Holders of NFTs issued by the Company’s flagship studio, House of Kibaa, will have access to an exclusive party at the 48 Lounge in Times Square
Vancouver, British Columbia – OCTOBER 28, 2021 / Globe Newswire / – Looking Glass Labs Ltd. (“LGL” or the “Company”), a digital agency specializing in non-fungible token (“NFT”) architecture, immersive extended reality (“XR”) metaverse design, and virtual asset royalty streams, is pleased to announce that the Company’s flagship studio, House of Kibaa (“HoK”), will be hosting a private social event (the “HoK Party”) exclusively for holders of NFTs issued by HoK at 7:00 PM Eastern Time on Wednesday, November 3, 2021. The HoK Party, which is a celebration of the successful launch of GenZeroes NFTs, will occur at the 48 Lounge located at 1221 Avenue of the Americas in New York City near Times Square.
As previously announced by LGL, all 10,000 GenZero NFTs from HoK were sold in just 37 minutes for total proceeds of approximately CAD $6.2 million, with more than 3,000 unique wallets purchasing the NFTs. The Company also recently announced the launch of a collaborative NFT collection with YNG DNA – a lifestyle-driven apparel brand by Zaire Wade, the son of men’s basketball legend Dwayne Wade.
NFT.NYC was first held in 2019, and is recognized by Forbes as the world’s largest NFT conference. The 2021 edition of NFT.NYC being held in November is completely sold out, and will feature high-profile speakers such as Alex Atallah (co-founder of OpenSea, which is the world’s largest NFT marketplace) and Alexei Falin (co-founder of Rarible, which is a major creator-centric NFT marketplace)1.
Holders of NFTs issued by HoK can benefit from unique networking opportunities by attending the HoK Party. All attendees are welcome to enjoy an open bar and gourmet food, compliments of LGL, along with an exciting selection of gifted merchandise and music performed by a live DJ. Those in attendance must be at least 21 years of age and will be required to present proof of COVID-19 vaccination at the door.
Any members of the media interested in covering the HoK Party may request a media pass (of which limited quantities are available) by submitting an email inquiry to firstname.lastname@example.org.
More information about NFT.NYC can be found on the event’s website: https://www.nft.nyc/
Dorian Banks, Chief Executive Officer of LGL commented, “NFTs are picking up great momentum as the world’s leading brands and artists are embracing this innovative technology. NFT.NYC is only in its third year and tickets are already sold out due to an impressive global roster of speakers, sponsors, exhibitors, and attendees who are eager to sharpen their knowledge of NFTs as they continue to become an increasingly relevant part of everyday life. We are excited to be part of the NFT.NYC 2021 ecosystem while providing an opportunity for HoK’s NFT holders to celebrate the popularity of their assets, in what we expect to be a very memorable event exclusively for community members who we look forward to hosting at the HoK Party next week.”
The Company announces that it has engaged Israel-based Dolos Consulting Ltd. ("Dolos"), an arm's length party to the Company, to provide digital marketing services comprised of the following (collectively, the "Services") for a period of six (6) months: developing and implementing a social media communication program; periodic campaign and competitor results reporting; and such other services as may be agreed to in writing, from time to time. The Company has agreed to pay to Dolos a monthly cash fee of USD $52,500 for the Services, which shall commence on the date of payment and end on May 5, 2022. The compensation for Services does not include options to purchase securities of the Company.
1 - 5 Ways Brands Can Level Up Their NFT Knowledge (Forbes, October 24, 2021)
ABOUT LOOKING GLASS LABS
Based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Looking Glass Labs is a digital agency specializing in non-fungible token (“NFT”) architecture, immersive extended reality (“XR”) metaverse design, and virtual asset royalty streams. Its leading brand, House of Kibaa (“HoK”), is a digital studio at the forefront of technologies in the blockchain, NFT, and XR metaverse sectors. HoK designs and curates a next generation metaverse for 3D assets, which allows functional art and collectibles to exist simultaneously across different NFT blockchain environments.
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The material assumptions supporting these forward-looking statements include, among others, that: the Company could mitigate the risks associated with the blockchain and NFT industry; and the ability to compete with other businesses in the NFT market.
Although management considers these assumptions to be reasonable based on information currently available to it, they may prove to be incorrect. These forward-looking statements are only predictions and involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, including: the continued growth and adoption of NFT and metaverse offerings by consumers; the cost of developing and designing NFTs and metaverses is economically viable; the Company being able to attract and retain a sufficient workforce with desired skillsets to develop the Company's NFT and metaverse offerings; the availability of offerings provided by third-parties in the NFT, metaverse development and online gaming market to identify potential transactions; the increasing adoption of NFTs as a solution for various online gaming, entertainment and collectible uses; the Company having the ability to mitigate the risks associated with the blockchain and NFT industry; and the ability to compete with other businesses in the NFT, metaverse development, content creation and collectibles market.
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