Peter Thiel's Founders Fund, Vitalik Buterin Back $45M Investment in Polymarket

Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund, Vitalik Buterin Back $45M Investment in Polymarket


Prediction market Polymarket raised $45 million from investors including Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund and Ethereum creator Vitalik Buterin. The company is seeing brisk business in the run-up to the U.S. presidential election.

Polymarket, the cryptocurrency-based prediction market platform that’s enjoying a breakout year in the run-up to the U.S. presidential election, raised $45 million in a series B funding round with a roster of big-name investors.

Billionaire Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund is the lead investor, Polymarket founder Shayne Coplan told CoinDesk via Telegram message. Other participants include Ethereum creator Vitalik Buterin, 1confirmation, ParaFi and Dragonfly Capital, Coplan said. He did not disclose how much

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