Dapper Labs makes third spherical of cuts in 9 months amid NFT hunch


Nonfungible token assortment and expertise agency Dapper Labs has introduced its third spherical of workers layoffs in lower than a 12 months.

On July 13, Dapper Labs CEO Roham Gharegozlou introduced that the agency has stated goodbye to “51 good colleagues and associates.”

In a observe to staff, he stated that the most recent spherical of cuts contains full-time workers and C1 contractors.

“The choice was extremely tough due to the superb folks affected,” he stated earlier than including that it was crucial and the precise factor to do to “guarantee a lean and environment friendly” firm.

Gharegozlou nevertheless reiterated that the Dapper Labs and Circulate remained “effectively capitalized” earlier than including:

“With this restructure we have now made the enterprise extra lean, which goes to allow us to do the precise factor for our followers and develop our communities in probably the most wholesome methods doable.”

The reduce represents round 12% of the corporate’s workers in accordance with complete worker figures from

It’s the third workers reduce by the corporate in lower than a 12 months following a 22% downsize in staff in November 2022 and a 20% reduce in workers in February 2023.

Cointelegraph reached out to Dapper Labs for additional feedback however had not heard again on the time of publication.

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Dapper Labs is understood for creating well-known collectibles resembling CryptoKitties and NBA Prime Shot.

The transfer comes amid a broader hunch in NFT markets and buying and selling. In April Cointelegraph reported that NFT markets had been “out of steadiness,” with sellers dominating.

Moreover, most of the massive blue chip collections have seen huge declines in ground costs in latest months.

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