Chainalysis Expands Series B to $49M with Investment from Ribbit Capital and Sound Ventures

Chainalysis, the blockchain analysis company, today announced it raised an additional $13M to expand its Series B round to $49M with an investment from Ribbit Capital and Sound Ventures. With the funds, which follows a $36M raise from Accel, Benchmark, MUFG and Sozo Ventures last year, Chainalysis will grow and deepen its government relationships and further unite the public and private sectors to fuel the cryptocurrency industry's growth through the addition of software engineers, government sales, and other business roles. Sigal Mandelker, General Partner at Ribbit Capital and former Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence at the U.S. Department of the Treasury, will join as an advisor to Chainalysis.
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Keevo Announces Strategic Partnership with Iron Mountain to Protect Crypto Currency Users and Their Heirs

Keevo, next gen crypto hardware wallet, today announced a strategic partnership with Iron Mountain (NYSE: IRM), the storage and information management services company enabling digital transformation, to deliver advanced backup and beneficiary services for users of its next generation crypto wallet, the Keevo Model 1. This new partnership and service further Keevo's mission to provide security, simplicity, and privacy for users to manage their online identity and digital assets.
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Privacy Coins Zcash and ZEN added to Elliptic's blockchain monitoring platform

Elliptic, the global leader in cryptoasset risk management solutions, today launched support for privacy coins Zcash and ZEN, enabling crypto businesses to adopt these assets in a compliant way. Genesis, an industry pioneer and leader in digital currency trading and lending will be using Elliptic's transaction and wallet monitoring solutions to detect and prevent illicit activity in Zcash and ZEN.
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Ideanomics MEG Announces that Tianjin Zhongcheng Order is Complete and Additional Orders to be Completed by the End of June

Ideanomics is pleased to announce that its Mobile Energy Global (MEG) subsidiary, Qingdao Ai Neng Ju New Energy Sales Company Ltd, based at its Qingdao EV hub has completed its order for Tianjin Zhongcheng Jiaye Automobile Trading Co., Ltd. (Tianjin Zhongcheng), which was recently announced on June 19, 2020. In addition to the physical vehicle delivery, the financing, licensing, insurance, and vehicle registration plate administration are all complete. This allows for the issuance of PRC tax invoices, which can only be issued when an order is complete in its entirety. MEG has issued a tax invoice to Tianjin Zhongcheng finalizing the completion of this order.
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Chain Reaction-Global Blockchain Value and Application-Media Exchange Conference Held Online With Unifive and Others

The Chain Reaction-Global Blockchain Value and Application-Media Exchange Conference was successfully held online on June 18, as Shanghai Bay Area government representatives and blockchain industry experts engaged in a round of cloud communication and sharing. The event was co-sponsored by the Management Committee of Shanghai Bay Area Science and Innovation Center, GBVARC (Global Blockchain Value and Application Research Center), Zhejiang Yangtze Delta Region Institute of Tsinghua University, Shanghai Development Research Foundation, and Unifive Technology Group.
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Bitcoin on Every Block: Use cash to purchase bitcoin with LibertyX at 20,000 retail locations, including major convenience store and pharmacy chains

Consumers can now use cash to purchase bitcoin with LibertyX at 20,000 retail locations around the U.S., including major convenience store and pharmacy chains, such as 7-Eleven, CVS Pharmacy®, and Rite Aid. A full list of participating retailers can be found using the LibertyX store locator available at libertyx.com or by downloading the LibertyX app.
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Ideanomics MEG Announces a 400 Unit EV Order from Jiudao Group

Ideanomics (NASDAQ: IDEX) ("Ideanomics" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that its subsidiary Mobile Energy Global (MEG) has secured an order from Jiangsu Journey Network Technology Co., Ltd (Jiudao Group) for electric logistic vehicles. Operating in over 100 cities in China, Jiudao Group is a new energy transportation services provider offering passenger and commercial electric vehicle (EV) rentals and EV charging solutions with an integrated payment platform.
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L3COS Proposes to Build the World's First Regulated Blockchain-based Operating System for the Bank Of England

L3COS, the only known blockchain platform for the regulated digitalization of economies, today submitted its proposal to the Bank of England to build the world's first regulated blockchain-based operating system. The Bank of England is one of several sovereign authorities, including the US Treasury, which have begun the process of investigating the application of regulated blockchain technologies. These will provide these institutions with fast, secure and transparent means of payment as well as efficiencies of administration.
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AdsDax achieves 1372 cryptocurrency transactions per second on Hedera Hashgraph with Zee Entertainment Enterprises; Sets new industry record

AdsDax, a decentralized advertising platform and marketplace to create, buy, verify, and sell advertising, has achieved over 1,300 cryptocurrency transactions per second (TPS) on Hedera Hashgraph's enterprise grade distributed ledger. The announcement comes after AdsDax expanded the capacity of its infrastructure and began running large advertising campaigns in partnership with Zee Entertainment, one of India's largest news networks. This is the first time that Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) has reached this volume in a live, commercial environment.
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