After finding a fit for digital collectibles outside the blockchain realm, Genies is bringing its customizable 3D avatars to a partnership with Dapper Labs.
“Dapper Labs was a brain-dead fit for us to be able to further educate our young users,” Genies founder Akash Nigam told CoinDesk in an interview.
Genies has established itself as an avatar company bringing celebs closer to their fan bases, one digital representation at a time. With the pandemic, Nigam said there are now more incentives for influencers to interact virtually with their fans. Think of it as a way to make up for all those cancelled concerts, sporting events and meetups.
Last week, for instance, singer Justin Bieber announced his Christmas album on Twitter through his Genie.
Nigam said once Genies