Fueled by an array of macro and technological trends, Forest Road’s blockchain and digital asset initiatives are capitalizing on the increasing significance of the Web3 emergence. We are tapping into opportunities across blockchain, crypto and DeFi that push the boundaries of content creation, gamification, inventory management, payment processing and more.
A Web3 studio and incubator
Quandefi, a Forest Road Company, is a fintech platform underpinned by blockchain technology. Quandefi creates blockchain-powered experiences, with products and services that help businesses capitalize on the recent tailwinds in both the burgeoning DeFi and Web3 landscapes.
Products and investments
Incubated Web3 platform sold
NFT Ecosystem Acquired by Candle Media
Notables, Quandefi’s first blockchain product (since acquired by Candle Media), was an end-to-end Web3 solution to develop and sell NFTs that provide a framework for online communities to derive enduring value long into the future. Working with culture-defining creatives and iconic IPs, Notables operations were committed to the world of highly-curated content, with every item considered and contextualized by an in-house team of tech and culture experts. In August 2022, Notables was acquired by Candle, a next-generation media company. Notables now sits in the Candle portfolio alongside other brands and franchises including Moonbug Kids, Hello Sunshine, and ATTN.
Creator of Bored Ape Yacht Club
Yuga Labs is a Web3 company that aims to shape the industry through storytelling, experiences and community. Yuga Labs owns some of the most coveted NFT brands, including Bored Ape Yacht Club, CryptoPunks, and Meebits. The company also recently launched APECoin, a token to power its upcoming metaverse game. By combining top-tier IP, digital asset expertise, and a strong focus on brand building, Yuga Labs has become a premier Web3 media and entertainment company. Forest Road Company became a passive investor through their March 2022 seed round that included a16z, Animoca Brands, FTX, LionTree, Google, and Adidas, among others.