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Health and Fitness App Sweat Economy Raises $13M in Private Token Sale to Move to Web3
The company is teaming with Near Protocol to support the move.
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Members of Branch's Seattle-based team (Branch)
‘Animal Crossing Meets Minecraft’: Branch Raises $12.5M for Play-to-Earn Project
Mechanism Play, Dragonfly, Polychain and Coinbase Ventures were all participants in the game’s seed round.
Members of Branch's Seattle-based team (Branch)

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The Transformation of Everything, With Vance Spencer
Vance Spencer is the co-founder of Framework Ventures.
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‘Tamagotchi on Crack’: Irreverent Labs Raises $40M for NFT Cockfighting Game
Investors are backing a gaming studio whose “MechaFightClub” title is predicated on 6,969 robot chicken NFTs, according to government filings.
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Ready Games Raises $3M to Bring Web 2 Gaming to the Web 3 World
The initiative could lead to a sizable increase in the number of NFT games in Apple’s App Store.
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MetaLend founders Sudjeev Singh (left) and Nikhil Bhardwaj (right) (MetaLend)
Bird, Ring Veterans Raise $5M for GameFi Lending Protocol
The Pantera-backed MetaLend lets users borrow while still earning money in games.
MetaLend founders Sudjeev Singh (left) and Nikhil Bhardwaj (right) (MetaLend)

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DeFi Data Shop Nansen Makes First VC Investment in Gaming Analytics Firm ZeroDrop
Following a $75 million funding round of its own, it’s the first time Nansen has invested in an outside firm.
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STEPN rewards runners with crypto – so long as they buy the NFT. (Raúl González/Flickr)
Stepn Runners Undeterred by ‘Move-to-Earn’ Game’s Pricey NFT
The Solana-based game is booming despite its cost to participate.
STEPN rewards runners with crypto – so long as they buy the NFT. (Raúl González/Flickr)

An image from game studio Neon’s Shrapnel. (Neon)
Avalanche-Based Blockbuster Game Shrapnel Completes $7M Token Sale
Games studio Neon has raised $17.5 million so far to bring Shrapnel to Avalanche.
An image from game studio Neon’s Shrapnel. (Neon)

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Wax Studio’s Blockchain Brawlers Game Earns $357M in First Week
The company claims its new P2E game is more secure than Axie Infinity.
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