NYC venture capital firm secures $47 million funding round

New York City’s Work Bench will have $47 million more to give out in startup investments thanks to its latest fundraising round. The early-stage venture capital firm announced the new fund money on its blog to keep investing in interesting startups all over the country. Top officials at Work Bench like to say that they have inverted the typical model by going to the customer first and then seeing where the demand fits in with already existing startups and Fortune…

Open source, enterprise-focused blockchain platform Insolar brings trust to enterprise

An all-star team of serial entrepreneurs, blockchain engineers, and leading academic scholars is pleased to announce Insolar, an open source, enterprise-focused blockchain platform and ecosystem that helps companies rapidly and affordably deploy distributed business networks. Insolar’s 4th generation, blockchain-based cloud architecture is made to solve urgent real-world business needs. With it, Insolar is poised to bring the promises of blockchain cost cutting, revenue generation, and business model transformation to life. Insolar’s announcement comes at a pressing moment when businesses are…