Venture Capital Firm MetaWeb Ventures to Establish $30M Venture Fund

Annie Li   Sep 09, 2022 08:10

Venture capital firm MetaWeb Ventures has announced the launch of a $30 million venture fund to help focus on decentralized social media, DeFi, gaming and decentralized autonomous organizations (DAOs).

In this financing round, the company said it has received support from Sequoia Capital, Dragonfly Capital, the NEAR Foundation, and others.

This is the first fund of the crypto startup-focused venture capital firm.

MetaWeb.VC is a global crypto venture capital investment firm focusing on NEAR Protocol, investing in DeFi, NFT, metaverse, gaming, social, and middleware.

MetaWeb Ventures has conducted seven investments. Their most recent investment was a Series A investment on Jun 9, 2022, when decentralized exchange Orderly Network raised $20M.

Venture capital firms continue to infiltrate the crypto space, having injected $17 billion so far this year.

MetaWeb Ventures focuses on investing in the NEAR ecosystem. With its vast network of connections and deep insights into NEAR, MetaWeb Ventures has invested in more than 30 startups in stealth mode.

The company plans to expand its future goals to applications, including working with Ethereum, Aurora and Cosmos to accelerate product development and community building.

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