Japanese companies invest in Omise blockchain project

Verified
4 weeks ago
0

Thailand-based payment blockchain-startup Omise has attracted funding from the Japanese company 31VENTURES and the venture capital unit Mitsui Fudosan.

The amount of attracted Omise investment is unknown. The round of financing was led by the Japanese firm Global Brain. The Indonesian venture capital firm Sinar Mas Digital Ventures (SMDV), which had previously invested in Omise, also contributed to the development of the project.

The funds raised will help the startup to expand its expansion into Japan, the countries of Southeast Asia and emerging markets.

Startup Omise was created in 2013. Last September, he raised an undisclosed amount during a B + financing round led by Krungsri Bank, Thailand’s fifth largest financial institution. Besides that, in 2016 B Series headed by SBI Asset Management was held which resulted in the project attracting $ 17.5 million. In addition, Omise managed to attract $25 million during the ICO.

Currently, the OMG token occupies the 24th position in the CoinMarketCap rating. Now the market capitalization of the asset is $452 million.

Last December Global Brain and Omise announced plans to create a blockchain-oriented fund.