Animoca Brands on Fortune Crypto 40 owing to its NFT and gaming sector contribution
Animoca Brands, a company advancing digital property rights for gaming and the open metaverse, has been named among the Fortune Crypto 40.
Animoca Brands is among the leading venture capital firms
Animoca Brands has appeared on the Fortune Crypto 40, a list of top companies in the crypto industry in 8 categories. The company emerged among the top in the venture capital category, which was topped by Polygon Chain, followed by Animoca Brands, Andreessen Horowitz, Pantera Capital, and Blockchain Capital.
Animoca’s Chairman, Yat Siui, announced on twitter, describing the listing as an achievement belonging to shareholders, portfolios, and stakeholders. The company’s appearance on the list results from its contribution to the blockchain, especially in the NFTs and gaming sectors.
Animoca Brands has seen several web3-related projects and companies launch in recent years to help build a more equitable digital tomorrow founded on genuine digital ownership.
The company’s portfolio has some of the biggest names in the crypto industry with over 380 web3 investments, such as OpenSea, Dapper Labs(NBA Top Shot), Star Atlas, Axie Infinity, Colossal, Harmony, and Alien Worlds, among others.
Meanwhile, the Deloitte Tech Fast winner has been listed on the Financial Times list of High Growth Companies Asia-Pacific 2023.
The top 40 crypto firms by category
Fortune used empirical metrics and surveys of more than 200 financial executives to create “impartial and rigorous” results.
The benchmark ranked Ethereum Foundation as the top protocol, followed by Bitcoin, Polygon Labs, Solana Foundation, and Off Chain Labs. Coinbase then topped the CeFi category, followed by Binance, Kraken, Galaxy Digital, and USD Coin(USDC). In the DeFi category, Uniswap Labs, Lido, MarkerDAO, Aave, and Curve were the top platforms.
Paypal topped the TradFi category. Robinhood came second, followed by JP Morgan Chase, Fidelity, and Visa. OpenSea headed the NFT category, seconded by Bored Ape Yacht Club, Mutant Ape Yacht Club, Sky Mavis, Art Blocks, and RTFKT.
Chainalysis ranked first in the data category, followed by Coin Metrics, Graph, Dune, and Messari. In firms offering infrastructure for the industry, Leger topped and was followed by Genesis Digital Assets, Bitmain, Alchemy, and then MoonPay.