The data shows that Microsoft and other large companies have invested a total of 850 million US dollars in encryption this year.

According to Reuters news, PitchBook statistics show that venture capital investment in cryptocurrency and blockchain startups, including corporate funds, has soared to $850 million. This year there are currently 13 transactions, which makes the flow of funds continuous. In two years, it hit a record high. Investments in the sector, including the London Stock Exchange Group and Microsoft, surged more than five-fold in 2018 to a record $2.4 billion, with more than 117 investments.