Incubation, early-stage, and late-stage growth ideas will be prioritised in Binance Labs' second $500 million fund
These global investors include DST Global Partners and Breyer Capital to drive innovation across the crypto, Web3 and blockchain landscape.
CZ, CEO of Binance, emphasised the significance of a link between values, people, and economies while discussing how to accelerate the adoption of the crypto ecosystem.
The goal of the newly closed investment fund is to discover and support projects and founders with the potential to build and to lead Web3 across DeFi, NFTs, gaming, metaverse, social, and more.
Binance Labs was founded in 2018 and has already invested in and fostered over one hundred worldwide startups. Its portfolio includes notable startups such as Axie Infinity, 1Inch, Polygon, The Sandbox, Dune Analytics, and Elrond.
Interesting fact is that Binance Labs had also invested $3 million in Do Kwon's - more like Dont Kwon- Terra’s layer-0 blockchain back in 2018.
Several former Binance executives lead financing rounds to assist Old Fashion Research (OFR) in investing in over 50 blockchain businesses in a single year.
The eligible startups are Grindery, NuLink Network, FilSwan, and Starton in the infrastructure sector; CODA and OpenLeverage in the DeFi sector; CoralApp, AlterVerse Inc, ChapterX, and Gamic Guild in the gaming and metaverse sector; Qwestive and Reveel in the SocialFi sector; and Playbux (MyCashBack) and Ambrosia Finance in the crypto fintech sector.