Agora Awards, a Barcelona, Spain-based digital art platform, raised $2.2M in funding.
The round was led by Chris Bouwer.
The company intends to use the funds to support further development of its marketplace and other initiatives, which aim to elevate the value given to NFTs not just as a financial investment detached of artistic merit, but as works of art whose value will grow over time, like fine art.
Led by CEO Octavi Royo, Agora started as an online platform where users could upload their creations – photographs, video, and audio – and participate in worldwide awards voted worldwide,. The company has recently launched a series of projects aimed to develop the NFT market with the best content of high artistic value. It currently features millions of photographs, graphic designs, music, and videos developed by people from all around the world from renowned artists to regular individuals.
The company will be launching new initiatives including:
– The World NFT Festival
– Agora NFT Marketplace
– Agora’s Metaverse
– Agora TV
– Agora Token
– Agora’s new project with the United Nations
The platform can be accessed through its app on iOS and Android, and through web.