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Blockchain venture capital funding fell to a 12-month low in August

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Data from Cointelegraph Research reveals that in August 2022, the blockchain industry saw $1.36 billion of venture capital invested in the blockchain industry — a 12-month low and the fourth consecutive month-on-month decline in capital inflows.

August’s inflows represent a 31.3% drop from July’s $1.98 billion, and the 101 deals closed in August had an average capital investment of $14.3 million — a 10.1% decline from July.

The data was drawn from the Cointelegraph Research Terminal’s Venture Capital Database, which contains comprehensive information on deals, mergers and acquisition activity, investors, crypto companies, and funds.For access to reports and databases, visit the Cointelegraph Research Terminal.August’s three most popular investment categories were Web3, infrastructure and nonfungible tokens (NFTs), drawing more than $1.16 billion, or 85.4%, of the total capital.

Some of the biggest deals include the following: Web3 game developer Limit Break raised $200 million. Barca Studios, FC Barcelona’s Web3 arm, raised $100 million from Chiliz, the owner of blockchain-based fan rewards platform Socios.

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