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UAE Venture Firm invests in sustainability Blockchain platform 5ire

5ireChain a sustainability Blockchain platform, recently raised a total of $10m from some well-known blockchain VCs and HNWIs. In addition 5ire, also recieved $1.1m to scale its technology from UAE based Sanctum Global Ventures, based out of DIFC Dubai, and Diamond Hands, an ecosystem fund that invests in leading blockchain and cryptocurrency projects.

5IRE is a fifth generation Blockchain platform oriented towards sustainability at the consensus level. It is looking to build a strong developer community with an aim to become the infrastructure of other crypto projects. It intends to be the leading blockchain ecosystem to solve sustainability issues with its core technology, “Proof of 5ire”, which integrates sustainability & social impact at the consensus mechanism level by economically rewarding companies for their sustainable practices.

5ireChain is a sustainability blockchain platform that allows enterprises to be more sustainable & innovative, therefore accelerating the implementation of the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

“5ireChain has the potential to leverage blockchain technology and address the challenges of sustainability to build an ecosystem that is potentially huge and transformative for society, the economy and the environment.”, said Pratik Gauri, Co-founder and CEO at 5ireChain.

“After a long journey to get here, we are excited and thrilled to have the backing of Sanctum and Diamond Hands. To have these two backers in the space further demonstrates our commitment for a more sustainable world and matches our ambition to make 5ire a leading blockchain-based social impact ecosystem.”, stated Pratik Gauri, CEO & Cofounder of 5ire.

“I’m really excited to partner with 5ire as our collaboration creates further opportunities to achieve our commitment to supporting the 17 SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals). Through the SDG Impact fund, we will be able to develop new protocols that enterprises can utilize to achieve the launch and development of Conscious cities. These cities are our future.”, said Dunstan Teo, President of UAE based Sanctum Pte Ltd. Sanctum Global Ventures.


Lara Abdul Malak

Lara has been a journalist and writer in the technology field since her graduation from AUB majoring in political science. She has had career in corporation communications in the telecom sector and was part of the launch of first 3G network in the GCC and MENA region. Since her return to journalism she has been focused with passion on blockchain, tokenization, crypto focusing on the GCC and MENA region.

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