August 24, 2021, 5:25AM EDT
• 5 min read

Taking a look at how private investors are playing the NFT boom

Quick Take

  • Year to date, the NFTs/Gaming vertical within the crypto sector has received nearly $1.5 billion in venture funding across 190 deals
  • Deal flow for the vertical increased roughly 113% from Q1 to Q2, and this quarter, it’s currently just one deal behind DeFi for the most funding deals of any vertical type
  • Alternative Layer-1 networks to Ethereum are also gaining traction with NFTs despite the limited infrastructure supporting their development

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