Bitcoin Blockchain Startup Factom Secures Over $8 Million in Series A

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Austin-based blockchain startup Factom, known for leveraging the bitcoin blockchain for projects including plans to secure land titles in Honduras, has raised over $8 million as a part of its extended Series A funding round. In October 2016, Factom raised $4.2 million in its Series A round, led by […]

Bitcoin Hardware Wallet Ledger Secures $7 Million More In Series A Funding, Announces Roadmap

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Ledger, a blockchain security provider that offers products for the blockchain market, including service appliances for enterprise, bitcoin hardware wallets for consumers and embedded solutions for connected objects, has raised $7 million in Series A funding led by MAIF Avenir, bringing total funding to $8.5 million, according to a company […]

CA Technologies Nabs Veracode for $614 Million

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In a move to extend its reach into the fast-growing application security testing market, CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA) announced it will acquire privately held Veracode for $614 million in cash. It expects the deal to close  early next month. Veracode is a leading SaaS-based [software-as-a-service] secure DevOps platform provider, a business that entails “the automation and scaling of application security testing (AST) to develop and deploy applications faster with fewer defects.” CA Technologies hopes to exploit Veracode’s AST and SaaS development operations (DevOps) market position among midsize enterprise customers, as well as bring its suite of offerings to large scale customers.