The Sandbox, one of the companies at the leading edge of the Metaverse, has released the lofty goals of raising $400 million USD in its upcoming funding round to reach a total valuation of $4 billion USD. The new funding round comes less than six months after the platform raised $93 million in a Series B round led by SoftBank’s Vision Fund 2. Other previous investors have included True Global Ventures, Square Enix, Galaxy Interactive and Angelhub with the latest funding round drawing even more attention.
The Sandbox and its native token SAND have been seeing a steady inflow of new funds which resulted in the SAND token hitting an all-time high of $3.61 on November 17th. Since breaking out, the SAND token has given into selling pressure and has retreated back below the $3.30 support level. While further selling pressure is possible in the short term, the growing excitement surrounding the metaverse and virtual properties has driven the price of virtual land higher.