Fluent Bags $1.65M Seed Round for Blockchain Financed Supply Chain Effort
Financial services blockchain network Fluent has raised $1.65 million in a series seed funding round led by ff Venture Capital and joined by Digital Currency Group, Crosscut Ventures, Draper Associates, Fenbushi Capital, Lindbergh Tech Fund, and the St. Louis Arch Angels. T
In total, Fluent has raised $2.5 million including a November financing round led by Draper Associates with participation from Thomson Reuters, UMB Bank, 500 Startups, SixThirty, and others.
The startup stated:
We have also opened a satellite office in New York City at 140 West St. and will be Entrepreneurs in Residence (EIRs) at StartupBootCamp Fintech NY. As mentors, the Fluent team will support early stage fintech startups, providing experience, while leveraging the impressive network of financial institutions within the program.
We will also be hiring rockstar engineers, business development professionals, and bolstering our sales force. If you have a background in blockchain development or previous experience as a financial services professional please reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Fluent was founded by David Sutter, Lafe Taylor, Lamar Wilson and Casey Lawlor in March 2015.