Flare and Uppercent have entered into a strategic partnership to create an e-learning NFT marketplace.
This will be the first NFT marketplace dedicated to e-learning.
NFTs are issued on the Flare network.
Flare and Uppercent Create First NFT Marketplace for E-Learning
Interoperable blockchain network Flare has announced a strategic partnership with ed-tech startup Uppercent. The partnership will allow the two entities to launch his NFT-powered education marketplace.
In a press release shared with Coinjournal, Flare said it will be the first NFT marketplace dedicated to e-learning. Non-fungible tokens are issued on the Flare network and used as access passes to unlock access to high-quality online courses taught by the top 1% of achievers worldwide.
Upperpert members can buy, sell and exchange access passes to exclusive courses created by Upperpert instructors in various disciplines. Instructors span a wide range of disciplines, including social media management, business, and more. Covering vocational skills such as entrepreneurship, social media, and mindset, instructors share lessons learned on their journey to the top.
While commenting on this latest cryptocurrency newsHugo Philion, co-founder and CEO of Flare, said:
“We are thrilled that Uppercent has chosen Flare as the blockchain to power the web3 capabilities of their next generation Edtech products. is excited to see the Uppercent team use Flare to push the boundaries of UX and utility in the online education market.”
NFT Marketplace will be launched in phases
The team explained that the platform will be launched in stages, with the first courses and instructors expected to be announced in late March.
In the first phase, students can log into their account and enroll in upcoming courses. This will be followed later in the year by the launch of an official platform where users can start buying and selling access passes to the course on the Upper percent market.
Jake Lee, Founder and CEO of Uppercent, also commented:
“Flare joins us in our journey to bridge e-learning from web2 to web3 with the ambition to rebuild the e-learning ecosystem and deliver more value to all stakeholders. Flare’s interoperability protocols, especially the State Connector, will be of great help in building the first secondary market for e-learning.”
Uppercent aims to democratize learning and plans to create a thriving secondary market for access passes. This platform aims to reimagine e-learning so that students and educators can enjoy more value.
Flare is an EVM-based Layer 1 blockchain designed to enable developers to build applications that can use data from other chains and the internet. FLR, the native token of the Flare blockchain, is traded in the green zone. When pressing price of flare At $0.04072, it is up more than 3% over the last 24 hours.