- The Lisbon-based company has also acquired American metaverse development studio Polycount.
- The acquisition was made through a mixture of cash and shares.
- Exclusible plans to use the new funding to expand its team and build out its Web3 customer relationship management product.
NFT startup, Exclusible, has raised $5 million in a funding round led by FC Basel Owner Holzmann and Tioga Capital, The Block first reported.
Founded last October, Exclusible is an NFT platform that works with luxury brands to digitalise their products and launch NFT collections. Some of its clients include Asprey Bugatti, Christian Lacroix, Frederique Constant and Louis Monet.
Exclusible CEO Thibault Launay told The Block that the company plans to use the new funding to build out its web3 customer relationship management product, which will allow companies to use it to onboard customers, drive brand engagement and access on-chain data and analytics when selling or distributing NFTs.
Along with the funding announcement, Lisbon-based Exclusible also revealed that it has acquired American metaverse development studio Polycount, which has worked with big brands including Asahi, OpenSea, McDonald’s and NBA team Utah Jazz.
The full details of the acquisition are kept under wraps, but Exclusible shared that the deal was made through a mixture of cash and shares.
Besides helping brands launch NFTs, Exclusible is also helping brands create digital experiences in the metaverse via its acquisition of Polycount. Prior to its acquisition, the studio has already completed over 200 metaverse projects in more than 10 different metaverses.
Polycount claims that tts in-house 3D studio consists of 16 talented 3D architects with a background in classical architecture. With a track record of over 1000 classical architecture projects, the studio decided to pivot 100% to digital projects during the pandemic.
“The Polycount team has established itself as one of the top Metaverse creative solution providers in the world. Exclusible, the leading luxury, best-in-class NFT/Metaverse development, marketing, and management team is the perfect match, said Polycount CEO Michael Potts in a statement. “The partnership of Exclusible and Polycount will bring together two world class teams knowledgeable, talented, and innovative in the Metaverse, Web 3.0, and XR space.”
Leveraging Polycount’s existing client base, Exclusible will be making a push into the United States.
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