Sheesha Finance, a decentralized cryptocurrency mutual fund for Defi investors has partnered with SportsIcon , a platform that works with some of the world’s greatest athletes to turn their careers and legacies into NFTs. The partnership will focus on the use of NFTs and Defi to empower fans to be closer to their sports heroes by owning moments from their iconic careers.
“Sports Icon is making tremendous headway in the NFT memorabilia world with some of the most famous names in sports turning their most amazing moments into NFTs,” said Saeed Hareb Al Darmaki, founder of Sheesha Finance. “We are excited to partner with SportsIcon due to their innovation and motivation to truly gamify this experience for all involved. This is another project we believe will make strong headway in the NFT space.”
”We are really pleased to be working with Sheesha Finance. The intersection of NFTs, Defi, and sports is going to generate a lot of excitement and innovation in the next few years,” said Chris Worsey, co-founder at SportsIcon. “This partnership will help SportsIcon push the boundaries when it comes to connecting fans to their sporting heroes.”
Built on Hedera and with 25,000 people already on its token sale waitlist, SportsIcon is working with the most popular athletes to turn their legacies into NFTs. Fans can own an expression of their favorite athlete’s career through rare, beautiful, athlete-curated digital art. Each NFT will also feature untold stories from the athlete’s life and career. SportsIcon is backed by some of the best investors in tech, including Nas; Chad Hurley, the founder of YouTube; Roham Gharegozlou, the CEO of Dapper Labs; Andrew Bogut, former NBA star and champion.
SportsIcon has already announced the first two featured “icons,” World Cup champions Gianluigi Buffon and Roberto Carlos. To learn more about their upcoming sale, visit. https://nft.sportsicon.co/