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Coco Gauff Drops First NFT Collection With Autograph To Represent For Gen Z In The Web3 Space

Fresh off her match at the French Open, Coco Gauff is giving her fans more to look forward to with the launch of her new non-fungible token (NFT) collection with Autograph. As AfroTech previously told you, the Tom Brady-backed platform connects brands and high-profile individuals in sports, entertainment, and culture. The platform has already welcomed Naomi Osaka, Simone Biles, and Usain Bolt and now, Gauff is taking a seat at the table.

Jun 9, 2022

NFT Platform Autograph, With Simone Biles, Usain Bolt, Naomi Osaka On Its Board Of Advisors, Raises $170M

Autograph, a non-fungible token (NFT) platform, is off to quite the start. Since its release, AfroTech has shared its collections from Naomi Osaka, Simone Biles, Tiger Woods , and Usain Bolt, who are all on its board of advisors. Now, the platform — founded by Tom Brady — has started 2022 off with a bang.

Jan 20, 2022

Naomi Osaka To Release NFT Collection Designed By Her Sister Mari Osaka

Naomi Osaka will be dropping heat in the form of a new NFT, but this time she will be accompanied by her sister Mari Osaka, who is the mastermind behind the digital artwork. The tennis champion has returned yet again with another NFT collection titled “ Resolve: The Naomi Osaka Manga Collection” in partnership with Autograph. According to the collection’s digital gallery, the narrative art transports Naomi Osaka into an Alice-In-Wonderland-themed world. Here Naomi will face various challenges and encounter five characters who “represent parts of Naomi’s strengths and resolve to excel in the sport of tennis.” In a recent Instagram post, Naomi highlights the importance of Yōsei, a fairy character who is an ode to a reassuring moment during the 2021 Australian open. “My upcoming digital Manga Collection, drawn by my sister , comes out January 20 on . 🦋 This is Yōsei, the fairy. My sister calls her my guide, almost like my angel. Those were the words that came...

Jan 18, 2022

Autograph To Release NFT Collection With The Weeknd To Celebrate Billboard Hit 'Blinding Lights'

The Weeknd’s chart-topping hit “Blinding Lights” shattered records spending 90 weeks on the Hot 100 Chart. The accomplishment earned the three-time Grammy winner the top spot on Billboard’s Greatest Songs of All Time Hot 100 Chart, surpassing Chubber Checker’s classic hit “The Twist.” To celebrate, Autograph will be partnering with The Weeknd and Billboard to launch a limited edition NFT collection. “This collaboration highlights a momentous achievement and a very special moment in time for one of the most influential artists today,” said Julian Holguin, President of Billboard, in a press release provided to AfroTech. “We’re thrilled to celebrate that moment and translate the most quoted rankings in music to innovative, new formats. The digital trading cards and NFTs launched in partnership with Autograph will truly capture the excitement that ‘Blinding Lights’ inspires and allow fans to own a defining moment in music history.” As AfroTech previously told you, Autograph — the NFT...

Nov 24, 2021

After Her Debut NFT Collection Sold Out Within Minutes, Simone Biles Is Back With Her Most Iconic Moves

In August 2021, Simone Biles released her first NFT collection with the platform Autograph of 10,000 non-fungible tokens (NFTs), AfroTech previously reported. And might we add, the collection proved to be successful and sold out within minutes. Now, she’s back, and this time the GOAT is paying homage to some of her most famed moves as a part of Autograph’s Mystery GOAT collection. The Olympic athlete’s latest collection will mark a new direction for Autograph NFT’s, as they will be debuting 8-bit style animation highlighting the very moment when Simone Biles’s mother realized the blooming star needed to join gymnastics. Fans can also look forward to seeing Biles’s legendary moves such as the Double Double Beam Dismount, Double Layout Half and Triple Double. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Autograph ( “This collection was co-authored by Simone and it pays homage to trends that we’ve seen in the crypto space and that the existing crypto audience have enjoyed...

Nov 16, 2021

Autograph Taps Usain Bolt To Its Advisory Board & Announces The Iconic Olympian's First NFT Collection

Usain Bolt is back with another power move! According to PR Newswire, the iconic Olympic Sprinter will join the advisory board for Autograph, the company leading the charge in partnerships with some of the biggest names in sports and entertainment. The company is on a mission to bring forth a new era of digital collecting and now Bolt will play a role in helping to bring that vision to life. Bolt will not only become Autograph’s Advisory Board’s newest edition, but The World’s Fastest Man will also make his non-fungible tokens (NFTs) exclusive to view through the company. The collection will be available for purchase through the DraftKings Marketplace. “We’re honored to partner with Olympic legend, Usain Bolt, and drop his first-ever NFT collection,” said CEO & Co-Founder of Autograph, Dillon Rosenblatt, in an official statement. “Autograph is committed to celebrating the careers and achievements of our content partners, and we’ll now be able to provide our community with an...

Oct 1, 2021

Tiger Woods Releases 10,000 NFTs For His First Collection Through Platform Co-Founded By Tom Brady

Golf legend Tiger Woods is taking a swing at non-fungible tokens (NFTs) with the release of his first collection. According to USA Today, on Sept. 21 Woods released 10,000 NFTs through Autograph — a NFT platform co-founded by Super Bowl champion Tom Brady. “The intersection of sports and technology is such an interesting space to me, and I’m thrilled to partner with Autograph as they lead the charge by ushering a new era of digital collecting,” Woods said. “It’s been an honor to join their advisory board among so many iconic athletes, and I’m looking forward to bringing fans closer to my memorable sports moments at an accessible price, and to the game I respect so much.” Woods’ collection comprises of 10,000 digital images of himself, which is available for purchase and sold exclusively on DraftKings Marketplace, USA Today reports. USA Today also reports that Woods’ first batch of digital images range from $12 to $100. A $100 option is available for 375 limited editions. A special...

Sep 22, 2021

Simone Biles Joins Fellow GOAT Athletes With The Launch Of Her First-Ever NFT Collection

In the cryptocurrency world, non-fungible tokens (NFT) are taking the spotlight by attracting the attention of sports enthusiasts around the world and convincing more athletes to follow suit with their collections. On Tuesday, Olympic gymnast Simone Biles will be tapping into the growing industry by launching a collection of her own, according to a press release. “Like most people, I’ve been hearing more and more about NFTs over the past few months,” Biles told Forbes. “It’s been such an interesting space to learn about, and I’m thrilled to finally participate with my first ever NFT collection.” The collection is through a newly launched platform called Autograph, created by esteemed NFL quarterback Tom Brady, which combines prolific athletes with established brands in sports, entertainment, and culture. Last week, AfroTech reported Naomi Osaka announced the launch of her new NFT collection with the company as well, joining the ranks of high-profile athletes such as Tiger Woods,...

Aug 30, 2021