Block.one venture capital arm boosts its growing gaming lineup with creator of dApp game EOS Knights
HONG KONG – November 27, 2019 – EOS VC, the venture capital arm of leading high performance blockchain software company Block.one, announced today its investment in innovative blockchain games developer Biscuit. Biscuit is the creator of popular EOS Knights, the first mobile game to run on the EOS public blockchain.
“Our direct investment in Biscuit extends our strategic focus of working with some of the smartest minds in the gaming blockchain sector,” said Mike Alexander, CEO of EOS VC. “Biscuit has taken the powerful qualities of blockchain’s smart contract and combined it with the traditional Role Playing Game elements to produce one of the best-loved gaming apps on the market.”
EOS Knights has benefited from the EOSIO platform’s fast response speed, high number of transactions per second, and robust smart contract development.
“Block.one has closely supported us in the successful development and operation of EOS Knights from the very start,” said Jay Lee, founder of Biscuit. “This new investment from Block.one’s venture arm EOS VC confirms our strong continuing partnership and underscores our belief that gaming dApps like EOS Knights are catalysts for the mainstream adoption of blockchain technology.”
For more information about EOS VC, please visit vc.eos.io
About EOS VC
Block.one’s EOS VC offers developers and entrepreneurs the funding they need to create businesses leveraging EOSIO. It provides support through venture capital partnership funds that primarily aim to achieve sustained utilization of the EOSIO ecosystem by investing in a concentrated and diversified portfolio of blockchain-focused companies building on the EOSIO software. The EOS VC initiative is dedicated to fostering a global network of individuals from a number of disciplines through our engagement events. As part of the mission and vision, EOS VC engages with the blockchain developer community on a regular basis. For further information, please visit block.one and vc.eos.io.
Block.one is a global software company specializing in high performance blockchain software. In 2018, it published EOSIO, a free, open-source protocol designed to bring speed, scalability, and ease of use to the secure and transparent fundamentals of distributed databases. Block.one’s venture capital arm, EOS VC, invests in companies, projects, and developers around the world leveraging EOSIO technology.
Biscuitlabs Co. Ltd is a development team that launched the legendary first-generation blockchain game, EOS Knights accounting for more than 66 million transactions. The team is focusing on overcoming the UX challenges of blockchain to create innovative games and applications.
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