Unikrn

eSports & Gaming
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Unikrn

eSports & Gaming

United States, Seattle
$41M
Total amount raised
2014
Year of establishment
Active
Status

About

Hi we’re Unikrn!


Founded by Rahul Sood (creator of VoodooPC, and Microsoft Ventures), and Karl Flores (co-founder of Pinion), Unikrn is a Seattle based media and entertainment company with a focus on eSports.
We own a network of gaming communities that reach millions of gamers in over 100 countries worldwide. We recently announced a global exclusive partnership with Tabcorp, a 5B+ betting company. Together we built a safe and fun arena for people to gather, game, and legally bet on eSports.
Some of our partners include Razer, HP, Logitech, and Tabcorp.

Slogan / Motto

Your home of Esport Bets, News, Stats & Results

Use cases

eSports
Gambling

Funding

Received funding
$41,400,000
Total amount raised
3
Rounds
16
Total amount of investors
Amount Raised
Funding type
Funding round closing
Investors
$31,400,000
ICO/Token Sale
Blockchain Capital, LLC
Brock Pierce
CoinCircle
Draper Dragon
Mark Cuban
Pantera Capital Management LP
$7,000,000
Series A
500 Startups
Advancit Capital
Binary Capital
Freelands Group
Indicator Ventures
Mark Cuban
Tabcorp Holdings Limited
$3,000,000
Seed
Indicator Ventures
Matt Michelsen
Rubicon Venture Capital

News

SEC Commissioner Peirce Chats About DeFi, Tokens and Her Unikrn Dissent at LA Blockchain Summit

While Peirce steered clear of commenting on specific DeFi projects like SushiSwap, she pointed out that issuers of governance tokens do have to think about how they share characteristics with equities.


7 months ago


Opinion
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
Unikrn
SushiSwap

SEC Orders Unikrn ICO Issuers to Offer Refund to Token Purchasers

Washington-based Unikrn was created in 2017 to offer a blockchain marketplace for bettors, esports fans and gamers.


8 months ago


Regulation/Legal
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
Unikrn

SEC Commissioner Peirce Dissents From Unikrn-Killing Fine, Says Action to Have Chilling Effect

Noted cryptocurrency advocate and Securities and Exchange Commissioner Hester M. Peirce issued a public dissent after the SEC levied a $6.1 million fine on online gaming and gambling platform Unikrn for conducting an initial coin offering (ICO) in 2017, a penalty that effectively amounts to the size of the company’s current assets.


8 months ago


Regulation/Legal
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
Unikrn

SEC commissioner Peirce dissents on Unikrn ICO action, says approach risks stifling innovation

SEC commissioner Hester Peirce issued a public dissent to the agency's enforcement action against ICO startup Unikrn.


8 months ago


Regulation/Legal
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
Unikrn

Crypto Esports Startup Unikrn to Pay $6.1M in SEC Settlement Over 2017 ICO

Unikrn has agreed to settle the charges, without admitting or denying them, by paying a $6.1 million penalty to be distributed among investors.


8 months ago


Regulation/Legal
Unikrn
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)