Herald of the Institution: Falconx attracted $ 150 million, and the Magic Eden rating reached $ 1.6 billion
The cryptocurrency industry is attracted by an increasing number of institutional players. This is evidenced by new investments in infrastructure and more close attention, which companies show to bitcoin as a class of assets. The most important events of the last weeks are in the FORKLOG review.
UNIZEN CEDEFI has attracted $ 200 million
The UNZEN CEDEFI Targe positioning itself on the basis of BNB Chain has agreed to attract $ 200 million from Global Emerging Markets (GEM) for the development of the ecosystem.
GEM will provide funds in the form of “capital obligations”: Unizen will receive part of the financing immediately, some after reaching unsolved criteria.
The platform focuses on attracting both retail and institutional investors by searching and aggregating orders at the best prices at centralized and decentralized exchanges.
Unizen will direct the received funds to expand the command and the product line, as well as to accelerate the introduction of a trading aggregation system.
Cryptopter Falconx attracted $ 150 million
Falconed cryptocurrency platform, oriented to institutional investors, attracted $ 150 million during the round of financing of the series D. According to its results, the company’s rating reached $ 8 billion.
The round was headed by GIC and B Capital with the participation of Thoma Bravo, Wellington Management, Adams Street Partners and Tiger Global Management.
The company noted that, despite the volatility of the markets, the first quarter of 2022 was the most successful for her in terms of attracting new customers. This is due to the demand for brokerage services by a wide range of institutional, Falconx believes.
NFT Marketplace Magic Eden attracted $ 130 million
Magic Eden, based on SOLANA, Magic Eden, has attracted $ 130 million according to the round of financing of the series B.
It was led by Electric Capital and Greylock Partners with the participation of Lightspeed Venture Partners, Paradigm and Sequoia Capital. Investors estimated the project at $ 1.6 billion.
The attracted funds will be directed to the development of the NFT P2P market and the Launchpad platform, which helps to produce tokens collections. Developers also include the support of other blockchains, in addition to SOLANA.
The project team has about 100 people. The company intends to expand the staff of about 50% in the next 6-12 months.
Cryptocastodian Prime Trust attracted $ 107 million
The provider of infrastructure solutions in the field of Fintech and digital assets Prime Trust attracted $ 107 million following the round of financing of the series in.
Among investors are FIS, Fin Capital, Mercato Partners, Kraken Ventures, Commerce Ventures, Gaingels, Gatecap Ventures, Seven Peaks Ventures and others.
The raised funds will be directed to support existing and the development of new solutions, including Defi and Web3 products, as well as the launch of Prime Trust Crypto Ira, which will allow customers to invest in crypto acts.
Polysign attracted $ 53 million
Polysign engaged in cryptocurrency infrastructure attracted $ 53 million in the round of financing series C. The fundraising began in the first quarter of 2022 and ended in early June.
The investors included the Head Fund Brevan Howard Asset Management, Cowen Digital-Cowen’s cryptocurrency division-and the GSR trading maker-market maker.
In addition to shared financing, Polysign also received a loan worth $ 25 million from the private investment company Boathouse Capital.
The raised funds are used to purchase an administrator of the MG Stover crypto fund, as well as the expansion of the depository and castodial business Polysign.
Kaiko attracted $ 53 million to international expansion
The supplier of data on the cryptocurrency market KAIKO closed the round of financing the series B by $ 53 million.
It was headed by Eight Roads with the participation of Revaia and existing investors Alven, Point9, Anthemis and Underscore.
Over the past year, to expand the Kaiko product line, I absorbed the provider of solutions for optimizing the risks of Kesitys, and also agreed with Coinshares to purchase Napoleon Index for launching cryptoindexes.
In February 2022, the company received the accreditation of the SOC-2 Type-1, confirming a high level of security management and data confidentiality, as well as the availability of the necessary means of control.
CEO Kaiko Ambre Subramyun noted the record interest of institutional investors in the services of the company. The company offers market data, portfolio solutions, information on interest rates, indices, Defi market, pricing and research services.
A16Z headed the round of the NFT platform of Cryptoys for $ 23 million
The game NFT Platform Cryptoys attracted $ 23 million during the round of financing of series A.
It was headed by the venture company Andreessen Horowitz (A16Z) with the participation of Dapper Labs, Draper & Associates, Coinfund, Animoca Brands, Sound Ventures and other investors.
CRYPTOys attracted tools uses to create a game universe based on NFT and release the animated series. In the near future, the team plans to present three characters from the series.
Sciencemagic.Studios attracted $ 10.3 million
SCIENCEMAGIC.Studios, advising on the implementation of Web3, attracted $ 10.3 million prerequisite investments.
Coinbase Ventures, Digital Currency Group and billionaire Alan Howard participated in the round.
Sciencemagic.Studios specializes in the use of NFT and social tokens to strengthen interaction with the audience. The company is headed by ex-seo Guardian Media Group David Pemsel, it is also involved in the macroinvestor Raul Paul and Delphi Digital.
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