Juniper Research: Blockchain and bitcoin companies raise $290 in first half of 2016 

bitcoin-code2Startups working with blockchain and bitcoin technology around the world raised close to $300 million (£231.2 million) in funding in the first 6 months of the year, according to Juniper Research.

Over 30 startups raised $290 million (£223.5 million) but over a third went to just three companies in big ticket fundraises: Circle, which raised $60 million (£46.2 million) in June; Blockstream, which bagged $55 million (£42.4 million) in February; and Digital Asset Holdings, which raised $50 million (£38.5 million) in January.

Source: Juniper Research: Blockchain and bitcoin companies raise $290 in first half of 2016 – Business Insider

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Author: Paul Sweeting

Paul Sweeting is the founder and principal of Concurrent Media Strategies, LLC and editor of RightsTech.com

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