Online skills platform developer Sanjieke disclosed over $31m in funding from investors including Udemy while gaming guild Avocado Guild pulled in $18m through a round co-led by Animoca Brands.


China-based online skills training service Sanjieke has raised a total of over RMB200m ($31.3m) in series B-plus and C financing from investors including online education provider Udemy, DealStreetAsia reported today. Udemy contributed to the series C round while venture capital firm Owl Ventures was among the participants in the previous round. Sanjiek’s earlier investors include IDG Capital, K2VC, Wu Capital, Geekhouse Capital and Fanzhuo Capital, according to DealStreetAsia.

Blockchain game and app developer Animoca Brands has co-led an $18m series A round for Avocado Guild, the Australia-headquartered operator of a play-to-earn blockchain gaming guild, at a $200m valuation, Kr Asia reported today. The round was co-led by QCP Soteria Node and included Binance Smart Chain, Solana Ventures and Polygon Studios – on behalf of cryptocurrency exchange Binance and blockchain technology providers Solana and Polygon – as well as Three Arrows Capital and executives from asset management firm GoldenTree.


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Robert Lavine

Robert Lavine is special features editor for Global Venturing.