Dove Dispatch #43
$902M Raised Across 36 Funding Rounds
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Last week 36 projects announced fundraising rounds:
ConsenSys ($450M) | A blockchain software technology company focused on the Ethereum ecosystem — with participation from UTA Ventures, Third Point, SoftBank, C Ventures, Anthos Capital, Marshall Wace, Sound Ventures, ParaFi Capital, Temasek, Microsoft, and True Capital Management.
Magic Eden ($27M) | The leading NFT Marketplace on Solana — with participation from Paradigm, Sequoia Capital, Solana Capital, Electric Capital, Greylock Partners, Variant, and Kindred Capital.
UNLOC ($1.25M) | A platform where you'll soon be able to borrow against your NFTs on Solana — with participation from Solana Capital, Autonomy Capital, Khosla Ventures, 3Commas, NxGen Capital, and BuidlHodl Capital.
Angelic ($10M) | Narrative multiplayer strategy RPG backed by the blockchain and set in a collaborative Sci-Fi Metaverse — with participation from Pantera Capital, Animoca Brands, Solana Capital, Everyrealm, OKX, Mechanism Capital, Morningstar Ventures, Huobi Capital, Shima Capital, Ancient8, Rainmaker Games, Signum Capital, Fundamental Labs, Double Peak, UOB Venture, Moonrock Capital, GSR, Gate.io, Israeli Blockchain Association, Spark Digital Capital, Mintable, DWeb3 Capital, Enzac Research, ExNetwork Capital, Compute Ventures, MC Ventures, BreederDAO, 0x Adventure, Paribus Ventures, Evos Guild, PathDAO, Play It Forward DAO, Qi Capital, Seascape, SL2 Capital, Waterdrip Capital, XT Labs, Danxia Capital, and Unix.
Gauntlet Network ($23.8M) | A simulation platform for building financial models of blockchain protocols and applications — with participation from Ribbit Capital, Polychain Capital, and Paradigm.
Prifina | Build decentralized applications on wearable data.
Delysium ($4M) | The first playable AAA blockchain game — with participation from Galaxy Interactive, Republic, Alameda Research, Anthos Capital, Eureka Meta Capital, y2z Ventures, Tess Ventures, Zonff Partners, Infinity Ventures Crypto, LucidBlue Ventures, Unix, Ancient8, PathDAO, YGG SEA, Mask Network, Smarti Labs, and Metasense DAO.
Wecan ($1.81M) | We are building a smart blockchain data vault — with participation from Michel Reybier.
Avior | High powered Multi-Chain Protocol.
Loco ($42M) | Building the future of Indian gaming entertainment — with participation from Hiro Capital, Makers Fund, Korea Investment Partners, Catamaran, Hashed, Lumikai, and Krafton.
Milo ($17M) | US home loans for anyone, anywhere — with participation from M13, QED Investors, and MetaProp.
BearTax ($3.2M) | Bitcoin & сryptocurrency tax software — with participation from Draper Startup House, Sketchnote Partners, L2 Capital, Tacoma Venture Fund, Hustle Fund, Ascend Venture Capital, Defy VC, and BAM Ventures.
Apeiron ($880k) | World's 1st Godgame with NFTs — with participation from YGG SEA, GuildFi, Trill Ventures, Infinity Ventures Crypto, Enzac Research, DWeb3 Capital, LEO Crypto Ventures, SkyVision Capital, and snack.
Ramper ($3M) | Making Web3 friendly to onramp the next billion users — with participation from Hashed, Terra, Polygon, Goodwater Capital, SamsungNext, Golden Ventures, R7 Capital, 500 Global, and Maple Ventures.
mintBlue ($2.24M) | Blockchain development made easy — with participation from Two Hop Ventures, and Ayre Group.
Undead Blocks ($1.7M) | A kill-to-earn Zombie shooter game. Upgrade weapon NFTs & survive endless waves of zombies — with participation from Animoca Brands, Genblock Capital, and Double Peak.
Mirror World ($4M) | An AI-powered virtual carnival that yields crypto returns of the people, by the people, for the people — with participation from Galaxy Interactive, Alameda Research, Republic, Avocado DAO, Infinity Ventures Crypto, LD Capital, LucidBlue Ventures, Mirana Ventures, Metasense DAO, Nihil, OKX, Sky9 Capital, Tess Ventures, YGG SEA, Bas1s Ventures, and PathDAO.
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Zecrey Protocol ($4M) | Bringing privacy to digital assets — with participation from Spartan Group, Shima Capital, Fundamental Labs, Mapleblock Capital, Fenbushi Capital, Amber Group, AVATAR, CMT Digital, SevenX Ventures, D1 Ventures, Spark Digital Capital, Pluto Capital, YouBi Capital, Avstar Capital, and Mulana.
Hubble Exchange ($3.3M) | Multi-collateral/cross-margin perpetual futures on Avalanche — with participation from Framework Ventures, Trader Joe, Lemniscap, Blizzard Fund, GSR, Finlink, Avalanche Ecosystem Fund, Stani Kulechov, Nick Chong, Wangarian, Farid Rached, Phillip Liu Jr., Joe Ferrara, Adam Cader, Samneet Chepal, Mark Stanwyck, and Sergei Chan.
VersusSystems | Making games, live events, and streaming content more fun with interactivity and prizes — with participation from Animoca Brands.
Socket ($5M) | Powering truly multi-chain apps — with participation from Framework Ventures, Nascent, Geometry, Coinbase Ventures, Archetype, Lightspeed Venture Partners, eGirl Capital, Folius Ventures, Fourth Revolution Capital, Maven 11 Capital, Mark Cuban, Sandeep Nailwal, Jinglan Wang, David Hoffman, Ryan Adams, 0xMaki, Robert Miller, and Jayanti Kanani.
Lunar ($77M) | A digital bank that offers a mobile-based banking app that helps consumers manage their personal finances — with participation from Heartland, Will Ferrell, IDC Ventures, Kinnevik AB, and Peter H. Mühlmann.
Altered State Machine | Powers the creation and training of AI-driven NFTs known as Agents, which are interoperable across the metaverse — with participation from The Chernin Group, Warner Music Group, Coinbase Ventures, AirTree Ventures, 6th Man Ventures, Baby Keem, Blockchain Founders Fund, Digital Asset Capital Management, Delphi Digital, Dialectic Capital, FlamingoDAO, Muse Capital, Nas, Outlier Ventures, Quandefi, Raised in Space Enterprises, Animoca Brands, Enjin, Enjinstarter, Polygon Studios, and True Ventures.
EPIC LEAGUE ($1M) | A hub of the finest blockchain games for the community — with participation from Infinity Ventures Crypto, YGG SEA, GBIC (Global Blockchain Innovative Capital), The Sandbox, Wemade Tree, and Thomas Vu.
MetalCore ($15M) | An NFT-based, open world, mechanized combat game built on the blockchain — with participation from BITKRAFT Ventures, Delphi Digital, Immutable Capital, Sanctor Capital, Animoca Brands, YouBi Capital, Bitscale Capital, Spartan Group, Umbrella Network, YGG SEA, Yield Guild Games, Merit Circle, Perion, Avocado Guild, and BreederDAO.
Upstream ($12.5M) | A no-code platform where anyone can start and run a decentralized autonomous organization — with participation from Boldstart Ventures, Ibex Investors, Tiger Global Management, VaynerFund, Fenbushi Capital, Panoramic Ventures, Alpaca VC, Human Ventures, Blumberg Capital, The Medici Group, Red Beard Ventures, Advancit Capital, Knollwood Investments, Flamingo Capital, Converge VP, Social Leverage, Hannah Grey VC, and others.
Swim Protocol ($4M) | The seamless multi-chain liquidity protocol — with participation from FTX, Alameda Research, Coinbase Ventures, Solana Capital, Social Capital, IOSG Ventures, ROK Capital, GBV Capital, Mantis VC, PANONY, Bonfida, Brandon Millman, Phillip Liu Jr., Pantera Capital, and Jump Capital.
Duet ($2M) | A multi-chain synthetic asset protocol that enables on/off-ramp between traditional real assets and high-growth crypto assets — with participation from GSR, DHVC, LucidBlue Ventures, 3Commas, Kernel Ventures, Consensus Lab
EthSign ($12M) | A decentralized, versioned, integrable everywhere electronic agreement signing platform — with participation from Sequoia Capital, Mirana Ventures, Amber Group, Circle, Hack VC, Hashkey Capital, Infinity Ventures Crypto, NGC Ventures, GBV Capital, Hash Global, IOSG Ventures, Mask Network, Matrixport, Tess Ventures, Folius Ventures, Next Web Capital, Shima Capital, Synaps, Alumni Ventures Group, Goodwater Capital, y2z Ventures, Sandeep Nailwal, Alex Shin, Thomas Vu, Sidney Powell, Miss Bitcoin, Li Ning, Liang Xinjun, DiscusFish, Tekin Salimi, Tegan Kline, Jaeson Ma, Ahmed Al-Balaghi, Aniket Jindal, and Balaji Srinivasan.
Blockmetrix | A fast-growing US Bitcoin mining startup.
KurateDao ($6.85M) | The first community curated blockchain-based database for Web3 applications — with participation from Polychain Capital.
Cega ($4.3M) | Building the next evolution in Defi derivatives — with participation from Dragonfly Capital, Pantera Capital, Coinbase Ventures, Alameda Research, and Solana Capital.
UNXD ($4M) | Digital luxury and culture — with participation from Animoca Brands, Polygon Studios, RED DAO, TLF Ventures, Arcanum Capital, Bitscale Capital, Future Perfect Ventures, Morningstar Ventures, OrangeDAO, HanDAO, Andromeda Capital, Finality Capital Partners, GlobalCoinVC, Goodwater Capital, Hyperedge Capital, Infinite Capital, Nalu Capital, Narcissus Ventures, Aniket Jindal, Barthazian, Cooper Turley, Daniel Maegaard, Eden Holdings, Gabby Dizon, Jeff Holmberg, gmoneyNFT, Jaynti Kanani, Sandeep Nailwal, Jeff Zirlin, Jordan Lazaro Gustave, Marc Weinstein, Megan Kaspar, Punk 6529, Suzy Ryoo, and Tom Yi.
AngelList ($100M) | Increasing the number of successful startups in the world — with participation from Tiger Global Management, and Accomplice.
WalletConnect ($11M) | The Web3 standard to connect blockchain wallets to dapps — with participation from 1kx, Union Square Ventures, Zerion, Coinbase Ventures, Semantic Ventures, A.capital, Buckley Ventures, Alex Svanevik, Eric Conner, Vadim Koleoshkin, Arjun Bhuptani, Joel Thorstensson, Matias Woloski, Scott Moore , Spencer Yang, Han Hua, Jin Chung, Mike Demarais, Christian Baroni, Bruno Barbieri, Alex Salnikov, Viktor Bunin, Mara Schmiedt, Wayne Chang, Gregory Rocco, Anna Rose, Ajit Tripathi , and Alex Harley.
Kado ($5.4M) | Payments Infrastructure for Web3 — with participation from Race Capital, Collab+Currency, Republic, MEXC Exchange, Circle, Contango Digital Assets, SkyVision Capital, TPS Capital, Lunatic Capital, 0x Ventures, Hashed, PrimeBlock Ventures, T&G Ventures, Richard Dai, Smart Stake, and Jason Yanowitz.
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