Swiss blockchain startup DFINITY raised $102 million in a new round of financing, led by venture capital firms Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) and Polychain Capital, in February this year, already having invested in it $61 million in addition to them, the further development of “the giant Internet computer”, which is conducted in DFINITY invested Capital of the company Multicoin, Scalar Capital, SV Angel, Aspect Ventures, Global Village, Amino and Capital KR1.
It is assumed that the presented DFINITY the decision to bring the technology to the level of “cloud 3.0”, created by a startup team, a scalable network is more decentralized and efficient than blackany with the consensus algorithm proof-of-work.
The company plans to submit the results of their work before the end of this year and has already launched a test network. After the start of the platform’s work was the ecosystem participants DFINITY also promise to give out tokens DFN-for $35 million.
Recall that Andreessen Horowitz, the company allocated its own cryptocurrency Fund a16z crypto $300 million and plans in the next 2-3 years to invest in projects to launch new token and crypto-currencies, and large blockchain network of the highest level and to keep the investment for at least 10 years.