Splinterlands Deep Dive Part 2: Board of Advisors and Investors


Splinterlands, an NFT card trading and gaming platform, announced the conclusion of its private token sale, raising a total of $3.6 million last July 2021.

The funding was participated by the following:

  • Animoca Brands
    Animoca Brands, ranked in the Financial Times list of High Growth Companies Asia-Pacific 2021, is a leader in digital entertainment, blockchain, and gamification. Animoca Brands develops and publishes a broad portfolio of products including the REVV token and SAND token; original games including The Sandbox, Crazy Kings, and Crazy Defense Heroes; and products utilizing popular intellectual properties including Formula 1®, Marvel, WWE, Power Rangers, MotoGP™, and Doraemon. Animoca Brands’ portfolio of blockchain investments and partnerships includes Sky Mavis (Axie Infinity), Dapper Labs (CryptoKitties and NBA Top Shot), OpenSea, Harmony, Bitski, and Alien Worlds. Its subsidiaries include The Sandbox, Quidd, Gamee, nWay, Pixowl, and Lympo.

  • Blockchain Founders Fund
    Blockchain Founders Fund is a seed and early-stage investment fund. It focuses on adding value to emerging technology & blockchain projects with real-world applications. It invests in and ventures build top-tier startups. The firm consults blockchain companies and prominent organizations on emerging technologies. It supports seasoned andfirst-time entrepreneurs across the key business functions with a hands-on intensive go-to-market venture program.

  • Alpha Sigma Capital
    Alpha Sigma Capital is a pioneering digital asset fund focused on the blockchain economy and the shift to a decentralized Web3 infrastructure. The fund invests in companies and decentralized projects that are leveraging blockchain technology to provide demonstrable change and efficiency in financial services, artificial intelligence, supply chain, and biotechnologies.​

  • Side Door Ventures
    Side Door Ventures is a global venture capital firm backing audacious founders building tomorrow's life-changing companies.

Other notable presence in the funding was the following:

  • QCP/QSN Ventures
  • Enjin
  • Polygon/Matic
  • Yield Guild Gaming (YGG)
  • Gate.io
  • 3Commas Capital
  • AGE Global Fund
  • TechmeetsTrader
  • MVST: MG Fund
  • Black Dragon Capital
  • Sheesha Finance
  • Plutus VC
  • Bad Crypto Podcast
  • Altcoinbuzz
  • TeraBlock Capital
  • Panda Capital
  • Shima Capital
  • Illuvium Capital
  • Baselayer Capital
  • Faculty Group
  • SMO Capital
  • Vendetta Capital
  • DAF Liquid Venture Fund (DACM)
  • IBA, Youbi
  • AppWorks
  • Market Across
  • Banter Capital
  • Bonfire Union
  • Centrality, Pluto Digital
  • New Tribe Ventures
  • Faculty Group
  • Phoenix Fund
  • G1 Ventures

Individual influencers from the blockchain space who invested in the project includes:

  • Cecilia Li
    Early Stage Investor, builder,EX OK, Building Mask EcoSystem, Building Formless.Capital
  • Ran Neuner
    Co-founder and CEO of Onchain Capital, a Blockchain Investment fund and Advisory service. In 2017 Ran Neuner launched Crypto Trader , the world’s first televised cryptocurrency show featured on CNBC. Today he is still the host and executive producer. The show has had huge success is the most viewed show on the channel today
  • Founders of JennyDAO
  • Founder of Sandbox
  • CEO of Taiwan Mobile
  • Founder of Simplex
    Simplex, a licensed financial institution, empowers its vast network of partners to accept the widest range of payment methods, including Visa, MasterCard, Apple Pay, SWIFT, SEPA, and more!
    senior executives from various major crypto exchanges, and others.

Announced Board of Advisors

CEO and Founder of Trust Exchange. An accomplished executive with over 20 years of experience building and managing technology driven companies, Ed is a serial entrepreneur and investor having started 5 companies where he has raised over $70M in private equity and created $700M in exits for investors and shareholders. Also, Ed was the Founder and CEO of Aria Systems, an on demand billing and customer management platform and LaserLink.net, the world’s first and largest Virtual Internet Service Provider. He has worked closely with many large companies as either a customer or partner including Apple, HP, IBM, Disney, Dreamworks, SONY, Cisco, CSC, VMWare and EMC.


Aly Madhavji, Managing Partner, Blockchain Founders Fund.

Chairman and Co-Founder of Animoca Brands

Good times ahead for Splinterlands!

See you on the next deep dive post!


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