OpenSea Secures $2M in Funding

OpenSea, a San Francisco, CA-based provider of a marketplace for cryptogoods, secured $2m in funding.

Backers included Founders Fund, 1confirmation, Foundation Capital, Blockchain Capital, Coinbase Ventures, Chernin Group, Stable Fund, Blockstack, and a number of angels from the founding teams of StubHub, Eventbrite, YouTube, Gametime, Quantstamp, and Figma.

The company intends to use the funds to expand its development efforts.

Founded in January 2018 by Alex Atallah, CTO, and Devin Finzer, CEO, OpenSea has launched a general marketplace to buy, sell, and discover crypto collectibles across a broad set of categories including CryptoKitties, Etheremon, CryptoPunks, CryptoBots, Fishbank, EtherTulips, ETH TOWN, CryptoFighters, Cryptogs, Mythereum, CryptoSaga, DWorld, Chibi Fighters, CryptoRacing, CryptoCelebrities, Ethmoji, CryptoSpaceCommanders, CryptoSaga Card, ChainMonsters,
CryptoSpaceCommanders, Gizer Item, CryptoMasterpieces, CryptoAllStars, SuperRare, among others.



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