Early crypto evangelist, Mai Fujimoto, a.okay.a. Miss Bitcoin, has partnered with blockchain gaming ecosystem Enjin to launch Japan’s first nonfungible token, or NFT, charity venture.
In keeping with a Jan. 18 weblog submit, the venture’s first initiative would be the sale of tokenized paintings by Japanese celebrities to profit DxP, a non-profit that helps youngsters dealing with challenges through the COVID-19 pandemic.
Fujimoto believes that the venture embodies the Japanese idea of “Sanpo Yoshi”, or three-way satisfaction. This describes transactions which are good for the vendor, good for the customer and good for society:
“When followers buy NFTs drawn by artists and celebrities, they cannot solely benefit from the artwork, but in addition instantly contribute to these in want. I imagine this NFT marketing campaign will convey pleasure to many individuals, and I’d wish to thank the Enjin staff and artists who’ve agreed to affix the initiative.”
The initiative will happen by way of Fujimoto’s crypto donation platform Kizuna. This was launched in 2017 to coach concerning the potential of blockchain and NFTs for mainstream use, particularly within the context of giving to charity.
Kizuna hopes to lift over 2,000,000 yen ($20,000) from the sale, with the celebrities who’re donating artworks to be introduced quickly.
Fujimoto was an early adopter of Bitcoin expertise and has been actively selling crypto and blockchain since 2011. Other than working Kizuna, she is an envoy for Binance’s charity basis, and an advisor for a number of firms within the blockchain area.
The Enjin platform gives instruments for integrating blockchain expertise into video games and creating NFT property that can be utilized throughout numerous video games within the Enjin multiverse. It not too long ago introduced that it could be launching a variety of Atari branded NFTs for a reboot of the Kick Off sequence of footballing video games.