Author: aididiaojp.eth, Foresight News
In the past 3 years, Binance Labs has invested approximately $7.5B in more than 200 projects across over 25 countries, covering most Web3 sectors
Launched in 2018, Binance Labs has been searching for and investing in promising blockchain entrepreneurs, startups and communities, consistently empowering projects that conduce to the thriving blockchain ecosystem.
In August 2022, He Yi, the co-founder of Binance, announced that she would officially take charge of the venture capital department Binance Labs. She once remarked in an interview that Binance Labs would pay close attention to budding projects which would make sustainable contributions to the flourishing of blockchain industry and that bear market is a blessing as investment timing when Binance Labs would entertain an investment bias towards such sectors as infrastructure, dapps, data analysis, and security.
Binance Labs, through its investment in technical crews that construct and support decentralized networks steadily boost the evolution of the encryption industry. According to its official website, in the past 3 years, Binance Labs has invested approximately $7.5B in more than 200 projects across over 25 countries, covering most Web3 sectors, incorporating public chains, protocols, infrastructure, NFT, GameFi, Metaverse, DeFi and CeFi, etc.
CryptoSlam is a multi-chain NFT data aggregator. Backed by Mark Cuban, Animoca Brands, Reid Hoffman, Ashton Kutcher, Polygon & more.
Solv Protocol is an integrated marketplace to create, issue, and trade the next-generation tailor-made financial assets of Web3. Solv-hosted digital assets are powered by the ERC-3525 Semi-Fungible Token Standard (SFT), combining the quantitative attributes of ERC-20 tokens and the descriptive features of NFTs.
NFKings is a NFT ecosystem platform focused on the creation and production of NFTs, with over 100 intellectual property rights.
Refinable is one of the first NFT marketplaces built on BSC.
Melos Studio is a decentralized Web3 music NFT platform.
StarryNift is a gamified massive creation platform & launchpad for digital collectibles. The Starryverse 3D Gallery is launched to support creation, incubation, auction and trading of NFT projects.
Tatsumeeko is an MMO strategy game, Discord RPG on iOS, Android and Web that introduces users to Web3 of cryptocurrency and NFTs.
Alterverse is an NFT-based blockchain game to be rolled out in four phases, incorporating SKY CITY, Sci-Fi Shooter style game OUTPOST, hard-core survival game REKT, etc.
Elfin Kingdom is a Web3 gaming hub, an NFT aggregation booster, and a gaming social platform.
League of Kingdoms is a strategy SLG game developed by Kudos.
Nine Chronicles is a fully open-sourced online RPG without servers — like Bitcoin or BitTorrent, the gamers and miners connect to power a distributed game network.
StarSharks is a game of marine ecology based on the Binance Smart Chain and adopts the SEA-SSS dual-token economic model as its basic assets.
Voxies is a free-to-play 3D turn-based tactical RPG game built on the Polygon blockchain, launched by AlwaysGeeky Games in Q4 2021.
Heroes of Mavia is a blockchain base builder game.
StepN is a Web3 native gaming and lifestyle app with built-in GameFi and SocialFi elements, powered by the Solana blockchain.
Block Ape Scissors is a Web3 blockchain game ecosystem and metaverse project.
GAT Network is an NFT game ecosystem on Binance Smart Chain.
Skyark Chronicles is an interoperable JRPG blockchain game.
Alien Worlds is an NFT metaverse project on the WAX chain, comprising staking, Planet DAOs, Trade Game Cards and cross-chain bridge.
Axie Infinity is an online game where players duel by pitting three collectible NFT creatures called Axies against each other. Axie features a player-owned economy where players have complete ownership of their digital assets and can buy, sell, and trade them just like physical trading cards and collectibles.
MOBOX is a community-driven blockchain game platform that combines the advantages of decentralized finance (DeFi), non-fungible tokens (NFT) and blockchain games.
Binary is a Metaverse leisure and entertainment blockchain game, powered by BinaryX IGO platform and Genesis engine.
Meta Apes is a free-to-play, play-and-earn MMO strategy game. It is set in a post-apocalyptic world, in which humanity has ended and a new era ruled by Apes has begun. Next on the agenda is space domination. Each pri-mate (yes, you) will have to work closely with their Gang to become the strongest Clan and win the ultimate race to space.
Mythical Games is a Los Angeles-based blockchain gaming company focused on commercial, mass-market use cases, supporting a diverse development team of market leaders and innovators.
Cocos-BCX is a public chain constructing a multi-platform game operating environment via GameFi incubation, investment, distribution, IGO and community.
Seascape Network is a blockchain platform for the gaming community with an economic model around DeFi and NFT.
Ultiverse is a VR metaverse platform dedicated to bridging Web3 and VR-compatible virtual worlds.
Space is a commercial metaverse platform.
Community Gaming is a P2E platform for tournament organizers to host grassroots tournaments and for gamers to compete and instantly get paid when they win. The platform facilitates automatic payments that are fast, transparent, and require no blockchain knowledge to use.
Highstreet is a metaverse service platform whose custom sidechain is compatible with any other chains. It’s currently experimenting with Binance Smart Chain and ETH, with Avalanche to be explored in the future.
Sky Mavis is a technology-focused blockchain game studio and developer of Axie Infinity, aiming to build the infrastructure that will make virtual worlds possible in the future.
Gameta is a game aggregation platform that provides users with various games along with an NFT marketplace.
Gala Games is a blockchain game studio, dedicated as a blockchain equivalent of Steam. In addition to games, it also involves art, music, movies and other digital life.
Merit Circle is a blockchain game guild with DAO as the organizational model, featuring competitive in-game asset, tactic and strategy transactions, as well as bonus for potential players.
Cosmic Guild is a passionate group of gamers, empowering members to maximize their potential by connecting NFT capital with skilled crypto gamers.
GAMEE is a gaming platform providing Play, Own & Earn experience to a community of players through mobile gaming.
Netmarble F&C is a metaverse blockchain game platform, a subsidiary of Korean mobile game developer Netmarble. It is based on blockchain technology and covers games, digital characters, entertainment, content (comics, novels), business, etc.
GuildFi is a Web3 infrastructure provider connecting games, NFTs, guilds and communities. It creates an interconnected system where players interoperate time and energy across the metaverse.
Trade & Liquidity
pSTAKE is a multi-chain liquidity staking protocol that helps users stake PoS assets while earning DeFi income.
Woo is a cryptocurrency liquidity platform featuring zero transaction fees, deep liquidity, and a customizable GUI.
Wombat Exchange is a multi-chain stablecoin trading platform designed to trade stablecoins with minimal slippage and pledge with maximum returns.
Symbiosis Finance is a decentralized multi-chain liquidity protocol that aggregates the liquidity of decentralized exchanges in all EVM and some non-EVM networks. It is committed to the solution of liquidity fragmentation among the chains and poor user experience within DeFi and Web3 ecology.
Biswap is a decentralized exchange on Binance Smart Chain Chain, featuring three types of recommendation systems and the lowest platform transaction fees.
Injective Protocol is a decentralized transaction protocol on Ethereum, devoted to a technical solution that is trustless, publicly verifiable, resolvable, neutral in liquidity and anti-front-running.
DODO exchange is a decentralized trading platform powered by a Proactive Market Maker (PMM) algorithm and a liquidity protocol built for capital efficiency.
1inch Network is a one-stop access to decentralized financial protocol, which brings together the liquidity of various decentralized exchanges to help users trade at a more favorable price.
PancakeSwap is a decentralized trading protocol on Binance Smart Chain.
Asset Management & Income
Tranchess is a tokenized asset management and derivatives trading protocol that enhances yields through various risk-reward solutions.
Tranching Protocol is a market efficiency protocol that improves DeFi yields through yield optimizers and hedging solutions.
Bella Protocol is a DeFi asset management platform that allows users to deposit with ease through complex arbitrage strategies and enjoy high returns.
Velvet Capital is an investment tool with a specific automatic investment token portfolio function, supporting investment portfolios of different projects and ecosystems.
Lending & Derivative
ApolloX is a decentralised crypto derivatives exchange with native token APX, a BEP-20 token on the Binance Smart Chain.
Xend Finance is a decentralized Credit Union protocol built to optimize, improve and add value to the core operations of credit unions globally. The Xend Finance protocol is decentralizing savings, lending, borrowing and investment operations of credit unions as well as providing multi-level interest returns to members of these unions.
Band Protocol is a cross-chain data oracle platform that aggregates and connects real-world data and APIs to smart contracts.
Push Protocol is a communication protocol of Web3, enabling cross-chain notifications and messaging for dapps, wallets, users and more.
Copycat Finance is a decentralized copy trading and copy farming platform on Binance Smart Chain.
DefiDollar is a meta stablecoin index currently backed by Curve finance LP tokens.
Coin98 Labs is a DeFi production builder focusing on creating and developing an ecosystem of DeFi protocols and applications on multiple blockchains.
MX Global Sdn. Bhd. is a Kuala Lumpur-based fintech company with a mission to create a highly accessible and secure cryptocurrency trading platform that allows merchants, consumers, and traders to transact cryptocurrencies.
Hg Exchange is a Southeast Asia’s member-driven private exchange powering cross-border listing and trading of both digital and non-digital capital market products, through an alliance of leading capital market intermediaries.
Bitsika is a social payment app to perform financial transactions, including sending and receiving money, intra-African remittances, crypto, virtual cards, and bills.
Capitalise is a trading automation platform that provides platform capabilities through its proprietary AI, machine learning and natural language processing (NLP) technology, enabling brokers to further expand their existing product range, maintain engagement with traders and generate new revenue streams.
Mobile Coin is a private payment protocol providing cryptocurrency payment and management services for mobile device users.
Aptos is a L1 public chain built by members of the original development team of Meta (formerly Facebook), adopting Diem’s programming language Move and Diem-BFT consensus.
Celestia is a modular consensus and data network, built to enable anyone to easily deploy their own blockchain with minimal overhead. Celestia advocates dividing the consensus, settlement, execution and other functions of a single public chain into different layers, and then improves performance by optimizing the functional layers.
Celestia relies on two key technologies, Optimistic Rollup and Data Availability Proof, and has also partnered with the Interchain Foundation to bring Optimistic Rollup support to the Cosmos SDK.
Kava Network is a decentralized L1 blockchain with Cosmos interoperability and backed by Ethereum developers.
Harmony is an open and fast blockchain, its mainnet running Ethereum applications with 2-second transaction finality and 100 times lower fees.
Polygon is a decentralised Ethereum scaling platform that enables developers to build scalable user-friendly dApps with low transaction fees without ever sacrificing security.
Figment is a provider of blockchain infrastructure providing a comprehensive staking solution including rewards optimization, rapid API development, rewards reporting, partner integrations, governance, and slashing protection for over 200+ institutional clients.
BitTorrent is a peer-to-peer file sharing protocol allowing people to transfer information freely and securely.
Moonbeam Network is a Polkadot-based smart contract platform compatible with Ethereum, designed to help developers easily build native interoperable applications.
Nym Technologies is a provider of privacy infrastructure based on the Mixnet protocol, creating a hybrid network that can be used for anonymous encrypted payments, messaging, and web navigation. Nym is developing an infrastructure to prevent data leakage by protecting every packet’s metadata at the network and application layers.
Tea is an on-chain open source software building platform that aims to revolutionize open source development by providing value to previously unpaid creators and maintainers.
Cere Network is a Polkadot-based decentralized data cloud platform that provides businesses and consumers with a trustless, scalable global decentralized ecosystem.
Astar is a multi-chain smart contract platform that supports multiple blockchains and virtual machines.
Biconomy is a toolkit to leverage smart contract wallets & build custom transaction journeys.
Axelar is a universal interoperable protocol that connects L1 blockchains via a decentralized network. Developers can make simple asynchronous calls through Axelar’s SDK to seamlessly call contracts on another supported chain, and all its nodes support Ethereum, Avalanche, Cosmos, etc.
Bird is an entirely new type of decentralized oracle that empowers blockchain developers with access to plug and play analytics products for next-gen web platforms.
Cartesi is the first Blockchain OS. It allows developers to build decentralized logic with Linux and standard programming environments preserving the decentralization and security of blockchains.
Celer is a blockchain interoperability protocol enabling a one-click user experience accessing tokens, DeFi, GameFi, NFTs, governance, and more across multiple chains. Developers can build inter-chain-native dApps using the Celer Inter-chain Message SDK to gain access to efficient liquidity utilization, coherent application logic, and shared states. Users of Celer-enabled dApps will enjoy the benefits of a diverse multi-blockchain ecosystem with the simplicity of a single-transaction UX, all from a single chain.
MultiversX(previous Elrond) is a highly scalable, fast and secure blockchain platform for distributed apps, enterprise use cases and the new internet economy.
zkSync is a scaling solution based on the ZK Rollups architecture, which aims to expand Ethereum technology and value without reducing security and decentralization, and accelerate the large-scale adoption of cryptocurrencies.
Marlin Protocol is an open protocol that provides a high-performance programmable network infrastructure for DeFi and Web 3.0.
Zecrey Protocol is a zkRollup-based L2 expansion protocol designed to protect users’ ownership of their assets, with privacy and scalability.
Manta Network is a Web3 privacy protection protocol that provides end-to-end privacy protection through zkSNARK and other leading cryptography architectures, aiming to provide more convenient privacy protection services for the blockchain ecosystem.
Dusk Network is a privacy blockchain for financial applications, an open source and secure blockchain (DLT) infrastructure that businesses use to tokenize financial instruments and automate costly processes.
ARPA threshold BLS network can serve as the infrastructure of verifiable random number generator (RNG), secure wallet, cross-chain bridge, decentralized custody etc.
Oasis Labs is a decentralized blockchain privacy computing platform designed to solve the pain points of blockchain in performance, security and privacy.
Automata Network is a decentralized middleware service protocol protecting fairness and privacy in Web3.
HOPR is a Layer 0 metadata privacy protection protocol that can be used to connect devices and the cloud, realize private transactions on the chain, etc.
Multichain Event Protocol is an interoperable communication protocol to establish secure intercommunication channels based on multi-chain caches, authentication services, and execution environments.
Multichain is a cross-chain router protocol that supports asset transfers between multiple networks such as Ethereum, Aribiturm, Avalanche, Binance Smart Chain Chain, Fantom, Polygon, and Moonbeam.
LayerZero is a user application(UA) configurable on-chain endpoint that runs a ULN. LayerZero relies on two parties to transfer messages between on-chain endpoints: the oracle and the relayer.
Sender is a non-custodial wallet on NEAR.
Web3Auth is a pluggable auth infrastructure for Web3 wallets and applications. It streamlines the onboarding of both mainstream and crypto native users under a minute by providing experiences that they’re most comfortable with. With support for all social logins, web & mobile native platforms, wallets and other key management methods, Web3Auth results in a standard cryptographic key provider specific to the user and application.
Math Wallet is a multi-chain encrypted wallet that enables browser extensions.
Safepal is an extensible encrypted wallet.
NGRAVE is a hardware wallet manufacturer that provides a complete self-custody solution, including the highest security certified (EAL7) hardware wallet ZERO, mobile application LIQUID, the mobile app that connects users to the blockchain in real time, and GRAPHENE, an encrypted and recoverable key backup.
Trust Wallet is a multi-chain non-custodial encrypted wallet that supports all EVM blockchains including Ethereum and Binance Smart Chain and Solana, and can be used in browsers such as Chrome, Brave, and Opera.
Socios is a Chiliz-based fan token app powered by the Chiliz sidechain and allows sports teams to issue fan tokens. The app allows fans to earn tokenized voting rights at their favorite clubs, while allowing fans to interact with their teams and offering unique rewards, including game highlight experiences, predicted game results and matchday challenges.
JuventusFC is a Juventus Football Club World Cup token project based on Chiliz, with a total of 20 million tokens and a circulation market value of 14 million US dollars.
Chiliz is a blockchain fintech provider for sports & entertainment
Paragraph is a Web3 content publishing platform founded by Colin Armstrong in 2021. It helps authors in Web3, DAOs and NFT communities to monetize their content through an integrated communication service. Content creators and community builders can use NFT or ERC -20 tokens to manage its users or fans through membership mechanism.
BBS Network is a blockchain network of Bulletin Board Systems where users can create forums to post, comment, and share ideas while generating revenue from their content.
Audius is a content creator-led music sharing and streaming protocol.
Contentos is a decentralized global content ecosystem. The vision of Contentos is to build a “decentralized digital content community that allows content to be freely produced, distributed, rewarded, and traded, while protecting author rights”. Contentos strives to incentivize content creation and global diversity and return the rights and value of content to users.
Ancilia is a cybersecurity provider offering an automated real-time threat detection and prevention service SaaS powered by its proprietary behavioral analytics technology.
CertiK is a pioneer in blockchain security, utilizing best-in-class Formal Verification and AI technology to secure and monitor blockchains, smart contracts, and Web3 apps.
Salus Security is an all-rounded blockchain security company born to solve some of the most complex security issues in the industry and make security services accessible for all.
Keylabs is a company focused on cryptocurrency, blockchain, and hardware security, providing services such as cryptocurrency wallet technology, secure storage, smart contract security, multi-party signature, and wallet auditing.
Lifeform is a hyper-realistic 3D virtual human avatars editor and Visual DID solution provider. Lifeform has developed a cross-platform hyper-realistic 3D virtual human avatar creation system that uses NFTs to enable people to manage and retain multiple zero-knowledge pseudonymous digital identities through a decentralized identifier (DID) solution.
The Magic Store is a Web3 App Store solution where the community vets, ranks, and prioritizes the apps via a DAO mechanism, with clear earning metrics to incentivize participation and engagement of users and validators. Project Developers can easily grow their user base with the Magic Store and Magic Boost.
Numbers Protocol is an open-source ecosystem for digital media, the Git of Web3 for cross-chain asset tracking and management. The vision of Numbers Protocol is to build a library of digital media files to provide transparent and verifiable media relations.
SPACE ID is a universal name service network that connects people, information, and assets across all blockchains and apps.
Reveel is a Revenue Share Protocol that allows a trustless, gas-efficient andcomposable way to distribute Web3 earnings with collaborators.
Mint.Club is a smart token building platform without the need for coding or providing liquidity on the Binance Smart Chain.
Litentry is a decentralized identity aggregator, providing the structure and tools to empower users and their identities.
Dune Analytics is a blockchain data analysis tool that provides highly granular analysis of raw on-chain data.
Covalent is a data infrastructure provider that provides rich data support for the blockchain ecosystem through an open, proof-based protocol.
Overeality aims to build infrastructure for Web3 interoperability with cutting-edge zero-knowledge proof systems on providing interoperability, scalability and fine-grained privacy for the Web3 world.
Web3Go is an all-in-one open data analytics and service platform where everyone can grasp the value behind blockchain data.
Hooked Protocol is a community-driven Web3 social network that aims to provide users and businesses with a tailored Learn2Earn product experience, Web3 infrastructure and a tokenonomics design.
Forbes is a global media company focused on business, investing, technology, entrepreneurship, leadership and lifestyle.
Alpha Venture Dao is a DAO for Web3 builders, aiming to explore and innovate in the Web3 world, bringing value to Web3 users.
DoraHacks is a geek and developer community established in 2014, and one of the internationally renowned hackathon organizers, aiming to provide a series of tools such as grant, hackathon and bounty to stimulate the development of the global open source community.