Blockchain venture capital funding fell to a 12-month low in August

Blockchain venture capital funding fell to a 12-month low in August

The crypto market downturn continues to impact private funding, but one fund is bullish about the future of Web3. Data from Cointelegraph Research reveals that in August 2022, the blockchain industry saw $1.36 billion of venture capital invested in the blockchain industry — a 12-month low and the fourth consecutive month-on-month decline in capital inflows. August’s inflows represent a 31.3% drop from July’s $1.98 billion, and the 101 deals closed in August had an average capital investment of $14.3 million — a 10.1% decline from July. The data was drawn from the Cointelegraph Research....


Related News

The 11 Biggest Crypto Funding Rounds So Far in 2015

Ripple's cumulative funding to date stands at $41m following Santander InnoVenture's $4m investment in its Series A round. This month has seen a flurry of funding announcements from various crypto companies, injecting an additional $40m of venture capital to the space. Blockchain technology startup Chain - the most notable raise of the month so far - closed a $30m funding round with support from companies including Visa. With bitcoin's total venture capital to date standing at $914.94m and rivalling that of the early internet, CoinDesk has taken a look at the biggest crypto funding rounds....

SBI Leads Japanese Bitcoin Exchange’s $27 Million Series C

Japan-based bitcoin exchange bitFlyer has raised ¥3bn, or just shy of $27m, in a Series C funding round led by Venture Labo Investment and SBI Investment, the venture capital division of financial services conglomerate SBI Group. The announcement is the latest for bitFlyer, which raised ¥510m ($4m) as part of a funding round last August that included Dentsu Digital Holdings, Mitsubishi UFJ Capital Co, Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Venture Capital Co and Venture Labo. In interview, bitFlyer CEO Yuzo Kano indicated that the funding could be used to double the size of the exchange’s 23-person....

Blockchain venture capital funding down over 43% in July: Report

The crypto market downturn is impacting private funding, but are recent declines in capital inflows as bad as the figures suggest? Typically a lagging indicator of the sector’s health, the explosion of venture funding in the blockchain sector in 2021 and the first half of 2022 appears to be cooling off after seven consecutive sectors of growth. According to Cointelegraph Research, inflows in the blockchain venture capital market have declined by 43% month-on-month in July 2022.The Web3 sector, including GameFi and the Metaverse, continues to command the lion’s share of investor interest.....

Gem Leads 2016 Blockchain Investment with $7.1 Million in Series A Funding

Gem, a blockchain platform provider, has announced that it has closed a Series A funding round in which it has secured $7.1 million USD in venture capital funding. This funding round, led by Pelion Venture Partners, places Gem in an early lead for 2016 blockchain investment. Several firms participated in this funding round, including KEC Ventures, Blockchain Capital, Digital Currency Group and RRE Ventures. Ben Dahl, a partner at Pelion Venture Partners who led the funding round and has also joined Gem’s Board of Directors told press, “We have been monitoring the blockchain industry....

Airbitz Receives $450K Funding from Block26

Airbitz, the bitcoin wallet and business directory service provider has managed to secure close to half a million USD in its seed funding round. The company, which is an alumni of Sunnyvale, California based Plug and Play Tech Accelerator is now funded by the venture capital firm Block26. Block26 is a Los Angeles based venture capital firm which was started last month. The firm has managed to complete its first investment of $450,000 in Airbitz. Block26 has made it clear that the company will be focusing specifically on Bitcoin, Blockchain and Digital currency based technology ventures....