Haruko, a London, UK-based provider of a technology layer to connect capital to the blockchains, raised $10M in Seed funding.
The round was led by Portage Ventures and White Star Capital.
The company intends to use the funds to expand operations and its business reach.
Led by CEO Shamyl Malik, Haruko powers institutional access to digital assets globally. Founded by traders and engineers with experience operating in both traditional and digital-asset markets, the company brings together knowledge and institutional-grade technology to offer investors a comprehensive gateway to blockchain opportunities.
The company’s platform powers large institutions, enabling them to interact with crypto markets both on centralized exchanges (CeFi) and decentralized protocols (DeFi).
Institutional clients — from hedge funds and crypto-native banks to credit intermediaries and fund administrators — are using the product to capture a granular set of risk metrics and get real-time pricing and analytics. Haruko’s institutional-grade services integrate with client systems to put crypto investing right alongside more established asset classes.