MonkeyBall adds Alameda Research, DRIVE by Draftkings to roster of impressive backers

By: Daniela Kirova
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on Dec 6, 2021
  • Global guild YGG, Rainfall Ventures, and Gate.io exchange will also support MonkeyBall
  • DRIVE by Draftkings is a multi-stage company investing in sports technology and entertainment
  • Backers to use extensive industry expertise to support MonkeyBall in becoming next-gen esports metaverse

The team at Play-and-Earn, Solana-powered (SOL/USD) gaming platform MonkeyBall have attracted more impressive backers to their side, Invezz learned from a press release. Alameda Research, DRIVE by Draftkings, biggest global guild YGG, Rainfall Ventures with their vast gaming experience, and Gate.io exchange will support the game.

A well supported journey

MonkeyBall expresses gratitude that their partners wanted to join them on their journey. They are delighted about being able to work with backers with such a solid reputation and considerable added value.

About DRIVE by Draftkings

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DRIVE by Draftkings is a multi-stage company, which makes investments in sports technology and entertainment. This was their first-ever token round. DRIVE has a mission to push the next frontier forward by supporting teams and founders with innovative tech and products. 

DRIVE has become a leading and strategic source for venture capital in sports tech and sports entertainment thanks to a highly-experienced team and vast network across the media and sports industry.

MonkeyBall’s management is happy about being chosen as the object of DRIVE’s first token based funding round. Other DRIVE investments include Whoop, Cardless, Evaluate, and Papaya Gaming. DRIVE will invest not only funds, but also its extensive industry expertise to support MonkeyBall in becoming the next-generation metaverse of esports.

About MonkeyBall

MonkeyBall is a Solana-based, play-to-earn, turn-based soccer game, a kind of FIFA Street and Final Fantasy rolled into one fun monkey-themed game. Gamers can earn tokens by winning or simply enjoying other people’s matches. The game offers a high production value gaming experience and is being developed on Unity, making it cross-platform with Desktop and Mobile.

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