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CMS advises Frankfurt based Blockchain Start-up Agora Innovation GmbH (iVE.ONE) on Financing

15/01/2021

Frankfurt Main – Frankfurt-based fintech Agora Innovation GmbH (iVE.ONE) secures another financing for its iVE.ONE product in a Pre-Series A round from tokentus investment AG. With the investment, tokentus investment AG underlines the potential of the blockchain start-up's technology and, in addition to venture capital, also provides access to a comprehensive network of specialists in law, finance and technology.

A CMS team from the Frankfurt office consisting of Dr Florian Plagemann and Dr Joachim Dietrich advised iVE.ONE on the financing. iVE.ONE is a member of the equIP program, CMS’s dedicated start-up support program. CMS Frankfurt regularly advises start-ups and investors on fundraising, among others in the context of the equIP start-up support program.

iVE.ONE combines the three pillars of digital securities: issuance, investment and regulation. With this platform and infrastructure, participants with no technical experience have direct access to a regulated and digital asset ecosystem. To create this framework, the platform combines various national regulatory requirements with blockchain to protect companies from money laundering and sanctions risks. iVE.ONE is funded by FinLab EOS VC, a cooperation between block.one and FinLabAG, and High-Tech Gründerfonds.

tokentus investment AG is an internationally operating investment company with a focus on promising companies whose business concept is based on blockchain technology or which deal with the digitalization and tradability of classic assets. Via a shareholder structure with deep roots in investing, banking and finance, law and of course blockchain or DLT technology, tokentus as a smart money investor can create significant synergies for its investments through its network.

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Dr. Joachim Dietrich, Partner
Dr. Florian Plagemann, LL.M. (Cornell), Counsel (Co-Lead), both Corporate/VC

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