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Wilson Sonsini Advises Block Tackle, a New Web3 Gaming Studio, on $5 Million Seed Round

  • 03/22/22
  • Client Highlights
  • Blockchain and Cryptocurrency
  • Digital Media and Entertainment
  • Electronic Gaming

On March 22, 2022, Block Tackle, a new game studio founded by veterans from EA and Kabam, who will develop immersive games leveraging blockchain technology and allow players to own their own digital assets, announced its closing of a $5 million seed round co-led by Cadenza Ventures and Play Ventures with participation from Animoca, Coinbase Ventures, Solana Ventures, Brevan Howard, Kevin Lin (co-founder of Twitch), Holly Liu (co-founder of Kabam) and others. The company is working on SkateX, a Solana-based video game with NFT skateboards.

A Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati team led by Jonathan Chan and Sam Silverstein represented Block Tackle in the transaction.

For more information, please see Block Tackle's press release. Additional coverage can be found at Decrypt.