VANCOUVER, British Columbia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--cocoNFT, a mobile-first crypto and NFT platform that gives creators the ability to turn their social media posts into minted NFTs, has officially launched its platform, auctioning off activist and Academy-Award winning actress Susan Sarandon’s first-ever NFT. The highest bidder will own the NFT and receive Susan’s iconic jacket she wore as Isis Dunkler in Bad Moms. This live auction kicks off today at noon EDT and will be open for 48 hours.
Susan Sarandon is a long-standing philanthropist and avid climate activist who’s always looking for new, creative ways to raise awareness for social issues. In fact, the proceeds from this auction will go towards freedonziger.com, an organization in support of climate lawyer Steven Donziger’s defense fund.
“Social justice and activism have always been a part of my life’s work, and while I’m very new to the NFT space, I knew I wanted to get involved,” says Susan Sarandon. “Partnering with cocoNFT gave me the ability to seamlessly merge the NFT world with my passion for social justice. With cocoNFT, I was able to turn my Instagram post into an NFT for a special auction to help raise awareness and proceeds for Steven. I’m excited to see how much money and awareness we raise—and to pass off a special piece of Bad Moms to the highest bidder!”
“cocoNFT helps content creators get involved in the NFT space and monetize their social feeds,” says Reid Robinson, Co-Founder of cocoNFT. “Partnering with Susan Sarandon to launch her first-ever NFT for special auction, and help raise money for Steven, shows what’s possible for content creators leveraging cocoNFT and the role they can play in the NFT space.”
Susan Sarandon’s NFT will be available for a special auction on the top-ranking Rarible marketplace for 48 hours. This NFT auction demonstrates a new trend of art and protest as the new crypto world of NFTs merges with social activism. cocoNFT has also partnered with Aerial to offset any carbon emissions from creating and selling this NFT.
cocoNFT is the mobile-first crypto and NFT platform that allows creators to transform their social media posts into minted NFTs. cocoNFT provides an easy-to-use resource and platform for newcomers in the NFT community to set up a free crypto wallet and create shoppable NFT content straight from their social media feeds. cocoNFTs platform helps artists, influencers, and creators connect on a deeper level with their audiences and helps further monetize their content. Learn more by visiting: https://coconft.com/
Rarible is a marketplace for NFTs. It gives a platform to the artists and collectors to create, collect, and trade digital collectibles. Rarible was launched in the beginning of 2020 by Alexei Falin and Alex Salnikov. For more information, please visit www.rarible.com and follow Rarible on Twitter at @rariblecom and Instagram at @rariblecom.