Oluwapelumi Adejumo · 9 hours ago · 2 min read
Akon jumps into the NFT frenzy with new ‘AkoinNFT’ offering
Digital artists are having their moment with the booming NFT sector. And now, Akon’s bringing in his team and crypto enterprise to further maximize that goal.
The Akoin team, responsible for the digital asset platform and cryptocurrency AKN, created by artist, philanthropist, and globally renowned popstar Akon, has partnered with Taqo.io to create AkoinNFT.
It is a digital platform that aims to empower artists around the world who are eager to capitalize and create ongoing sustainability through the execution of NFT collection drops in areas like music, art, photography, film/TV/animation, and others.
As per a release shared with CryptoSlate, the AkoinNFT platform launches on April 1st, 2021, and is a full-service creation, design, minting, and distribution platform for artists globally, bringing them the full power of NFTs.
About the AkoinNFT
AkoinNFT is a complete ecosystem providing artists, creators, and brands their own storefronts and tools needed to deliver unique NFTs that ignite and reignite brands, careers, merchandise and more, while also pairing new generations of collaborators for innovative artistry and creation.
“We believe in artists of all talents. We support artists for we are artists and there’s never been a better time to put the power back in our collective hands to create a greater connection with fans,” said Akon in a statement.
Akoin’s deep experience across crypto and blockchain puts the team in a great position to deliver a premier and powerful NFT solution which puts artists first.
The Taqo platform is built on Web3 architecture, leveraging Lazy Minting techniques to reduce fees, while employing cutting-edge Layer 2 solutions to increase scalability & transactional throughput. Given the speed at which the NFT ecosystem is evolving, having leading experts and technology in this space is essential for anyone looking to launch successful NFT series.
Taqo founder Kavon Soltani said:
“Joining forces with the AkoinNFT team to move this industry forward has been a lightning bolt experience and one we are all massively proud of.”
He the two firms would work together to bring to market the requisite technology and mindshare to maximize revenue, engagement, and social impact for all NFT content drops based on the artists’ brand, community, and platform.
Each NFT series that launches on the AkoinNFT platform has the benefit of initial and critically important secondary market sales built-in, leveraging ETC721 and ERC1155 smart contract standards combined with actively navigating the NFT purchaser to the top markets for active resale and asset value tracking (Rarible, Opensea etc).
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