It’s time for part six of gaming and entertainment startups and companies that are responsible for the rise of the Metaverse powered by the Metaverse Insider. Missed out on the first part? No worries — here is the link to it.
1. TerraZero Technologies
Founded in 2021 by proven executives and entrepreneurs from blockchain, web3, design, programming, marketing and finance, TerraZero develops, acquires and finances innovative Metaverse projects, companies, entrepreneurs and developers — creating engagement, community and usability solutions which bridge the real world and the Metaverse, scale new economies and enhance immersive experiences to shape the future of Web3, decentralization and beyond.
Located in Vancouver and Los Angeles, TerraZero’s diversified and versatile team capitalizes on visionary creative and agile execution to expand the reach and accessibility of the Metaverse.
QORPO is an internationally renowned and accomplished Metaverse game studio with the most complete NFT gaming ecosystem connecting gaming with Blockchain, Crypto, and NFTs.
With its storing, selling and staking solution QORPO ID, everyone can enjoy the future of Metaverse gaming.
Based in Bratislava, Slovakia, QORPO was founded in 2019 by Rastislav Bakala.
3. Defiance Games
Singapore-based Defiance Games sits at the intersection between DeFi and gaming by lowering the barrier to entry by offering ‘starter packs’ called sponsorships against a share of their in-game revenues.
Unlike many investor-centred sweatshop models, Defiance focuses on the user experience by offering a low-risk approach for core gamers combined with compounding benefits and rewards over time. By carefully selecting a wide variety of games to match users’ profiles, it can provide relevant experiences at a lower cost.
Defiance believes the world is too diverse for a single winner to emerge. NLP, sentiment analysis, quantitative and qualitative data inform its investment decisions. As part of its due diligence process, the company evaluates the GDD, metanomics, accessibility, business model, interoperability, team, financing, roadmap and community. Over time, it aims to offer the most diverse, relevant and resilient web3 gaming library for anyone to find their place in the metaverse.
Founded in 2021 by Audrey Raby and Patrick Poirier, Defiance’s knowledge can be leveraged by anyone willing to participate in this new economy thanks to simplified portfolios. A protocol algorithmically manages assets by rapidly rebalancing positions based on its analyses. Assets and configurations are optimized to match specific investment goals.
Gamerse is the new home for NFT gaming and the Metaverse social economy. Its cross-chain, cross-domain, and cross-verse solutions are unifying the fragmented NFT gaming ecosystem.
With headquarters in London, Gamerse was founded in 2021 by Khaled Jama.
5. gDEX Metaverse
Like Defiance Games, gDEX Metaverse (Decentralized Finance Gaming Platform Exchange) is a Singapore-based company that is revolutionizing play to earn platform powering gamers, creators and guilds in the Metaverse.
Founded in 2020 by J.D. Salbego, gDEX Metaverse acts as a unified GameFi layer enabling interoperability across the Metaverse which hosts a suite of robust chain agnostic no-coding needed tools and DeFi fuelled GameFi token economy for gamers to maximize the value of their effort, for creators to create and onboard games easily, and for guilds to manage and grow their guilds like never before — all attached to their unique Metaverse passport.