Solana NFT Marketplace Magic Eden closes $130M Series B round at $1.6B valuation

On Tuesday, Magic Eden, a popular nonfungible tokens, or NFTs, platform on the Solana (SOL) blockchain with 112,927 SOL ($4 million) in 24-hour trading volume, announced that it had closed a Series B round for $130 million. The funding round was led by investors such as Electric Capital, Greylock, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Paradigm, and Sequoia … Read more

Solana Ventures sets up $100M fund for GameFi and DeFi in South Korea

Solana Ventures and the Solana Foundation have formed a $100 million fund to help support the growth of nonfungible token (NFT), blockchain gaming and decentralized finance (DeFi) projects in South Korea. In addition to supporting projects built on Solana (SOL), the fund will help keep some Terra-based projects afloat following the collapse of that ecosystem … Read more

Cumulative NFT Sales Among 18 Blockchain Networks Surpass $36 Billion – Blockchain Bitcoin News

Statistics recorded this week show that the aggregate number of non-fungible token (NFT) sales, settled across more than a dozen different blockchains, has officially surpassed $36 billion. While there are 18 competing blockchains offering NFTs, Ethereum-based NFT sales dominate by more than 75%. While Ronin commands the second-largest amount of NFT sales, NFTs from the … Read more