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Cryptoys banks a16z funding to build NFTs for kids

The past several months haven’t been entirely kind to the NFT market — while transaction volume hasn’t stuttered too significantly,...

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Blockchain gaming unfazed by crypto volatility as gamers ‘seek out entertainment’

While the crypto industry was in freefall over the past few months, web3 games remained fairly stable.

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Animoca Brands plans to add education to its multibillion-dollar NFT and gaming business

Animoca Brands has grown into one of the biggest firms in the metaverse, play-to-earn gaming, and NFT worlds, but it wants to enter a new sector:...

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Why Axie Infinity’s co-founder thinks play-to-earn games will drive NFT adoption

As we’re almost halfway through 2022, a question stands: Is Axie holding up to its hype?

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Axie Infinity creator raises $150M round to compensate victims of ~$625M Ronin hack

Axie Infinity developer Sky Mavis gets cash infusion led by Binance to reimburse victims of Ronin hack, one of crypto's biggest

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Token and equity management startup Sprout raises $3M led by Sequoia

As cryptocurrency goes mainstream, attracting individual and institutional investors, digitally-savvy employers realize tokens are an increasingly...

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Polygon raises $450M from Sequoia Capital India, SoftBank and Tiger Global

Polygon has raised $450 million in a new venture financing round as the firm, with a market cap of about $13 billion, aggressively expands its...

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Animoca Brands has raised funding at a more than $5B valuation, triple where it was in October

Animoca Brands, an eight-year-old, 600-person Hong Kong-based outfit that has managed to put its stamp on many of the world’s most popular NFT...

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Burnt Finance raises $8M led by Animoca Brands, launches DeFi-oriented NFT marketplace

Burnt Finance is a crypto startup which, as a stunt, burnt a Banksy artwork and but then the NFT they’d minted for it for $400,000, double what it...

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Animoca, Galaxy Interactive and Polygon back gaming firm nCore in web3 push

nCore Games has raised $10 million in a new financing round as the top Indian gaming firm gears up to launch web3 offerings, its top executives said...

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A peek into Web3 power player Animoca Brands

If you haven’t heard of Animoca Brands over the last year or so, you haven’t been paying close attention. With a long and growing list of...

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Hong Kong accelerator Brinc raises $30M Series B

I’ve visited Brinc’s headquarters the last few times I’ve been to Hong Kong, and been impressed with the range of different startups the...

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‘Bored Apes’ shoots for the moon

Few things have been more fascinating and frustrating to witness in 2021 than the rise of million-dollar NFT profile pic projects. The collections of...

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