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EP 11 – Beryl Chavez Li – co-Founder Yield Guild Games – Bringing Players Together to Earn via Blockchain-Based Economies

Beryl Li is the Co-Founder of Yield Guild Games, a play-earn gaming guild that brings players together to earn via blockchain-based economies. YGG is the first company in the Philippines to be funded by A16Z, a leading VC firm based in the U.S. As of the 25th of August 2021, YGG has generated >$7M in earnings and is paying >$1M to its players on a weekly basis.


Beryl was fascinated by the use of Bitcoin to reduce fees for cross-border payments and became a founding team member of in 2014. Her curiosity in crypto didn’t stop there and she later founded YGG with Gabby Dixon when they both noticed that Filipinos in Cabanatuan in the Philippines were converting NFTs earned from playing Axie Infinity into fiat money to put food on the table.


YGG helps anyone get access to play-to-earn games by renting out the in-game assets for players. YGG is on a mission to help players earn a living in times of crisis by playing games in the metaverse and support game developers early on.


We covered all about play-to-earn games, NFTs, Axie Infinity, and the YGG ecosystem and mechanics at #AsianFintechPodcast.