The adoption of cryptocurrencies – and their derivative products – does not meet the same fervor with everyone. And those who fall down the white rabbit hole can be seen in their enthusiasm for this new digital economy. A non-exhaustive list of followers that now includes Presidents of the Republic, Hollywood stars and other billionaires and business leaders. But also the mayor of the city of Miami, definitely very motivated to include his city in the brand new universe of Web3. Latest initiative: the launch of a collection of 5,000 NFTs, with important partners.
NFT tokens are in a sense the artistic and cultural showcase of the cryptocurrency industry. This is why their adoption has soared since the explosion of this market over the past year. Because they allow you to edit digital images in limited series, with the related property rights. And, once and for all, it’s not enough just to copy / paste to get the same thing. Just as owning a reproduction of the Mona Lisa does not allow you to claim the status of owner of the original painting.
However, the choice of NFTs is not a light decision and without consequences. Because those who decide to participate in a vision of the world brought by the emergence of Web3 seem to precipitate. A change opposed by many players in the current economy, mainly in the gaming sector. With one last compulsive rejection, Swedish video game studio Mojang Studios known primarily for developing Minecraft. An opposition that seems to ignore the mayor of the city of Miami, determined to confirm its digital adoption with the launch of a collection of NFTs.
Miami – A collection of “nearly 5000 NFTs”
The NFT project launched by the city of Miami unambiguously presents itself as a Web3 emergency. This media captures all whose true limits and ambitions have yet to be defined. But it is in any case the deadline advanced in the statement released yesterday on its official website. This is a collection of “nearly 5000 NFTs” created by 56 local artists. These are supposed to symbolize “the 56 square mile area of the city”. All this in partnership with MasterCard and its Priceless Miami program of unique local experiences.
” Through this collaboration, the City of Miami will unveil a unique collection of nearly 5,000 NFTs designed by 56 local Miami artists, representing the city’s 56 square mile area. (…) This will allow us to raise capital and provide experiences to our citizens and those who visit this great city. At the same time, we can also use this new approach to support local artists and charities. ”
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An initiative that should see the light before the end of the year. And whose stated goal is to offer “an innovative Web3 approach to generate revenue for local businesses and non-profit organizations”. But also to support Miami artists by offering them innovative support and brand new digital visibility.
Miami NFT – Chosen Partners
Because the mayor of Miami doesn’t do things by halves. And to allow this launch to take place in the best possible conditions, it has surrounded itself with selected partners.. Starting with MasterCard and its Priceless Miami program, which will offer holders of these NFTs “unique experiences and other memorable activities” in select locations around the city. But also the TIME structure, presented as an “almost century-old brand that in the last year has established itself as a leader in the Web3 space”. This mainly with the establishment of its pole called NFT Pieces of time. And as a role in this company to “lead the strategy, develop the creation and launch the initiative”.
” I am delighted to partner with TIME, Mastercard and Salesforce on this initiative. The City of Miami has been at the forefront of the Web3 revolution and we will continue to use these new technologies to support our existing networks by attracting new business.”
Francis X. Suarez, mayor of Miami
finally arrives the Salesforce structure, in charge of the technical aspect of this initiative. That is the creation of these NFT (mint) tokens and their sale on its brand new NFT Cloud platform. The latter is still in the “closed pilot phase”, but is expected to open very soon. With the aim of offering “connected experiences in the physical and digital world”. And the promise, according to the statement, “a connect with its NFT holders in new and meaningful ways“. A whole program …