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April Clare Welsh
14 July 2022, 10:52

SeatlabNFT launches a £1 million creator fund for live events

Applications are now open for the non-repayable grants, which are available to anyone "who will benefit"


SeatlabNFT, an NFT-powered ticketing marketplace, has launched a £1 million creator fund for live events. The non-repayable grants are open to event organisers and artists worldwide and aim to help with the financial cost of putting on live music.

SeatlabNFT are looking to work with a wide range of events, "so we encourage everybody who will benefit to apply", they said. 

Find out more and how to apply for the SeatlabNFT creator fund here

Proponents of NFTs say they could potentially reduce the scourge of scalping and bring fans and artists closer together through exclusive rewards and collectibles. They could also enable artists and event organisers to regain control of their ticket resales through the advent of smart contracts.

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