July 13, 2022, 4:27PM EDT
• 17 min read

Q2' 22 Blockchain Private Funding and M&A Recap

Quick Take

  • Venture funding in the blockchain sector declined roughly 22% from $12.5 billion to $9.8 billion. Prior to this drop, investment in the industry had increased for seven consecutive quarters
  • Year to date, Southeast Asia has received more than $2.2 billion in private investment across 160 venture deals
  • DeFi had the largest Q/Q declines in funding in both dollars terms and its number of deals
  • NFTs/Gaming funding popularity has officially poured into the M&A markets. Nearly 38% of its M&A transactions have occurred over the past two quarters

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