Web3 Developer Platform Thirdweb raises $24m Series A from Katie Haun, Coinbase and Shopify

Thirdweb, a platform for Web3 app developers, raised $24 million in a Series A round at a $160 million valuation. The funding was led by Haun Ventures, the investment firm launched earlier this year by former Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) partner Katie Haun. Thirdweb offers pre-built, audited smart contracts that serve as a quick-start guide for developers who want to create and safely deploy applications to blockchains then manage the related analytics. Potential uses include blockchain games and non-fungible token (NFT) drops.