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A total of 19 investments and financings occurred in the crypto market this week, NFT continued to go out of the circle, and the activity of Polkadot ecological projects increased.
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According to the chain news statistics, between April 3 and April 9, 19 investment and financing transactions occurred in the crypto market.
Compared with last week, the number of investment and financing has fallen, but the total amount of public investment and financing this week has risen to more than 600 million US dollars. A total of three billion-level investment and financing events have occurred. They are the financial technology unicorn Plaid, ninth. City, New York Digital Investment Group NYDIG, financing amounts reached 405 million U.S. dollars, 143.8 million U.S. dollars, and 100 million U.S. dollars, respectively.
This week’s investment and financing events were mainly concentrated in the fields of NFT and asset management. NFT continued to go out of the circle, and the NFT platform Refinable on BSC received participation from the famous YouTube blogger MrBeast. In addition, as the parallel slot auction approaches, the activity of the Polkadot ecological project has increased. It is worth mentioning that zCloak Network and Evanesco in the Polkadot ecological project completed or initiated this week are both private tracks.
In terms of institutions, NGC Ventures, Digital Finance Group, and DeFi Alliance continued to be active last week, and continued to increase their NFT, asset management and infrastructure fields. This week, Block Dream Fund and X21, the newly active investment and financing institutions, have participated in multiple projects.
Fintech company Plaid completes US$425 million in Series D financing
Fintech company Plaid announced the completion of a US$425 million Series D financing. Altimeter Capital led the investment, and Silver Lake, Ribbit Capital and existing investors followed suit, with a post-investment valuation of approximately US$13.4 billion.
Hedge fund competition platform Numerai raised US$5 million in financing through the sale of NMR tokens, with Pantera leading the investment
Richard Craib, the founder of the hedge fund competition platform Numerai (NMR), tweeted, “Pantera Capital led the investment in NMR’s US$5 million financing. In addition, the number of NMR pledges also hit a record high, reaching 312,928, valued at more than US$17 million. .”
Polkadot’s privacy computing platform zCloak Network completed $1.3 million in seed round financing, IOSG and Hypersphere jointly led the investment
Polkadot’s ecological privacy computing platform zCloak Network (formerly Starks Network) has completed a seed round of 1.3 million dollars, jointly led by IOSG Ventures and Hypersphere Ventures, KR1, DFG, Advanced Blockchain AG, PAKA Fund, and Digital Renaissance Foundation participated in the investment .
Privacy protection project Suterusu receives strategic investment from Fundamental Labs
Suterusu, a privacy protection project, announced that it has received strategic financing from Fundamental Labs.
Evanesco, Polkadot’s Layer 0 privacy network protocol project, started financing, and many institutions participated
Evanesco, the Layer 0 privacy network protocol project of the Polkadot ecosystem, has officially launched financing, Block Dream Fund, BlockArk, BitZ, Candaq, Cabin VC, Consensus Lab, Dealean, Digital Finance Group, Gate.io Labs, LD Capital, Mars Blockchain, MXC (PrivCode), NGC Ventures, R8 Capital, Spark Digital Capital, ZB Capital and other institutions have been deeply involved (the institutions are ranked in alphabetical order).
Solana IDO platform Solstarter receives investment from DeFiance Capital
Solstarter co-founder NekoZ announced on Twitter that Solstarter has received investment from DeFiance Capital, a subsidiary of Three Arrows Capital. The specific investment amount was not disclosed.
NFT platform Zora raised nearly US$8 million through equity sales
According to documents submitted to the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) by Zora Labs, the company behind the NFT online market Zora, Zora Labs has raised nearly US$8 million (specifically US$7,999,937) through equity sales.
BSC completed a $3 million financing on the NFT platform Refinable, Binance and famous YouTube blogger MrBeast participated in the investment
According to Cointelegraph, the NFT platform Refinable on Binance’s smart chain completed a $3 million financing, with Binance and well-known YouTube blogger MrBeast participating in the investment.
NFT platform Mintable completes seed round financing, CRC Capital and others participate in the investment
According to The Business Times, NFT creation and trading platform Mintable has now completed a seed round of financing. Investors participating in this round of financing include CRC Capital, Time Ventures, Sound Ventures, and blockchain investment institutions under the entrepreneur Koh Boon Hwee (Koh Boon Hwee). Defiance Capital, DeFi Alliance, and Lunex Ventures. Mintable has not disclosed the specific financing amount.
DeFi project Kianite completes $1.5 million seed and private equity round financing
The DeFi project Kianite announced the completion of a $1.5 million seed and private equity round of financing led by Spark Digital Capital. Participating institutions include X21, Hillrise Capital, PrivCode Capital, OKEx’s Block Dream Fund, Candaq, Magnus Capital, Oasis Capital, Titans Ventures, and Other strategic supporters.
Polkadot DeFi project Equilibrium completed US$2.5 million in Series A financing, DFG participated in the investment
Polkadot DeFi project Equilibrium completed US$2.5 million in Series A financing. Investors include KR1, Signum Capital, Hypersphere, Block Dream Fund, Genesis Block Ventures, CMS Holdings, AU21 Capital, Digital Finance Group, PNYX Ventures, FBG Capital, LD Capital, Crasolum Ventures and Inception Capital.
New York Digital Investment Group NYDIG raised 100 million US dollars, Starr Insurance and others participated in the investment
According to The Block report, NYDIG, a New York digital investment group, raised US$100 million, with strategic partner insurance companies Starr Insurance and Liberty Mutual Insurance participating in the investment.
Alameda Research invests US$4 million in Vietnamese DeFi team Coin98 Finance
Alameda Research announced that it has invested US$4 million in Coin98 Finance, a Vietnamese DeFi team.
Social investment platform Zignaly completes a $3 million private equity round of financing and will launch an NFT-based insurance agreement
Social investment platform Zignaly announced the completion of a US$3 million private equity round of financing led by Parataxis Capital. Other investors include OKEx’s Block Dream Fund, AscendEX (formerly BitMax), Sino Global Capital, LD Capital, LVT Capital, AU21 Capital, Disrupt. com, DAOMaker, GDA Capital, BSCPad, Acheron Trading, Switchain, Kryptos.fund, LedgerPrime, etc.
Permissionless cross-chain burning protocol BlackHole Protocol gets seed round investment
The permissionless cross-chain burning agreement BlackHole has received seed round investment from nine institutions including NGC Ventures, AU21 Capital, X21 Digital, Power Law Capital, ShinChan, Oasis Capital, Crypto Times, 0xAlpha, and BigCoin Capital.
dClimate completed a $3.5 million seed round led by CoinFund, with participation from Multicoin Capital
The decentralized climate data network dClimate announced the completion of a $3.5 million seed round of financing. This round of financing was led by CoinFund. Participants include Multicoin Capital and Republic Labs.
Digital asset accounting tool Cryptio completes $1.2 million seed round financing, led by Draper Associates
Digital asset bookkeeping tool Cryptio announced the completion of a seed round of 1.2 million USD, led by Tim Draper’s cryptocurrency fund Draper Associates. Other investors include Consensys, Outlier Ventures, Aave’s founder and CEO Stani Kulechov, and Stake Capital Founder Julien Bouteloup and so on.
The crypto wallet Exodus has been approved by the US SEC and has sold Class A common shares in the Exodus wallet in accordance with Reg A+ regulations
The crypto wallet Exodus has been approved by the U.S. SEC and will begin offering stock trading in the Exodus wallet at a price of $27.42 per share at 9 pm Eastern Time on April 8th.
Previously, Lianwen reported that the cryptocurrency wallet Exodus applied to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for a public offering of tokenized equity to raise up to 75 million U.S. dollars.
Ninth City raised US$143.8 million through the issuance of ADS and warrants
Internet company Ninth City announced that it has completed the share and equity sales agreement transaction signed with Maxim Group LLC on March 31 this year. In this transaction, it is co-financing through the issuance of American Depository Shares (ADS) and subscription warrants 143.8 million US dollars.