Tagged: metaverse

MyMetaverse, Enjin Bring Polkadot’s “Playable” NFTs to Gaming Servers

The “first” in-game NFTs have been minted on Efinity with the launch of the MetaHome NFT collection, immediately usable in MyMetaverse’s full suite of games. MyMetaverse, a game development company specializing in creator-led metaverses with play-and-earn economies, “ensured that on launch, the NFTs perform different… Read More

Reltime, Triskel Capital Form Web3, Metaverse Partnership in Latin America

Reltime AS, which claims to be “disruptive” global Web3 and Metaverse financial technology company, and Triskel Capital Ltd. have entered into a long-term strategic partnership “to change the way people and businesses in Latin America financially interact and transact.” Together with Reltime as its “next-generation”… Read More

Tamas Kadar: CEO at SEON Comments on Fraud in the Metaverse, Latest NFT, Fintech Trends

We recently connected with Tamas Kadar, CEO and co-founder at SEON., which aims to harness the power of AI to protect your business from fraud, get a 360° view of customers, and increase conversion rates. Kadar talked about the latest issues involving e-commerce fraud. His… Read More

Animoca Brands Secures $110M via Round Led by Temasek, Boyu Capital, GGV Capital

Animoca Brands Corporation Limited, the company advancing digital property rights for the open metaverse, announced that it has closed a funding round for US$110 million (approximately A$159 million) from the issuance of convertible notes “to a small number of institutional investors at a conversion price… Read More

Top Asian Bank DBS Partners with “The Sandbox” to Enter the Metaverse

Leading Asian bank DBS is entering the metaverse to demonstrate how the virtual realm may be utilized for good. In partnership with The Sandbox, a subsidiary of Aninoca Brands, DBS will launch DBS BetterWorld. DBS is a Singapore-based bank that operates in 18 different markets… Read More

Metaverse to Enable Web3 Use-Cases like Digital Real Estate, Art, Digital Collectibles: Report

CryptoKitties was arguably the first project to bring NFTs into the mainstream, the team at Juniper Research noted in a comprehensive report. Launched in 2017, CryptoKitties featured an on-chain game “enabling users to breed digital cats together to produce new cats of differing rarity and… Read More

Franklin Templeton Introduces Metaverse ETF, Tracking Solactive Global Metaverse Innovation Index

The metaverse is a virtual shared space “created by the convergence of virtually enhanced physical reality and physically persistent virtual space, including the sum of all virtual worlds, augmented reality, and the Internet,” according to an update from Solactive. The firm further notes that it… Read More

Metaverse GameFi Project Metaisland Joins Neo Global Development EcoBoost Program

Neo Global Development (NGD) has accepted Metaisland into the EcoBoost program. The multiplayer metaverse GameFi project is “the fourth project to join the EcoBoost program in 2022.” Through EcoBoost, Neo will “provide support and incubation opportunities to help the project enter the market.” In 2021, NGD… Read More

NASAA Issues Warning About Investing in the Metaverse, Including NFTs, Virtual Real Estate and More

The North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) has issued a warning to investors regarding “investment scams and frauds offered in the unregulated metaverse.” The NASAA advisory states that the metaverse may offer investment opportunities, including virtual real estate, nonfungible tokens (NFTs) and other businesses. But… Read More

My Ether Wallet Introduces Mobile NFT Manager for Enhanced UX in Metaverse

MEW (MyEtherWallet), the platform to access the Ethereum ecosystem, announced the launch of its mobile NFT Manager “within the MEW wallet app, a user-focused way to access non-fungible tokens (NFTs) on the go with an iOS or Android device.” App users “can now browse, purchase,… Read More

Emirates NBD to Support Metaverse Startup Accelerator

Emirates NBD, a banking group in the MENA region an Turkey, has launched a global accelerator program for metaverse start-ups “to enhance customer experience for the new virtual economy, in partnership with the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Fintech Hive, the largest financial technology hub… Read More

Mandala Commissions Immutable X to Power Carbon Neutral Metaverse

Mandala, which claims to be a “unique” Metaverse experience that promotes the intersection of technology, spirituality, sustainability and entertainment, is teaming up with Immutable X’s Layer 2 scaling solution on Ethereum “to build a multi-platform interoperable metaverse, leveraging NFTs to combine gripping storytelling with immersive… Read More

Meta0, an Interoperability Protocol for Connecting Metaverses, Releases Litepaper

Jason Fung, former gaming head at TikTok, has launched a new venture for connecting Metaverses. Meta0, an interoperability protocol for connecting Metaverses, recently announced the completion of its litepaper and the appointment of Jason Fung as CEO. Prior to joining and founding Meta0, Jason reportedly… Read More

echo3D Secures $5.5M in Funding from Qualcomm Ventures

echo3D, a Cloud platform that streamlines the way 3D, AR, and VR content is stored and streamed, has secured an investment of $5.5 million led by Qualcomm Ventures, with participation from Remagine Ventures, Konvoy Ventures, and Space Capital LP. The announcement comes on the heels… Read More

Metaphysiks Acquires Funding, Moves Closer to “Embodying” the Metaverse

Metaphysiks, a “groundbreaking” immersive technology company combining neuroscience and robotics to create “multisensory” experiences, has announced the completion of its seed funding “to support their advancements in life-like bodily stimulation.” Metaphysiks will contribute “to humanizing the Metaverse, bringing physical and emotional engagement into the digital… Read More

Italy: Banking Group Sella Introduces Metaverse Accelerator Program

Italian banking group Sella has reportedly introduced an acceleration program focused on helping startups who are working on finance solutions for the Metaverse. Managed by Sella’s venture incubator dpixel with the OGR Torino hub, the Metaverse 4 Finance Accelerator is focused on identifying and supporting… Read More

CaixaBank, Microsoft Establish Innovation Lab for AI, Metaverse

CaixaBank and Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) have established a joint innovation agreement with the aim of “promoting the application of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in new financial solutions, as well as creating new innovative work environments located in the Metaverse.” The agreement involves the launch of an… Read More

Star Atlas, MoonPay to Offer Onramp for Next Wave of Metaverse Citizens

Star Atlas, which claims to be a next-gen metaverse with triple-A game design and Unreal Engine 5 graphics built on the Solana blockchain, recently announced a partnership with MoonPay, “enabling players to purchase NFTs and in-game currency ATLAS instantly with a credit card.” MoonPay claims… Read More

Huobi Global Invests in Cube As Part of Web 3.0 Strategy

Huobi Global, a cryptocurrency exchange and blockchain solutions provider, recently announced its investment in Cube, a public chain that “provides innovative infrastructure for Web 3.0 and the metaverse.” The launch underscores Huobi Global’s strategy “to expand its Web 3.0 ecosystem.” Cube (formerly Cube Chain) is… Read More

Kiya.ai Introduces Indian Banking Metaverse

Ever imagine visiting your banking branch virtually (without having to leave your residence) or conveniently discussing investment plans with a financial advisor? Well, the day is not so far away when you may have the option to transact, access banking details and access various banking… Read More

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