- Bling, a platform that enables game developers to give bitcoin rewards, today announced it closed a seed round to grow its team and further develop its platform. The round included a strategic investment by Coinbase Ventures. The partnership enhances Bling's vision of making money fun by providing an entertaining and risk-free way for first-time crypto users to enter the market and, when ready, have a reliable partner for crypto custody and exchange. Pre-seed investors included Wavemaker Genesis, Gumi Cryptos Capital, and Blocktower Capital.
Co-founded by Amy Wan Esq. , a fintech veteran and securities attorney, and Dan Rice , a veteran software engineer and blockchain and gaming expert, Bling's platform consists of a proprietary software development kit (SDK) that offers game developers a bitcoin rewards system, fraud detection, and user value detection.
The Bling platform has seen tremendous organic growth in less than two years, boasting over 5 million registered users and over a million monthly active users. The platform allows those new to cryptocurrency to own their first bitcoin with zero risk, making it attractive to crypto-curious audiences. In fact, some 70% of its users report never having previously opened a Coinbase account.
"We are pleased to welcome Coinbase Ventures to the Bling family of Investors." said Miko Matsumura , General Partner at Gumi Cryptos Capital. "Bling has been one of the greatest stories of entrepreneurship I have ever seen, and this financing round brings additional seasoned and strategic investors to the incredible growth and momentum at Bling."
For more information please visit www.blingfi.com .
Bling's vision is to make money fun. With its first launch in 2019, Bling is a gaming platform that enables game developers to reward users with bitcoin. Their proprietary Bling SDK provides game developers a bitcoin rewards system, fraud detection, and user value detection.
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