Girls of Crypto (WOC) founder, Amy Matsushima, has introduced that each one 8888 feminine avatar non-fungible tokens (NFTs) have bought out on the primary day of sale.
Girls of Crypto is a primary of its sort, 3D avatar NFT assortment of 8888 girls with 111 distinctive bodily traits, traits, equipment, and backgrounds. All have been bought on the day of launch, February third, 2022.
“On the day of the launch, we have been getting 50,000 clicks a minute,” Matsushima stated. “It truly crashed the web site. Even so, all of them bought, and we obtained numerous optimistic suggestions from public figures like Paris Hilton and Ja Rule.”
The profitable launch of the NFT assortment is simply the beginning of a bigger venture. “Girls of Crypto is an ongoing woman-led and female-empowering venture that we’re constructing from the bottom up. We’ve been lucky sufficient to associate with two unimaginable charities, Crypto Chicks and Girls Who Code,” Matsushima stated. “We’ve already donated over $100,000 to each of those non-profit organizations.”
The charities mirror WOC’s mission to coach and empower girls within the fields of enterprise, cryptocurrencies, and associated matters like NFTs.
“Our crew has created a collection of unique pre-filmed programs that give detailed explanations of every little thing from the basics of blockchain expertise to how NFTs work and the Metaverse. We additionally present step-by-step blueprints on how somebody can begin their very own profitable NFT venture. All these programs will probably be out there to members by way of our non-public Discord channel,” Matsushima defined.
The first intention of the Girls in Crypto venture is to persistently work towards empowering and educating underrepresented people within the crypto scene. Specifically, Matsushima desires to bridge the gender hole.
“The world of crypto and NFTs is considerably dominated by males, and we wish to change that. One of many primary causes behind the event of blockchain was to create a degree taking part in discipline for all, and that simply hasn’t occurred. The venture, our neighborhood, and our companions wish to encourage extra girls to become involved in cryptocurrencies. Our collective effort is striving to enhance inclusivity.
“The thought of the neighborhood surrounding Girls of Crypto is to develop, study, and join. For instance, HODLRs of the NFT get free entry to our conventions, the place they’ll community with different members and study from specialists in fields resembling actual property, e-commerce, and investments. Our first occasion will probably be initially of April 2022 in Los Angeles, and there will probably be many extra.”
As well as, WOC will collaborate with globally identified magnificence manufacturers to develop and make magnificence merchandise. The sweetness trade is already geared towards girls, so working with well-known manufacturers will assist increase publicity and normalize the crypto scene.
“The thought is to not restrict girls to magnificence consumerism however to make NFTs much less intimidating and extra seen. We intention to collaborate with high-quality, internationally revered manufacturers that align with our mission and ethics. This fashion, we will guarantee high quality and lift consciousness of the model. The partnerships and merchandise will even present substantial income that will probably be reinvested into the venture,” Matsushima stated.
As an expression of gratitude, Girls of Crypto NFT holders will quickly have the ability to declare a free ‘Males of Crypto’ (MOC) NFT. These will equally be high-quality 3D avatars, preserving the identical idea and magnificence because the Girls and will probably be airdropped in March 2022. The Girls/Males of Crypto are primarily based on the Ethereum blockchain.
The venture additionally has eyes on the long run, with each avatars at present being utterly rendered, prepared to return alive within the Metaverse. As soon as work on each WOC and MOC is full, homeowners can use them to entry unique neighborhood networking occasions inside the Metaverse. As well as, avatar homeowners will even have the ability to unlock a number of members-only advantages.
“The Metaverse and NFTs are nonetheless of their infancy,” Matsushima stated. “Because of this initiatives like ours are so essential. As an entrepreneur from a younger age, I’m used to elevating eyebrows as a consequence of my being a girl. So after I noticed a gender forming in crypto from the beginning, I knew one thing needed to be executed.
“By educating and empowering girls, we will make the world of cryptocurrencies and blockchain extra seen and fewer intimidating to underrepresented people. Everybody ought to have a spot on the blockchain and be a part of the technological and monetary revolution that’s occurring proper now.”
The 8888 WOC NFTs could have bought out, however the neighborhood is simply starting.