Tagged: gaming

New Bimp Platform Designed for Gaming, E-Sports Industries

Bimp’s new platform blends game streaming, cryptocurrency, and DeFi into one ecosystem. Launched this July, Bimp is a cryptocurrency project which includes smart contracts, non-rugpull  features, a daily BNB claim reward system and NFT money backed by real tokens According to Newzoo, a gaming and… Read More

Andreessen Horowitz Leads $4.6 Million Investment in Yield Guild Games

Yield Guild Games (YGG) has raised $4.6 million in a funding round led by Andreessen Horowitz (a16z). The funding was said to have been finalised prior to the YGG token sale on July 27 and was joined by Kingsway Capital, Infinity Ventures Crypto, Atelier Ventures,… Read More

Aventus Network Selected to Process Gaming Network fruitlab Tokens

Aventus Network,  a Layer-2 blockchain protocol that brings scalability, speed, and lower costs to Ethereum transactions – today announced a partnership with gamer social network fruitlab to enable creators and community members to earn revenue and compete for value. With more than 625,000 registered players… Read More

Ethereum Scaling Solution Polygon Partners Community Gaming to Support Instant Payments in E-Sports

Polygon has partnered with Community Gaming in order to enable scalable E-sports tournaments. Built for grassroots tournament organizers, Community Gaming’s platform has been designed to  make it easier to develop custom e-sports tournaments within minutes with preconfigured payments. As noted in a release shared with… Read More

Razer Is Evaluating Entry into Crypto Market, with Fintech Now a Major Business for Gaming Firm

Razer, a leading gaming hardware producer, is looking to further diversify its operations by offering cryptocurrency-related services. At present, Razer is “carefully evaluating” a possible entry into the crypto sector, according to recent reports. Min-Liang Tan, CEO at Razer, a global lifestyle and gaming company,… Read More

Blockchain Developer ChainSafe Receives Development Grant to Perform Native Integration of Chainlink into Cosmos SDK

ChainSafe has reportedly received a development grant to natively integrate Chainlink (LINK) into the Cosmos software development kit (SDK). As previously reported, the Chainlink Community Grant Program offers financial resources to the development teams and researchers creating a “more functional, accessible, and socially impactful” Chainlink… Read More

Global Payment Tech Nuvei Acquires Gaming Payments Platform Mazooma

  Nuvei, a global payment technology provider based in Canada, announced on Friday it is set to acquire Mazooma Technical Services Inc. a U.S.-based focused gaming and sports wagering payment technology provider for approximately $56 million, plus additional consideration subject to the achievement of specific… Read More

Kris Vaivods: CEO at Vorto Gaming, a Blockchain Company Planning to Go Public on Swedish Stock Exchange, Shares Key Insights

We recently caught up with Kris Vaivods, CEO at Vorto Gaming, a blockchain startup planning to carry out an initial public offering (IPO) on the Swedish stock exchange later this year. Kris is the Founder of the Vorto Games subsidiary vz games and is part… Read More

Sightline Payments Receves $100 Million Investment Led by Cannae Holdings

Sightline Payments, an omni-channel payment solution for the gaming, lottery, sports betting, entertainment, and hospitality industries, has raised $100 million in funding led by Cannae Holdings (NYSE: CNNE) and William P. Foley II.  Other investors include Walter Kortschak, Genting Group, Point Break Capital, Searchlight Capital Partners,… Read More

Leading Gaming Hardware Firm Razer Reports $1B in Annual Revenue, with Fintech Services Now a Significant Contributor

Razer, a leading gaming hardware producer, has managed to diversify its business operations during the past few years. Razer CEO and Co-founder Min-Liang Tan first launched the company in 2005 with the goal to develop a computer mouse that would be ideal for avid gamers…. Read More

U.S. Fintech Zytara Announces Plans to Launch a Digital Banking Platform & Payment Network Designed for Millennials & Gen Z Games/Esports Enthusiasts

  Zytara, a U.S.-based fintech startup, announced on Thursday it is planning to launch a digital banking platform and payment network that is specifically designed for millennial and gen Z gamers and esports enthusiasts. Founded in 2019, Zytara claims that its financial offering will be… Read More

James Lee from Mizuho Securities Says Fintech Is More Important than Gaming for Tencent’s Long-term Business Strategy

James Lee, Internet Analyst for US and China at Mizuho Securities, has said that both gaming and the Fintech sector will be important for Tencent and will continue to play a key role in the global economy, especially in a post COVID world. Lee, who… Read More

DeFi Protocol Aave Partners with Axie Infinity, a Pokémon Inspired Digital Pet Universe Game, so Players can Earn Rare NFTs

The developers of Aave, an open-source and non-custodial decentralized finance (DeFi) protocol for earning interest on digital asset deposits while also being able to borrow assets, have teamed up with Axie Infinity. Through the partnership, both organizations aim to bring you a “hot new collab”… Read More

Kyber Network Introduces The Sandbox, a Virtual World Created on the Ethereum (ETH) Blockchain

The developers at Kyber Network, which provides a tool that allows traders to exchange tokens instantly without having to use exchanges, have announced the launch of The Sandbox – which will be running an Automated Price Reserve for the SAND token on the Kyber Network,… Read More

Virtuix Returns to Crowdfunding on SeedInvest, Seeks Up To $10 Million in Reg A+ Offering, Preps Launch of Omni One

  Virtuix, a virtual reality platform that is targeting both gaming and commercial markets, is returning to SeedInvest to raise additional capital. The new funding round arrives as the company announces the launch of Omni One, a consumer version of the Omni, an “omni-directional” treadmill that… Read More

Unikrn Tokens are “Retired” as Company Settles with SEC Regarding Initial Coin Offering

Unikrn, a token issuer that attempted to remain compliant while issuing digital assets, has settled with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding allegations of an unregistered initial coin offering (ICO) of digital securities. Unikrn is an eSports and gaming platform launched in 2014. According… Read More

SIX Swiss Exchange listed Indonesian Fintech Achiko to Move to Switzerland to Offer Payments Services to European Markets

Switzerland listed Fintech firm Achiko is reportedly planning to offer payment services to European businesses. Based in Indonesia, the company is now moving to Switzerland after its shareholders supported the decision during a recent meeting. Established in 2018, the Jakarta-headquartered company currently offers payment services… Read More

Huge: Republic Acquires FIG Game Crowdfunding Platform

Republic, an offshoot of AngelList and sister company to CoinList, has acquired FIG – a securities crowdfunding platform in the gaming space. Details of the acquisition were not immediately available. Founded by Justin Bailey, Republic states that he will stay actively involved as a Fig… Read More

Win Crypto! Bling Financial Launches Bitcoin Solitaire in Partnership with PlayDay Studios

Bling Financial, a Bitcoin rewards platform, has partnered with PlayDay Studios, a developer of mobile apps and games.  In a world of social distancing, Bling said it is anticipating an increasing interest from game developers looking to attract more users. Bling has created mobile games… Read More

Update: Mrs Wordsmith’s Equity Crowdfunding Campaign Nears £1.2 Million in Funding During the Final Days on Crowdcube

Mrs Wordsmith, a UK-based educational publishing and gaming company, is now nearing £1.2 million in funding through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. The round, which is set to close next week, originally sought to raise £1 million. The company is offering 3.16% in equity… Read More

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