Polygon (MATIC/USD) is partnering with blockchain wallet and security services firm HAECHI LABS in a partnership that seeks to bring millions of Web2 gamers and developers to Web3, the companies announced on Monday.
The partnership between Polygon Technology, a developer of the Ethereum scaling protocol and the Korean blockchain platform is focused on driving Web3 technology adoption across the broader ecosystem.
Polygon to help millions of Web2 users come to Web3
HAECHI LABS, a platform backed by the Ethereum Foundation and Samsung, wants to tap into Polygon’s scalability and interoperability to enable Korea-based Web2 gaming companies as well as millions of online users to come to Web3.
Polygon will help the platform be that gateway, with HAECHI LAB’s Face Wallet set to be its major wallet partner. This, according to the two companies, will see the non-custodial, in-app wallet enable 53,000 Polygon-based dApps support Web2 onboarding experience to users.
Michael Blank, the Chief Operating Officer of Polygon Studios said:
“Polygon’s speed and scalability, coupled with the truly intuitive user experience of HAECHI LABS’ Face Wallet, provides gamers and web2 users a seamless entry into a myriad of dApps and games within Polygon’s ecosystem. HAECHI LABS extend web3 security auditing to Polygon’s partners in Korea by providing an extra level of security to local developers to build confidence in our ecosystem as we continue to onboard the next billion users to web3.”
HAECHI LABS’ private beta partners are Nerdy Star, LINE DOSI and Chrono Games while audit clients include top crypto projects 1inch, SushiSwap, Klaytn, Badger DAO, and SuperRare. The blockchain firm also works with several South Korea gaming studios and developers, including NetMarble, Com2us Studios, and Neowiz.
The company recently raised $8.5 million in its Series A funding round, led by Npartners. The financing, done at a $200 million+ valuation, also attracted Spring Camp, Bass Investment, and Wemade.
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