, a London-based startup developing and maintaining an immutable ledger for asset ownership, today announced that it’s secured $20 million in series A funding led by Tencent, with participation from with from Graphene Ventures, Bloomberg Beta, Rakuten, Fidelity, and Vickers Venture Partners. It brings the company’s total raised to $30.4 million following a $10 million series A round in March 2018, which founder and CEO Leanne Kemp said will be used to further its mission to “make supply chains more sustainable.”

“Today’s announcement amplifies our commitment to global markets, whilst fuelling our industry momentum as we continue to build Everledger,” said Kemp, adding that she expects Tencent’s investment will “strengthen” Everledger’s expansion into China with the launch of a WeChat app for blockchain-enabled diamonds. “Having

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