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Crypto Fundraising weekly
Dates: 05 – 11, Apr 2021

Summary

During this week 29 blockchain startups has raised $552.2M in funding:

  • Series D round: 2 startups $495M
  • Unknown round:   (9 startups) $16.9M
  • Strategic round:   (7 startups) $15M
  • Seed round:   (5 startups) $14.8M
  • Public sale round:   (5 startups) $8.1M
  • Series A round:   (1 startup) $2.5M
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Investments by ecosystem

This week's biggest funding round

Plaid raised $425M in a Series D funding round from Ribbit Capital, Andreessen Horowitz (a16z crypto), Index Ventures, Kleiner Perkins, Spark Capital, Thrive Capital.

Plaid is a startup that facilitates communication between financial services apps and users' banks and credit card providers.

Pre-seed and Seed investment rounds

Loda raised $3M in a Seed funding round from Mechanism Capital, Framework Ventures, The Spartan Group, PNYX Ventures, One Block Capital Advisory, x21 Digital.

Loda is the only Australian platform that allows users to collateralize their crypto and borrow AUD instantly.

zCloak Network raised $1.3M in a Seed funding round from IOSG Ventures, Hypersphere, Digital Finance Group (DFG).

zCloak Network is a privacy-focused computing platform based on Polkadot. It uses a novel zk-STARK virtual machine for general purpose computations.

Octopus Network raised $3M in a Seed funding round from D1 Ventures, SevenX Ventures, Puzzle Ventures, PNYX Ventures, Electric Capital, Ascensive Assets, Origin Capital, ZMT Capital, Bixin Ventures, OKX Ventures (ex OKEx Blockdream Ventures), Spark Digital Capital, StaFi Protocol, NGC Ventures (NEO Global Capital).

Octopus Network is a multi-chain network that provides leased security and interoperability to Substrate appchains.

Cryptio raised $1.2M in a Seed funding round from Draper Associates, ConsenSys, Outlier Ventures, Stani Kulechov.

Cryptio is an institutional-grade crypto accounting platform.

Atani raised $6.3M in a Seed funding round from JME Ventures*, Flywire, Encomenda Smart Capital, Conexo Ventures, Lanai Partners, CDTI.

Atani is an all-in-one crypto trading platform that offers users the ability to securely buy and sell a wide range of cryptocurrencies across various exchanges, manage their portfolios, and access advanced trading tools. Recently authorized by the Bank of Spain as a Virtual Asset Service Provider (VASP), Atani aims to provide regulatory guarantees and has plans to launch its own exchange service to consolidate liquidity from different platforms for the best price. It also offers portfolio management, technical analysis tools, and automation features.

Other investment rounds

Yellow Road raised $100K in a Public sale  funding round from .

A user-friendly IDO platform, built on the Binance Smart Chain network.

Kattana raised $200K in a Public sale  funding round from .

Kattana is the professional trading terminal. Kattana's mission is to enhance users trading experience by bridging the gap between user and all existing cryptocurrency markets.

Solv Protocol raised undisclosed amount in a Strategic  funding round from Krypital Group.

Solv Protocol is a decentralized platform bridging liquidity across DeFi, CeFi, and TradFi, offering diverse asset classes and yield opportunities in a secure and transparent manner. It enables global institutions and retail investors to access trusted crypto investments through a trustless fund infrastructure powered by ERC-3525.

PolkaDomain raised $400K in a Strategic  funding round from NGC Ventures (NEO Global Capital), Spark Digital Capital.

Polka.Domain is an interoperable and decentralized blockchain naming service with an integrated domain and NFT marketplace built on Polkadot.

Busy raised $1.9M in a  funding round from Spark Digital Capital, Insignius Capital, OKX Ventures (ex OKEx Blockdream Ventures), Momentum 6 (M6), Digital Finance Group (DFG), Gate Labs.

Busy DAO is an engine for B2C/C2C platforms with cutting-edge blockchain technology, DeFi solutions, Utility Staking, and NFTs.

ColdStack raised undisclosed amount in a  funding round from OKX Ventures (ex OKEx Blockdream Ventures), Kenetic, Digital Finance Group (DFG).

Coldstack will leverage powerful AI technology to provide a unified API as well as unified billing, for the decentralized cloud storage landscape.

KelVPN raised $2.3M in a Strategic  funding round from Magnus Capital, Moonwhale Ventures, Catapult (ex A2DAO), Titans Ventures, CSP DAO, Exnetwork Capital, CyberFi.

KelVPN is the first deanon-proof and quantum-safe decentralized VPN.

Equilibrium raised $2.5M in a Series A  funding round from Coin Merge Strategy (CMS), KR1 plc, Signum Capital, OKX Ventures (ex OKEx Blockdream Ventures), AU21 Capital, Genesis Block Ventures Capital (GBV), Digital Finance Group (DFG), PNYX Ventures, FBG Capital, LD Capital, Hypersphere.

Equilibrium is a decentralized cross-chain money market protocol that combines a high leverage money market and a decentralized exchange with margin trading. It enables participants to separate and transfer volatility risk and price event risk from borrowers to bailsmen, providing on-chain price discovery and system-wide insurance.

Egoras raised $1.3M in a  funding round from Exnetwork Capital, Three M Capital, Launchpool.

Egoras microfinance protocol provides uncollateralised micro-credit to small entrepreneurs.

Alium Finance raised $2.2M in a  funding round from Exnetwork Capital, Consensus Lab.

Alium is a multichain decentralized exchange with a cross chain option.

Zignaly raised $3M in a  funding round from Parataxis Capital, OKX Ventures (ex OKEx Blockdream Ventures), AscendEX, SINO Global Capital, LD Capital, LVT Capital, AU21 Capital, DAO Maker, Acheron Trading, LedgerPrime.

Zignaly is a social investment platform, giving users access to wealth management tools and making it easier for them to invest into cryptocurrencies.

BlackHole Protocol raised undisclosed amount in a Strategic  funding round from NGC Ventures (NEO Global Capital), AU21 Capital, x21 Digital, Bigcoin Capital.

BlackHole is an approval-free decentralized & cross-chain burning protocol, innovator of perpetual deflationary blockchain ecosystem.

TrueLayer raised $70M in a Series D  funding round from Addition*, Northzone, Tencent Holdings, Temasek.

TrueLayer is a fintech platform utilized to build financial apps that connect to bank data, verify accounts, and access transactions in real-time.

Tokocrypto raised $7.5M in a Public sale  funding round from .

Tokocrypto Digital Exchange is the leading regulated digital asset exchange and one of the largest fiat-crypto exchanges in Indonesia.

Porta Network raised $1.5M in a  funding round from Spark Digital Capital, Magnus Capital, x21 Digital, OKX Ventures (ex OKEx Blockdream Ventures), Hillrise Capital, Titans Ventures.

Porta is a Substrate-based, Nominated Proof-Of-Stake blockchain network. Developed by Kianite.

Yellow Road raised $500K in a  funding round from Genesis Block Ventures Capital (GBV), AU21 Capital, Momentum 6 (M6), Titans Ventures, Blocksync Ventures, SMO Capital.

A user-friendly IDO platform, built on the Binance Smart Chain network.

ChainSwap raised $3M in a Strategic  funding round from Alameda Research, OKX Ventures (ex OKEx Blockdream Ventures), NGC Ventures (NEO Global Capital), Spark Digital Capital, Coin Merge Strategy (CMS), Rarestone Capital, Monday Capital, Continue Capital, Mask Network, Particle.

ChainSwap is a cross-chain asset bridge & application hub for smart chains.

Gains raised $250K in a Public sale  funding round from .

GAINS providing access for retail ventures to invest in new projects in crypto at an early stage.

Iron Fish raised $5.3M in a Strategic  funding round from Electric Capital, Slow Ventures, Balaji Srinivasan.

Iron Fish is a decentralized, proof-of-work (PoW) based, censorship-resistant, and publicly accessible blockchain project. It is designed to support strong privacy guarantees on every transaction.

MetaSoccer raised $500K in a  funding round from BAYZ*.

MetaSoccer is the soccer metaverse where users can manage their own club and generate income while playing.

Coin98 raised $4M in a Strategic  funding round from Alameda Research*.

Coin98 is a cross-chain liquidity protocol with a full suite of products including Coin98 Wallet, Coin98 Exchange and Coin98 Bridge.

The Open Network (TON) raised $6M in a  funding round from Runa Capital*.

TON (The Open Network) is a fully decentralized layer-1 blockchain developed by Telegram. It offers fast transactions, low fees, user-friendly applications, and eco-friendly features. TON aims to unite various blockchains and the existing internet, providing a scalable and secure platform capable of hosting a wide range of applications and services.

Work Quest raised $75K in a Public sale  funding round from .

WorkQuest is integrating DeFi and Recruitment under one platform. Global end-to-end jobs marketplace powered on smart-contracts.

* fund, that lead investment round

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