Fnth startup plans to make the blockchain more accessible to financial institutions.
Icelandic FINTECH-startup Monerium raised $2 million round of seed financing. It was headed by venture capital funds Nordic Capital and Crowberry, with the participation of Hof Holdings blockchain company ConsenSys. About this Azarov said in an official press release informs Rus.Media.
Monerium claims that his goal is to make the currency more secure and easy to handle for using the blockchain technology. The startup intends to release cryptanalytic, secured by real assets that will meet regulatory requirements. This, according to the company, will make the blockchain more relevant for financial institutions, corporations and consumers.
Also a round of A series funding of $32 million closed Australian FINTECH company Lumi. The main investor is a venture capital Fund Josh Lieberman. The company is engaged in alternative lending, using big data technology. The funds will go to expanding supply of credit for small businesses.
Another major deal was the raising 1 million euros ($1.15 million) Belgian startup Digiteal. He was supported by existing investors and EASI LeanSquare, the remaining funds collected on crowdfunding platform Spreds. Certified by the National Bank of Belgium, Digiteal optimization deals with electronic billing and online payments for companies and individuals. In the near future, the startup intends to expand its activities in the entire territory of Europe.