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Sam Altman’s Crypto Project Worldcoin Raises $115M Led By Blockchain Capital

Worldcoin, a decentralized open source protocol co-founded by OpenAI CEO Sam Altman, has raised $115 million in a Series C funding round led by Blockchain Capital with participation from a16z, Bain Capital Crypto and Distributed Global. The project is being built around the decentralized World ID and the Worldcoin token and has onboarded nearly 2 million people already. The capital will help accelerate research and development efforts on the Worldcoin project and the World App, which is the first crypto wallet for the Worldcoin ecosystem.

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