Secures $5M Seed Funding to Unveil the Inaugural Web3 Collector Community and Marketplace

The funding round spearheaded by Blockchange Ventures showcases an impressive lineup of participants, including renowned investors such as GFR Fund, the visionary Peter Thiel, Blockwall Capital, as well as a diverse group of private investors and esteemed industry advisors., the groundbreaking platform revolutionizing the global collectibles market, proudly announces the successful completion of its $5 million seed round. Spearheaded by the prestigious Blockchange Ventures, this funding round marks a significant milestone in the company’s journey towards empowering collectors worldwide.

With a steadfast commitment to connecting, inspiring, and catering to the diverse interests of collectors, is on a mission to reshape the industry. By harnessing the transformative power of the Collectibles Protocol™ and blockchain integration, the platform is set to create the world’s first Web3 community and marketplace, poised to disrupt the estimated $500 billion global collectibles market.

Unleashing the full potential of cutting-edge technology, offers a truly immersive and rewarding experience for collectors of all levels. By fusing advanced technological capabilities with consumer rewards, the platform goes beyond mere transactions, embodying the shared values and passions that drive collectors worldwide.

The recently concluded seed round attracted support from an impressive lineup of renowned venture funds such as GFR Fund, Blockwall Capital, and visionary individuals including Peter Thiel. Notably, industry luminaries and tech visionaries like Adam Jackson, CEO of Braintrust, Sean Cohan, former Chief Growth Officer at Nielsen, Trevor Traina, CEO of Kresus and esteemed collector, Vinny Lingham, CEO of Waitroom and Shark Tank SA, and the multifaceted Hollywood actor and collector, Orlando Bloom, have also joined as investors.

As the undisputed leader in the realm of collectibles, is poised to unite the fragmented world of collectors. With its unwavering focus on the needs and preferences of collectors, the platform offers a comprehensive suite of practical tools, cutting-edge technology, and valuable resources. Unlike traditional apps, websites, and legacy marketplaces that are solely transactional, distinguishes itself by fostering a vibrant and interconnected community, bringing collectors from across the globe together through shared interests and passions.

Harnessing a host of unique features, sets a new standard in the industry. The platform is committed to placing collectors at the forefront, providing them with an unparalleled experience that transcends traditional collecting boundaries. With, collectors can explore new horizons, connect with like-minded enthusiasts, and unlock a world of possibilities within the fascinating realm of collectibles.

  • Rewards for community and platform contributions, benefiting users
  • Efficient, comprehensive collectibles management app for organization, valuation, and management
  • Accurate collectibles data using advanced AI and ML technologies
  • Transparent marketplace experience with proprietary Collectibles Protocol™ and blockchain integration
  • Data-driven asset valuation based on 30+ historical sales/transactions sources
  • Engaging community social profiles showcasing collections
  • Personalized recommendations and connections based on preferences
  • Curated content, educational resources, and category-specific discussion groups

“Our impressive achievements thus far have unequivocally showcased the immense value and undeniable demand for innovation within the collector’s realm, setting the stage for our seamless expansion into additional collectibles verticals,” confidently declared Alex Ivanov, the Co-Founder and CEO of “By synergizing the formidable force of the collectibles community with the boundless potential of Web3 technology, we are poised to revolutionize the way individuals purchase, sell, trade, and manage their cherished collections.”

Since its inception as a proof-of-concept in 2021, our collection management application, which initially focused exclusively on trading cards, has attracted an astounding user base of over 250,000 registered enthusiasts. Each day, collectors are diligently adding tens of thousands of items to their collections, which currently boast a staggering valuation of over $2 billion in managed cards. Looking ahead, the imminent launch of will usher in an era of expansion into several new verticals, including but not limited to comic books, coins, stamps, and memorabilia.

“For the majority of collectors, this cherished hobby represents far more than mere transactions or investments—it embodies an indomitable passion and a deeply personal motivation, fostering a sense of community that transcends generations. Whether it be comic books, sports cards, memorabilia, or even vintage lunch boxes, the profound significance of these collectibles cannot be overstated,” emphasized Dietrich von Behren, the Co-Founder and Chief Business & Strategy Officer at “Armed with our latest round of funding and strategic partnerships, we are on the cusp of introducing an array of industry-shifting innovations to the global collectibles sector, catering to everyone from casual hobbyists to sellers and esteemed brand collaborators.”

Set to make its grand debut in the fall of 2023, is meticulously constructing an ecosystem that will serve as the foundation for a decentralized secondary market. This cutting-edge community and marketplace are being meticulously crafted, incorporating blockchain integration and smart contracts to bestow advanced functionalities and optimize commerce. Moreover, our platform will feature an unparalleled customer loyalty rewards system, ingeniously designed to incentivize adoption while spearheading remarkable innovation throughout the vast collectibles industry.

“We firmly believe that blockchain technology will irrevocably transform the growth trajectory of marketplaces in the foreseeable future—especially those that already possess thriving communities,” asserts Ken Seiff, the Managing Partner of Blockchange Ventures. “The fusion of a blockchain’s economic layer with a social network will indisputably catalyze growth and foster commerce in unprecedented ways. In the case of, we anticipate that it will profoundly enhance the experience of collectors worldwide, as they navigate a multi-hundred billion-dollar asset class.”


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