 territories and engages 506 million…

Blockchain Future Festival 2019

Blockchain Future Festival 2019

21. February 2019 Perkins Park | Stuttgart THE platform for startups, SMEs and corporations. Computers and the internet changed industries and businesses from the ground up. Blockchain technology is now revolutionizing a wide range of business areas. Discover, how your company can benefit from change. The Blockchain Future Festival builds bridges between decision-makers from industry…

Swiss Startup Making It Possible to Buy, Rent, Invest in Dubai with Cryptocurrency

Swiss Startup Making It Possible to Buy, Rent, Invest in Dubai with Cryptocurrency

Zug, Switzerland-based blockchain-startup Darico has released details of its three proof-of-concepts (POCs) for the Dubai real estate industry in partnership with UAE’s property developer RDK Group. The POCs include renting luxury hotel-apartments (starting from January 2019), purchase of real estate via crypto-payments (in 5-year installments), and investing in tokenized apartments – by paying in Darico…

In Manhattan, Now Possible To Own Piece Of Tokenized Real Estate

Thanks to a blockchain startup that has partnered with a broker/dealer company, it’s now possible for one to own a piece of the Manhattan real estate property for a dollar. The partnership will see the two companies create a tokenized real estate investment opportunity for all. The companies will offer tokens that represent shares in a multimillion-dollar…