Shoppers in India can now order sneakers in the Metaverse for a week

Consumers in India are getting more options for a digital shopping experience as major local e-commerce platforms increasingly experiment with blockchain and the Metaverse. Indian shoppers can try out products from brands like Puma and Nivea in the gamified and interactive metaverse. That is thanks to local e-commerce giant Flipkart launching a metaverse space for […]

Fan token firm Chiliz grows staff by 70% despite crypto winter

Blockchain company Chiliz, creators of fan token platform, has continued to expand its workforce despite the ongoing bear market, reflecting a growing trend in the fan token sector. The overall cryptocurrency market has seen a massive selloff in 2022, with the total market capitalization plummeting 60% since the beginning of the year. Some major […]

NFT space bridges passions for tennis legend Maria Sharapova

Tennis legend Maria Sharapova appeared at the Binance Blockchain Week Paris 2022 to share her interest in nonfungible tokens (NFTs). During an exclusive interview with Cointelegraph, Sharapova mentioned that “she is exposing herself to this new world of crypto and Web3,” noting that the sector will help her better engage with her fans. Sharapova was […]

Influential celebrities that joined the crypto club over the past year

The inclusive crypto ecosystem has become home to numerous A-list celebrities over the years — primarily driven by the nonfungible tokens (NFT) hype of 2021. However, despite the prolonged bear market and an evident dip in cryptocurrency prices, celebrities continue to pour in support for the crypto market.  Over the past year, celebrities have started […] backs out of $495M sponsorship deal with UEFA Champions League: Report

Cryptocurrency exchange has reportedly dropped out of a half-billion-dollar sponsorship deal with the Union of European Football Associations Champions League. According to a Wednesday report from SportBusiness, pulled out of a $495-million agreement with the Union of European Football Associations, or UEFA, close to being signed off due to its legal team citing […]