Analytical Chainalysis a startup specializing in cryptocurrency and with more than 100 employees in new York, Washington and Copenhagen, raised $30 million in funding round series V. It was headed by venture company Accel in the round is also attended another investor startups – Benchmark, which has supported the project with $16 million in the previous investment round in April 2018.
The received means will be directed on opening of new office and laboratories for research and development in London, as well as cooperation with local universities. In addition to the expectations of Brexia this step the company went on, as the London one of the most important FINTECH hubs.
Funding also will be useful for a start-up to expand presence in the Asia-Pacific region, where “cryptocurrency companies are rapidly adopting technology AML, such as ours, in order to introduce competition in the global arena and to attract users from the United States and Europe.”
Excited to announce our latest funding round of $30m led by @Accel to support strategic product development of new cryptocurrency use cases and a new office in London! Read more: https://t.co/0Rn2li4wkO
— Chainalysis (@chainalysis) February 12, 2019
Chapter Chainalysis Michael Granger (Michael Gronager), commenting on the results of the round, said that it demonstrates the ongoing interest in long-term investment in the nascent ecosystem of cryptocurrencies.
Recall that Chainalysis 2015 helps the Federal tax service of the USA (IRS) in uncovering the persons evading from payment of taxes on cryptocurrency transactions.