US Charges Stanford Crypto Group Director With Defrauding His Former Employer – the Fed

Lawrence Rufrano allegedly hid his work at Stanford and blockchain startup Factom from disability benefits regulators.

News  ·  29 October 2020

Blockchain Company Factom Inc. Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Factom Inc.'s board has presented a proposal for restructuring the business, which will now be assessed by the administrators.

News  ·  19 June 2020

Factom’s Two Employees Press On Despite Investor’s Call to Liquidate

Factom, Inc. cut 80 percent of its 10-person staff. “The protocol is going to run whether Factom, Inc. continues or not,” said COO Jay Smith.

Business  ·  10 April 2020

Factom Inc. ‘Faces Liquidation’ After Investors Refuse Request for More Funding

The blockchain firm's biggest investor, FastForward, is now its receiver.

Business  ·  2 April 2020

Off-Blocks Launches US Government-Tested Digital Signature Service in Beta

Digital signature platform Off-Blocks is bringing its Department of Homeland Security-tested file verification tool to the public.

Tech  ·  14 January 2020

UK Banking Pilot Aims to Streamline Compliance Using Factom Blockchain

Crypto startup Knabu is launching a 30-day pilot today to put regulatory reporting on the blockchain.

Policy & regulation  ·  31 October 2019

Fund Seeks $200 Million to Help Startups Survive a Crypto Winter

David Johnston’s new Yeoman’s Growth Capital will invest exclusively in live blockchain projects.

Business  ·  11 December 2018

Factom Blockchain Project Wins Grant to Protect US Border Patrol Data

The Department of Homeland Security has awarded a grant to blockchain project Factom for live testing a platform for securing camera and sensor data.

Markets  ·  18 June 2018
Venture Capital

Blockchain Startup Factom Raises $8 Million in Extended Series A

Blockchain startup Factom has finished raising just over $8m as part of an extended Series A round.

Business  ·  18 April 2017

Hyperledger Adds 8 More Members to End 2016

Hyperledger has announced eight new members to round off the year, including a venture-backed startup and a state-owned telecoms company.

Markets  ·  29 December 2016

Tim Draper Leads $4.2 Million Series A for Blockchain Startup Factom

Blockchain startup Factom has raised a $4.2m in new funding as part of a newly announced Series A.

Business  ·  5 October 2016

US Department of Homeland Security Talks Blockchain R&D

In a new interview, members of the US Department of Homeland Security discuss their increasing interest in blockchain tech.

Markets  ·  10 July 2016
Latin America

Blockchain Land Title Project ‘Stalls’ in Honduras

Blockchain startup Factom has addressed a longstanding controversy over its contested partnership with the government of Honduras.

Markets  ·  26 December 2015

Microsoft Adds New Blockchain Services to Software Sandbox

Microsoft's Azure cloud computing platform is adding additional options to its blockchain-as-a-service sandbox.

Business  ·  16 December 2015
Venture Capital

Blockchain Project Factom Raises $400k at $11 Million Valuation

Factom Inc, the for-profit business entity overseeing the blockchain recordkeeping project Factom, has raised $400,000 in new seed funding.

Business  ·  14 October 2015