Animoca Brands’ Mocaverse to launch Web3 Membership Program powered by CyberConnect
22 May 2023 - Mocaverse, the flagship membership NFT collection of Animoca Brands, today announced that it will enter into a strategic partnership with decentralized social network CyberConnect. The partnership will utilize CyberConnect’s scalable and composable cross-chain infrastructure and social network protocol to power the Mocaverse Web3 Membership Program.
CyberConnect is Web3’s earliest and biggest decentralized social network; it enables developers to create social applications empowering users to own their digital identity, content, connections, and monetization channels. CyberConnect consists of two user-focused features: CyberProfile, a decentralized identity standard that provides access to Web3; and CyberConnect Social Graph, which links your digital identity, data, content, and friends.
Mocaverse is the PFP NFT collection of the Animoca Brands ecosystem. The project aims to drive the exchange of ideas and learning opportunities, connect people and projects, support builders, and cultivate a resilient Web3 culture. The collection comprises 8,888 NFTs of characters called Mocas, each belonging to one of five tribes: Dreamers, Builders, Angels, Connectors, and Neo-Capitalists.
Through this strategic partnership, Mocaverse and CyberConnect will empower Mocaverse NFT holders to build their Web3 social reputation, establish meaningful connections, and co-create value through the various aspects of Mocaverse, including Moca XP, Realm Tickets, and NFTs.
Alan Lau, chief business officer of Animoca Brands, commented: “CyberConnect’s scalable and composable cross-chain infrastructure is going to play an instrumental role in scaling Mocaverse’s growth across applications, creating endless social experiences for the Mocaverse community. With our shared vision on enabling true digital asset ownership, and by seeding the platform with Animoca Brands’ ecosystem partners, we believe that this partnership will bring net positive value not only to Mocaverse and Realm Ticket holders, but also to the wider Web3 industry.”
“We are incredibly excited to collaborate with Animoca Brands and its groundbreaking Mocaverse project,” said Wilson Wei, CEO of CyberConnect. “This partnership represents a monumental step forward in redefining social networking and community-building in the Web3 era. Together, we are empowering individuals by prioritizing their ownership, privacy, and creative freedom, fostering a truly decentralized and social digital world. Our collective vision is to unleash the untapped potential of the Internet, where individuals can seamlessly connect, collaborate, and co-create the future of the decentralized web.”
To kickstart the partnership, Mocaverse will leverage CyberConnect’s protocol to tokenize the content of Mocaverse and Mocaverse NFT holders on to the Link3 platform, a Web3-native social network built on the CyberConnect protocol. This will be the first step to put content ownership and engagement on-chain, as it will enable Mocaverse NFT holders to own the content they create, and their engagement with each other will generate Moca XP, the points and rewards system of Mocaverse.
CyberConnect is Web3’s earliest and biggest decentralized social network, that enables developers to create social applications empowering users to own their digital identity, content, connections, and monetization channels. It consists of three user-focused features: CyberProfile, a decentralized identity standard that provides access to Web3; CyberConnect Social Graph, which links your digital identity, data, content, and friends; and CyberWallet, a smart contract wallet that provides an easy onboarding experience to Web3 social.
Founded by Silicon Valley-based serial entrepreneurial team in 2021, there are already over 50 projects that are using CyberConnect to build social features for real-world use cases, such as community-owned social networks, marketplaces, content curation, discovery tools, and more. As of May 2023, CyberConnect protocol has nearly one million users who have conducted more than 8.9M transactions. Over 2,000 verified organizations created their CyberProfiles to build Web3 native audiences. CyberConnect’s first native social app, Link3 has 940k monthly active users.
CyberConnect is backed by Multicoin and Animoca Brands, among other top investors, and has raised over $25 million since its inception. For more information visit cyberconnect.me.
Mocaverse is an ambitious project by Animoca Brands that aims to bring together the company’s portfolio projects, subsidiaries, joint ventures, and partners through a unique NFT collection. Mocaverse features 8,888 Mocas, which are NFT profile pictures (PFPs) that serve as a membership pass for Animoca Brands’ team members, investors, partners, and certain token holders. The goal of Mocaverse is to unite the Web3 community through shared purpose and values by allowing holders to exchange ideas, learn, connect, play games, and build the future of Web3. For more info visit https://mocaverse.xyz, follow Mocaverse on Twitter, or join its Discord server.
About Animoca Brands
Animoca Brands, a Deloitte Tech Fast winner, a Fortune Crypto 40 company, and one of the Financial Times’ High Growth Companies Asia-Pacific 2023, is a leader in digital entertainment, blockchain, and gamification that is working to advance digital property rights and contribute to the establishment of the open metaverse. The company develops and publishes a broad portfolio of products including original games such as The Sandbox, Phantom Galaxies, Life Beyond, Crazy Kings, and Crazy Defense Heroes, and products utilizing popular intellectual properties including Disney, WWE, Snoop Dogg, The Walking Dead, Power Rangers, MotoGP™, and Formula E. It has multiple subsidiaries, including The Sandbox, Blowfish Studios, Quidd, GAMEE, nWay, Pixowl, Forj, Lympo, Animoca Brands Japan, Grease Monkey Games, Eden Games, Life Beyond Studios, Notre Game, TinyTap, Be Media, PIXELYNX, and WePlay Media. Animoca Brands has a growing portfolio of more than 380 Web3 investments, including Colossal, Axie Infinity, OpenSea, Dapper Labs (NBA Top Shot), Yield Guild Games, Harmony, Alien Worlds, Star Atlas, and others. For more information visit www.animocabrands.com or follow on Twitter or Facebook.