Souffl3, a “smart trading” NFT marketplace and launchpad on the Aptos blockchain, has raised $2 million in its latest seed funding round, according to an announcement post on Oct. 28.
Excited to announce Souffl3’s completion of $2 million USD seed round. Thank you @Cryptocom_Cap, @Synergiscap , @huobi_incubator, @VenturesM77, @J17Capital for your trust and support. #LFM https://t.co/Ohnaz9xGQg
— Souffl3 🫐 Aptos NFT (@nft_souffl3) October 28, 2022
The funding round was co-led by Crypto.com Capital and Synergies Capital. Other participants in the round are Huobi Incubator, M77 Ventures, and J17 Capital.
Souffl3 intends to use the funds to develop a next-generation NFT experience for creators, retailers, and traders. CEO and Co-Founder of Souffl3, Rei Kikuchi, said the protocol aims to build a new generation of full-stack NFT networks that link art and other assets to Web3.
The co-founder and managing director of Crypto.com Capital, Bobby Bao, in a statement, praises the potential of Souffl3.
“Souffl3 is bringing the smart trading features and intuitive experience that users expect when buying NFTs to the Aptos ecosystem — we expect it to massively accelerate the growth of Aptos and NFT trading on Aptos.” Said, Bao
Synergis Capital Founder and Managing Partner Jerry Shi expressed his team’s confidence in the ability of Souffl3 to develop a suite of tools and platforms, believing the tools would be instrumental in facilitating the delivery of transformative experiences by creators.
Souffl3 emerged as a fully functional NFT marketplace on Oct. 19. It has, over time, reiterated its focus on providing an advanced and unique experience to its users. To achieve this, it banked on its refined market and spontaneous trading tools.
In addition, in a bid to improve its user experience, the protocol has, in recent times, engaged in numerous collaborations. Recently, it partnered with WAV3 Creator Studio, a provider of tools for no-code NFT creation and management.