Enabling Bitcoin holders to utilize the value of their Layer 1 Bitcoin for yield generation.
MIAMI, Feb. 8, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — Omega has closed a $6 million funding round, marking a significant milestone in its quest to integrate native Bitcoin into the decentralized finance (DeFi) landscape. This substantial financial infusion came across three investment rounds, featuring contributions from an impressive roster of participants including Lightspeed Faction, Borderless Capital, Wormhole Cross-Chain Ecosystem Fund (operated by Borderless Capital), Bankless Ventures, Wave Digital, Blockchain.com, Blockchain Founders Fund, Kronos Ventures, XTBO Humla, Cadenza, Psalion Ventures, AlphaLab Capital, Side Door Ventures, and MH Ventures, among others.
These funds are earmarked for the development and launch of a pioneering decentralized platform, designed to empower Bitcoin owners to unlock the yield-generating potential of their Layer 1 Bitcoin assets. With plans to unveil its public beta in the upcoming 60 days, Omega is on track to redefine the utility of Bitcoin within the DeFi ecosystem, offering unprecedented opportunities for yield generation.
‘We’re thrilled to have the backing of our respected investment partners,” shared Wes Cowan, Co-Founder and CEO of Omega. “This financial and adviosry support enables us to further our quest in expanding the horizons of Bitcoin DeFi.”
“We are delighted to be part of Omega’s journey as they pave the way for unlocking the true potential of Bitcoin in DeFi. This investment underlines our belief in Omega’s team and their vision to revolutionize yield generation for Bitcoin holders, and we eagerly anticipate the impact of their work on the future of decentralized finance,” shared Aly Madhavji, Managing Partner at Blockchain Founders Fund.
Eric Ryklin, Co-Founder and COO of Omega, expressed profound pride in the team’s steadfast commitment and creative innovation. “This funding achievement affirms our mission to revolutionize the DeFi domain,” he remarked. “We’re now poised to launch our public beta, an important step toward empowering Bitcoin investors and driving significant advancements in the Bitcoin DeFi arena.”
Omega is committed to driving the next wave of advancements in Bitcoin DeFi, and this funding milestone positions the project for significant adoption in the coming months.
OMEGA.xyz is a Web3 infrastructure provider enabling the collateralization of idle bitcoin for yield generation in DeFi.
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