Sintra raises $2M seed round to spearhead social app and marketplace for NFT investors

  • Sintra launches first MVP, designed to help investors explore NFT investment synergies
  • The funding round, led by Lemniscap, will accelerate Sintra’s extensive recruiting and marketing efforts, as well as the rollout of new in-app features

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., September 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Sintrasocial-powered NFT investment app, shut down a 2 million US dollars seed funding round, led by Lemniscap, with participation from FTX Ventures (the venture capital arm of crypto exchange FTX), Chorus One Ventures, CMCC Global, Big Brain Holdings, Two Ape VC and angel investors Shanna Tellerman, Felix Lutschand Anthony Beaumont. The funding will be used to accelerate product testing and development of new in-app features, and to conduct comprehensive recruiting and marketing efforts – tied to Sintra’s rich business pipeline.

Today Sintra also announced the launch of its first MVP – an innovative new social network for NFT investors, with analytics, community management and messaging features, connecting like-minded investors to strategize. mutually beneficial. At the macro level, Sintra brings together NFT investors, opening the door to fractional ownership of the most in-demand assets while presenting investment opportunities tailored to users’ scope of interest. Users can also “react” with bullish/bearish themed emojis and view NFT collections directly on the Sintra market.

The news comes as Sintra makes a number of signature additions to its advisory board, adding a veteran blockchain consultant and former head of the APAC social lab at Google, Jeremy Beaufils; Co-founders of LandVault, Ready Player DAO & LifeForce Games, Ryan Inman and Catherine Carroll; as well as co-founder of Modsy and former partner of Google Ventures, Shanna Tellerman.

New advisors will provide strategic advice while working alongside members of Sintra’s C-suite team, including CEO and co-founder Angel Ceballos (former Product Design Lead at Meta and ex-Amazon); Co-founder & CTO Jeffrey Bian (former software architect at Rally); and chief operating officer alan jackson (Technical Program Manager at Google).

Roderik van der GraafFounder of Lemniscapsaid: “We are excited to lead this investment round for Sintra, as they prepare to highlight their credentials as the social platform of choice for NFT investors globally. Market demand for a Robust, reliable and accessible communication for investors to explore investment synergies is clear, and the Sintra team has established a well-defined roadmap and an MVP who has all the tools to achieve widespread adoption. ”

Angel CeballosCo-founder and CEO of Sintra, said: “The highly fragmented NFT communication landscape – defined by an overwhelming number of divisive groups – has proven ineffective in helping investors quickly identify and assess potential investments in a purpose-built environment. We want to create a streamlined social community and user-centric geared toward the next wave of NFT investors entering the space, helping them stay informed about unique market opportunities and the latest trends. As the era of the metaverse continues to rapidly evolve, we want to help investors across the industry spectrum claim their right to the NFT market, and do so alongside like-minded industry participants.”

About Lemniscap

Lemniscap is an investment company specializing in investments in emerging crypto assets and blockchain startups. Since its inception in 2017, Lemniscap has funded multiple investments in the crypto blockchain space, with the core belief that blockchain technology will disrupt traditional business models, driving profound changes in the global economy. The Lemniscap team is made up of talented people from financial markets, PE/VC, technology and entrepreneurship. For more information, visit https://lemniscap.com/.

About Sintra

Sintra is the social-powered NFT investment app that connects like-minded investors to strategize together. Most in-demand assets are made accessible to everyone through co-ownership. For more information, visit https://sintra.com/

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