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Business Sense: Arianna Simpson and playing games on NFTs, crypto

Business Sense: Arianna Simpson and playing games on NFTs, crypto
Arianna Simpson, dubbed a rock star in the cryptocurrency world, talks to Rappler about trends and the popular play-to-earn game 'Axie Infinity'

Arianna Simpson said she was into cryptocurrencies “before it was cool.”

Simpson, 30, was recently promoted to general partner for Andreessen Horowitz’s (a16z) massive $2.2-billion crypto fund.

The venture capital firm recently helped Filipino-led Yield Guild Games raise $4.6 million (P229 million), as the company further banks on popular play-to-earn game Axie Infinity.

You can read more about Axie Infinity and a16z’s investment here.

In this episode of Business Sense, Rappler’s Ralf Rivas talks to Simpson about the basics of crypto, non-fungible tokens or NFTs, as well as why she’s so passionate about digital assets. – Rappler.com