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Staked ETH withdrawals become available

Edition #59 - 14 APR 2023

Ethereum’s long-awaited Shapella upgrades are now live, allowing those who staked ETH in the blockchain network to withdraw their cryptocurrency for the first time.

gaming developments

  • ​​​​​​​​​​​​Multi-layered NFT entertainment and gaming network Gameta raised $5M in a seed funding round. Binance Labs, Huobi Ventures, Arcane Capital, Ceras Ventures, StartVC, Gate io Labs, W3Coins, Redline Dao, DefinanceX, Rana Capital and Infinity Labs are among investors.

  • ​​AAA mobile games developer Mayhem Studios with their Underworld Gang Wars raised $20M in a Series A funding round led by Sequoia Capital, with participation from Steadview Capital, Truecaller.

  • ​​Blockchain-based game CEBG raised $3M in a funding round from Youbi Capital, GSR Ventures, Ant Capital (a&t), Pepper Ventures, I Got Games (IGG), Bing Ventures, Welight, Hashkey Capital, SNZ Holding, Kernel Ventures, KuCoin Ventures, Initiate Capital, BetterverseDAO.

metaverses & AI


funding rounds

  • Provider of a multi-chain liquidity and data gateway LI.FI raised $17.5M in a Series A funding round led by CoinFund and Superscrypt, with participation from Bloccelerate, L1 Digital, Circle, Factor, Perridon, Theta Capital, Three Point Capital and Abra.

  • ​​Payments provider based in Singapore Alchemy Pay raised $10M funding from DWF Labs.

  • ​​Blockchain messaging protocol LayerZero raised $120M in a Series B funding round, raising its valuation to $3B. a16z crypto, Circle Ventures, Sequoia Capital, OpenSea, Samsung Next, Lightspeed, NGC Ventures, Bixin Ventures, Chapter One, GCR, Franklin Templeton and Com2us are among investors.


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