Nike Acquires NFT Collectibles Startup RTFKT for User Engagement

2022-01-20T21:12:41+00:00January 3rd, 2022|Tech Transactions & Licensing|

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Nike recently announced that it acquired RTFKT (pronounced artifact), an NFT startup focused on collectible items. The parties did not disclose the value of the total deal.

Co-founded by three friends in January 2020, RTFKT […]

Understanding the Depository Trust Company (DTC)

2021-12-07T23:31:59+00:00December 7th, 2021|Tech Transactions & Licensing|

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Companies that regularly engage with securities are likely to interact with the Depository Trust Company (DTC). The DTC is the world’s largest central securities depository. Based in New York City, the the company is […]

Miami Aims to Make Itself a Hub for Cryptocurrency

2022-01-25T23:46:59+00:00November 29th, 2021|Tech Transactions & Licensing|

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Miami Mayor Francis Suarez is on a mission to make Miami a cryptocurrency hub. His lofty idea is already gaining some traction. In the summer of 2021, the city unveiled “MiamiCoin”, a cryptocurrency operated by […]

European Union Rules: Facebook Hopes Limits on Apple, Too

2020-12-23T23:17:12+00:00December 23rd, 2020|Tech Transactions & Licensing|

Facebook sent a shot across the bow of Apple last week. The company remarked that it hopes the latest European Union draft rules on reigning in powers of tech giants sets limits for that company, according to a Reuters […]

Secondhand Market Booming as The RealReal and Gucci Partner

2021-07-29T22:34:44+00:00October 26th, 2020|Tech Transactions & Licensing|

Luxury brand Gucci announced a partnership with online consignment shop The RealReal to address the demand for secondhand luxury products. The partnership involves The RealReal adding a designated portal on its website for products supplied by Gucci itself, in […]

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