Top Web3 Headlines This Week 9.01.2022
Here are the top web3 stories from this week.
Eminem and Snoop Rep BAYC
🐵 At the MTV Video Music Awards, Eminem and Snoop crushed a Metaverse-themed performance. The rap stars performed as Bored Apes and traveled through the Otherside digital universe.
Capital Rushes into Web3 Gaming
🕹️ It was a huge week for announced capital raises in web3 video games. Mobile game vet raises $200MM for blockchain games at Limit Break. Gaming leader Animoca Brands got $100MM for their main entity and a further $45MM for their Japanese unit. Xterio adds $40MM for their own web3 gaming platform.
More Money for Web3
💰 Bitcoin Depot is going public via SPAC merger for their Crypto ATM network with a $885MM valuation. A group of YC founders called OrangeDAO added $80MM to invest in web3 startups. One of the Polygon founders raised $50MM for his web3 fund Symbolic Capital. Thirdweb closed a $24MM funding for their blockchain developer tools.
Crypto Leaders Share the Mic
🎙️ Heavyweights Brian Armstrong (Coinbase CEO) and Vitalik Buterin (Ethereum Founder) were on the Around the Block podcast this week. It was a great conversation covering a wide range of topics from blockchain tech and infrastructure to builders on the networks to much more.
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