Wondr Gaming to mint NFTs of NHL stars and Olympic athletes such as gold medalist and closing ceremony flag bearer, Damian Warner
TORONTO, Oct. 18, 2021 /CNW/ - Wondr Gaming Corp. (CSE: WDR) (CSE: WDR.WT) ("Wondr Gaming" or the "Company"), an entertainment company uniting brands and the global gaming community through its loyalty & rewards, NFTs, and media platforms, is pleased to announce that it has partnered with Fischer & Associates to mint and sell NFTs from their expansive roster of elite athletes.
Using its white-label, NFT minting technology and media network, Wondr will mint NFTs from Fischer's wholly owned avatars, images and videos, and promote and sell the minted assets on WondrNFT owned and operated platforms.
"The opportunity to work with elite athletes from multiple sports is a core growth strategy for Wondr to expand our WondrNFT sports offering. Jeff and the team at Fischer are respected members of the professional and amateur sports communities, having built a reputation as a brand advisor and mentor to some of the most popular athletes in North America. This is a great opportunity to drive new revenue streams for both Wondr and Fischer's diverse roster of athletes." – Jon Dwyer, Chairman & CEO, Wondr Gaming
"We have created a unique professional brand and business management company for elite athletes and artists, such as Olympic medalists Damian Warner, Maggie MacNeil, and NHL star Logan Couture. The world of NFTs is new and very intriguing to our athletes and artists, and we wanted to create a trusted source for both groups to explore this new and exciting area of opportunity for their brands. It is fitting that our first project will be with our clients, Olympic gold medal decathlete Damian Warner and world-renowned sketch artist, Dan Pietens." – Jeffrey Fischer, President – Fischer & Associates.
"We created Digichrome Legacy Partners (DLP) under Fischer & Associates to assist athletes and artists looking to monetize their legacy for their community charitable endeavours, their family needs and strategic brand positioning. The Fischer & Associates group aligns the values of athletes and artists with diverse brand strengthening opportunities, and this partnership for DLP to work with Wondr Gaming is a game changing opportunity." David Simpson – Partner DLP. Entrepreneur, Author, Former Professional Hockey Player, and faculty at Ivey Business School.
Wondr Gaming Corp, a publicly traded entertainment company on the Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE: WDR) (CSE: WDR.WT), builds partnerships and fosters community within the esports, professional sports, and music industries through loyalty & rewards, NFTs, and its growing media business. Wondr Gaming generates revenue through brand partnerships hosted on its loyalty & rewards platform, the sale of NFTs focused on esports, professional sports and the music industry, and through media sales hosted on its variety of partner platforms.
About Fischer & Associates
Fischer & Associates is a professional brand and business management company, focused on elite and professional athletes, sports artists, and sport-related businesses. We manage sponsorship, social media strategy, charitable events, and general business management, including post-career business strategy and planning. We partner with existing NHL agents to help expand and improve the brand of the players they represent. Some of our clients include pencil sketch sports artist Dan Pietens www.pietensart.ca, NHL star Logan Couture and his annual All-in for Brain Research Charity Casinos, Olympic gold medal decathlete Damian Warner, multi-Olympic medal swimmer Maggie MacNeil, Olympic gold medal high jumper Derek Drouin, and Olympic gold medal bobsledder Alex Kopacz and the launch of his company, www.stepsciences.com. We co-founded and remain as advisors to www.privit.com and www.topspin360.com, winner of the NFL's 1st & Future Award for improving athlete health and safety.
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