WENEW is an NFT powerhouse known for its web3-centric partnerships with big name brands like Louis Vuitton, Playboy, Wimbledon, Gucci and Puma. In addition to these famous collaborations, WENEW is home to his 10KTF, his story-driven NFT collection.
10KTF is an interoperable digital storefront that allows owners of top NFT collections (BAYC, Cool Cats, Moonbirds, etc.) to create and collect their own NFTs featuring their digital avatars. Metaverse-enabled digital wearablesThe collection has gained popularity by attracting legions of dedicated community members and releasing serialized narrative-driven content from fictional shoppers. Wagumi.
“Figge, Beeple and the WENEW team have found a way to create compelling serialized stories for web3, while also capitalizing on people’s passion for digital avatars and customization.” Greg Solano, co-founder of Yuga Labs. “Storytelling and worldbuilding are the foundation of his Yuga and we are thrilled to partner with WENEW’s collective collective of creative minds in a more powerful way. The possibilities of what we can do together are endless.” is.”
“We built this company with storytelling at the forefront. Michael Figge, co-founder and CEO of WENEW. “Yuga’s first-class contributions to their stories, experiences and community have been a great inspiration. Their principles of openness have inspired the interoperability of 10KTF. and we’re excited to continue building great things together at web3.”
Post-acquisition, Figge will join Yuga’s leadership team as Chief Content Officer, responsible for pushing the boundaries of Yuga’s imagination and creativity through out-of-the-box content strategy and experience. Beeple aka Mike Winkelmann joins his Yuga Labs as an advisor.
As co-founder and creative director of Possible, Figge draws from his experience with Possible to build immersive visual experiences for the Super Bowl halftime show, Coachella, Louis Vuitton, dozens of international concert tours, and leagues. Bring your creative lens to Yuga. 2021 Emmy-winning Legends Worlds
In addition to Figge, approximately 20 WENEW employees will move to Yuga, and over 100 employees worldwide will become Yuga’s full-time staff.
About Yuga Lab
Yuga Labs is a web3 company shaping the future through storytelling, experiences and community. Guided by the belief that Web3’s potential can be realized when it starts with imagination, not limitation, Yuga’s initiative aims to reinvent what the real utility of NFTs looks like and move the entire space forward. I am aiming. First to release his IP licenses to NFT owners and to license and release other top collections (CryptoPunks and Meebits) since launching flagship collection Bored Ape Yacht Club in April 2021 He got a lot of attention as one of the companies. The history of web3 with record-breaking sync player participation in its latest initiative, Otherside. One of his most ambitious interactive metaverse projects to date, Otherside is built with the community and defies the traditional walled gardens of gaming spaces. In March 2022, Yuga Labs raised a $450 million seed round at his $4 billion valuation.