THE ANGEL–(BUSINESS WIRE) – The Worldwide Asset eXchange ™ (WAX), the world’s leading NFT entertainment network, announced today that Funko, a leader in pop culture consumer goods, plans to add Funko’s pop culture platform to blockchain digital assets.
Starting in June this year, Funko expects to launch its first NFT bulk offers using WAX’s powerful blockchain platform, which ensures verifiable authenticity for all NFT purchases. With WAX’s unique vIRLTM technology, Funko’s physical collectibles can be owned and traded as value-added digital items.
For a starting price of $ 9.99, pop culture fans can purchase NFT packages featuring Funko’s unique stylizations. Collectors who achieve extremely rare Funko NFTs can also redeem these NFTs for exclusive, corresponding physical Funko figures. Collectors can look forward to a new one-of-a-kind Funko property released every week on the WAX platform.
“We are excited that Funko plans to use the WAX blockchain and WAX vIRLsTM with NFTs that are directly connected to physical products,” said William E. Quigley, co-founder of WAX. “WAX offers Funko the safest and most convenient way to enter the NFT market and collectors to add digital assets to their range.”
The Worldwide Asset eXchange ™ (WAX), known as the King of NFTs, is the world’s leading NFT entertainment network. In 2018, WAX introduced vIRLsTM, giving consumer goods companies the ability to link NFTs to physical consumer goods. Co-founded by William E. Quigley and Jonathan Yantis in 2017, WAX provides the safest, most convenient way to create, buy, sell and trade virtual and physical products (NFTs and vIRLsTM) for anyone around the world. WAX has facilitated trading in more than 100 million digital collection items, including Blockchain Heroes, Topps GPK, Deadmau5, and Capcom’s Street Fighter. For more information, please visit https://wax.io and follow us on Twitter and Discord.
vIRLs are real goods and services associated with NFTs. VIRLs were invented and patented by WAX and are the easiest and most sustainable way to buy, exchange and trade a consumer product. vIRLs are the core element of V-Commerce.
The buying, selling, and trading of virtual items associated with real world goods and services.