WISeKey collaborates with GDGC companies to Host a webinar:
WISeArt Trusted momrketplace for luxury NFTs, Tokenizes the Autographed Black Mamba Package through Kobe bryant
Online seminar is planned for September 20 2021 at 3:00 p.m. CET
Geneva, Switzerland – September 15, 2021 – WISeKey International Holding Ltd (NASDAQ: WKEY; SIX: WIHN), one of the leading cybersecurity, IoT and AI platform companies, announced today in collaboration with GDGC Enterprises, LLC (“GDGC”), a New York-based luxury asset and NFT advisory firm specializing in tokenization and sale of selected assets around the world, will host a webinar or on Monday, September 20, 2021 to discuss the upcoming 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 in 18k Rose Gold Whirlpool look, 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 on the WISe.Art digital marketplace, with a starting price of $ 1,008,240.
Interested parties can register to attend the webinar as follows:
Date: September 20, 2021
Time: 3:00 p.m. CET / 9:00 a.m. EST
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, will explain 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 as the origin of the sale.
In addition, they will address the WISe.Art platform which has been selected to perform this method of tokenization and provenance creation (which cannot be tampered with or contested as the information will live forever in the metaverse).
The end of the session will be marked by the launch of the auction of this incredible Kobe Bryant Autographed Black Mamba pack which combines the physical and digital twins of a Hublot 1/3 18k Rose Gold tourbillon watch and a Nike Kobe sneaker. Zoom VIII both signed. by Kobé. This event and this auction will allow the collection of this lot of ultra-rare souvenirs which holds historical value in the world of sport.
As previously announced, WISeKey will commercially launch its WISe.Art NFT (https://www.wise.art) platform for the collectibles and luxury goods market on September 1, 2021, following a series of test auctions. market, including the two world first NFT auctions of digital twins of a physical watch.
Carlos Moreira, CEO of WISeKey, said: “We are delighted that the Black Mamba NFT package is being auctioned through our WISe.Art platform. Our WISe.Art NFT platform is a fully fledged marketplace with its own digital currency, has the ability to include curators and multipliers, labeling options and special NFT designs. The NFT design of the WISe.Art platform ensures that in addition to an authenticated and signed version of the actual digital asset, it creates an irreversible link with the physical object, provides proof of ownership, provenance and a set of contracts describing future use and monetization flows. The NFT platform, secured by WISeKey’s various security technologies, allows the authentication of physical objects as well as digital assets, in a secure end-to-end process. Additionally, NFTs on the WISe.Art platform are completely carbon neutral to comply with upcoming ESG regulations and most collectors’ desire to protect the planet.
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.
Diamonté D. Zarba, Managing Partner of GDGC Enterprises LLC, said, “The GDGC leadership team is honored to partner with world-renowned WISeKey in our quest to bring luxury realism to the Metaverse. We believe that with the launch of the WISe.Art Marketplace, WISeKey offers by far the most solid and secure platform to host the next auction of our one-of-a-kind Black Mamba NFT package. We are not only excited about this transaction, but also about the future of the luxury NFT space. “
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, AI 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 because our semiconductors produce an enormous amount of big data which, when analyzed with artificial intelligence (AI), can help industrial applications predict failure. of their equipment before it happens.
Our technology is trusted by OISTE / WISeKey’s Switzerland-based Cryptographic Root of Trust (“RoT”) provides secure authentication and identification, in physical and virtual environments, for Internet of Things, blockchain and l ‘artificial intelligence. The WISeKey RoT serves as a common trust anchor to ensure the integrity of online transactions between objects and between objects and people. For more information visit www.wisekey.com.
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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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