OpenSea allows users to buy and sell crypto goods through smart contracts. It operates as a peer-to-peer marketplace for crypto goods including non-fungible tokens (NFTs), collectibles, gaming items, and other virtual goods backed by a blockchain. It was founded in 2017 and is based in New York, New York.
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CB Insights Intelligence Analysts have mentioned OpenSea in 10 CB Insights research briefs, most recently on May 24, 2023.
Expert Collections containing OpenSea
Expert Collections are analyst-curated lists that highlight the companies you need to know in the most important technology spaces.
OpenSea is included in 4 Expert Collections, including Unicorns- Billion Dollar Startups.
Unicorns- Billion Dollar Startups
Companies in this collection build, apply, and analyze blockchain and cryptocurrency technologies for business or consumer use cases. Categories include blockchain infrastructure and development, crypto & DeFi, Web3, NFTs, gaming, supply chain, enterprise blockchain, and more.
Influencer & Content Creator Tech
Companies that serve independent creators who want to monetize their own work, from content creation tools to administrative back-end platforms to financing solutions.
Latest OpenSea News
Dec 8, 2023
OpenSea Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
When was OpenSea founded?
OpenSea was founded in 2017.
Where is OpenSea's headquarters?
OpenSea's headquarters is located at 105 East 24th Street, New York.
What is OpenSea's latest funding round?
OpenSea's latest funding round is Series C.
How much did OpenSea raise?
OpenSea raised a total of $425.12M.
Who are the investors of OpenSea?
Investors of OpenSea include Coatue, FinTech Collective, KRH, Paradigm, Andreessen Horowitz and 25 more.
Who are OpenSea's competitors?
Competitors of OpenSea include AtomicHub, Devour, Magic Eden, Ignium, DMarket and 7 more.
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