the creator of BAYC expanded his kingdom with We Are Newa NFT-platform built by Beepleand the NFT generator 10 KTF.
One of the largest players in the NFT ecosystem, Yuga Labsjust got it We Are New and 10 KTF for an undisclosed amount.
Co-founded by popular digital artist Beeple, We Are New billed as the “custodian and provider of iconic moments in the form of non-fungible tokens “. Many big brands have recently partnered with the platform, including Louis Vuitton and Puma.
10 KTF allowed create NFTs derived from existing NFTs great collections like Bored Ape Yatch Club or Moonbirds.
Figge, Beeple and the WeNew team found a way to create an interesting serialized story for the web3, while still managing to tap into people who love their digital avatars and personalization. […] Conversation and world building are important at Yuga and I’m excited that we can work with WeNew’s hive of creative minds in a deeper way,” commented Yuga Labs Co-Founder Greg Solano.
After the operation, the boss and co-founder of We Are New, Michael Figge, will join the Yuga Labs team as Chief Content Officer. Beeple, mike winkelman in his real name, joins the startup as an advisor.
Earlier this year, Yuga Labs raised $450 million from a16z, Coinbase, Animoca Brands and others.