In June 2017, Storj Labs, a decentralized cloud storage provider, launched a Token Sale that was set to end on June 19, 2017; but only one week after launching, Storj met its goal of $30 million. A couple of weeks later in what may have been a first for a digital health company, Blockchain-based electronic medical record startup Patientory raised $7.2 million in 3 days. Both co-founders of these startups are black & in Atlanta. Learn the opportunities for minorities in crypto and blockchain.
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