NFT platform, Autograph, has raised a whopping USD 170 Million in its Second Round of Funding
The NFT platform, Autograph, co-founded by the famous American Tom Brady, has recently raised funds from various investors. The Venture Capital (VC) firms: Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Andreessen Horowitz led the Series B fundraising round, which amounted to USD 170 Million.
In April 2021, when Non-Fungible Tokens (NFT) got its fame, Autograph made a debut into the NFT space, collaborating with the American sports betting firm DraftKings.
It has also been reported that, along with this fundraising round, the general partner of Andreessen Horowitz, Chris Dixon, will be a part of Autograph’s Board of Advisors. In contrast, the managing member and partner of Kleiner Perkins, Ilya Fushman, and two other general partners of Andreessen Horowitz, Arianna Simpson, and Katie Haun, will be part of the company’s Board of Directors.
Autograph has put together a team of highly talented personnel to create trustworthy and enjoyable experiences for their services to help cryptocurrency become more mainstream. It is fascinating to see this company participating in developing the next generation internet, the web3.0, and tons of other firms in the industry.
Information about the company:
Autograph is a sports-based Non-Fungible Token (NFT), founded by Tom Brady, the famous National Football League (NFL) player, and Richard Marc Rosenblatt, an entrepreneur by profession. The firm was founded in 2021 and is headquartered in Santa Monica, California, United States. Autograph is known for designing the most distinctive virtual collections and experiences by assembling the most iconic brands and bringing together various renowned personalities from entertainment, sports, and cultures. Initially, the company tapped into sports, leveraging on the celebrity co-founder, Tom Brady. Later, it progressed and diversified into other industries, beginning with the “Saw” franchise of Lionsgate. Later on, it even brought the Canadian singer Abel Makkonen Tesfaye, who is professionally referred to as “The Weeknd,” to handle the music vertical.