From Past Collaboration to Future Innovation: Virtualness and SKALE Forge Partnership to Democratize Web3

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Virtualness, the end-to-end blockchain platform for sports, brands, enterprises, and creators, is excited to announce a strategic partnership with SKALE Network, a high-performance blockchain scaling solution for Ethereum. This collaboration marks a significant step towards making Web3 more accessible and user-friendly, paving the way for mass adoption.

Kirthiga Reddy and Saurabh Doshi (Co-founders of Virtualness) shared many things in common with Jack O’Holleran (Co-founder and CEO of SKALE):

  • A shared vision around simplicity and scale to unlock new possibilities on the blockchain and open doors to mass adoption
  • Global ambition, traction, and momentum
  • Being part of Blockchange Ventures' portfolio companies

The roots of this partnership extend back to 2003, when Kirthiga Reddy and Jack first crossed paths in their prior roles a few decades ago, playing central roles in mobile technology transformation. Their past intersections and a common vision of leveraging technology to solve complex problems and create seamless user experiences led to this partnership.

The SKALE and Virtualness Global Partnership

Photograph taken in SHACK15, San Francisco, during a CXO Event hosted by Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB). One of the many conversations that culminated in this exciting announcement.

This partnership represents an evolution in digital engagement, offering creators and brands innovative blockchain opportunities to thrive in the digital economy while democratizing access to blockchain and welcoming newcomers into Web3.

"We look forward to supporting this new era of accessibility and empowerment for creators and organizations," said Jack O'Holleran, Co-Founder and CEO of SKALE. "This partnership signifies our commitment to making blockchain more accessible and easy to use, enabling Virtualness users to more seamlessly interact with NFTs, ultimately revolutionizing how we engage with digital assets.”

SKALE Network's high-throughput, zero gas fee transactions, and instant finality capabilities, combined with Virtualness’ end-to-end blockchain features and local currency transaction ability, will enable sports fans, brands, and enterprises to mint for free, further democratizing access to digital asset ownership. Moreover, users can conduct transactions effortlessly without any previous knowledge of blockchain or the need for a crypto wallet, ensuring a seamless user experience.

Web3 for the World: Breaking Down Barriers and Building a Global Creative Economy

Virtualness and SKALE Network are actively working to make Web3 technologies more accessible to people worldwide.

“Through our partnership with SKALE, we're revolutionizing the NFT landscape by eliminating barriers to entry and making Web3 accessible to Web2 users, paving the way for mass adoption," said Kirthiga Reddy and Saurabh Doshi, Co-founders of Virtualness. "We are thrilled to partner with SKALE to provide our community with unparalleled access to NFTs, immersive digital experiences, and exclusive rewards.”

Together, they are shaping a future where Web3 is not just a possibility but a reality for everyone.