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Plotting toy market's future - from e-commerce to NFTs

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Wednesday, January 11, 2023

The conference covered a plethora of the industry's pressing issues, trends and aspirations themed "The Future of Play".

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  • The conference covered a plethora of the industry's pressing issues, trends and aspirations themed "The Future of Play".
  • The Hong Kong Toys Industry Conference 2023 The Future of Play covered many pressing industry issues, trends and prospects.
  • The e-commerce platform suited small to medium sized companies and manufacturers most, especially for handling trade of small quantities, Raymond emphasised.
  • - HKTDC Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair: http://hktoyfair.hktdc.com/
    - HKTDC Hong Kong Baby Products Fair: http://hkbabyfair.hktdc.com/
    - Hong Kong International Stationery & School Supplies Fair: http://hkstationeryfair.com/

EQS-News: tokentus investment AG invests in the Web3 community activation platform Playground

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Thursday, February 2, 2023

tokentus invests USD 200,000 via a SAFE (Simple Agreement for Future Equity) with a conversion option into equity of Playground NY Inc. (“Playground”)

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  • tokentus invests USD 200,000 via a SAFE (Simple Agreement for Future Equity) with a conversion option into equity of Playground NY Inc. (“Playground”)
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  • January 2023 - tokentus investment AG ("tokentus", ISIN: DE000A3CN9R8; WKN: A3CN9R; Code: 14D), headquartered in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, acquires a security convertible into equity of Playground NY Inc. (“Playground”), the developer of the Playground, based in New York State (USA) for USD 200,000.
  • Playground is the community activation platform for Web3.
  • "Playground's community management tool can also lead to great network effects and thus further growth for some of our portfolio companies," Mona Tiesler, Investment Manager at tokentus, adds.

HashKey Capital Listed As Key Active Investor In The Block’s VC Landscape Report

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Thursday, February 2, 2023

HashKey Capital , a global-focused crypto fund, has been named one of the most active venture capital firms in the crypto space in The Block’s Digital Asset Funding Landscape report.

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  • HashKey Capital , a global-focused crypto fund, has been named one of the most active venture capital firms in the crypto space in The Block’s Digital Asset Funding Landscape report.
  • Over the duration of the report, HashKey Capital was named as one of the biggest backers of crypto projects with currently 321 investments in the sector.
  • They are ranked alongside VC firms such as Animoca Brands, Alameda Research, Polygon Studios, and Shima Capital.
  • One of the major takeaways from the report is the incredible potential that VCs see in the digital asset space.

MoviePass Completes Seed Funding Round Led by Animoca Brands to Support Relaunch of the Brand, Web 3 Initiatives and Driving More Traffic to Theaters

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Thursday, January 12, 2023

NEW YORK, Jan. 12, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MoviePass Inc., the technology platform enhancing the exploration of film and the moviegoing experience, announced today it has raised its seed financing led by Animoca Brands with participation from Claritas Capital, Emerald Plus, Gaingels, Harlem Capital, PKO VC and Sandhill Angels. Animoca Brands’ executive chairman and co-founder Yat Siu will join the board of MoviePass.

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  • Animoca Brands’ executive chairman and co-founder Yat Siu will join the board of MoviePass.
  • MoviePass will also collaborate with theatre exhibitors and studios to offer variable ticket pricing to movie fans.
  • These mutually beneficial partnerships enable moviegoers to buy tickets, select seats and receive promotional offers directly via the MoviePass app.
  • MoviePass is also in discussions with studios to share key learnings on increasing attendance and driving better engagement through technology.

WITHUS GOLDIA TOKEN (WGDT) Is Now Available for Trading on LBank Exchange

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Thursday, January 5, 2023

Internet City, Dubai--(Newsfile Corp. - January 4, 2023) - LBank Exchange, a global digital asset trading platform, has listed WITHUS GOLDIA TOKEN (WGDT) on January 1, 2023.

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  • Internet City, Dubai--(Newsfile Corp. - January 4, 2023) - LBank Exchange, a global digital asset trading platform, has listed WITHUS GOLDIA TOKEN (WGDT) on January 1, 2023.
  • For all users of LBank Exchange, the WGDT/USDT trading pair is now officially available for trading.
  • As a Saint Vincent Grenadine-based startup, WITHUS is here to expand the function of WITHUS GOLDIA TOKEN (WGDT) as a key currency through greater solidarity with potential NFT partners for the infinite expansion of the metaverse ecosystem.
  • The WGDT token has been listed on LBank Exchange at 8:00 UTC on January 1, 2023, to further expand its global reach and help it achieve its vision.

Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair, Baby Products Fair and Stationery & School Supplies Fair open next Monday

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Thursday, January 5, 2023

HONG KONG, Jan 5, 2023 - (ACN Newswire) - The 49th HKTDC Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair, the 14th HKTDC Hong Kong Baby Products Fair and 21st Hong Kong International Stationery & School Supplies Fair will return to the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre from 9 to 12 January 2023.

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  • HONG KONG, Jan 5, 2023 - (ACN Newswire) - The 49th HKTDC Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair, the 14th HKTDC Hong Kong Baby Products Fair and 21st Hong Kong International Stationery & School Supplies Fair will return to the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre from 9 to 12 January 2023.
  • The Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair and Hong Kong Baby Products Fair will offer a number of themed zones for easy sourcing.
  • The Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair, Hong Kong Baby Products Fair and Hong Kong International Stationery & School Supplies Fair will run under the EXHIBITION+ hybrid model, which comprises four key exhibition elements, including HKTDC-organised physical fairs, HKTDC's smart business-matching platform Click2Match, online-to-offline seminars under the Intelligence Hub and the hktdc.com Sourcing platform.
  • - HKTDC Hong Kong Toys and Games Fair: http://hktoyfair.hktdc.com/
    - HKTDC Hong Kong Baby Products Fair: http://hkbabyfair.hktdc.com/
    - Hong Kong International Stationery & School Supplies Fair: http://hkstationeryfair.com/

One planet NFT Marketplace partners with MTDZ by Sandbox network

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Sunday, January 22, 2023

NFT Marketplace powered by Polygon, OnePlanet, partnered with Sandbox Network to provide technical and ecosystem support for the global expansion of MetaToyDragonZ (MTDZ).

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  • NFT Marketplace powered by Polygon, OnePlanet, partnered with Sandbox Network to provide technical and ecosystem support for the global expansion of MetaToyDragonZ (MTDZ).
  • Sandbox Network is the most prominent YouTube Multi-Channel Network in South Korea with over 3 billion monthly views from its creator IP across gaming, entertainment, and sports industries.
  • Sandbox Network has developed its own NFT Meta Toy DragonZ on Klaytn and successfully connected creators to the Web3 community.
  • As a Polygon-dedicated NFT marketplace, OnePlanet has been providing a wide range of support for NFT and game projects on Polygon to reach their milestones.

WOW Summit Hong Kong 2023 to Be the Flagship Large-Scale Web3 Event in APAC

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Tuesday, January 3, 2023

HONG KONG, Jan. 03, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- After successful editions in Dubai, UAE, and Lisbon, Portugal, WOW Summit Hong Kong will become a flagship full-scale Web3 event in the APAC region in 2023.

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  • HONG KONG, Jan. 03, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- After successful editions in Dubai, UAE, and Lisbon, Portugal, WOW Summit Hong Kong will become a flagship full-scale Web3 event in the APAC region in 2023.
  • WOW Hong Kong is supported by government institutions - Invest Hong Kong and Hong Kong Tourism Board - and will be co-hosted by the well-known blockchain ecosystem players - Uvecon.VC , and MaGESpire .
  • The founder of MaGESpire, Bowie Lau, is one of the biggest Web3 names in Hong Kong by Tatler Asia.
  • WOW Summit Hong Kong is the first full-scale Web3 event since the city's reopening after Covid.

MADworld and Space Frontier Studio KIBO to Launch the First NFT of 2023 Featuring the First Space Sunrise of the New Year

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Friday, December 23, 2022

TOKYO, Dec. 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --  MADworld, the innovative Web3 ecosystem, and the Space Frontier Studio KIBO (produced, designed, developed by Bascule Inc.) are blasting off into the new year by launching the first NFT of 2023 alongside a livestream the first space sunrise of the year. The space sunrise live program will be captured by Space Frontier Studio KIBO, the only broadcasting studio aboard the International Space Station (ISS), connecting the space in multiple ways of interaction with global viewers at home.

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  • The space sunrise live program will be captured by Space Frontier Studio KIBO, the only broadcasting studio aboard the International Space Station (ISS), connecting the space in multiple ways of interaction with global viewers at home.
  • "As the first official NFT collection of 2023, MADworld and Space Frontier Studio KIBO are crafting something special for collectors to share in Earth's first moments of the New Year," said Robert Tran, CEO of MADworld.
  • "It has been three years since the Space Frontier Studio KIBO has tried the world's first-ever live communication.
  • Space Frontier Studio KIBO* is the world's first interactive live video transmission to space by establishing a broadcasting station on the International Space Station to connect space and the ground.

Developers Behind Far Cry, Destiny and Diablo Immortal Tap ImmutableX for Debut Narrative Strategy-RPG, Angelic

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Tuesday, December 20, 2022

SYDNEY, Dec. 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Metaverse Game Studios, an independent game development company from the developers behind Far Cry, Destiny, Diablo Immortal, and others, today announces plans to leverage ImmutableX — the preferred developer platform for building and scaling web3 games on Ethereum from leading web3 gaming company Immutable — for its AAA Web3 title Angelic.

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  • "We are incredibly fortunate to have found a partner that shares the same values as Angelic," said Anastasia Volgemut, Director of Operations at Metaverse Games Studios.
  • "By leveraging ImmutableX, our users can tap into the benefits of fast, secure, and gas-free minting and an uninterrupted, quality gaming experience."
  • In March 2022, Metaverse Game Studios successfully closed a $10 million seed round co-led by Animoca Brands, Pantera Capital, and Everyrealm.
  • The funding will fuel Angelic's next stage of growth and continue to deliver a seamless gaming experience to all users.