DEC 20, 2023
Miracle Play and HG Ventures to lead global Web3 e-sports gaming industry
Web3 e-sports tournament platform Miracle Play has forged a partnership with Hangang (HG) Ventures, a venture capital firm committed to accelerating blockchain and Web3 projects, according to an official announcement on Miracle Play’s Medium page on Wednesday (KST). Miracle Play stated that it plans to go global to lead the Web3 e-sports market by leveraging HG Ventures’ global network and vast experience in project acceleration.
“This partnership lays the foundation for us to become a global leader in the Web3 e-sports tournament market. We’re excited to leverage HG Ventures’ experience and global network to conquer the global market together,” said Miracle Play CEO Kim Hyun.
Miracle Play uses smart contract technology to ensure that anyone and everyone can hold various types of gaming tournaments in the form of PC, mobile, console and Web3 games. It is currently in the open beta phase, with a cumulative participation rate of about 30,000 players. Although it is only supported on Polygon as of now, it will eventually be available on a total of nine major networks including Avalanche, XPLA, Solana and more, to facilitate cross-network gaming tournaments that players from all over the world can participate in.
HG Ventures’ endeavors
HG Ventures is one of the largest blockchain VCs in Korea, with a portfolio consisting of multiple Play-to-Earn (P2E), NFT and Game-Fi startups. The company also serves as a bridgehead to help Korean companies go global and overseas companies enter Korea. Notably, the firm recently secured a conditional equity investment worth about KRW 130 billion from Mindfulness Capital Management.
“Miracle Play, as a frontrunner in the Web3-based e-sports tournament platform, has immense potential in the global market, grounded in its core values of fairness and transparency. We’re committed to actively supporting their growth and global expansion,” said Sang-Woo Jeong, CEO of HG Ventures.