Astaria, a NYC-based NFT lending platform offering instant liquidity, closed an $8m seed funding round.
Backers included True Ventures, Arrington Capital, Ethereal Ventures, Wintermute, Genesis Trading, LedgerPrime, Hypersphere Ventures, Republic Capital, Flow Traders, Proof Group, p2p, mgnr, Genblock, and several notable DAOs such as The LAO. The round also featured participation from Anthony Sassano, Sam Kazemian, Tim Beiko, Nick Emmons, Dean Eigenmann, Alex Svanevik, Philipp Zentner, Mariano Conti, Nathan Allman, Corbin Page, Ivangbi, Avi Meyers, Meltem Demirors, Kartik Talwar, Texture, James Prestwich, Galen Law-Kun, Andrew Thurman, and many more.
Led by CEO Justin Bram and CTO Joseph Delong, Astaria allows users to get instant liquidity for their NFTs. Users can log on to the webapp and get customized liquidity terms for their NFTs, all without forced liquidations.