Ancient8 is a GameFi infrastructure developer with a mission to reach, educate and empower the next 100 million metaverse citizens.

Ancient8 is creating a Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO) that develops a platform to enable everyone to play and build the metaverse while earning rewards.

Ancient8 was founded in July 2021 by Xu, Nathan L and William Phan. The company is headquartered in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam.


Ancient8 helps GameFi studios identify high quality gamers and run Web3-native targeted advertising through the Ancient8 GameFi Identity product and Ancient8 Launchpads.


Ancient8 has built an active community of 200K+ members, providing GameFi education through the Ancient8 Blog, Twitter, Discord, and Ancient8 Research Portal—the first institutional-grade research portal for GameFi.


Ancient8 manages the largest blockchain gaming guild in Vietnam with 3,500+ scholars using their own guild management software, and has partnered with 25+ top GameFi projects to date, including Axie Infinity, CyBall, Phantom Galaxies, Bigtime, Tatsumeeko, Delysium, Blast Royale, Apeiron, Angelic and many more.


Ancient8 is backed by Pantera Capital, Makers Fund, C² Ventures, Man Ventures, IOSG Ventures, Folius Ventures, Morningstar Ventures, Th3ia Capital, Sky9 Capital, Play Ventures, and others. The company raised $6M in Seed financing on Jun 08, 2022. This brings Ancient8's total funding to $10M to date.



  • Year founded: 2021
  • Funding Info: $10M over 3 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Seed- Series Unknown)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 11-50
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: Ho Chi Minh City
  • State: Ho Chi Minh
  • Country: Vietnam
Related businesses