Axie Infinity co-founder joins early-stage token fund 1kx as venture partner
November 10, 2021, 5:00PM EST
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Jeffrey Zirlin, also known as Jiho, the co-founder of the company that made the popular NFT-based play-to-earn game Axie Infinity, has joined the early-stage token fund 1kx as a venture partner.
According to a tweet thread from 1kx, Jiho will guide the firm’s investment strategy for emerging play-to-earn media.
“We regard Jiho to be the best community builder in all of crypto and an incredible force to have on the team,” 1kx wrote on Twitter. “We are incredibly lucky to work with him.”
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