Curio Gains $7M For NFTs

Los Angeles-based Curio, which says it is partnering with collectible brands to product NFTs ("non fungible tokens"), has raised $7M in a seed funding round. Curio says it has partnered with trading card brand Topps to produce NFTs from iconoclastic, cult classic Mars Attacks!, and previously has produced NFTs from American Gods television series produced by Fremantle, the Concrete Park graphic novel series published by Dark Horse Comics, and Universal Pictures' Scott Pilgrim vs. the World. Curio said the seed funding came from Fenbushi Capital, Kenetic Capital, Protocol Labs, LongHash Ventures, Picus Capital, along with entertainment angels Marc Geiger (SaveLive, WME) and Rich Battista (Time, Fox Entertainment).