WISeKey and GDGC officially THEaunched Black Mamba package autographed by Kobe Bryant to the WISe.Art Trusted market for THELuxury TVN
The auction will take place live from September 20e – 28e via the digital marketplace WISe.Art; only three King Power Tourbillion Black Mambas were made in rose gold, which makes this timepiece exclusive among the illusionary.
Geneva, Switzerland – September 20, 2021 – WISeKey International Holding Ltd (NASDAQ: WKEY; SIX: WIHN), one of the leading cybersecurity, IoT and AI platform companies, today announced this in collaboration with GDGC Enterprises, LLC (âGDGCâ), a New York-based luxury asset and NFT advisory firm specializing in tokenization and sale of selected assets around the world, hosted a webinar on Monday, September 20, 2021 giving details of the Kobe Bryant Autographed Black Mamba Pack auction via the WISeArt Trust Marketplace (https://www.wise.art) for luxury DTVs.
The exclusive package will consist of a limited edition 1/3 Black Mamba Tourbillon Watch 18K Rose Gold, designed and signed by Kobe Bryant, a sneakers signed by Kobe Bryant and a custom digital artwork designed by a New York based artist Moshe Douglas. The auction will go live on September 20, 2021, via the digital marketplace WISe.Art, with a starting price of $ 1,008,240.
Speakers during the webinar included:
Carlos Creus Moreira, CEO and Founder of WISeKey
Toni Tal Barel, expert in watches and jewelry, collector and investor
Moish E. Peltz, Esq, partner of Falcon Rappaport & Berkman PLLC
Kenneth J. Falcon, Esq, Managing Partner of Falcon Rappaport & Berkman PLLC
Ashok Ranadive, Director of Professional Services at Casper Labs
Gregory Gadson, Managing Partner and CTO of GDGC Enterprises, LLC
WISeKey, working with guest experts, explained how the GDGC team was able to strategically secure the asset on the blockchain and capture the detailed specifications of each item, such as crystal type, bezel, bracelet material. as well as the origin of the sale.
Additionally, they debated the reasons why the WISe.Art platform was selected to perform this method of tokenization and provenance creation (which cannot be tampered with or contested as the information will live on in the metaverse forever).
As previously announced, WISeKey has commercially launched its WISe.Art NFT platform (https://www.wise.art) for the collectibles and luxury goods market on September 1, 2021, following a series of market test auctions, including the two NFT auctions world premiere of digital twins of a physical watch.
At the end of the session, they officially opened the auction for this incredible Kobe Bryant autographed Black Mamba package that combines the physical and digital twins of a Hublot 1/3 tourbillon watch in 18k rose gold and a Nike Kobe Zoom VIII sneaker, both signed by Kobe which holds historic value in the world of sport.
In 2013, Kobe Bryant signed the Black Mamba watch which includes a brushed hand-wound movement, 27 jewels, a mono-metallic balance wheel rotating in a one-minute tourbillon cage, an 18-carat rose gold and titanium case, insert ceramic bezel, ceramic bezel, skeleton brushed dial, subsidiary dials for the chronograph and 30-minute registers, brushed snake shape around the tourbillon and registers, sapphire crystal back secured with the Kobe Bryant signature, unique 2-way push button hours and dial and movement signed by Kobe Bryant with an 18k rose gold and titanium folding clasp.
WISeKey (NASDAQ: WKEY; SIX Swiss Exchange: WIHN) is a leading global cybersecurity company currently deploying large-scale digital identity ecosystems for people and things using blockchain, IA and IoT while respecting humans as the backbone of the Internet. WISeKey microprocessors secure the ubiquitous computing that shapes today’s Internet of Everything. WISeKey IoT has an installed base of over 1.6 billion microchips in virtually all IoT sectors (connected cars, smart cities, drones, agricultural sensors, anti-counterfeiting, smart lighting, servers, computers, cell phones, cryptographic tokens, etc.). WISeKey is uniquely positioned to be at the forefront of IoT, as our semiconductors produce an enormous amount of big data which, when analyzed with artificial intelligence (AI), can help industrial applications predict the failure of their equipment before it occurs.
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About GDGC Enterprises LLC:
GDGC Enterprises LLC is a full-service luxury asset and non-fungible token (NFT) advisory firm specializing in the tokenization and sale of select assets across the globe. Through its partnerships with industry-leading companies, GDGC Enterprises provides a complete, vertically integrated process from provenance to sale for select luxury assets worldwide. Once the provenance is certified, it is then minted as an NFT (Non-Fungible Token) on the Ethereum blockchain. Once hit, the NFT is then bundled with the physical asset creating a package. Through the Wise.Art platform, GDGC facilitates a digital auction for the NFT package which is then marketed and facilitated.
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