Major Fortnite Professional Gaming Influencer “Fresh” Invests and Backs gDEX Metaverse

Harley Fresh is an Australian Twitch streamer, and YouTube celebrity known for his Fortnite content and goes by the online name Fresh (formerly ‘mrfreshasian’). Harley rose to prominence on social media in late 2018 after excelling in a competitive Fortnite environment and using this skill set for high level gaming content. Fresh currently brings 18 … Read more

Elevate Launches the First-of-its-Kind NFT Residency Program for Canada’s Underrepresented Creators

“With the launch of the NFT Residency program, we’re immersing creators into the world of NFTs, funding their projects, and showcasing their stories. Given the barriers for artists in the mainstream art world, our goal with this residency program is to ensure that creatives from underrepresented communities are not left behind, “says Sen Sachi, VP … Read more

Interior Designers Adapt to Digital Art

Eric Overholtzer was intrigued by the concept of nonfungible tokens, or NFTs, but found it hard to wrap his mind around them. So, he bought one. “There were three NFTs in a gallery by Angel Baby and one had this whimsy to it, so I purchased it,” says Overholtzer, a Los Angeles-based interior designer and … Read more

Crypto Style: Fashion Moves Into the Metaverse

For fashion fans, and everyone else, 2022 will be remembered as the year the metaverse went mainstream. Ever since Mark Zuckerberg announced last October the corporate name change from Facebook to Meta, the writing was on the wall. A virtual wall, of course. Soon thereafter, came all the signs of a cultural tipping point — … Read more

Keanu Reeves Joins Foundation for NFT Art Diversity

Keanu Reeves has previously stated that NFTs are “easily reproducible” in a 2021 interview with The Verge.Image: Jason Kempin (Getty Images) Neo has taken the crypto red pill. Keanu Reeves and his partner Alexandra Grant have joined in the efforts of a foundation focused on NFTs and art in the metaversethe Futureverse Foundation. The star … Read more

Mark Zuckerberg shows early metaverse headsets Mirror Lake, Holocake

The company formerly known as Facebook is going to spend $ 10 billion this year on research and development on virtual reality and augmented reality technologies, including computerized glasses or headsets. On Monday, Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg showed off how much progress the social media company has made towards that goal by revealing many of … Read more

P01NT, a utility NFT, curate the world in a DAO way

Although people have developed diverse features for NFTs today, most NFT collectors are inclined to use NFTs as a “social-networking tool”, an innovative way to meet new friends. When people have fulfilled a wish to showcase collections in the private domain, they will gradually have the desire to display their collections to a wider audience. … Read more

New Virtual reality platform eyeora brings the metaverse to the masses

The platform, comprised of an app and turnkey creative studio*, has been built specifically for non-technical people, empowering everyone to become VR content creators. With no technical skills or coding expertise required, users can now create, edit and share their own VR content in minutes, using simple drag and drop functionality to auto sync multiple … Read more

Crypto start-up MoonPay in NFT deal with Universal, Fox

MoonPay co-founder and CEO Ivan Soto-Wright at the Bitcoin 2022 conference in Miami. MoonPay Crypto start-up MoonPay said Tuesday that it’s partnering with Universal Pictures, Fox Corporation and Snoop Dogg’s Death Row Records, among other brands, to launch a new NFT platform called HyperMint. The new platform enables large brands, agencies, and enterprises to mint … Read more

Racism could ruin metaverse if tech doesn’t improve diversity now

The tech industry’s disappointing track record on diversity issues could have serious consequences when the metaverse comes along. For years, tens of millions of people of color have endured unwelcome experiences on social media platforms built by mostly white and male tech CEOS, including harassment and hate speech. Many users have also had their contributions … Read more