AnChain.AI Raises $10M amid Partnership with SEC
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Sept. 1, 2021

AnChain.AI, a blockchain security company, has announced it has raised $10 million in a Series A funding round led by SIG Asia Investments. Fin VC, Nima Capital, Hard Yaka and others also participated in the round. The company also said in a press release it has been awarded "the multi-year SEC contract" to track activity on smart contracts.

"This year's cryptocurrency boom is merely the preamble to a new wave of necessary regulatory effort, and a complete revamp of the industry's approach to compliance, as VASPs, financial institutions, and regulatory bodies seek solutions to a new era of virtual asset risk," said AnChain.AI CEO, Victor Fang.

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The terms of the funding round remain undisclosed. The funding comes just few days after the US Securities and Exchange Commission signed a partnership agreement with AnChain.AI to supervise the activity on the decentralized finance (DeFi) market. A spokesperson for AnChain.AI said the contract's initial price was set at the $125,000 mark, with an option to extend it for five years for a total of $625,000.

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