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CryptoKitties Raises $15m from Venrock, Google, Samsung, and More

Blockchain-based virtual game CryptoKitties has raised US$15M in financing led by Venrock, with participation from GV (formerly Google Ventures) and Samsung NEXT. Funds raised will be used to establish a U.S. subsidiary, hire leading executives in the U.S. and Canada, and develop its infrastructure. High-Profile Investors Line Up to Back Consumer Blockchain Success CryptoKitties With $15m The $15 million raised ...

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CryptoKitties Developer Receives $15 Mln in Financing Round Led by Rockefeller Venture Arm

Dapper Labs, developer of the world’s most used blockchain app CryptoKitties, has received $15 million in another financing round, global news agency PR Newswire reported on Nov. 1. The new funding will help the Canada-founded Dapper Labs to expand it services on a local and global scale, as well as to address infrastructure issues and to boost mainstream adoption of ...

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CryptoKitties Creator Has Now Raised Almost $75,000 Per Active User

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Dapper Labs, who believe that their product CryptoKitties is the “world’s first and most successful consumer blockchain product” according to this press release, has raised $15 million from a few venture capital firms including funds run by heavyweights Google and Samsung in order to expand operations, including creating a US subsidiary with executives who formerly worked at ...

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This Third-Party DApp Lets You Tokenize Your CryptoKitties

So you spent upwards of $100,000 to purchase one of the hottest digital felines on CryptoKitties — now what? That’s the question plaguing many users of CryptoKitties, which remains the most popular decentralized application (dApp) on Ethereum, per DappRadar, but — despite receiving $12 million in venture funding — is struggling to grow its active user base beyond a core ...

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Opera’s Ethereum Wallet Now Lets You Send CryptoKitties to Your Friends

Opera users can now send CryptoKitties and other cryptocurrency-based collectibles to their friends using the web browser’s built-in Ethereum wallet. The Norwegian software company, whose controlling shareholder is bitcoin mining giant Bitmain, announced on Friday that it has added support for a “curated list” of Ethereum-based tokens built to the ERC-721 standard. From the announcement: “We are big fans of ...

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CryptoKitties Auctions One-of-a-Kind Digital Collectible to Save the Sea Turtles

The world’s biggest blockchain game, CryptoKitties, has collaborated with marine conservation organizations to create a rare cat named “Honu Kitty”. It is the first environmental-friendly collectible that draws attention towards the protection of endangered sea turtles. Ocean Elders and ACTAI Global, two different communities consisting of global leaders, athletes and technologists focused on preserving environment, teamed up with CryptoKitties to create an ...

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CryptoKitties to Launch Mobile App on HTC’s Flagship U12+ Smartphone

CryptoKitties, perhaps the best-known decentralized application (dApp) on the Ethereum network, will launch its first mobile app in partnership with Taiwan-based smartphone manufacturer HTC. CryptoKitties to Launch on Mobile Following HTC Partnership Announced on Tuesday, the partnership will see CryptoKitties released on forthcoming HTC devices within the near future, beginning with the U12+, the company’s flagship phone. The CryptoKitties dApp, ...

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CryptoKitties HTC Partnership | Mobile App Coming Soon!

CryptoKitties HTC partnership: CryptoKitties on HTC devices is perhaps something one would never have thought to have seen, but it’s happening anyway. In an attempt to create new perspectives on data privacy, Taiwanese phone maker HTC has announced a partnership with CryptoKitties, which is a game created by Vancouver-based Axiom Zen. Specifically, a version of CryptoKitties will be added to ...

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HTC Exodus Phone to Support Crypto Wallet, CryptoKitties, Instead of Native Blockchain

Electronics giant HTC will not be releasing a smartphone with a native blockchain network for crypto trading between users as previously announced, The Verge reported July 10. Instead, the company will introduce a smartphone containing a cryptocurrency wallet and CryptoKitties, the Ethereum-based decentralized application (DApp) game. On May 15, the Taiwan-based electronics firm had first unveiled its blockchain smartphone project, ...

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U.S. Judge Throws Out ‘Meritless’ Lawsuit Against Ethereum Game CryptoKitties

A U.S. judge has thrown out a lawsuit that alleged that CryptoKitties creator Axiom Zen had stolen trade secrets and violated a confidentiality agreement in connection with a recent promotion that featured celebrity-based CryptoKitties. According to an order dated July 9 and reviewed by CCN, U.S. District Judge Janis L. Sammartino denied cryptocurrency start Starcoin’s request for a preliminary injunction ...

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