Central Bank Veteran's Block "E-Money" Startup Raises $2 MillionCentral Bank Veteran's Block "E-Money" Startup Raises $2 Million
By Crypto Digest - January 11, 2019

Ethereum, development studio ConsenSys has participated in a $2 million seed funding round for Iceland-based blockchain startup Monerium, the firm announced Friday. The round was led by the early-stage venture capital firm Crownberry Capital and included participation from private investment firm Holf Holdings, both based in Iceland. Founded in 2016, Monerium is a fintech led by Jon Helgi Egilsson, former chairman of the Central Bank of Iceland. The firm is developing a solution for transacting fiat currencies over blockchains, what it calls “e-money.” The seed funding will be used to accelerate development of its services.