Our weekly tech round-up from the world of ticketing and associated industries…
SeatlabNFT has partnered with international sports organisation, Everything in Sport (EIS), to provide NFT (non-fungible tokens) ticketing and airdrop functionality for the Women’s Edition (pictured) of its conference in March.
The event is set to take place at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium and will feature more than 80 speakers including Kelly Simmons OBE, who oversees The Barclays Women’s Super League, FA Women’s Championship, FA Women’s National League and the Women’s Pyramid of Football. Other representatives from Under Armour, BBC Sport, Talk Sport and the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) will also be speaking.
Virtual esports stadium to host live event
London-based software developer Virtex has announced a live virtual esports event ahead of the launch of Virtex Stadium, a virtual esports stadium. Virtex Stadium will offer gamers the chance to watch top esports tournaments globally via virtual reality (VR).
Virtex has partnered with the National Esports Professional Association (NEPA) to bring a dedicated Echo VR event to the virtual stadium later this week (December 17 and 18).
Fellaz, a Web3 entertainment and lifestyle eco-system based in Singapore, is set to introduce a new NFT-based membership service. The membership can also be used as a premium admission pass to exclusive real life events or services offered by companies that represent the Fellaz Alliance.
The Fellaz NFT membership has also partnered with a music festival brand, which will be minted in the first quarter of next year. Holders of this particular NFT will be given access to the music festival, along with a range of benefits that can be redeemed onsite during the event.
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Web3 and the music industry
Web3 music company Public Pressure has formally announced a $6m (£4.7/€5.6m) funding round, shortly after reporting that its first NFT project had generated $2m. The company made its debut in Web3 earlier this year, after being founded in 2015 as an online community and magazine helping to give a voice to emerging artists and labels.
Now, Public Pressure hopes to empower the artist/fan relationship, while also creating new revenue streams for creators and the wider music industry.