Metaverse

AXA Hong Kong partners with The Sandbox to become first insurer in Hong Kong to enter metaverse

The Sandbox, a Hong Kong-based decentralised gaming virtual world and a subsidiary of Animoca Brands, and AXA Hong Kong, a Hong Kong-based insurer, announced Wednesday that AXA…

How the rise of mobile gaming is unlocking new opportunities for marketers 

In view of privacy changes by Apple and Google, marketers can look to capitalize on players’ ad receptiveness within the gaming ecosystem, and also leverage on the ripple effect…

X-PITCH 2022 Global TOP150 announced

X-PITCH 2022 Global TOP 150 has been announced. 150 semi-finalists of this year’s X-PITCH were selected from 4,000+ startups in 51 countries, X-PITCH said in a statement on…

Islamic finance sector sees growth opportunities in crypto and metaverse, says IslamicMarkets.com

New research with leading Islamic finance professionals shows growing acceptance of crypto and digital assets and rising interest in the metaverse. IslamicMarkets.com who…

Singapore’s DBS partners with Hong Kong’s The Sandbox to launch ‘DBS BetterWorld’

DBS, a Singapore-based financial services group, announced Friday a partnership with The Sandbox, a Hong Kong-based decentralised gaming virtual world and a subsidiary of Animoca…

Korea’s Naver Z joins hands with Thailand’s True to power metaverse ecosystem in Thailand

Naver Z, affiliate of South Korea-based internet giant Naver Corp., announced Thursday that the company has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Thailand's biggest…

US’s DataMesh closes new funding round led by SIG Asia

DataMesh, a United States-based enterprise metaverse platform, announced Thursday it has recently closed a new round of funding led by SIG Asia Investment, LLLP, followed by…

Metaverse in 2022 and beyond: NFTs, interoperability, IP rights and more

At a Huobi Research Institute-organized webinar held Jan 26 2022, blockchain industry experts debated the hype surrounding NFTs and the future of the Metaverse. The year 2021 saw…

Animoca Brands raises over $75M to advance vision of open metaverse

Animoca Brands, the Hong Kong-based company advancing digital property rights for gaming and the open metaverse, announced Tuesday that it has completed a capital raise of $75.32…

Meta Hollywood partners The Sandbox to develop Hollywood-themed LAND and gamified experiences

Meta Hollywood, the largest virtual community for movie lovers, studios, and creators, which was launched by Animoca Brands in partnership with the Planet Hollywood Group (Planet…