Afterparty, a Los Angeles, CA-based NFT platform empowering creators with the tools and community to directly monetize and manage their fan relationships, closed a $4m funding round.
The round, which brought total capital raised to $7m, saw participation from over 25 entrepreneurs, creators, and VCs, including
- Paris Hilton’s 11:11 Media,
- Spencer Rascoff (Zillow),
- Jason Calacanis (The Syndicate),
- David Friedberg (The Production Board),
- Nicole Farb (Headline),
- Andre Iguodala (NBA player, Catalyst Fund),
- Rudy Cline-Thomas (Mastry, Inc.),
- Reade Seiff (Sunset DAM),
- Desiree Gruber (Full Picture),
- Blockchange Ventures,
- Acrew Capital, and
- TenOneTen Ventures.
The company intends to use the funds to introduce an NFT ticketing platform for artists.
Led by David Fields, CEO, Afterparty empowers creators to use NFTs as a tool to unlock interactive, real-world experiences. These tokens represent dynamic, creative festivals, artist events and deep artist-fan connections.
Holding one of Afterparty’s NFTs unlocks access to the Afterparty universe, which includes the upcoming Los Angeles Afterparty NFT Art & Music Festival Halloween weekend with the inaugural festival held last March returning to Las Vegas in 2023. Additional token-gated experiences include gallery showings at the LA Afterparty House, pop-up events at Art Basel, and much more.