Sendera NEAR-based eco-wallet, raised $4.5 million in funding.
The round was led by Pantera Capital, with participation from Crypto.com, Jump Capital, Amber Group, WOO Network, SevenX Ventures, Smrti Labs, D1 Ventures, Puzzle Ventures, Shima Capital, Eniac Ventures and GFS Ventures, as well as several notable NEAR ecosystem projects such as Octopus Network, Ref Finance and Paras.
The company intends to use the funds to expand its R&D team, raise Sender Wallet’s security threshold, and expand its wallet ecosystem.
Led by Kenny Qi, Sender is a NEAR-based eco-wallet, integrating with 30 major projects in the NEAR ecosystem. It is now able to connect to two hardware wallets, Ledger and Keystone, and is integrated with cryptocurrency service providers Moonpay, Banxa, and Transak, allowing users to buy cryptocurrency in over 140 countries.
Going forward, the company’s plans include:
- Aggregation of liquidity transactions, Sender Swap: Integration of liquidity from multiple DEXs on NEAR to provide users with a smoother trading experience and reduced slippage;
- One-Stop Node Staking, Sender Pool: Sender creates its own pledge nodes, providing wallet users with higher returns and more convenient pledge services;
- Integrated transaction aggregator, Sender Market: efficient one-stop aggregation of NFT markets on the NEAR chain;
- MPC Multi-Signature Commercial Wallet, Sender Pro: Multi-Signature Hosted Wallet primarily focused on corporate and investment institution users.
He is based in Singapore, San Francisco, London, Malaysia and China.