OpenSea’s NFT marketplace raised $ 23 million in a Series A round. It is led by Silicon Valley’s leading venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz (a16z).
– OpenSea (@opensea) March 18, 2021
Other investors include Mark Cuban, Naval Ravikant, Belinda Johnson and others. The funds raised by the NFT-marketplace will be used to scale up its activities.
A16z earlier round of financing led the Serie A Ethereum-tier solutions Optimism at $ 25 million . Prior to that, the venture capital firm invested in a startup called Celo.
As a reminder, from February 4 to March 4, the NFT trading volume on the 12 largest platforms amounted to a record $ 480 million .