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Animoca Brands raises $358 million to grow the open metaverse

In the latest round of funding, Australian metaverse company Animoca Brands raises over $358 million, 358,888,888 to be exact – 8 being considered a lucky number in many parts of Asia and the crypto community at large – at a slightly beyond $5 billion pre-money valuation. The round was led by Liberty City Ventures, with …

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Coinbase and Mastercard partner to revolutionize NFT purchase experience

Byline: Prakash Hariramani, Senior Director, Product Our mission at Coinbase is to increase economic freedom in the world. By enabling more people to join the creator economy and profit from their work, NFTs (Non-Fungible Tokens) have an important role to play in this mission. However, the experience of purchasing an NFT remains complex for many users. …

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NFT Marketplace OpenSea Acquires DeFi Wallet Firm Dharma Labs

“Devin [Finzer], Alex and the entire OpenSea team have shown incredible tenacity and grit over the past four years in taking their original idea for an NFT exchange to where it is today,” Hollander said in a statement. “I’m excited to focus on scaling OpenSea’s tech to meet the reliability, performance, and uptime benchmarks its …

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Microsoft Acquires Activision in Metaverse Push – Buying Enjin Next?

Microsoft is buying video games Activision Blizzard for $68.7 billion. If approved, the acquisition would bring together two giants of the video gaming world but may also have significant ramifications for the making, buying and selling of NFT sector. The all-cash deal, which values Activision at $95 a share, is Microsoft’s biggest  ever. Activision shares …

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Coinbase Partners With Mastercard to Make NFT Purchase Easy

Leading cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has teamed up with payment processing giant Mastercard to simplify purchasing non-fungible tokens. According to an official blog post today, Coinbase is planning to make it easier for newcomers to join the booming NFT market by employing a similar strategy as it did with its cryptocurrency exchange. Despite the growth of …

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Metaplex Raises $46M to Grow Solana NFT Ecosystem

Key Takeaways The Metaplex Foundation has closed a $46 million strategic funding round. The foundation stated it would use the funds to provide grants, support ecosystem development, and empower creators. Capital has been flooding into the Solana ecosystem in recent weeks. Share this article The Metaplex Foundation has raised $46 million from investors to expand …

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The World’s First Virtual Mars NFTs Are Selling Rapidly

Mars4 is a multi-tiered project that combines NFTs, Crypto and an immersive survival game together that will provide a window to a virtual Mars and a broader range of investment opportunities via the world’s first revenue-generating NFT. The sale of Mars4 NFTs raised over $250K in a day and saw land plots sell swiftly via …

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Solana NFT Layer Metaplex Raises $46M

“We believe the metaverse will be open, censorship-resistant and globally accessible,” Sergey Vasylchuk, director of the Metaplex Foundation, said in a press release. “In this metaverse, Metaplex will serve as a common protocol and NFT standard to empower the next wave of decentralized commerce, social and gaming experiences.” Source link