Article: NFT Sales Raise $200,000 for Independent Music Venues

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NFT Sales Raise $200,000 for Independent Music Venues

Goldflyer — a collaboration between indie labels Neon Gold Records, Venue Group and, All Things Go — previously announced the first NFT fundraiser in partnership with NIVA on April 7th. The event drew support from artists like Shawn Mendes and Tove Lo, who bid on “golden ticket” fundraising pieces from 10 different venues, including Los Angeles’ Troubadour and Washington, D.C.’s 9:30 Club.

“I’m so thrilled to be able to support independent venues like the historic Troubadour with this fundraiser,” Mendes said in a statement. “We are all missing live shows right now, and we need to make sure when touring comes back, that the venues we all love have the support they need to stay open, especially the small independent venues that fuel new artists breaking and earning a living.”

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Article: The rise of NFTs and what it could mean for the collaboration economy

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The rise of NFTs and what it could mean for the collaboration economy

Many new blockchains with much lower fees are gaining popularity and are expected to dramatically reduce the cost of minting and buying an NFT.
New platforms are simplifying the NFT trading process. For instance, transactions on NBA TopShot are not conducted in cryptocurrencies but regular dollars, making it easier for everyone to get involved.

Regardless of where we go, the future is very exciting and the decentralization movement will have a significant impact on how we interact and work together in the future!

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