Coinciding with the launch of their Cosmos Mainnet, Tendermint announced on March 14, 2019, that they have raised $9 million in Series A funding.
One of the latest firms to receive significant funding is Tendermint Inc, who announced that they were able to secure $9 million in a Series A round of funding. The funding was led by Paradigm, a crypto investment firm, along with Bain Capital, 1confirmation, and other notable investors.
To the Cosmos
According to Tendermint, this round has been in the works for a while and was designed to tie in with the launch of the Cosmos Hub mainnet launch with the funding closing around the same time that the mainnet launched. Besides the mainnet itself, several other projects that were making use of the Tendermint Core technology for their prototypes are planning to soon launch their live networks and open up connections to the Cosmos.
The firm has stated that their ultimate aim is to create a new token economy that will help facilitate high-value blockchains. The funds raised so far will apparently be used to sustain the new Cosmos mainnet as well as other parts of the business.
Jae Kwon, the CEO of Tendermint Inc & Contributor of Cosmos said:
“The launch of the Cosmos Network is the first major milestone in the development of this network and represents the culmination of 40 years of computer science research. […]Now we’re encouraging developers to develop applications that take full advantage of the promises of this powerful ecosystem,”
The Cosmos SDK and Tendermint Core,