German cryptocurrency startup Bitwala raises €13 million in Series A funding

Bitwala, a Berlin-based provider of crypto banking services, has raised €13 million in Series A funding from a group of international investors in a round led by Sony Financial Ventures/Global Brain and NKB Group. Half the round comes from prior backers Earlybird and coparion. Founded in 2015, Bitwala says it is currently the only provider […]

Berlin-based AI startup XAIN secures funding in crypto from a strategic investor

XAIN, a Berlin-based AI company known for partnering with Porsche to become the first to put blockchain technology into a car, has raised funding in cryptocurrency from IOTA co-founder Dominik Schiener. Schiener’s contribution is one of the first major crypto investments of its kind and adds to the trend of venture capital funding through cryptocurrency. The […]

Stockholm-based cryptocurrency startup Bitrefill raises $2 million

Swedish cryptocurrency startup Bitrefill has landed $2 million in a fiat funding round led by Coin Ninja, with participation from Charlie Lee, Fulgur Ventures, and Bnktothefuture. The startup expects to use the funding to expand its development and marketing teams. Bitrefill, which builds its products for Bitcoin’s Lightning Network, states its mission as to help […]

Swiss crypto fintech startup Amun AG raises $4 million

Swiss fintech startup Amun, which aims at making investments in crypto-assets as easy as buying share in public companies, has landed $4 million in funding from several investors, including Adam Draper, founder of Boost VC; Graham Tuckwell, founder of ETFS Capital; Greg Kidd, co-founder of Hard Yaka; and four family offices. Amun has created HODL, […]