Mark Cuban–Backed NFT Marketplace Mintable Raises $13M
1 Jul, 2021•1 min read•NFT
The Mark Cuban-backed non-fungible tokens (NFT) marketplace Mintable has raised $13 million in a series A funding round from investors including Ripple.
Mintable said the round was oversubscribed. Investors also included Animoca Brands, Metapurse, the NFT investment fund backed by Metakovan, Jon Oringer, the founder and executive chairman of Shutterstock, and Doug Band. The funding will be used to scale Mintable's operations and boost its growth and user acquisition initiatives. NFTs are digital assets that represent a wide range of unique tangible and intangible items, from collectible sports cards to virtual real estate and even digital sneakers. Ethereum NFT marketplaces such as Mintable, OpenSea and Rarible are popular for digital collectibles. “As the technology continues to mature and the space rapidly evolves, this is a critical company milestone for Mintable and we are thankful for the support from our investors who hold the same shared belief of the many opportunities that NFTs can bring among mainstream users,” CEO Zach Burks said. Other investors in the round included Expedia Group, Double Peak, 7 O'Clock Capital, 640 Oxford Ventures, Digital Finance Group, Spark Digital Capital, Reimagined Ventures, and 840 Venture Partners.