Ladies 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.
Ladies of Crypto is a primary of its form, 3D avatar NFT assortment of 8888 girls with 111 distinctive bodily traits, traits, equipment, and backgrounds. All had been bought on the day of launch, February third, 2022.
“On the day of the launch, we had been getting 50,000 clicks a minute,” Matsushima stated. “It really crashed the web site. Even so, all of them bought, and we obtained a variety of 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. “Ladies 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 companion with two unimaginable charities, Crypto Chicks and Ladies 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 teach and empower girls within the fields of enterprise, cryptocurrencies, and associated subjects like NFTs.
“Our workforce has created a collection of unique pre-filmed programs that give detailed explanations of the whole lot 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 likely be accessible to members by way of our non-public Discord channel,” Matsushima defined.
The first goal of the Ladies 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 need to change that. One of many major causes behind the event of blockchain was to create a stage enjoying discipline for all, and that simply hasn’t occurred. The venture, our neighborhood, and our companions need to encourage extra girls to become involved in cryptocurrencies. Our collective effort is striving to enhance inclusivity.
“The concept of the neighborhood surrounding Ladies 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 consultants in fields comparable to actual property, e-commerce, and investments. Our first occasion will likely be at first of April 2022 in Los Angeles, and there will likely 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 concept is to not restrict girls to magnificence consumerism however to make NFTs much less intimidating and extra seen. We goal to collaborate with high-quality, internationally revered manufacturers that align with our mission and ethics. This fashion, we are able to guarantee high quality and lift consciousness of the model. The partnerships and merchandise may even present substantial income that will likely be reinvested into the venture,” Matsushima stated.
As an expression of gratitude, Ladies of Crypto NFT holders will quickly be capable to declare a free ‘Males of Crypto’ (MOC) NFT. These will equally be high-quality 3D avatars, preserving the identical idea and elegance because the Ladies and will likely be airdropped in March 2022. The Ladies/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 come back alive within the Metaverse. As soon as work on each WOC and MOC is full, house owners can use them to entry unique neighborhood networking occasions inside the Metaverse. As well as, avatar house owners may even be capable to unlock a number of members-only advantages.
“The Metaverse and NFTs are nonetheless of their infancy,” Matsushima stated. “Because of this tasks like ours are so vital. As an entrepreneur from a younger age, I’m used to elevating eyebrows resulting from my being a lady. So once I noticed a gender forming in crypto from the beginning, I knew one thing needed to be achieved.
“By educating and empowering girls, we are able to 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 taking place proper now.”
The 8888 WOC NFTs might have bought out, however the neighborhood is simply starting.