Crypto wallet Blocto partners with Yahoo to launch Yahoo Taiwan NFT Store
portto, the company behind Blocto, the non-fungible token (NFT) and crypto wallet, announced its partnership with Yahoo Taiwan to launch Yahoo Taiwan NFT Store in late March. Yahoo Taiwan NFT Store debuts with the ‘A-Hoo’ collection, the official mascot of Yahoo Taiwan.
According to recent data, the global NFT trading volume surpassed $10.67 billion during Q3 2021, with a 38,060% increase year-over-year. To meet users’ growing needs, Yahoo Taiwan partners with blockchain start-up Blocto to launch “Yahoo Taiwan NFT Store,” integrating its prevailing traffic with Blocto’s blockchain technologies in creating an intuitive, easy, and empowering NFT experience.
All NFT creators in “Yahoo Taiwan NFT Store” are officially curated and approved by Yahoo Taiwan, providing a trustworthy trading platform of quality guarantee with providing a Fiat payment gateway where users can directly purchase with fiat money. Credit card payment will be available first with more fiat payment methods coming in the future.
The platform also provides reasonable pricing that gives users access to premium NFT products. It also empowers users. For example, holders of the “Yahoo Taiwan NFT Store” select NFTs are qualified for exclusive rewards in Yahoo Taiwan’s points program and purchasing priorities in limited offers and select NFT sales.
With corporations now entering the blockchain space, the need for intuitive integration and deeper collaborations increases. portto, founded in 2019 is spearheading the effort in bridging the blockchain experience between company and users and has received funding from investors such as Mark Cuban, Animoca Brands, and 500 Global.
“Blocto has a lot of experiences in the deep blockchain cooperation with large enterprises, from Vault by CNN, MotoGP Ignition to Yahoo Taiwan,” said Hsuan Lee, CEO at portto, “With our expertise in blockchain technology, Blocto is creating this platform with Yahoo Taiwan so anyone can own and collect NFTs like ‘A-Hoo’ as easy as shopping on any e-Commerce platform.”
Chen-Te Lin, VP of Taiwan E-Commerce and Regional Products, Yahoo, declared: “Yahoo Taiwan is fully committed to optimizing user experience through technological innovations from our continuous development in immersive content to leveraging the broad Yahoo Taiwan ecosystem’s cross-platform resources. By collaborating with Crypto wallet Blocto and leveraging Yahoo Taiwan’s advantages in media and e-commerce to launch ‘Yahoo Taiwan NFT Store’ Yahoo Taiwan is making NFTs accessible to all and creating a channel where local creators can expand their venture into NFTs.
“Yahoo Taiwan NFT Store” will debut with its first NFT collection featuring its official mascot— ‘A-Hoo’, whose image widely appears on Yahoo Taiwan’s stickers, branded products, and even delivery crates. The ‘A-Hoo’ collection will also be available to trade on Blocto’s NFT marketplace, BloctoBay. Yahoo Taiwan plans to establish partnerships with local brands and nonprofit organizations in co-releasing NFT collections to fulfill local demands and create a new profit model for creators. Leveraging its high website traffic to assist business partners in approaching more non-crypto users, Yahoo Taiwan expects to encourage crypto-curious creators to co-build a “Yahoo Taiwan NFT Store” of diversity.
Founded in 2019, portto is spearheading the effort in bridging the blockchain experience between companies and users with Blocto, an All-in-one cross-chain smart contract wallet with a seamless unified experience in one all-encompassing platform: Dev-friendly SDK, built-in DEX BloctoSwap, and non-custodial NFT marketplace BloctoBay. Blocto provides a seamless user experience where users can easily access dApps, crypto, and NFT assets. Notable investors include Mark Cuban, Animoca Brands, 500 Global.
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