Cloud computing giant VMware participates in Digital Asset C round of financing

Digital Asset, the company behind the open source smart contract language DAML, announced that investors in the company’s C round of financing have added cloud computing giant VMware. In addition, Brendon Howe, vice president of VMware and general manager of VMware’s blockchain department, also joined the company’s board of directors. Digital Asset co-founder and CEO Yuval Rooz said that the partnership between Digital Asset and VMware will help provide a truly enterprise-grade blockchain product. Lianwen previously reported that in December 2019, Digital Asset raised $35 million in Series C financing from companies such as the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) and Jefferson River Capital, bringing the company’s total financing to 150 million. US dollars. In February of this year, Digital Asset announced the completion of the second round of financing, Salesforce Ventures (Salesforce Ventures) and Samsung Venture (Samsung Venture Investment Corp) to participate in the investment.