6 Initiatives Assisting in The Rise of NFTs: Part 3

Today’s piece is the last in this short series on companies and initiatives popularizing NFTs in the marketplace.

Next up, Blockchain companies that are making their mark in their industry, Web3 and the Metaverse.

In case you missed the first one in the series, here’s the link to it.

1. PolkaRare

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PolkaRare is a multichain NFT Marketplace that rewards users for Minting and Trading NFTs.

Founded in 2020 by Pramod Mahadik, PolkaRare is building the Web3 economy for unique and scarce digital assets supported on Polkadot, Polygon, Ethereum, and Binance Smart Chain.

2. NFT Brands Inc

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NFT Brands Inc is a company that specializes in investing and building multi-million dollar NFT and Metaverse projects from A-Z for brands and creators.

Made up of entrepreneurs coming from a fast-paced global IT corporate solutions background that have participated through investments in the blockchain and crypto space for several years, NFT Brands Inc has been labouring to solve novel problems and bridge assets using NFTs through Web3, Metaverse technologies and the old school internet.

Founded in 2020 by Noah Loul, NFT Brands Inc is based in Beverly Hills, California.

3. NFT Genius

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NFT Genius is a team of storytellers, technologists and innovators focused on delivering world-class digital experiences and marketplace technology to the NFT market.

Some of the company’s products include gaia, an NFT marketplace on the Flow blockchain, BALLERZ, a basketball-inspired generative NFT set on the Flow blockchain that will also include gameplay, Rebel Rabbits, a generative NFT set that encapsulates the true spirit of crypto and represents all the rebels participating in this decentralized revolution, and others.

Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, NFT Genius was founded in 2020 by Jeremy Born, Kurt Braget and Karl Meier.


NFT Pro, an NFTs platform leading the way
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A San Francisco, California-based startup founded in 2020 by Christian Ferri and Jeff Mallett, NFT PRO enables premium brands to achieve increased revenue streams and consumer engagement by monetizing their digital identity through NFTs sold both as authentic collectibles and in-game items (i.e., skins).

It provides its clients with the right enterprise-focused trifecta of technology, people, and process to align with their own corporate high standards.

To date, NFT PRO has raised a total of $6.1 million in funding over three rounds.

5. Zassy

Zassy, an NFTs platform leading the way
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Zassy is the first NFT IPO blockchain eCommerce platform for creators normalizing the NFT experience. Zassy redefines how Creators buy and sell physical and digital products while turning their craft into a tradable asset.

For a monthly fee, creators receive their own Zassy eGallery, FIAT wallet and IPO Creator Tokens to showcase themselves and their creations. Zassy automates physical and digital transactions, eCommerce and crypto payment processing, and NFT sales/storage in one platform.

Based out of Santa Monica, California, Zassy was founded in 2021 by David Wilmot.

6. NFT.Kred

NFT.Kred, an NFTs platform leading the way
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NFT.Kred offers the leading solution for Whitelabel NFT Marketplaces and Hubs by instantly creating your own branded NFT Marketplace.

Supporting primary and secondary sales, charging 0% transaction fees and facilitating both crypto and credit card payments, NFT.Kred was founded in 2018 by Jodee Rich.

James Dargan

James Dargan

James Dargan is a writer and researcher at The Metaverse Insider. His focus is on the QC startup ecosystem and he writes articles on the space that have a tone accessible to the average reader.

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