Tom Brady’s NFT startup raises $170 million in fundraising

Startup de NFT de Tom Brady levanta US$170 mi em captação

BENGALURU, India (Reuters) – Autograph, the non-fungible token (NFT) platform co-founded by football star Tom Brady, announced on Wednesday that it has raised $170 million in a company-led fundraising round . Venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz and Kleiner Perkins.

The startup, which was created last year, operates an NFT platform that includes collectibles from sports, entertainment and culture celebrities.

Athletes Naomi Osaka, Tiger Woods, Simone Biles, Tony Hawk and Usain Bolt are among its board members.

The announcement on Wednesday came six months after a series of fundraising, in which the company raised $35 million and was valued at $700 million, according to data from Pitchbook.

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