DFINITY,thataimsto makewhat it describes as “WebComputer” raiseda newfunding of more than $100 Mln Swiss francs from partners thatconjointlyfeatured blockchain-focused investment outfit Polychain Capital.
Both Polychain and Andreessen via its investment fund a16z hadantecedentlyparticipatedwithin thestartup’s investment,donatingaround more than $60 Mln inFebruary.
Having raisedfunds around$200 Mln since its foundation back in 2015, DFINITY ultimatelyneed to makea platformwhich is able to“host the world’s next generation ofsoftware packagesand services on a public network.”
TechCrunch quotes a16z partner Chris Dixon mentioning:
“Thenetcomputeris off courseto become avitalpiece ofthe long runtechnology stack.”
Mentioning further he said that this move marksan extracommitment from Andreessen to the cryptocurrency ecosystem,the corporateinApril was able to raisemore than $130 Mln funding in blockchain project Basis’ stablecoin.
More recently, in July, Andreesen participatedin a very$45 Mln funding, for blockchain cloud computing platform Oasis Labs asa part ofits tactics tofacilitateother firmsadopt blockchain technology.