The volume of venture investments in the industry for the first half of the year exceeded $ 30 billion
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The volume of venture investments in the industry https://gagarin.news/news/massive-layoffs-as-crypto-market-continues-to-slump/ for the first half of the year exceeded $ 30 billion
The volume of financing of blockchain startups in January-June 2022 amounted to $ 30.3 billion, which exceeded the value for 2021 ($ 30.2 billion). Such data is contained in the report Messari and Dove Metrics.
According to the observations of researchers, more than a third of all funds in 1199 investraelands attracted the centralized finance sector (CEFI) – $ 10.2 billion.
The rest of the amount came on:
- infrastructure companies ($ 9.7 billion);
- NFT projects ($ 6.7 billion);
- Web3 developers and Defi protocols (~ $ 1.8 billion).
In the CEFI segment, $ 3.2 billion received crypto accounts, $ 1.5 billion – payment services, for $ 1.2 billion – market makers and companies engaged in savings/banking accounts.
In the NFT segment in the second quarter, projects not related to Ethereum blockchain attracted $ 3.5 billion. $ 2.8 billion – on the basis of the second capitalization of cryptocurrency. Blockchain-games ($ 4.2 billion) are leading a large margin. In the marketplaces who took second place, invested $ 937 million.
Despite the turbulence in the market, the Defi Protokols in June raised $ 624 million-twice as much as in any month since the beginning of the year. The largest amount of funds went to DEX ($ 450 million) and asset management services ($ 294 million). Ethereum startups accumulated $ 1.28 billion, projects based on other blockchains-$ 502 million.
In the segment of infrastructure startups, the activity of venture investors was concentrated in the rounds of smart contract platforms ($ 3.6 billion), mining companies ($ 1.3 billion) and data services ($ 1.2 billion).
For the first six months of 2022, crypto funds attracted $ 35.9 billion (+848% by January-Martu 2021).
Recall, according to PitchBook, from April to June, venture investments in cryptostarts were 31%.
Earlier andreessen Horowitz launched a $ 600 million fund for games and meta -combat.
Prior to this, the Haun Ventures, headed by the former A16Z General Partner, has attracted $ 1.5 billion to two crypto funds with a similar orientation.
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