Forbes: Changes in interest rates, rising inflation and various macroeconomic developments drive the demand for diversification within family offices' investment portfolios. Digital assets, specifically cryptocurrencies, NFTs, blockchain technologies and innovation within the digital assets ecosystem are garnering significant interest as a result.
Venturebeat: Gamefam has raised $25 million in venture funding to build games on Roblox in another sign of the growth of user-generated content.
Joe Ferencz, CEO of Gamefam, said in an interview with GamesBeat that he believes his studio is the first Roblox developer to cross more than 125 game developers. The Los Angeles company specializes in making games that pair up native Roblox developers with brands that want to reach Roblox’s 55 million daily active users.
Fortune: Former federal prosecutor Katie Haun is proving she’s a force to be reckoned with in crypto investing after her new venture capital firm raised $1.5 billion.
🗒️ DTC Briefing: How Willow Growth Partners is rethinking the venture capital calculus for consumer brands
Modern Retail: As more venture capitalists turn their attention toward e-commerce tech startups and away from DTC brands, newer investors say they want consumer startups to rethink their valuations.