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MetaPlex attracted $ 46 million from Multicoin Capital and Jump Crypto
MetaPlex Foundation, standing for the SOLANA NFT emission of the same name, attracted $ 46 million as part of the first round of funding.
“From the very beginning, a principle that we’ve held to and has served us well is really looking to creators—and people that work in the entertainment, media, and sports industries—for inspiration in terms of where we take NFTs next” @stphnhss https: // t.CO/5DPJNDCDCL
– Metaplex (@metaplex) January 18, 2022
The investment round was headed by Multicoin Capital and Jump Crypto with the participation of Solana Ventures, Alameda Research, Animoca Brands, basketball player Michael Jordan, Snoop Dogg rapper and other investors.
Metaplex Foundation Director Steve Hess noted that the funds raised will be directed to expand potential scenarios for using SOLANA NFT and supporting projects that create new tools based on the protocol.
According to the organization, launched in June 2021, MetaPlex helped to release more than 5 million non -replaceable tokens based More harm than on SOLANA for 85,000 projects.
Hess also told The Block about Metaplex Foundation plans to launch his own META management token in the near future.
Recall that in January the Near Protocol project attracted $ 150 million under the leadership of Three Arrows Capital.
Previously, the FTX cryptoderivat exchange launched a venture unit. The structure will direct $ 2 billion for investments in startups at different stages of development and in the segments of the cryptocurrency market.
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