Winklevoss Twins Release Charity Authenticated NFT on Ethernity Chain
May 30, 2021 — Ethernity Chain, the groundbreaking NFT project, is pleased to announce the release of the first authenticated “Crypto Legends” NFT issued by Olympic Rowing Pair and Gemini Co-Founders Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, the co-founders of Gemini exchange commonly known as the “Winklevoss twins.” Artists the Visual Lab created the images for the NFTs.
The Winklevoss NFT on Ethernity Chain is a three-card collection commemorating the twins and their role in bringing Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies to the masses. The drop started Saturday May 29th at 12PM ET.
Ethernity Chain and The Winklevoss Twins are donating 90 Percent of the profits from this auction to Row New York, a NYC based non profit Organization committed to expanding accessibility to rowing throughout the NYC area. Through the discipline of rowing and rigorous academic support, Row New York transforms the lives of New Yorkers, regardless of background or ability.
“We are honored to be ‘turned’ into NFTs with this collection on Ethernity Chain,” said Cameron Winklevoss. “We firmly believe that NFTs are here to stay, and being immortalized on blockchain is perhaps the most fitting way to express our support to this revolutionary movement.”
“We want to express our gratitude to Tyler and Cameron for sticking through thick and thin with Bitcoin and crypto,” added Nick Rose, Founder of Ethernity Chain. “Without their support in both the early stages of crypto and the later growth, we may not be where are right now as an industry.”
The Winklevoss NFT is the first fully authenticated from the actual Winklevoss Twins. Ethernity as part of its Authenticated NFT (aNFT) offering, tackles the widespread problem of fraud in other NFT marketplaces, which suffer from fake look-alike collections cutting into the revenues and credibility of NFT creators.
With the Authenticated NFT of Ethernity Chain, buyers can be certain that the collections come from officially licensed distributors. The collections are authenticated by the Ethernity team, which guarantees that a specific NFT comes from its intended creator. For artists and creators, Ethernity ensures that they receive all the royalties due for their creative work.
Following its launch in April, Ethernity Chain has already attracted a number of high quality aNFTs issued by celebrities such as Nicky Romero, Pelé, Tony Hawk, Fernando Tatis Jr. and others. Ethernity Chain runs on the ERN token, which is used to keep track of all bids, data, engagement and participation in the platform.
Ethernity is the groundbreaking authenticated NFT project which auctions verified artwork featuring the top artists and stars from sports, music, film, gaming, tech, history, and entertainment. Each of these digital artworks is represented as a non-fungible token (NFT). The pieces feature well-known public figures and a portion of all funds raised from the endeavor will be donated to charitable causes. Ethernity Chain combines the utility of DeFi and merges it with NFTs to create an exclusive pipeline to rare, collectible content from notable figures and well-established digital artists.