Gumi to Launch $30M Blockchain Investment Fund

New fund will specialize in cryptocurrencies and blockchain-projects investments
31 May 2018   1019

Specializing in mobile games development, the Japanese company Gumi has created an investment fund with assets of $ 30 million, CoinJournal reports.

A new fund called Gumi Cryptos. It will specialize in cryptocurrencies and blockchain-projects investments. The organization will be headed by the CEO and founder of Gumi Chirono Kunimitsu and creator of the Evercoin, Miko Matsumura.

Having advised top global cryptocurrency startups alongside some of the best investors in the world, I’ve come to realize that all of them struggle to break into Japan, the largest cryptocurrency market in the world. I’m excited to join gumi and their well-respected network in Japan.

Miko Matsumura

Founder, Evercoin

Previously, the company invested in the "stable coin" called Basis, as well as in the blockchain start-up Robot Cache, creating a decentralized alternative to the Steam platform.

Bank of China to Issue $2.8B Blockchain Bonds

Bank used its own DLT system to issue blockchain bonds
09 December 2019   54

The fourth largest state bank, the Bank of China, has issued two-year blockchain bonds for small businesses totaling $ 2.8 billion.

To issue digital certificates, Bank of China used its own blockchain system.

It is also the first blockchain-based bond issue accounting system in the country.

Bank of China

Securities will go on sale with an interest rate of 3.25% per annum.

Thus, the bank hopes to raise funds to support small businesses in the country. As of September, as part of this initiative, the bank provided loans to small and micro enterprises for a total of $ 57.7 billion.