Welcome to the 16th issue of the NFT Humpday Report, a weekly column covering and providing embedded analysis on the NFT economy’s biggest topics du jour. Brought to you by WIP meetup collaborators and nft42 community hub TokenSmart.
These spokes included Avastars, TokenSmart, InfiNFT, and the Metalympics, and these projects’ advances last year have since earned nft42 a spot in the 2021 Winter Cohort of Outlier Ventures, a Web 3.0 accelerator.
Jamie Burke 🤔 @jamie247ANNOUNCING🚀 The #Web3 accelerator 2021 Winter Cohort @OVioHQ 11 startups across 🇳🇬🇦🇺🇺🇸🇩🇪🇬🇧🇨🇦 🇸🇪 from 200+ applications 4 x #NFT Creator Economy (Music, Gaming, Art) 2 x #DeFi 5 x (Mobility, Fintech, Data Economy Connectivity & Middleware) https://t.co/oBjzRETnip #crypto https://t.co/zoPGCc98Wh
So 2021 is shaping up to be a big year for nft42, just like how 2020 was. Yet to get a better sense of where we’re going, let’s remember where we’ve just come from. Here’s the inaugural nft42 Year in Review recap …
nft42 launches the TokenSmart Discord as a community hub for the whole NFT ecosystem. “Let's bring the projects, artists, and users together in one place,” j1mmy said at the time.
nft42 publishes its Digital Asset Ownership License, which is to be attached to all Generation 1 Avastars.
TokenSmart releases the 1st episode of the TokenSmart Podcast, “Blazing a trail in the Metaverse.”
TokenSmart joins forces with matthew.cent.eth on the WIP meetup, which is still running strong today.
Avastars Generation 1 Series 1 launches!
nft42 unveils InfiNFT, a new token minting platform centered around on-chain file and metadata storage.
The InfiNFT alpha begins.
Avastars Gen1 Series 2 kicks off!
Avastars CORE rolls out, a third-party dev hub for the Avastars community.
Plans for the Metalympics, an Olympic-style virtual reality event, begin in earnest …
nft42 releases an explainer on the arrival of InfiNFT.
nft42 publishes the 1st TokenSmart NFT Humpday Report, with the inaugural issue covering the prolific NFT maestro Pranksy.
Avastars unveils the $ART token, which will be used to mint Avastars Replicants in the future.
TokenSmart throws an epic New Year’s Eve party in the TokenSmart Discord …hey so...throwing a party tomorrow at tokensmart discord. all day. all night. come ring in the new year with the top musical artists in the .
Rizzle @NFTlandMe: Thoughts on having most epic music festival the Metaverse has ever seen on NYE in @nftsmart https://t.co/3dXCi0iP5Z? @sandyme0ws: Yes let's get everyone & it'll run all day/night👍 Me: This will probably crush every other virtual NYE event🤷♂️ @sandyme0ws: Obviously🥳💥💥💥 https://t.co/TfPAg4MlZM
Looking back, then, 2020 was an amazing year for nft42.
It was only just the beginning, too.
We want to take this moment to thank all of our community members and supporters who have helped us come this far, and we promise that the future will be even brighter.
Our acceptance into Outlier’s 2021 Winter Cohort is going to help us expand and scale up our studio’s work like never before, and we couldn’t be more any excited for all the work and fun ahead. Thanks a million for joining us on the journey so far!
Thanks for reading the 16th NFT Humpday Report! Check back this time next week for more excellent NFT ecosystem coverage! Cheers🌠