Gaming-focused fintech startup Zebedee has just raised $35 million in a Series B funding round led by Kingsway Capital.
According to the press release, other participants include Final Fantasy and other video game studio Square Enix, The Raine Group, existing investors Initial Capital and Lakestar.
The company focused on the gaming industry and allows game developers to integrate support for the Bitcoin Lightning Network micropayment network.
The startup demonstrated this capability in Valve’s Counter-Strike in early 2021: Global Offensive shooter. Players could receive rewards in bitcoin for participating in online matches.