Yuga Labs is a leading blockchain technology company that specializes in creating unique digital assets, called Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs), and digital collectibles. Founded in February 2021 by Wylie Aronow and Greg Solano, Yuga Labs has quickly established itself as a major player in the NFT industry. The company's flagship project, the Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC), which was launched in April 2021, quickly became the world's most profitable NFT project to date, with the final sale in May 2021.
Yuga Labs has continued to innovate and expand its offerings, with the launch of spin-off collections for BAYC holders, such as the Bored Ape Kennel Club (BAKC) and the Mutant Ape Yacht Club (MAYC), both in 2021. These collections have also seen significant success, with NFTs from both collections selling for tens of thousands of dollars on secondary markets and attracting the attention of high-profile buyers.
With a net revenue of $127 million in 2021, Yuga Labs has set its sights on expanding its presence in the NFT ecosystem. In March 2022, the company acquired CryptoPunks and Meebits, two highly-valuable NFT projects, and announced plans to launch a new metaverse project, Otherside. As Yuga Labs continues to grow and establish itself as a major player in the NFT industry, the company's innovative approach to creating unique digital assets and its ambitious plans for expansion into the metaverse have attracted increasing attention.
Improbable Worlds Limited, also known as Improbable, is a leading technology company that specializes in developing metaverse infrastructure and applications, as well as simulation software for video games and corporate use. Founded in 2012 and headquartered in London, England, Improbable has quickly established itself as a major player in the technology industry. With a focus on providing cutting-edge solutions for virtual worlds and simulations, Improbable has been at the forefront of innovation in the fields of metaverse infrastructure, video game development and corporate simulations. The company’s mission is to build technology that enables the creation of virtual worlds that are indistinguishable from reality, and to empower developers to build new kinds of online experiences. Improbable's technology allows for the creation of vast, persistent and highly-populated worlds, and it is being used by some of the most innovative and ambitious organizations in the world.
Animoca Brands (Animoca Brands Corporation Ltd) is a leading game software and venture capital company based in Hong Kong, founded in 2014 by Yat Siu. The company specializes in developing and publishing mobile games and applications for a global audience. With a portfolio that includes popular titles such as Crazy Kings, Crazy Defense Heroes and The Sandbox, Animoca Brands has established itself as a major player in the mobile gaming industry. The company also has a venture capital division that invests in promising startups in the gaming, blockchain and AI sectors. Animoca Brands' mission is to create and acquire the best in class mobile gaming and blockchain technology, to empower the next generation of entertainment experiences. With a strong focus on innovation and a global perspective, Animoca Brands is well-positioned to continue its growth and success in the mobile gaming and venture capital sectors.