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Metaverse Will Bring About the "Construction of New Economies" - Animoca CEO
Animoca Brands CEO, Yat Siu sees the GameFi ecosystem as a major avenue to welcome people into the new economy the metaverse is creating

dYdX Taps ConsenSys' Charles d'Haussy as CEO of its Foundation
Decentralized Exchanges (DEX) dydx has announced the appointment of Charles d’Haussy, a crypto leader from ConsenSys to serve as the Chief Executive of its Foundation.

Animoca Brands Hires Jared Shaw as New CFO
In the latest update, Animoca Brands said it has hired Jared Shaw as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

Animoca Brands Reached Agreement to Acquire Game Developer WePlay Media
On September 16, according to the official announcement, Blockchain gaming, and investment company, Animoca Brands announced that it has acquired WePlay Media, the developer of MotoGP Championship Quest, and reached a membership rights purchase agreement.

Singapore's DBS Acquires Land in The Sandbox Metaverse
The Development Bank of Singapore Ltd, a multinational financial institution based in Marina Bay Singapore has proposed to secure land in the Sandbox metaverse

Animoca Brands Confirms New $110m Funding Round
Blockchain gaming and investment company, Animoca Brands has raised new capital worth $110 million from the issuance of convertible notes.

Animoca Brands' Japanese Unit Raises $45m
Animoca Brands' Japanese unit raised $45 million in financing at a $500 million pre-money valuation.

Metaverse Giants Collaborate to Form DAO Metaverse Alliance
Metaverse developers have collaborated to form the DAO Metaverse called "Open Metaverse Alliance for Web3" (OMA3), aiming to provide enterprises with new decentralized business models.

Animoca Brands's New Management Team Onboards
Animoca Brands, a digital entertainment, blockchain, and gamification startup has announced that it has onboarded many new staff to take up leadership positions in the company.

Animoca Brands Lands $75m in New Funding
In its latest funding round, digital entertainment, blockchain, and gamification outfit, Animoca Brands announced it has raised the sum of $75 million.

Web3 Gaming Firm Planetarium Labs Raises $32m in Series A Funding
Singapore-based web3 gaming firm, Planetarium Labs raised $32 million in Series A funding led by Animoca Brands.

Quidd Launches New Platform Mintables, Enabling Users to Mint Digital Collectibles into NFTs
Quidd announced it will allow the minting and unminting of NFTs on its platform. The firm stated new features are to support users who in the past used to pay hefty amounts of money to mint NFTs.

Animoca Brands Releases Key Unaudited Financial Report, Portfolio investments Worth Over $1.5Bn
Hong Kong-based Animoca Brands has released an unaudited financial report. $573 million was recorded for its bookings and other income for the first four months of 2022.

Animoca Brands Subsidiary Lympo Launches SPORT Token
Animoca Brands subsidiary Lympo launched the SPORT token to replace the Lympo utility token LMT.

Animoca Brands, Blowfish Studios Announces Closure of Planet Private Sale for Phantom Galaxies
Animoca Brands and Blowfish Studios announced the closure of Planet Private Sale. The Planet Private Sale for Phantom Galaxies sold 7,734 Planets and Asteroids (“Planets”), a kind of NFTs, for a total of US$19.3 million.

HK-based Gusto Collective Raises $11m in Funding Round Led by Animoca Brands, Gaw Capital
Hong Kong-based Gusto Collective has raised $11 million in its Seed Plus funding round led by Animoca Brands and Gaw Capital.

Animoca Brands Partners with OliveX to Run Allowlist Campaign for Dustland Runner
Hong Kong-based Animoca Brands has announced a partnership with OliveX to run an allowlist campaign for Dustland Runner - the company's move-to-earn game.

Animoca Brands Partners with Untamed Planet to Develop Untamed Metaverse
Animoca Brands has announced a partnership with Untamed Planet to develop and publish Untamed Metaverse, a game to help nature conservation efforts.

Animoca Brands' PRIMATE Token Sees Enlistment on Huobi Global
Animoca Brands announced on April 29, that its PRIMATE Token had been listed on the Huobi Global crypto exchange for trading.

Animoca Brands to Bring Football to the Blockchain in Partnership With OneFootball
Animoca Brands, one of the biggest names in the gaming and metaverse world, has unveiled its partnership with OneFootball, and Liberty City Ventures to establish OneFootball Labs as a Joint Venture between the trio.

MetaHollywood Aims to Become Largest Hollywood-Themed Metaverse
MetaHollywood is building the largest online community within a Hollywood-themed metaverse following a joint venture between Animoca Brands and the Planet Hollywood Group.

Hong Kong's MTR Becomes World's 1st Transport Operator to Enter The Sandbox Metaverse
Hong Kong's MTR Corporation has become the first global transport operator to join The Sandbox metaverse to create new and immersive experiences in the virtual world.

Metaverse Unicorn The Sandbox Targets to Raise $400m Funding at $4b Valuation
The Sandbox metaverse is in negotiations with investors as it looks to raise $400 million in the latest funding round.

Animoca Brands Soon to Acquire Australia's Be Media for Blockchain Development
Hong Kong-based Animoca Brands has announced that it will soon acquire Australian digital marketing agency Be Media to explore the opportunities centred around blockchain development in the country.

Hong Kong’s Animoca Brands Fully Acquires Lyon-Based Eden Games
The new acquisition will help Animoca Brands enhance its product offerings.

Polygon NFT Gaming Firm Cross the Ages Secures $12m in Seed Round, Backed by Ubisoft, Animoca
Blockchain game "Cross the Ages" (CTA) has received a $12 million seed round from gaming crypto investment firm Animoca Brands, video game developer Ubisoft, and Sebastian Borget, co-founder and COO of The Sandbox.

HK-Based Hex Trust Raises $88m in Funds, Valuation Touches $300m
Hong Kong-based Hex Trust raised $88 million in Series B funding led by Animoca Brands and Liberty City Ventures, following which, it saw its valuation rise to $300 million.

Animoca Brands to Halt Trading Services to Russian Users
Animoca Brands said it would stop trading services to Russian users is in response to sanctions being imposed on Russia.

HK-based Ucollex Raises $10M in Funding, Led by Animoca Brands
NFT platform Ucollex closed a $10 million Series A funding round led by Animoca Brands and the MCP IPX One Fund from Japanese investment firm MCP Asset Management.

Sandbox Launches Metaverse Accelerator Program, Offering $50M for 100 Startups
Virtual Metaverse gaming platform Sandbox has launched the Metaverse accelerator program, which will provide 100 startups with $50 million in start-up capital to promote the development of the Metaverse.

Animoca Brands Receives $358M Boost, the Gaming Firm Goes on Acquisition Rampage
Animoca Brands has raised $358.88 million from investors led by Liberty City Ventures.

Animoca Brands-Backed Lympo Protocol Suffers Hack With Over $162M Loss
According to a statement shared by Lympo Network with its community members, the protocol suffered a cyberattack that duly impacted its hot wallets, leading to a loss of approximately 165.2 million LMT tokens.

Animoca Brands to Cover Losses of Recent Scam Victims
Hong Kong-based Animoca Brands released a statement saying that the company will cover the losses of those who fell victim to an online scam on November 19.

HK-based Animoca Brands Partners with S. Korea's Cube Entertainment for K-pop Metaverse & NFTs
Animoca Brands is partnering with Cube Entertainment to build a metaverse and non-fungible tokens as K-pop has been taking the world by storm.

Hong Kong Blockchain Week 2020: Setting DeFi and Blockchain Trends for 2021
During a week-long virtual event, speakers from institutions, businesses, regulatory bodies, innovative companies will evaluate the outcomes of 2020 for blockchain, technology and economy, and deliver valuable predictions about what will be trending in the nearest future.

How Bitcoin Donations Supported the Noble Cause of Taming Australian Bushfires
The harm caused by the Australian bushfires necessitated immediate response, and the Crypto Fire Alliance, a group of Australian and international blockchain and cryptocurrency businesses, stepped in to curb the situation through philanthropy.

Largest Gathering of Global Blockchain Innovators in Tokyo - Meet the people behind Cosmos, OmiseGO, MakerDAO, Harmony, Ontology, Blockstack, RSK,
BINARYSTAR and Asia Blockchain Review are organizing Unblock Tokyo: Ecosystem Fast Track on October 5th, in a major gathering of all-star developers to shed light on the latest developments in the industry and exclusive project updates for the blockchain and crypto community.

The First Pocket Gamer and Blockchain Gamer Connects Hong Kong Wows the Crowds
The temperature outside may have been in the high 30s, but that was nothing compared to the white-hot talks and meetings taking place inside Hong Kong’s awesome Cyberport venue on 17-18 July, at Steel Media’s inaugural Blockchain Gamer Connects and Pocket Gamer Connects in East Asia.