20 stories about Blockchain
אורי קולודני ואלי בן ששון סטארקוור

StarkWare valuation hits $8 billion with $100 million Series D

25.05.22|Meir Orbach
The Israeli company, which develops scalability and privacy solutions for blockchain technology, has quadrupled its valuation in six months
אדם נוימן מייסד WeWork היום משקיע נדל"ן

Adam Neumann-backed climate tech startup Flowcarbon raises $70 million from a16z, token sale

The blockchain-enabled carbon credit trading platform aims to tap into the growing market for carbon credits companies buy to offset their greenhouse gas emissions
NFT Conference participants

“NFT market participants need a clear signal that the technology is not a new shady area”

Dr. Shlomit Wagman-Ratner, former Director-General of the Israel Money Laundering and Terror Financing Prohibition Authority (IMPA), was speaking at a conference focused on NFT regulation co-organized by Reichman University and M. Firon law firm
תומר ניב

Tomer Niv joins Entrée Capital to focus on crypto and blockchain investments

Niv will lead crypto investments in Israel and work with existing portfolio companies on their Web3 strategy
The Briya Team

Briya secures $5.5 million Seed round for blockchain-powered healthcare network

20.04.22|James Spiro
The company aims to achieve the ‘holy grail’ of data: longitudinal, linked, and live
מייסדי פיירבלוקס Fireblocks מימין עידן עפרת מיכאל שאולוב פבל ברנגולץ

Fireblocks to provide finance powerhouse FIS with digital asset investing and wallet technology

FIS intends to use the Israeli unicorn’s platform to allow capital markets clients to move, store and issue digital assets, and gain access to self-custody digital asset wallet technology, an asset transfer network and tools to access staking, and DeFi
bloXroute founders

DeFi startup bloXroute raises $70 million Series B led by Softbank

bloXroute, headed by Israeli CEO Uri Klarman, is a global content distribution network for blockchain scalability which enables decentralized finance traders to win more trades
Keren Chavkin PAI Tech

How can distributed technology protect our most fundamental rights and values?

27.03.22|Keren Chavkin
“Being a technology enthusiast, I always say that technology is not the goal, it's just a way to get better, move forward, and sometimes even survive,” writes Keren Chavkin, co-CEO of PAI Tech
Guy Zyskind SCRT Labs

Privacy-first blockchain: A tool for safety amid geopolitical strife

18.03.22|Guy Zyskind
“As uncertainty looms for Ukraine, Russia, and the rest of the world, one thing is clear – people don’t deserve to lose everything because of their circumstances,” writes SCRT Labs CEO Guy Zyskind
אלי בן ששון מאיה זהבי עמרי בן דוד

Taking stock of Israel’s blockchain and crypto landscape in 2022

17.03.22|Allon Sinai
Despite some notable success stories, Israel’s tech sector has been slow in embracing the Web3 movement. But is it too late for blockchain and crypto to follow in the footsteps of cybersecurity to become a lucrative source of export and pride for the country?
מייסדי סטארקוויר StarkWare

StarkWare set to hit $6 billion valuation in new funding round

10.03.22|Meir Orbach
The Israeli blockchain company is set to raise at least $100 million after receiving $50 million at a $2 billion valuation in a Series C last November
דניאל פרינץ עידן עפרת גיא הדר רן גולדי

Fireblocks acquiring crypto payment platform First Digital for $100 million

16.02.22|Meir Orbach
The purchase of fellow Israeli company First will see Fireblocks expand its existing payments capabilities by allowing payment service providers (PSPs) and acquirers to accept payments and make payouts in digital currencies
מוסף שבועי 27.1.22 מיכאל שאולוב מייסד ומנכ"ל פיירבלוקס

“Fireblocks is ‘the one’ of the crypto industry”

27.01.22|Sophie Shulman
In an exclusive interview, Fireblocks CEO Michael Shaulov discusses the cryptocurrency security company’s incredible ascent to an $8 billion valuation following Thursday’s $550 million Series E
צוות Spring Games

Spring Games raises $7 million Seed round to develop NFT-powered games

Playtika led the round in the Israeli startup, which is building Play-to-Earn games on blockchain infrastructure
Tarantino Zyskind SCRT Labs NFT

Secret Network announces $400 million in ecosystem funding

Israeli startup SCRT Labs, the core development team behind Secret Network, announced a new $225 million ecosystem fund and a $175 million accelerator pool
אלון רם שירה ברזיס Redefine

Blockchain security startup Redefine raises $11 million Seed round for crypto firewall

The Israeli startup develops a DeFi security platform catering to institutional investors to help them manage investment risks
Jason Williamson Oracle for Startups

9 trends we’ll see happen next year in Israel and across the globe

30.12.21|Jason Williamson
"Israel is always top of mind when I do my annual predictions," writes Jason Williamson, VP at Oracle for Startups and Oracle for Research
סיטי סיטי גרופ סיטיבנק Citi

Citi recruiting Tel Aviv crypto experts for digital assets division

24.11.21|Meir Orbach and Reuters
The U.S. banking giant is looking to create 100 roles focused on digital assets including blockchain and digital currencies at its institutional division
מייסדי סטארקוויר StarkWare

StarkWare joins Israeli unicorn club with $50 million Series C at $2 billion valuation

The Netanya-based company has developed a cryptographic solution it believes can solve the problems of scalability and privacy hampering blockchain technology
פינטק הדבר הבא מימין דינה פסקא רז תומר מיכאלי מירב הר נוי גיל ארזי

“If blockchain will wait for banks, it will have to wait for many years”

08.11.21|Doron Broitman
According to Tomer Michaeli, General Partner at Viola Fintech, “the interesting blockchain solutions will come from innovative technology startups”