In the first half of 2022, there were 118 financing rounds in the domestic and international metaverse sector, with a total investment amount of RMB 27.06 billion, 34 financing rounds exceeding RMB 100 million, and the largest single financing round reaching RMB 13.5 billion. Separately, in Q1 2022, there were a total of 43 financings in the domestic and international metaverse sector, including 18 financings over RMB 100 million, with the total financing amount reaching RMB 8.2 billion, and the total financing amount increased by 51% year-on-year. And in Q2 2022, there were 74 financing rounds in the metaverse sector, including 16 financing rounds over RMB 100 million, with the total financing amount reaching RMB 18.86 billion.
Among them, solution providers became the track with the largest number of financing strokes, reaching 29 strokes, accounting for 24.6%, and the VR content track had the next largest number of financing strokes, reaching 28 strokes. The underlying technology track and the game track also received 15 and 14 financing respectively, accounting for 12.7% and 11.9% respectively. In addition, the hardware track also received 12 financing, accounting for 10.2 percent.
In addition, China-related companies received much more capital attention than other countries. 60 Chinese companies received investment and financing in the first half of 2022, with an average of one financing in three days. 60 and 24 companies were registered in China and the United States respectively, followed by 6 and 4 in the United Kingdom and Japan respectively, and the rest of the countries were around 1 to 2 in the first half of 2022.