Revealed: Oct. 13, 2021 at 8:00 AM CDT|Up to date: 7 hours in the past
Relationship to deliver artistic collaborations between Thirty 5 Ventures, Durant, & NBA Prime Shot together with NBA Prime Shot Moments created and curated by Kevin Durant
VANCOUVER, BC, Oct. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ – Kevin Durant and Wealthy Kleiman’s Boardroom and Dapper Labs in the present day introduced a model partnership spanning sponsorship and activations throughout the sports activities enterprise media community. The partnership will characteristic a number of touchpoints to deliver Dapper Labs’ NBA Prime Shot platform to life in distinctive methods with prominence for Durant throughout the platform. The landmark deal additionally features a artistic improvement position for Durant and Thirty 5 Ventures, that may see Durant curate and create NBA Prime Shot Moments, video content material, and extra.
The 2-year partnership follows Boardroom’s early dedication to protecting buying and selling playing cards, collectibles, and the NFT market, together with content material collaborations with and editorial protection for collectors to get the most recent on NFTs. With this enhanced relationship, followers will be capable to look to Boardroom for not solely information and options on NBA Prime Shot, however giveaways, spotlights round key Moments and fan to fan buying and selling, and behind-the-scenes video content material in addition to extra conventional sponsorship components.
“Prime Shot is the long run for basketball followers – bringing them nearer to gamers and constructing neighborhood throughout the game in new and revolutionary methods. At Boardroom, we have additionally been on the forefront of the NFT area, and I am excited to companion in advancing NFTs additional into the mainstream, creating and curating unique Moments and content material with Prime Shot,” stated Durant.
“Thirty 5 Ventures has been supporters of and buyers in Dapper Labs for a while, and we’re thrilled for the chance to additional companion with them and broaden our protection of NBA Prime Shot throughout all of Boardroom’s properties,” stated Thirty 5 Ventures and Boardroom co-founder Wealthy Kleiman.
“From the second we met with Kevin and Wealthy, it was clear that we shared a ardour to deliver followers nearer than ever and in probably the most epic methods to their favourite athletes,” stated Roham Gharegozlou, CEO of Dapper Labs.” As KD continues to place his stamp on game-changing moments, we’re capable of provide followers entry to him in totally new methods and cement NBA Prime Shot’s place on the middle of the fan expertise.”
About Dapper Labs
Dapper Labs, the corporate behind NBA Prime Shot and the unique builders behind the Circulate blockchain, makes use of blockchain know-how to deliver NFTs and new types of digital engagement to followers world wide. Because it was based in 2018, Dapper Labs has given shopper lovers an actual stake within the sport by bringing them nearer to the manufacturers they love, enabling engaged and thrilling communities for them to contribute to, and powering new pathways for them to turn out to be creators themselves. Dapper Labs’ present studio companions embody the NBA, NBPA, WNBA, WNBPA, NFL, NFLPA, LaLiga, Warner Music Group, Ubisoft, Genies and UFC. Notable buyers in Dapper Labs embody Andreessen Horowitz, Coatue, Union Sq. Ventures, Venrock, BOND, GIC, Google Ventures (GV), Samsung, and the founders of Dreamworks, Reddit, Coinbase, Zynga, and AngelList, amongst others. For extra about Dapper Labs’ merchandise and mission, go to dapperlabs.com.
Boardroom is a media community based by Kevin Durant and Wealthy Kleiman that appears contained in the enterprise of sports activities as we have by no means seen. The outdated days of gate-keeping and closed-door conferences are gone: now, athletes, tech moguls and executives alike are shifting the sports activities world – and tradition itself – ahead. Boardroom is on the forefront of this alteration, bringing each followers and entrepreneurs distinctive views on the sports activities enterprise information, scorching subjects and key trade gamers they wish to learn about.
Boardroom is a Thirty 5 Ventures firm. Thirty 5 Ventures was based by Kevin Durant and Wealthy Kleiman to accommodate their enterprise portfolio, which incorporates model endorsements, investments, the Kevin Durant Charity Basis, a artistic improvement and media arm, and extra.
About Thirty 5 Ventures
Co-founded by 2x NBA champion Kevin Durant and entrepreneur Wealthy Kleiman, Thirty 5 Ventures consists of the sports activities enterprise media community Boardroom; an funding portfolio with over 70+ corporations, together with Acorns, Coinbase, Dutchie, Time beyond regulation, Dapper Labs/NBA Prime Shot, Postmates, Goldin Auctions and extra; a movie/TV arm with tasks together with the documentary collection Within the Water (SHOWTIME), the Academy Award-winning Two Distant Strangers (Netflix), and the upcoming scripted collection “SWAGGER” (Apple); fairness partnerships with premium audio model Grasp & Dynamic and digital media community Simply Girls’s Sports activities; a minority stake within the Philadelphia Union, and administration of Kevin Durant’s on-and-off court docket enterprise.
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