CryptoSlam secures $9M in seed round, Animoca leads

CryptoSlam secures $9M in seed round, Animoca leads

NFT data analytics platform CryptoSlam has scored $9 million from its strategic seed round led by Animoca Brands, the company announced Wednesday.

Thrilled to announce our $9m strategic seed round led by Animoca Brands!HUGE thanks to @animocabrands, @mcuban, @OKEx, @sound_ventures_, @aplusk, @guyoseary, @KCRiseFund, @markpinc, @reidhoffman, @BinanceChain, @0xPolygon, @rottendoubt & many more! https://t.co/U8WqqBvknl pic.twitter.com/m8Yrc6BiYO— CryptoSlam! (@cryptoslamio) January 5, 2022

Top industry leaders and venture capital firms, including Blockdream Ventures, Binance Smart Chain, Polygon, VC arm of OKEx, and Sound ventures backed the firm. Mark Cuban, an American billionaire and a pre-seed investor at CryptoSlam, also invested in the round.

Other angel investors include LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman, Zynga founder Mark Pincus, Sandbox co-founder and CEO Sebastien Borget, and Rotten Tomatoes co-founders, Stephen Wang and Patrick Lee.

Randy Wasinger, Founder and CEO of CryptoSlam said:

“Since 2018, we’ve been laying the groundwork to provide ultimate transparency for the NFT industry, and this strategic capital raise marks a key milestone for us as we continue to grow along with it. We’re blessed to have Animoca Brands, Mark Cuban and an incredible list of other strategic investors aligned with us as we take this next step forward.”

CryptoSlam is an NFT data aggregation platform that collects related data from popular blockchains, including Ethereum, Ronin, Solana, Flow, Polygon, WAX, and more. As per the announcement, the firm will use the funding to “expand the development of the CryptoSlam platform for new and existing blockchains.”

In addition, it will hire more personnel and add more products to its list of offerings, such as enterprise NFT data API. Currently, top media outlets like Forbes, Bloomberg, The Motley Fool, TechCrunch, Reuters, TheStreet, and CNBC cite data reports by CryptoSlam in their pieces.

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