In July, which projects received financing? Next, we will summarize the financing projects in July:
Project Type: Music NFT Platform
Basic Information: Sound is creating a platform for a more collaborative music movement based on Web3 technology and values, aiming to showcase what music should be: driven by the relationship between listeners and artists. On Sound, users directly support their favorite artists and can access music works earlier than others.
On December 15, 2021, Sound.xyz completed a $5 million seed round financing.
On July 12, 2023, Sound.xyz completed a $20 million Series A financing.
2. Manta Network
Project Type: Multi-module ecosystem for zero-knowledge applications
Basic Information: Manta Network is a multi-module ecosystem for zero-knowledge applications. Manta Atlantic is the fastest ZK L1 chain that brings programmable privacy to web3 through compliant on-chain privacy and identity. Manta LianGuaicific is a unique L2 ecosystem for EVM-native ZK applications, providing a scalable and cost-effective gas fee environment for deploying with Solidity only. Manta Atlantic and Manta LianGuaicific together provide an unparalleled experience for the development and adoption of next-gen Web3 applications through the application of zero-knowledge encryption technology.
On February 2, 2021, Manta Network completed a $1.1 million financing.
On October 20, 2021, Manta Network completed a $5.5 million financing.
On July 19, 2023, Manta Network completed a $25 million Series A financing, with a valuation of $500 million.
3. Cosmic Wire
Basic Information: Cosmic Wire is a technology company at the forefront of Web3 innovation and blockchain solutions. The company uses its proprietary technology and decentralized applications to create a backbone operating system that powers today’s Web3 ecosystem. Their platform-agnostic, scalable, and interoperable blockchain technology facilitates transparent and trustless business, communication, and exchanges. In addition, Cosmic Wire’s focus on immersive storytelling unlocks new revenue opportunities and enhances digital entertainment, metaverse, and community engagement.
On July 19, 2023, Cosmic Wire completed a $30 million seed round of financing.
4. One Trading
Project Type: Digital Asset Exchange
Basic Information: One Trading, formerly known as BitLianGuainda Pro, is a digital asset exchange targeting professionals, enterprises, and institutions.
On June 28, 2023, One Trading completed a $32.801 million Series A financing.
5. Mythical Games
Project Type: Game Technology Studio
Basic Information: Mythical Games is a next-generation game technology studio aimed at creating world-class products and driving consumer adoption of distributed ledger technology through gaming. Mythical Games enables players, creators, artists, brands, and game developers to become stakeholders and owners in the new “play and earn” game economy by utilizing blockchain technology and playable NFT tools to create a Web3 gaming ecosystem.
On November 4, 2020, Mythical Games completed a $19 million Series A financing.
On June 9, 2021, Mythical Games completed a $75 million Series B financing.
On November 4, 2021, Mythical Games completed a $150 million Series C financing.
On June 27, 2023, Mythical Games completed a $37 million Series C1 financing.
6. RISC Zero
Project Type: Public Chain
Basic Information: RISC Zero is building the next generation of scalable blockchains using zero-knowledge proof technology and RISC-V zkVM. RISC Zero allows developers who are familiar with programming languages such as Rust, Go, C++, and other standard languages to write on-chain decentralized applications.
On August 9, 2022, RISC Zero completed a $12 million seed round of financing with a valuation of $75 million.
On July 19, 2023, RISC Zero completed a $40 million Series A financing round.
Type: AI Metaverse Infrastructure
Basic Information: Futureverse is the technical and cultural foundation of the open metaverse, where creators, companies, and communities imagine their future. Futureverse infrastructure enables companies and creators to provide audiences with the open metaverse experiences they desire. Futureverse is a seamless gateway for all applications entering and exiting the virtual universe, allowing users to travel with their passports, friends, communications, finances, and content. Futureverse’s decentralized ASM AI protocol allows anyone to own, train, and trade unique artificial intelligence through a digital brain. The FutureLianGuaiss Smart Wallet SDK allows users to easily, quickly, securely, and passwordlessly use web3 applications, games, and experiences. It can protect user identities and data, store digital assets, tokens, and memberships, manage permissions, and establish states anytime, anywhere.
On July 18, 2023, Futureverse completed a $54 million Series A financing round.