Metaverse

Binance Labs closes $500M investment fund to boost blockchain, Web3, and value-building technologies

Binance Labs, the venture capital and incubation arm of Binance, announced Wednesday the closing of a new $500 million investment fund with support from leading global…

Singapore metaverse UGC platform BUD raises $36.8M Series B led by Sequoia Capital India

BUD, a Singapore-based metaverse user-generated platform, announces Monday its $36.8 million Series B round led by Sequoia Capital India with participation from ClearVue Partners,…

The Sandbox acquires Uruguayan technology firm Cualit to accelerate Web3 development and metaverse growth

The Sandbox, a decentralized gaming virtual world and a subsidiary of Animoca Brands, announced Thursday it has acquired the Uruguayan company Cualit, a full-stack development…

World’s first metaverse music label 0x0 launches in Taiwan

With the world hopping onto the non-fungible token (NFT) craze, Taiwan has taken the lead with the launch of 0x0, the world’s first metaverse music label. Created by a group of…

Animoca Brands partners nature gaming startup Untamed Planet to develop Untamed Metaverse

Animoca Brands, the Hong Kong-based company advancing digital property rights for gaming and the metaverse, said Friday it has invested in and partnered with Untamed Planet, the…

Singapore game developer Foonie Magus raises over $17M for NFT game Apeiron

Singapore-based game developer Foonie Magus said Monday it has raised over $17 million at the close of its seed round for the new play-and-earn non-fungible token (NFT) game…

The Sandbox expands cultural hub in the metaverse with major Hong Kong partners unveiled in Mega City 2

The Sandbox, a decentralized gaming virtual world and subsidiary of Hong Kong's Animoca Brands, announced Monday a series of new partners for Mega City 2, the second phase of Hong…

Regal Hotels enters the metaverse with MetaGreen, the first green metropolis in The Sandbox

Hong Kong's Regal Hotels Group announced Monday its entrance into the metaverse with MetaGreen, a project to develop an environmental, social, and governance (ESG) themed plot of…

Hong Kong rail operator MTR enters Web3 era in partnership with The Sandbox

Hong Kong rail operator MTR Corporation announced Thursday its entry into the Web3 era and will start its metaverse journey in partnership with The Sandbox, a decentralized gaming…

Animoca Brands partners Planet Hollywood to form joint venture for NFTs, themed metaverse and community

Hong Kong-based gaming firm Animoca Brands and United States-based entertainment firm Planet Hollywood Group announced Friday the MetaHollywood joint venture for non-fungible…