Virtual horse racing startup raises $20 million

Updated 23rd July 2021 with excerpt from Wall Street Journal. Sarah Fischer reporting for AXIOS writes: Virtually Human Studio (VHS), a platform used to virtually race horses using NFTs, has raised a $20 million Series A round from The Chernin Group, with participation from Andreessen Horowitz and Red Beard Ventures. Why it matters: The company's virtual… Continue reading Virtual horse racing startup raises $20 million

Stella Artois to auction NFT racehorses

Stella Artois today (15 June) became the first global beer brand to enter the world of virtual horse racing by teaming up with digital horse racing platform, ZED RUN to auction 50 rare NFT (Non-Fungible Tokens) racehorses — complete with five limited edition Stella Artois skins.  Coinciding with the busiest part of the UK’s summer racing season, the… Continue reading Stella Artois to auction NFT racehorses

Why people are paying €100,000 to breed digital horses online

Bonus — No animals harmed By Shannon McDonagh | EuroNews, Living Section McDonagh writes: NFTs (Non-Fungible Tokens) have existed for over half a decade but have found their place in tech since the beginning of this year, having permeated art, music, and most recently, sport. The latest chapter of the crypto-boom is leading to thousands… Continue reading Why people are paying €100,000 to breed digital horses online