The Edge of NFT Newsletter | Issue #27
Giveaways | NFT LA Live on Twitter | NFT LA 2023 Tickets! | Unstoppable Domains | Fan Shout | Episode Drops | NFT Nuggets, and More!
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DevTeamSix Legacy Friends X Edge of NFT Giveaway
These Friends are Legendary.
LegacyFriends (DevTeamSix) is teaming up with Edge Of NFT to give away 2 Genesis LegacyFriends NFTs (est. value of $1000 USD) +1 Pair Of VeeFriends' Shoes
What Is LegacyFriends?
LegacyFriends is a collection of 1,800 Alpha and 3,333 Genesis utility-enabled PFP NFTs (non-fungible tokens) with a unique pool of access and application. These hand-drawn characters showcase hundreds of individual traits. Moreover, each LegacyFriend Alpha and upcoming Genesis NFT unlocks exclusive club membership and additional benefits the longer you hold. LegacyFriends provides meaningful and intellectual property, access to the MetaTopia Blockchain Staking game, a great community and so much more!
Learn more here. Enter using the button below. (Giveaway ends at 11:59 PM on September 15, 2022)
The Painmaker X Edge of NFT Giveaway
ARE YOU READY FOR PAIN?
One of the most legendary WWE performers of all time, Chris Jericho and his producer, David Shapiro (Semkhor), have partnered with Edge Of NFT to give away 8 Painmaker NFTS!
Who Is The Painmaker?
Acclaimed actor, AEW Champion, musician, bestselling author, podcaster, host and personality, Chris Jericho, presents his alter ego, "The Painmaker" as he comes to life in a cutting-edge graphic novel previewed at San Diego Comic Con.
Teaming up with Semkhor Studios, The Painmaker Graphic Novel takes Jericho's creation of a flawed intergalactic serial killer hunter and brings him to life utilizing blockchain technology and the traditional comic book format. Chris Jericho has established himself as a multi-faceted superstar with millions of fans all over the world. WWE.com named Jericho as one of the top five most charismatic WWE performers of all time.
Learn more here. Enter using the button below. (Giveaway ends at 11:59 PM on September 23, 2022)
TIMEPieces X Edge of NFT Giveaway
TIMEPieces is a Web3 community initiative from TIME. TIMEpieces has partnered with Edge Of NFT to give away an assortment of exciting prizes, including:
1. Micah Johnson's Genesis Collection NFT worth $850 USD
2. Nyla Hayes' Long Neckie WOTY NFT worth $300 USD
3. Slices of TIMEPieces NFT worth $50 USD
What is TIMEPieces?
TIMEPieces is a NFT community initiative inclusive of four collections to date: Genesis, Inspiration, Long Neckie Women of the Year, Slices of TIME, and the newly announced, Beatclub Collection. TIMEPieces enables TIME to bring together artists, collectors and fans in a collaborative manner through Web3 with the goal of building community value long-term.
Learn more here. Enter using the button below. (Giveaway ends at 11:59 PM on September 8, 2022)
Fox Entertainment X Edge of NFT Giveaway
From the Co-Creator of Rick and Morty Comes Krapopolis.
Blockchain Creative Labs (a Fox Entertainment Company) has partnered w/ Edge Of NFT to give away 2 Krapopolis Krap Chicken NFTs!
What Is Krapopolis?
"Before currency was developed in 600 BCE, the Ancient Greeks had to use the barter system. Most goods that were bartered were edible but perishable. You may not be able to eat this chicken, but you will be able to trade it for a lot more than a jar of olive oil. Buy a Krap Chicken to participate in the birth of civilization like never before."
From creator Dan Harmon (“Rick and Morty”) comes KRAPOPOLIS - an animated comedy set to Premiere on FOX in 2023, based in Mythical Ancient Greece centered on a flawed family of humans, gods and monsters that tries to run one of the world’s first cities without killing each other. As a Krap Chicken Owner, you can take part in deciding on various show details you can later watch unfold as episodes air + access other exclusive perks.
Learn more here. Enter using the button below. (Giveaway ends at 11:59 PM on September 11, 2022)
Unstoppable Domains X Edge of NFT Giveaway
Become Unstoppable With Your NFT Domain.
Unstoppable Domains has partnered up with Edge Of NFT to give away 100 Unique Links w/ $50 in Domain Credit + 1 lucky winner will receive $500 USD in domain credit!
Who and What is Unstoppable Domains?
Unstoppable Domains is the #1 provider of NFT domains on the blockchain. Unstoppable Domains is on a mission to return the power of the internet to people. To accomplish this, they are creating NFT domains that put you back in control of your data. These aren’t just traditional domains, these are domains with superpowers. Simplify your UX by adding support for the most popular Web3 naming system. Unstoppable Domains is pioneering this new wave of technology - don't miss out on your chance to be a part of the movement and never pay to renew your domain again!
Learn more here. Enter using the button below. (Giveaway ends at 11:59 PM on September 13, 2022)
The Husl X Edge of NFT Giveaway
The HUSL Verse is Changing Music and Entertainment.
The HUSL has partnered with Edge Of NFT to give away 5 Plots Of Land in the HUSL Verse (valued at ~$1500 USD each)
What Is The Husl Verse?
Meet a Metaverse dedicated to music, digital art & entertainment. This land will get you access to their Metaverse when they go live where you can build, earn and utilize it in one of the most modern metaverses in existence. The HUSL aspires to inspire artists to create and distribute their best works by fusing music, digital art and NFTs with decentralized finance. Although this instills one of the core values HUSL is devoted to, the vision of HUSL has extended far beyond the music market. The growth of the HUSL concept has been aligned with increased awareness about NFTs and their potential applications and adoptions. That is how the idea of ‘HUSLVERSE’ emerged. The name represents an abbreviation made from “The HUSL Universe”, a concept created as a 3D, web3.0 exhibition space and interaction environment dedicated to music, digital art, & entertainment.
Learn more here. Enter using the button below. (Giveaway ends at 11:59 PM on September 14, 2022)
🎤🦜NFT LA Live on Twitter Continues!
After launching our NFT LA Live Twitter Spaces series just a couple of weeks ago we’ve already broadcast to thousands of engaged twitterers! Remember, last newsletter we celebrated our first session featuring All-Stars like @BaronDavis (literal 2x NBA All-Star!), @Julie_Pacino, @WillLexHam, @WilliamTong, and more great impromptu guest appearances.
The Thursday after that we kept the heat coming with a killer session featuring an all-new venture called Signature Experiences from the NFT pioneers at Autograph. Click the post link below to hear the recording.
Yesterday we brought in Heavyweights from the comic industry to discuss the latest and greatest in NFTs for comics. You can check that episode out at the link below.
Finally, don’t miss out on the next live session: Game Recognize Game, by NFT LA Live ft. Leaders in Web3 Gaming. The Space will go live at 5:30 PM PDT, 8:30 PM EDT on Thu, Sep 8. Click the link below to set a reminder. (Don’t forget to turn on alerts in twitter so you know exactly when it’s coming!)
Updates on NFT LA 2023: Experience the most epic web3 gathering in Southern California
Don’t forget to book your tickets to NFT LA early so you can get the best deal possible. Tickets went live recently and they are flying off the shelves. With months and months to go and A-list speakers and sponsors already in the mix we’re honored to be prepping so well for that unforgettable experience once again in March of 2023!
💧 Drop Spotlight: Unstoppable Domains
We had an incredible podcast recording with Sandy Carter of Unstoppable Domains recently. We couldn’t resist sharing a little of that magic out on our socials. Among other astute topics, Sandy discussed the impact virtual experiences are having in the world right now. She shared about how VR instantly raised her daughter’s enthusiasm to grow intellectually and learn about new things.
"My daughter was learning about Mars - the teacher took them into Mars-verse, a metaverse set in Mars. My daughter's energy and excitement - changed dramatically.”
—Sandy Carter, Unstoppable Domains
📢 Fan Shout Out!
We love to highlight involved members of our listener community. Today we shout out Ben Yurcisin of BeYu Labs. Ben was featured in one of our recent podcast episodes, an interview compilation from our visit to NYC. He shared how much the experience of NFT LA literally changed his life. We grateful to have fans and community members like Ben. Don’t miss out on his latest NFT drop, Nexus Voyagers. You could event pick up a free mint!
📻 Edge of NFT Episode Drops
We have the inside scoop on the next innovative Web3 project coming from some of the most ambitious trailblazers in gaming and entertainment. This episode features Lisa Sterbakov, producer, Hugh Sterbakov, creator, and Brian Turner, co-writer and game designer at Armored Kingdom, the multimedia entertainment universe encompassing comic books, an animated series, and an NFT-based card game.
How can you create a positive global impact in the NFT space? Today’s guests are Yam Karkai & Raphaël Malavieille, Co-Founders of World of Women, the leading NFT community celebrating art, inclusivity, and equal opportunities for all. Joining Jeff Kelley, Eathan Janney, and Josh Kriger, they share how they’re bringing more focus on diversity and representation into the NFT world while creating a safe, welcoming space for women, minorities, and up-and-coming artists to navigate the Web3 arena.
What’s next in the NFT space? How do we keep the community growing despite the pullback while we aim for mass adoption? Here to share his wisdom is renowned NFT cultural thought leader, educator, and community authority, Gmoney. Gmoney is the Founder of Admit One NFT, which provides holders access to the entire Gmoney ecosystem, and 9dcc, the first ever crypto-native luxury, house, and lifestyle platform.
What opportunities are there for musical artists and entertainers in the NFT space? Here to answer that are guests Jesse Dylan and Walter de Brouwer of Snowcrash. Snowcrash is a premier NFT trading platform that brings together diverse segments of technology, the creative arts, and digital innovation.
User experience and accessibility are both critical factors that should be focused on. Listen to your guests, Amanda Archer and Nicole Rochette, as they discuss their passion and goal of breaking down those barriers through empowerment. They dive deep into their objectives in creating more of an equitable space and a community-first approach.
The power of NFTs is unlimited, it can be used in so many more mediums. NFT Girl and Tommaso Sandretto of Blockchain Creative Labs had this same idea and decided to collaborate with Dan Harmon, the co-creator of Rick and Morty. The collab gave birth to the Krapopolis NFT based on Harmon's upcoming comedy show Krapopolis. The "Krap Chicken" that you buy can actually impact your experience in the show.
NFTs have unlocked another way to engage in the digital space. Fandom spaces happen to have one of the most potent forms of engagement, online or otherwise. So, what does the future of fandom look like in the NFT space? Dillon Rosenblatt is the CEO & Co-Founder of Autograph. This NFT platform brings together the most iconic brands and legendary names in sports, entertainment, and culture to create unique digital collections and experiences.
Music has been a significant part of our daily lives. Even those working at home are using music to elevate their performance and not feel the stress of their professional work. The Husl.io is a blockchain project on legacy music with the hope that an entirely new music economy can be born. This is where Brian Hazan brings his vast investment knowledge.
What are major companies and big industry players doing to enter the Web3 space? We are joined by Keith Grossman, President of TIME and Creator of the media brand's NFT business, TIMEPieces. He shares how he shifted TIME's timeline in the most Web3 way imaginable and is now leading the way for legacy media companies entering the space.
Unstoppable Domains is on a mission to return the power of the internet to the people by creating NFT domains that put users back in control of their data. Sitting in this innovative platform’s dynamic leadership team is Sandy Carter, an award-winning tech leader of many distinctions. In this podcast episode, she joins Jeff Kelley, Eathan Janney, and Josh Kriger to explain how Unstoppable Domains empowers people with a digital identity that they can use as a portal to the metaverse and the world of Web 3.0.
Reading graphic novels is a colorful experience that throws you into a brand new world and stimulates your imagination. With NFT finding its way into this genre, exciting and immersive opportunities are rising. Jeff Kelley, Eathan Janney, and Josh Kriger chat with actor, host, and author Chris Jericho about his NFT graphic novel Painmaker.
Digital identity wasn’t a big part of the conversation when the internet was invented. But now, it has become a central concern for users because of how personal data ends up being used by enterprises for monetization and other purposes. Innovators in the Web 3.0 space are trying to put the power back in the people’s hands by changing the way we look at digital identity and shaping the way it’s going to look like in the internet of the future.
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