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Connext Raises a $12m Ecosystem Round from 82 investors led by 1kx and ConsenSys Mesh


Connext, the interoperability protocol of L2 Ethereum, has raised a $12m ecosystem round from 82(!) of the top funds, exchanges, angels, staking service providers, and ecosystem players in the space. The round is led by 1kx on the fund side, and ConsenSys Mesh on the ecosystem side.

Participating funds and exchanges include:

A.Capital, eGirl Capital, Ethereal Ventures, Coinbase Ventures, OkEx Ventures, Hashed, Kenetic Capital, MetaCartel Ventures, Scalar Capital, Amentum, SNZ, D1, Divergence, MGNR, and Gate Labs, among others.

Participating staking service providers include:

Figment, P2P Capital, Stakefish, Yield Ventures, Chorus One, BlockDaemon, HashQuark, DSRV, Blueprint Forest, and Dokia, among others.

Participating angels and ecosystem players include:

Edge & Node, Loopring, Alchemy, Arbitrum founders, Sandeep Nailwal (Polygon), Jinglan Wan (Optimism), Alex Gluchowski (zkSync), Jack O'Holleran (SKALE), Andre Cronje (Fantom/Yearn), Stani Kulechov (Aave), James Simpson (mStable), MCDEX, Balancer founders, APWine, Zak Cole, Mariano Conti, Meltem Demirors, Larry Cermak, Andrew Kang, Jason Choi, James Prestwich, Anthony Sassano, Eric Conner, Ryan Sean Adams, David Hoffman, DCInvestor, Eric Shyu, Leo Cheng, Tom Howard, Scott Lewis, Ashleigh Schap, among many others.

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