Abu Dhabi: Hub71-backed startup, GLEAC which manages a mentorship network to help people apply human skills through simulated work situations, has launched the world’s 1st utility NFT, “Lovely Humans”, allowing users one-on-one time with global industry experts for 5 hours.
A UNIQUE PROPOSITION
The winner of the bid will be able to use the time with the industry expert to gain work-related knowledge and advice, solve problems or even try to co-create a new project that can be monetized.
The knowledge gained from the discussion can also be minted into a utility NFT that could be co-owned by the buyer and the industry expert. The 1st round of bidding will include a group of 25 experts from industries including Fintech, Metaverse, Sustainability, Data, and others.
GLEAC recently joined the Hub71 community, accessing its network of partners and investors, and benefited from its business-friendly environment and strong talent base. This first-of-its-kind use for NFTs builds on Abu Dhabi and the UAE’s ambitions to embrace innovative technologies and be at the forefront of exporting transformative concepts to the world.
A few experts who will be available during the 1st round include:
- Arvind Saraf (India) – Vice President of Engineering at Drishti, a data manufacturing company
- Lars Rottweiler (Germany) – Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of Mbanq, a Fintech banking company that operates banks for clients using SaaS technology
- Nick Rosa (United Kingdom) – The Head of Metaverse Strategy Accenture Europe, advising some of the world’s biggest companies on their entry into the Metaverse
The bidding for the Lovely Human NFT will begin from the 15th of October 2022.
Meanwhile, the exclusive whitelist to access the NFTs before going public is now open, with a few fixed-priced NFTs only listed at $25,000. The whitelist access will provide buyers with the opportunity to resell the artwork of the expert’s image, receive additional time with the expert in 2023, gain VIP access to a community group with the industry experts, the ability to tokenize and monetize the conversation with experts and collaborate with them on projects.
NFT – Non-Fungible Token
At a basic level, a ‘non-fungible token’, (NFT) is a digital asset that links ownership to unique physical or digital items, such as works of art, real estate, music, or videos. NFTs can be considered modern-day collectibles with variable valuations.