Dapper Labs Raising $13.5M in Equity Offering

The NBA Top Shot creator is almost halfway toward its goal.

Dec 9, 2021 at 7:26 p.m. UTC
Updated Dec 9, 2021 at 8:06 p.m. UTC

Dapper Labs, the creator of the digital basketball collectible platform NBA Top Shot, is raising $13.5 million in an equity offering and is almost halfway toward meeting that goal, according to a new regulatory filing.

  • The company has raised $6.5 million to date from one investor. Dapper started accepting investments on Nov. 22.
  • Sports non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are a booming area for investor support. In September, Dapper closed a $250 million funding round at a reported $7.6 billion valuation, and European soccer NFT platform Sorare raised $680 million at a $4.3 billion valuation.
  • Since its founding in 2018, Dapper has raised $607.5 million in private funding, according to Crunchbase data.
  • Last month, Dapper signed a multiyear partnership with National Basketball Association star Kevin Durant’s sports media company Boardroom. The company also acquired influencer platform Brud and launched a unit focusing on decentralized autonomous organizations (DAOs).
  • Dapper Labs didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment.


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