With the startup being launched in July, Brady has been one of the highest profile advocates from the world of sports and entertainment for cryptocurrencies, donning “laser eyes” – a stealth mark among crypto supporters – on his Twitter profile picture. Last year, Brady launched an NFT collection on his platform that sold out within minutes.
NFTs, a $44 billion market, have become one of the hottest corners of crypto, drawing interests from celebrities, retailers, and institutions outside of the crypto industry.
“The company is becoming a magnet for top talent, and I’m delighted to join the board to help Autograph bring exciting new NFT experiences to the mainstream,” Simpson said in a statement.
For more information, Tom Brady’s NFT Startup Gets $170 Million in Silicon Valley Funding was originally published on Bloomberg by Yueqi Yang and assisted by Lizette Chapman.