Singapore – Web 3 creative agency Metacurio announced the launch of a new joint venture with, a digital media and social commerce network based in Hong Kong, built by and for creators across Greater China. The company will be headquartered out of Singapore and called Metacurio VS Singapore.
Metacurio VS Singapore will be the exclusive home for VS Media and its IP across segments like NFT creation, marketing, and distribution. Metacurio will provide to the new company its deep expertise in Web3 creative strategy, artist curation, crypto-native market services, NFT buyer curation, gamification, and collectibility strategies.
The relationship cements Metacurio’s global reach, especially with creative millennials across Asia. Founded in 2013 and headquartered in Hong Kong, VS Media has over 1,000 client relationships and more than 200 million worldwide fans, including over 150 million in Greater China. Investors in the company include Discovery Communications.
Founder of VS Media, Ivy Wong, said, “We want to give our extensive network of creators, influencers, and audiences the best tools possible to connect with each other and leverage value from creative work.”
According to Wong, by leveraging VS Media’s deep relationship reach, in partnership with Metacurio’s deep expertise in web3, Metacurio VS Singapore is better positioned than any other company in Greater China to build up the creator economy in web3. “Together we are excited for the groundbreaking creation of this first-of-its-kind joint venture,” added Wong.
Metacurio Co-Founder and CEO Jeff Hood, commented, “We are incredibly excited to partner with our friends at VS Media, a world leader in their space. Metacurio VS Singapore cements Metacurio’s truly global reach, especially with creative millennials across Asia, a region which still remains largely untapped by the crypto community.”
Metacurio Co-Founder and Executive Chair Sophie Watts, commented on the expansion, “Having spent a decade of my career working with some of China’s most prominent investors and media entities, I have experienced firsthand how Asia is a cultural hub of art, music, film, and entertainment for the entire world, and we are excited to expand that reach even further in web3.”
Metacurio recently launched the historic NFT collaboration between Wladimir Klitschko and artist WhIsBe to benefit Ukraine, raising over $400,000. Metacurio has also launched the highest-selling athlete NFT campaign of all time, in terms of secondary trading volume, with Mike Tyson’s first official series of NFTs on OpenSea.