The amount of funds raised in different sectors of the crypto market is relatively balanced

According to analyst Colin Wu, who cites data from Mesari, venture capitalists have invested $37.7 billion in 1,769 crypto projects, of which the centralized finance (CeFi) sector accounts for 14%, decentralized finance (DeFi) for 18%, NFT/GameFi for 16%, infrastructure for 17% and other Web 3.0 projects for 36%. By comparison, in 2021, investors financed 1,364 startups for $31.6 billion.

It is noted that of all venture capital funds that invested in 2022, the cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase made the most investments – 119, followed by developer company Animoca Brands – 118, venture capital fund Shima Capital – 88, DeFi-protocol Spartan – 64, cryptoinvestment trading company Alameda Research – 59 and venture capital fund Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) – 57.

NFT collection developer Bored Ape Yacht Club, Yuga Labs, cryptocurrency wallet developer MetaMask, ConsenSys, and blockchain developer Polygon attracted the most money – $450 million each. Next are digital infrastructure and cryptocurrency mining solutions provider Compute North ($385 million), Animoca Brands ($358.8 million), energy company Crusoe Energy ($350 million) and blockchain company NEAR ($350 million).

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