Forbes Magazine, one of the world’s dominant publications in the field of finance and investment, has introduced a preview of its virtual NFT Billionaires yesterday. This 100-piece series is the initial of its kind in the media industry, and is a mark of Forbes’ acceptance of Web3 and NFTs.
What are the Virtual NFT Billionaires from Forbes?
In short, the Forbes Virtual NFT Billionaires are imaginary investors. Every Virtual NFT Billionaire has a large portfolio developed on live prices on the New York Stock Exchange. Besides, each of these characters has exclusive entertainment, and also exotic Forbes accessories. These will be categorized daily on a future list.
In addition, Forbes Virtual NFT Billionaires will have their own profile page on the Forbes website. Goodog and ItsACat, a team of 2D and 3D animators, have generated custom visual headshots for all the profiles. Additionally, the public wallet addresses of the present owners of each NFT will also be listed on the official Forbes rankings.
“The release of this series is an essential step because Forbes welcomes Web 3 and digital assets, and it offers a chance for our audiences to better engage in this space as well,” stated Forbes Chief Technology Officer, Vadim Supitsky.
The first drop will contain 100 NFTs. Forbes will release these ERC-721 tokens together with FTX on April 13. Moreover, on April 11, Forbes subscribers can access the series earlier.
Considering everything, this is an actually exciting new series. Significantly, the theme of the series is well related to the overall brand. While this is not the initial global magazine brand to enter the space, Forbes does it in a special way. It is easy to imagine how the public scoreboard could conduct to a really fascinating movement on the secondary market.