A number of prominent companies participated in $32 million Series B funding round of Axoni, the software developer from New York.
R3 CEV aims to raise $150 million with the third tranche of fundraising round scheduled for later this year.
Final round increased the total sum of investment to $60 million.
The company gets $50 million to apply a distributed ledger to financial services and expands its Board of Directors.
Thirteen top banks, including Citi, Bank of America and Deutsche Bank, have joined a consortium led by financial tech firm R3 that is developing blockchain technology for the financial industry.
The U.S. Marshals Service is likely to sell off 50,000 bitcoins, confiscated from Silk Road in 2013, at lower prices.
Citigroup Inc. states the initiative demanding the Swiss National Bank to store part of its assets in gold is senseless as it has no intrinsic value and is too costly to store.