Blockchain Startup Applied Blockchain Secures Funding From Oil Giant Shell Trading

Announcements, Investing | January 19, 2018 By:

London-based blockchain startup Applied Blockchain has secured its first funding round with investments from oil giant Shell Trading International and Calibrate Partners, both taking minority stakes in the company. The value of the investment has not been disclosed.

The investments came after the oil giant selected Applied Blockchain as the winner of a development competition for Shell’s downstream businesses.


Blockchain Startup Babb Names Jorge Pereira CTO

Job Appointments | October 10, 2017 By:

Blockchain-banking startup Babb has added to its technical team by appointing entrepreneur and FinTech expert Jorge Pereira as CTO and Adi Ben-Ari as Lead Technical Adviser.

The appointments come as the company approaches its token sale in late November, proceeds of which will fund the further development of the world’s first blockchain-based bank account.