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Ariana Waller — known as Ariana The Techie — is a Miami-based blockchain engineer and the owner and founder of Mueshi, Inc. The company launched to be a marketplace where users will be able to buy, sell, and fractionally invest in fine art NFTs. The 26-year-old has just raised a $3.3 million seed round for Mueshi led by Harlem Capital to establish its place in the industry. Presight VC, CapitalT VC, music luminary and investor, Ted Lucas, Alexandra Wilkis Wilson, Black Venture Capital Consortium, and a cohort of additional strategic angel investors also participated. “I was

Encantos, the web3 platform empowering creators who help kids learn, has entered into a partnership with SUMA Wealth to bring non-fungible tokens (NFTs) to the Latinx community. SUMA Wealth, the leading financial technology company for U.S. Latino youth, will partner with Encantos to create educational programs simplifying the world of web3, including NFTs and cryptocurrencies, for its members and provide exclusive access and opportunities acquire NFTs from Encantos creators. The first NFT introduced to the SUMA community will be from the Emmy-Nominated Venezuelan artist Susie Jaramillo and her recently announced

A Black-owned music NFT platform, powered by Trapchain, Inc, has collaborated with indie music artist and native Chicagoan Willie Taylor, to drop his first NFT for his music project, “Write My Wrongs.”   Taylor first gained notoriety as a contestant from MTV’s “Making the Band 4”, where Sean Combs chose him (P-Diddy) to be a member and one of the main vocalists for the band Day26 on August 26.  360NFT’s launch and debut NFT release commemorate the band’s popularity and success. Its streamlined ecosystem reportedly makes it easy for users to thrive on the blockchain without

Nyla Hayes, the creator of the Long Neckie Collection, a non-fungible token (NFT) collection worth about $3.4 million in digital currency — has just been announced as TimePieces’ first artist in residence. This is a pretty big deal for someone who is just 12-years-old. Nyla is breaking down boundaries and leading the way for young Black people in tech. POCIT has simplified what her role actually means and a bit more about the young creator. Who is Nyla? Nyla Hayes is the 12 year old creator of the Long Neckie Collection, which features diverse

Stage11 has raised a whopping $5.7M to help the likes of Snoop Dogg and Akon – so the moguls can monetize their music using NFTs. The company, founded by Jonathan Belolo, the co-owner of Scorpio Music, develops new landscapes for artists to have a creative outlet to engage with their fans through interactive performances and music worlds. According to PR Newswire, the seed round was led by the European venture capital fund, Otium Capital totaling $5.77 million. “As a gamer and sci-fi nerd, It feels like I’ve been dreaming about

The Game has partnered with OneOf — a green marketplace designed for the music industry — to release his debut non-fungible token (NFT) Collection titled “Genesis.” The price point is set at $25.  The drop, which landed on Wednesday, features the “Get In The Game” pack where fans will receive four randomized action figure NFTs and never-before-seen music content from an unreleased track. The Game’s passions, hobbies inspire the collection and album releases, according to the OneOf website.  “I have been able to put forth my creative vision on display and show, not only the growth

Autograph, the company pioneering partnerships with the world’s biggest sports icons, has announced Usain Bolt as the latest addition to its Advisory Board along with his first collection of NFTs. Bolt will make his NFTs available exclusively to view on Autograph.io and purchase on DraftKings Marketplace as to the latest installment of the coveted Preseason Access Collection. He is joining a stacked roster of iconic sports heroes who have already joined the Autograph Advisory Board, including Simone Biles, Naomi Osaka, Derek Jeter, Tony Hawk, Wayne Gretzky, and Tiger Woods.  “We’re honored to partner with Olympic legend Usain Bolt

NBA fans will soon have the opportunity to gain exclusive content on athletes Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, and Shaquille O’Neal before they became household names. Binance NFT Marketplace is set to launch the “Before They Were Pros” NFT series, which will feature “a unique time capsule video and represent a flashback of these fantastic athletes during their high school days,” according to a press release.  The launch is a part of a distinguished collection produced by Total Digital Group with licensing from MediaMineLLC set to debut on Sept. 28, 2021. It

Singer-songwriter Doja Cat is taking the NFT world by storm and outselling major investor Jay Z as her single edition NFT sells for $188k – becoming the most oversized auctioned item in Tezos history. Doja first announced her first non-fungible token (NFT) collection earlier this month with green NFT marketplace OneOf. OneOf is built on the Tezos blockchain, recognized as an “energy efficient proof-of-stake network,” according to the company‘s website. It also claims to offer some of the most affordable transaction fees for users looking to tap into the world

TV personality Steve Harvey might have just helped cryptocurrency Solana increase its value in price, which started at $37 last month and is now up to $197 as of yesterday, without even realizing it. On Thursday, the comedian and presenter swapped out his old profile picture for a unique Solana Monkey Business NFT – the picture is part of a collection of cartoonish, pixelated monkeys generated randomly. An NFT provides ownership of almost every type of digital item and now profile picture collections are on the rise in the space.