FTX Ventures и Jump Crypto поддержали Aptos в раунде на $150 млн
Команда «масштабируемого блокчейна для миллиардов людей» Aptos закрыла раунд финансирования Серии A на $150 млн. Его возглавили FTX Ventures и Jump Crypto.
1/ Today, we announced our $150M Series A funding round. This is a testament to our team’s technical expertise, the strength & activity of our ecosystem and the vision & ethos we all share. https://t.co/GGnn4TY9Lw
— Aptos (@AptosLabs) July 25, 2022
Инвестиции также предоставили Apollo, Griffin Gaming Partners, Franklin Templeton, Circle Ventures, Superscrypt от Temasek, а также Andreessen Horowitz и Multicoin.
With a seed round in March 2022, the startup has raised $350 million.
“Due to outages and downtime, current blockchains are not suitable for mass adoption. […] Aptos could be a solid foundation for Web3. It will allow users from around the world to experience the benefits of decentralization.”, – stated Mo Shaikh, CEO of the project.
Aptos founders have worked on Facebook’s Diem (formerly Libra) project in the past. In February 2022, Diem Association announced the sale of intellectual property and other assets related to the management of the payment network to Bankruptcy of the Silvergate Capital Corporation.
On March 15, the team announced the launch of a test network for developers. On May 16 and June 30, the general public got access to two testnetworks (two more are announced for July and August). Mainnet is expected to launch by the end of the year.
Recall that in December 2021, blockchain startup Mysten Labs from another group of Meta descendants raised $36 million, including from Andreessen Horowitz.
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