On Wednesday, a renowned blockchain service provider, Chiliz launched its $50 million incubator, identified as Chiliz Labs. According to its announcement, the project received the backing of Jump Crypto, a notable web3 infrastructure firm. Through the incubator, Chiliz wants to foster strategic guidance and funding to help new startups forge a clear-cut path to success.
It is noteworthy that Chiliz seeks to bring the network benefits of a dedicated sport web3 ecosystem. In a bid to actualizing this, the protocol has been developing a community of fans, brands, and innovative developers in the sport and entertainment industry. Now, it plans to commit its labs to creating an ecosystem for all entrepreneurs and developers. More so, Chiliz labs will also be geared towards ensuring the creation of long-lasting and utility-oriented projects.
Meanwhile, Chiliz plans to announce its partners for the incubator very soon. However, it identified both LiveLike and FanFest as first companies to build the new blockchain. According to the announcement, these companies will launch 8-10 projects on the network soon. Some of the these upcoming projects include NFT ticketing pilots, third-party athlete-focused Fan Tokens, and many more.
Chiliz labs to help scale the brands of sporting teams across the world – Jump Crypto President
The president of Jump Crypto, Kanav Kariya has reacted to the launch of Chiliz labs. According to Kariya, the protocol, has through its launch of the project, created a unique solution to solve one of the major problems facing sporting teams and leagues across the globe. The President further reflected on how teams and leagues are struggling to affordably scale their brands and maximize fans interaction across the globe.
According to the President, Chiliz Labs will harness the prospects of web3 technology to bring teams and fans together. Going forward, the president is optimistic that Jump Crypto will continue to collaborate with Chiliz to bring its blockchain and crypto expertise to the sports and entertainment industry.
Worth noting that Chiliz and Socios.com CEO, Alexandre Dreyfus also made some comments about the development. According to Dreyfus, the firm seeks to continuously utilize blockchain technology to build communities capable of promoting healthy and direct relationships between sport teams and their fans. The CEO further that the firm wants to focus on empowering developers relying on Chiliz to build their innovative projects.