Blockchain Valley Ventures (BVV) is a newly launched accelerator and venture firm incubating, developing and investing in blockchain-enabled businesses. In conjunction with the start of operations, we interviewed Heinrich Zetlmayer, General Partner, to tell us a bit more about the initiative, its targets, how it works, and future plans.
Paytomat: “We’re aiming to become a Visa or Mastercard 2.0 for crypto”
MyToken, a Chinese cryptocurriency price monitoring app has announced the launch of its ICO, based on the ERC20 standard, in order to advance the project in terms of team building, business and product development and community operation.
Hacken is a community driven business organization created to serve the cybersecurity needs of the blockchain community via high quality penetration test services and vulnerabilities assessment for their product via a network of white hat hackers.
Robert Wesley is an internationally recognised counter-terrorism expert with both practical and academic experience.
Hotelchamp, an Amsterdam, The Netherlands-based smart technology startup that provides a software platform that aims to enhance the relationship between guests and hotels, recently raised €2.25M in the second tranche of its seed funding round, which now totals €4m.
Innoviz Technologies, a provider of LiDAR sensing solutions designed for the mass commercialization of autonomous vehicles, has just raised $65m in Series B funding.
Axonius, an Israeli developer of a platform to secure and manage connected devices in use by businesses, has just announced a $4m seed funding round. In conjunction with it, Dean Sysman, CEO and co-founder, answered our questions about the company, the product, the round of funding and future plans.
Rinat Arslanov is an entrepreneur with over 10 years in business, a venture capitalist and, over all, a blockchain enthusiast.
Some days ago, YL Ventures, a San Francisco, CA- and Tel Aviv, Israel-based seed stage venture capital firm with a meaningful list of successes, mainly in the cybersecurity field, closed its third fund, at $75m.
Alexander Fries has over 25 years of experience in founding, funding, and managing global businesses that provide technology, products, and services to mobile operators, enterprises, and consumers.
Shenzhen, China-based DIY robotics construction and programming learning platform Makeblock just raised $30M in Series B funding. In conjunction with the announcement, we interviewed CEO Jasen Wang about the company, the products it offers, growth and future plans.
According to CB Insights, vc activity related to insurance startups hit its highest annual total in 2016 with $1.69B invested in 173 deals.
Some days ago, Samsung NEXT has launched its $150M venture capital fund. In conjunction with the announcement, Brendon Kim*, the current Vice President and Managing Director of Samsung NEXT Ventures, answered our questions about the new fund, how it works, and shared with us his thoughts about what’s hot in tech today.
Nenad Marovac, a professional with more than 20 years of venture capital experience in the media, telecom and technology sectors, is one of the key figures of the European private investment industry. In June 2000, he founded DN Capital, a venture capital firm with operations in London, Berlin and Silicon Valley.