Halliday Raises $6 Million For 'Buy Now, Pay Later' Ethereum NFTs - Decrypt

Halliday Raises $6 Million For ‘Buy Now, Pay Later’ Ethereum NFTs – Decrypt

As even more video game workshops aim to integrate electronic possessions and also antiques right into their residential properties, Web3 start-up Halliday has actually increased $6 million in a brand-new seed round led by Andreesen Horowitz (a16 z) to alter just how players get and also utilize electronic possessions in online globes.

” We began functioning back in November,” Halliday founder Griffin Dunaif informed Decrypt in a meeting. “So we developed our demonstration, a pitch deck, and also we pitched it to Andreessen, as well as they liked what they saw.”

Joining a16 z in the $6 million raising are Hashed, A.Capital, SV Angel, and also various other angel financiers.

We’re delighted to introduce Halliday as well as our upcoming launch of the initial option to allow possession of blockchain video game and also metaverse properties via later settlement! (1/x) https://t.co/IXiC8xgCHo

— Halliday (@HallidayHQ) August 4, 2022

Launched in November 2021 by Akshay Malhotra as well as Griffin Dunaif, Halliday– which shares its name with Ready Player One lead character James Halliday– provides players a “play currently, pay later on” alternative. Halliday intends to make in-game acquisitions as well as evidence of possession for NFTs extra inexpensive and also hassle-free for players that might bristle at the high rates of non-fungible symbols in their video games.

NFTs are cryptographically special symbols that are connected to electronic (and also often physical) web content, supplying evidence of possession and also in-game acquisitions.

” We wish to make video game and also metaverse NFTs a whole lot extra easily accessible to gamers, as well as you ought to not see an extremely high cost,” founder Malhotra stated. “We [allow] gamers to pay gradually and also accessibility the NFT, playing while they’re paying.”

Halliday claims it is releasing its beta with blockchain video game “League