NFT protocol Metaplex raises $46M to expand gaming and metaverse applications By Cointelegraph

Nonfungible token (NFT) protocol Metaplex has concluded a $46 million investment round to support its strategic pivot into metaverse applications — offering further evidence that existing blockchain networks were looking to capitalize on advances in Web3 technology.

The investment round was co-led by venture firms Multicoin Capital and Jump Crypto, with additional participation from Ventures, Alameda Research and Animoca Brands. Over 90 individual investors also participated in the raise, including NBA legends Michael Jordan and Allen Iverson.