Launch of cloud computing blockchain in Switzerland and the United States DFINITY has closed a new round of financing worth over $ 100 million from repeaters including Andreessen Horowitz, confirmed on 29 August.
DFINITY, which aims to build what it describes as "Internet Computer," collected a total of $ 102 million Swiss francs ($ 105 million) from partners that also featured the investment company focused on the Polychain Capital blockchain.
Both Polychain and Andreessen through its a16z investment fund had previously participated in the startup's investment, contributing to $ 61 million in February.
Having collected a total of just under $ 200 million since its founding in 2015, DFINITY eventually wants to create a platform that will "host the next generation of software and services in the world on a public network," TechCrunch quotes Chris Dixon, a16z member.
"Internet Computers are on track to become a critical piece of future technology ck," he added.
The move marks a further commitment by Andreessen to the sphere of cryptocurrency, the company in April became part of a $ 133 million loan in the blockchain Basis & # 39; stablecoin project.
More recently, in July, Andreesen participated in a $ 45 million funding round for the cloud computing block platform Oasis Labs as part of its plan to help companies adopt blockchain.