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Capsule Corp Labs Raises €7.3M in Seed Funding to Create A Leader in Consulting and Deployment of Utility NFT Solutions




Capsule Corp Labs, a platform specialized in the creation and development of utility NFTs, secures €7.3 million in a seed round, including €4.8 million in equity from Omnes Capital, specialized funds REVAM and Digital Finance Group (DFG), and French business angels from the Web3 ecosystem. The funding is completed by a €2.4 million token sale from Ternoa ($CAPS), the parent company of Capsule Corp Labs. This amount is provided to Capsule Corp Labs as part of its development plan.

The seed funding round led by expert investors in deeptech and Web3, follows Ternoa’s €8 million token sale in 2021. As the parent company of Capsule Corp Labs, which develops a blockchain specialized in utility NFTs. The funding allows Capsule Corp Labs to widen its scale by strengthening its R&D and expanding its 30-person team.

Moving from Collector to Utility NFTs

Capsule Corp Labs brings a paradigm shift in how NFTs are used. Until now, NFTs have mainly found success as collector’s items, especially in the luxury and art industries.

Capsule Corp Labs develops NFT solutions for companies in all sectors, enabling them to integrate the value propositions of the Web3: ownership of data and digital assets, and integration and engagement of user communities.


A Blockchain Dedicated to NFTs

Launched in 2022, Capsule Corp Labs is the main integrator of Ternoa, a layer-1 blockchain infrastructure. Open-source and decentralized, it provides developers with an independent framework to create utility NFTs.

Start-Up Studio and Web3 Consulting

Both a start-up studio and a Web3 consulting firm, Capsule Corp Labs’ mission is to help companies of all sizes develop their business model on the Ternoa blockchain.

“Unlike the current NFT market, which operates very much like the art market– based on scarcity value, we believe that NFTs will increasingly have utility value. NFTs will initially be used in the development of sectors such as video games, music, entertainment, or the metaverse, and then gradually spread to other sectors of activity. Our role is to enable this transition from Web 2.0 to Web3, which can be technologically complex”, explains Clément Téqui, CEO of Capsule Corp Labs and Co-Founder of Ternoa.

Capsule Corp Labs offers a “business as a service” model to Web3 start-ups by providing them with human and technological resources such as developers and product managers to help them develop NFTs. In the space of six months, Capsule Corp Labs has already helped three NFT start-ups launch their products, allowing them each to achieve several hundred thousand Euros in revenue.

First Use Cases of NFT Utilities

The second strategic focus for Capsul Corp Labs is to advise companies on implementing their Web3 solutions. Earlier in 2022, Capsule Corp Labs participated in the launch of 20 Mint, the blockchain project from the leading French news outlet 20 Minutes. 20 Mint completed a successful sale of 999 NFT typewriters to finance 20 Minutes’ operation of its Web3 magazine while gathering a community of enthusiasts. “Our role is to identify with our customers the use cases for the future NFTs and help develop them,” says Clément Téqui on this focus as a project accelerator.


Capsule Corp Labs also assists Editis, a French leader in the publishing industry, in identifying real use cases of NFTs for its sector. This included a collaborative editorial work tool, new book formats, and reader community animation tools. In addition, Capsule Corp Labs’ work led to the launch of Editis’ Web3 transformation project.

For the Notaires de France-affiliated technological endowment fund not.IT, Capsule Corp. Labs designed and developed a solution to transmit digital assets, allowing the storage of private NFT content. The first model has been delivered, and the project is being validated on a national scale.

Commissioned by the gift box specialist Wonderbox, Capsule Corp. Labs initiated a project to transform its customer relationship through NFTs. The collaboration allowed Wonderbox to identify solutions to secure the resale of virtual gift boxes. Capsule Corp. Labs also leveraged specific Ternoa NFT features such as secret content to enhance the experience of an online sports game owned by a leading video game company.

“Our open-source infrastructure has been operational since April and is open to all developers and entrepreneurs to create the NFT applications of tomorrow. This round of funding by Capsule Corp Labs will help accelerate the development of the Ternoa ecosystem in France and Europe,” says Mickael Canu, CEO of Ternoa.

“Ternoa is one of the very few French Layer-1 blockchains with a real underlying technological asset. With this investment, the Ternoa team will be able to offer Web3 startups ever richer functionalities and become the European blockchain platform of reference,” says Fabien Collangettes, Investment Director at Omnes Capital.


“The concept of Business as a Service was first generated from Web 2.0, while Capsule Corp Labs innovates this model and upgrades it into a Web3 style enabling all sizes of companies to develop and launch NFTs products more easily. DFG always has had a strong belief in Ternoa since day 1– its unique open source Layer 1 infrastructure nurtures a bold ecosystem to realize utility NFTs. I’m very positive that under the leadership of Mickael Canu and Clément Téqui, Ternoa and its community will be ahead of the game in no time,” comments James Wo, Founder and CEO of DFG.

“We are delighted to have been able to finalize this fundraising with Omnes, a recognized player in the financing of Deep Tech projects requiring significant investments in R&D. In a difficult market context, we will be able to continue to invest in the development of tomorrow’s Web3 infrastructures with our unique value proposition: creating a bridge between Web2 and Web3 architecture”, adds Clément Téqui, CEO of Capsule Corp Labs and co-founder of Ternoa.


The Odsy Foundation Raises $7.5M in Seed Round Led by Blockchange Ventures To Decentralize Access Control in Web3




The Odsy Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to fostering and developing the Odsy Network ecosystem, today announced it raised $7.5M in seed funding that set the Odsy Network valuation at $250M. The round was led by Blockchange Ventures with participation of VCs, strategic partners and investment DAOs including Rubik Ventures, No Limit Holdings, Node Capital, Insignius Capital, FalconX, SolrDAO, TPC and others.

Over the past decade, the need for interconnected solutions that enable real world use cases, and the lack of an infrastructure for decentralized access control, drove Web3 builders to create centralized solutions and to the increased centralization of Web3. In the past year, following the collapses of centralized Web3 giants such as Celsius and FTX, it has become evident that centralized access control is an existential threat to Web3.

The Odsy Network provides a secure and programmable access control layer for all of Web3 through a new crypto primitive – dWallets (dynamic decentralized wallets). dWallets are programmable and transferable signing mechanisms that live on the decentralized Odsy Network, and that can sign transactions on practically any other blockchain.

“In the future, our money, IDs, assets and so much more will each be represented by valuable tokens on what is almost certain to be many different blockchains”, said Ken Seiff, General Partner Blockchange Ventures. “Just as each internet account requires a log-in, each blockchain requires a different wallet – and the tracking and maintenance of different wallets present a significant challenge and headache for users. This challenge will only grow as the number of blockchain networks multiply, and could continue to be a major obstacle to widespread consumer adoption. Odsy solves this challenge, and in doing so lowers the barrier to entry for mass adoption.”


Since dWallets are programmable, Web3 builders will be able to use the Odsy Network in order to implement any access control logic in a completely decentralized way. This paves the way for Web3 builders to recreate existing solutions such as exchanges, custodians, bridges etc. in a trustless way, but also to create brand new solutions that were not possible before, like natively multi-chain DAOs or a marketplace where wallets could be traded.

While the Odsy Network is still in development, there are already over 10 projects actively building in the Odsy ecosystem, many of them VC-backed – including dWallet Labs who raised $5M in a round led by Digital Currency Group and Node Capital, and Fun who raised $3.9M in a round led by Tinder Co-Founder Justin Mateen’s JAM Fund.

“The potential of new solutions, ones that demonstrate real world use cases but cannot be built in today’s fragmented crypto ecosystems, is extremely compelling for ambitious Web3 builders. dWallets is an entirely new way to imagine how digital assets should be accessed and policy managed in a multi-chain world, which is especially important as the industry explores the emergence of tokenized assets and their corresponding risk & compliance requirements.” said Sean Lee, Executive Director at Odsy Foundation, and former CEO of Algorand Foundation.

To realize the potential of dWallets on the Odsy Network, significant improvements to the state-of-the-art in modern cryptography primitives such as MPC – Multi Party Computation – have been achieved. While existing threshold signature algorithms are centralized in nature and can only work with a small set of predefined parties, these  achievements by the Odsy project teams pave the way for the Odsy Network to be the first place where users can generate signed transactions to other blockchains such as Bitcoin or Ethereum, together with a large-scale permissionless set of validators.

“The technical and scientific challenges we are facing are amongst the most complex in crypto today, and we have one of the best research teams in the world with over 10 world-class experts in modern cryptography. Over the upcoming months we will publish the cryptographic research that makes dWallets and the Odsy Network possible, and also the novel engineering framework of Odsy that will be a key driver in connecting Web3 to the real world.” said Omer Sadika, Co-Founder of Odsy Network, CEO of dWallet Labs.


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Spielworks co-launches its Wombat X accelerator with Cronos, Newcoin, and more, fostering robust Web3 game development




Spielworks, a leading blockchain startup specializing in gaming and decentralized finance (DeFi) solutions, launches its Web3 gaming accelerator, Wombat X to empower Web3 gaming projects to enhance their gaming experience and grow their audiences with the Wombat ecosystem. Highlighting the list of partners in the accelerator are Cronos, the first EVM-compatible Layer-1 network built on Cosmos SDK supported by and more than 400 developers and partners, and Newcoin, a Web3 infrastructure integrating economic, social, and cultural exchanges into an intuitive flow, solving network fragmentation problems. Web3 games enrolled in Wombat X gain access to grants, education, and the Wombat community of gamers, the biggest Web3 gaming community.

Web3 gaming was still able to raise $4.5 billion in venture capital last year despite harsh market conditions. Still, an overall developer shortage and a flawed UX plague the industry, effectively holding the industry back in its efforts to poach traditional gamers. Furthermore, many critics also point the finger at the lack of sustainable models and solid content-creator strategies as reasons for Web3 not being able to be a reliable gaming ecosystem.

The Wombat X accelerator enables innovative Web3 games to register and to bootstrap Wombat’s audience. With Wombat’s massive audience and Cronos’s established Web3 ecosystem, each game will receive invaluable exposure to its gaming audience for free, coaching and fast-tracking in Cronos’s own grant program. For Newcoin, its Web3 graph infrastructure emphasizing high-end fashion and creators makes it a natural fit for Wombat X’s focus on gaming to enhance the user experience.

The program includes three yearly classes covering the industry’s best practices, with at least five games being accepted per class. Ultimately, Wombat X revolves around providing members with the tools to build a strong foundation, with a focus on furthering growth opportunities through user acquisition and developing superior infrastructures.


Other participants in the Wombat X accelerator include:

  • Avicenne: a Web3 development studio creating digital products in a decentralized space, helping startups build and ship impactful MVPs.
  • EOS Network Foundation: a nonprofit supporting the EOS Network, which powers the Web3 economy by providing a robust smart contract functionality that enables developers to build quality dApps.
  • Lifty: a Web3 gaming platform providing analytics for numerous blockchain games, empowering users to assess projects before joining.
  • Beamable: a Web3 gaming infrastructure platform allowing users to rapidly add social, commerce, content, and LiveOps features through an in-game marketplace.

To apply for Wombat X, applicants must meet these requirements:

  • A playable demo release
  • Integration with Wombat as preferred login option
  • Integration with Cronos or one of Wombat’s supported blockchains (Wax, Polygon, BNB Chain, Ethereum, EOS, and more)
  • A share of 0.3 percent of your token supply for Wombat’s audience
  • Integration with Wombat’s Tracking software development kit (SDK)

Spielworks has built one of the fastest-growing blockchain gaming ecosystems in the market, featuring over of 3 million signups and 65,000 daily users. The ecosystem incorporates its multi-chain non-custodial Wombat Wallet, crypto rewards platform Womplay featuring 40 AA and AAA supported titles, and Top 20 NFT staking game Wombat Dungeon Master counting 1.5 million staked NFTs.

“Web3 gaming is in a beta stage currently and there is a pressing need to establish best practices around game development to ensure the industry’s long-term sustainability,” says Adrian Krion, Spielworks’ CEO and Co-Foudner. “By working with a wide range of promising Web3 gaming projects and startups, Wombat X aims to facilitate a more mature ecosystem. Our unique program provides a diverse educational curriculum while exposing our participants to Spielworks’ Wombat platform, the biggest Web3 gaming platform. Needless to say, we and all our partners can’t wait to launch.”

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WOO’s first land sale set for Valentine’s Day




Wrestling Organization Online (WOO) has scheduled its first land sale for February 14. At this time, whitelisted users will be able to buy packs containing in-game cities within the game’s first available territory. If there are still packs remaining on March 16, the sale will be opened to the general public. These cities will have various stats, similar to WOO’s other assets.

In WOO, players create and manage a wrestling organization with a roster of unique wrestlers backed by NFTs and the Hive ecosystem. Managers, promotions, championships and now cities can be staked and wagered in an effort to be the best of the best.

Founder and CEO Ian Withey says this is the latest step in making WOO the premier digital wrestling experience.

“Wrestling Organization Online brings old-school territory wrestling to the #HIVE blockchain,” he said. “With our first territory land sale, we will be one step closer to making that vision a reality.”


To get on the whitelist, players must be one of the top 200 holders of in-game assets including NFTs, unopened packs from previous sales and $WOO tokens, so there is still time to get on the list before the sale.

Whitelisted users will have until March 14 to buy as much land as they can before the territory moves into a general sale two days later, if supplies last. Due to the limited number of whitelist slots and the abundance of users in the running, the WOO team anticipates fierce competition for the top slots.

Each pack sold in this first Territory of 10,000 cities will cost $20, payable through PayPal, Hive, HBD, BTC, and LTC, meaning assets can be purchased with both fiat and cryptocurrency.

WOO will release 20 territories over time, but this will be the only land sale before the game’s official release later in 2023.

Several big names in wrestling are partnering with WOO to create an experience aimed at wrestling fans and crypto enthusiasts. Perry Saturn, Raven, Sonny Onoo and Terri Runnels have all signed on to do their part.


Partnered wrestlers receive 10% of the upcoming sale, a move Withey says is meant to pay back those who paved the way to what wrestling has become.

“We’re looking to leave wrestling in a better state than we found it,” he said. “Wrestlers in this country are seen as independent contractors, so they don’t receive the same benefits as many employees. To help with this, we have profit sharing with our partners, but what we’re really trying to do is bring awareness to this issue.”

As the newest professional partner, Runnels says she is excited to see this technology being used to bring light to something that is important to wrestling fans all over the world. The former manager, TV host and wrestler brings her experience with WCW, WWF and WWE to the newest era of fans with WOO.

“It is so great to see how the WOO team regards old-school wrestling and the traditions that so many have worked so hard for over the years,” she said. “They have somehow taken the newest technology and used it to pay respect to something that is near and dear to all of us, and I am looking forward to seeing it grow.”

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