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Ronaldo Said Among Backers in Cricket NFT Startup Fundraise

  • Startup’s Series A round is led by B Capital, Insight Partners
  • Firm works with International Cricket Council on collectibles
Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo

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An online platform for trading officially-licensed digital cricket collectibles, is raising about $100 million in a new funding round with backers including Cristiano Ronaldo, according to people with knowledge of the matter.

Venture capital firms B Capital Group and Insight Partners are leading FanCraze’s Series A round, said the people, who asked not to be identified as the information is private. The fundraising for the blockchain startup, previously known as Faze Technologies, has additionally attracted South Korea’s Mirae Asset, the people said.