Ethereum

ConsenSys Picks Latest 10 Blockchain Startups for Accelerator Program

ConsenSys Ventures, the investment arm of ethereum development studio ConsenSys, has selected 10 blockchain startups for the second cohort of its accelerator program Tachyon. Announcing the news on Monday, ConsenSys Ventures said that the selected startups for the Tachyon 2.0 program are focused on building new blockchain-based solutions across data privacy, encryption, healthcare and decentralized […]

Ethereum

ConsenSys Spin-Off BlockApps Inks Deal With Bayer’s Monsanto Arm

ConsenSys spin-out BlockApps is working with Bayer Crop Science, the controversial agricultural giant formerly known as Monsanto. The multinational corporation is collaborating on several BlockApps pilot projects, CoinDesk has learned, although the firm declined to specify how many. The projects began as proof-of-concept implementations in 2018. Michael Pareles, the global digital strategy manager of Bayer’s […]

Ethereum

Insiders Say ConsenSys Faces a Hurdle to 2019 Rebound: Joe Lubin’s Grip

“Just rely on the fact that it’s all funded by Papa Joe.” That’s how one former employee, who asked to stay anonymous, citing fear of legal repercussions, described the sentiment that prevailed until recently at ConsenSys, the ethereum-centric venture studio headed by ethereum co-founder Joseph Lubin. In other words, the entrepreneurs building blockchain apps and […]

Crypto News

Crypto Custody Startup Raises $8 Million from ConsenSys & Two Sigma Ventures

Advertisement Venture firm Two Sigma and Ethereum development studio ConSensys have invested $ 8 million into digital asset custody solution provider Trustology, Business Insider reports. Both investors would be joining Trustology’s board of directors. London based Trustology, known for developing the TrustVault, a crypto management service that safeguards private keys by keeping them in “tamper […]

Ethereum

Ethereum Giant ConsenSys Tightens Belt, Will Axe Underperforming Projects

Advertisement Ethereum development studio ConsenSys, the New York-based blockchain startup, is restructuring as part of a move to streamline its business amid the crypto bear market. ConsenSys CEO Joseph Lubin, the co-founder of Ethereum, made the announcement in a company letter. “We must retain, and in some cases regain, the lean and gritty startup mindset that […]

Altcoins

ConsenSys Leads $2.1 Million Funding Round into Ethereum Hosted Protocol AZTEC

ConsenSys Labs, an Ethereum incubator owned by ConsenSys has led a $ 2.1 million seed investment into AZTEC, a London-based protocol developer, according to its press release sent to CoinJournal. AZTEC is an Ethereum mainnet-hosted protocol that helps to facilitate private transactions on the public blockchain. Founded by Dr. Zachary Williamson and Tom Pocock, AZTEC […]

Ethereum

ConsenSys Backs $2.1 Million Funding Round for Ethereum Privacy Startup

ConsenSys Labs has led a $ 2.1 million seed round for AZTEC, a startup that’s working to make ethereum transactions private so financial institutions can comfortably use the second-largest blockchain. Announced Thursday, other investors in the round include Entrepreneur First, Samos Investments, Jeffrey Tarrant (Mov37) and Charlie Songhurst. AZTEC, created by the mathematician Tom Pocock […]