Global Esports Federation Floats GEF Metaverse Council

UTC by Benjamin Godfrey · 3 min read
Global Esports Federation Floats GEF Metaverse Council
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The new leaders of the council are committed to helping the members channel their resources in a bid to enhance the connectivity that the metaverse is expected to bring across the board.

The Global Esports Federation, a not-for-profit organization has launched the GEF Metaverse Council, a new body that will help pursue inclusive metaverse-linked opportunities for all members of the organizations. As contained in a press release shared with Coinspeaker, the new metaverse council will aid in convening thought leaders and creators pioneering the Web3.0 ecosystem.

E-sports is a very prominent offshoot of gaming through which gamers play online to win unique rewards. The establishment of the GEF Metaverse Council is centered on harnessing the tangible developments in the emerging world and making it benefit the members of the council.

“We’ve established the GEF Metaverse Council to cultivate ideas, voice, and shape to our metaverse reality; and to access the limitless opportunities for our entire #worldconnected community, said Paul J. Foster, CEO of the GEF.

The GEF Metaverse Council will be chaired by Hugo Philion, the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Flare Network, a protocol that enables secure interoperability between chains, scaling the use of blockchain by enabling all digital assets and on-chain information to flow freely. Flare Network is GEF’s Global Partner for Blockchain Ecosystems. Melvin Kuek, Senior Advisor of the GEF, has also been appointed Vice-Chair of the new organization.

“Esports presents boundless potential and a world of opportunities for blockchain applications. I look forward to collaborating with the team, empowering individuals and communities to take better control of their collective futures and experiences, and interact with each other in ways not previously possible,” Hugo said in a statement shared with Coinspeaker.

Metaverse-related development has been on the horizon for quite a lot of brands lately. As the new frontier in the emerging Web3.0 world, riding the train is somewhat the prominent agenda for a lot of entertainment companies around the world today, and the metaverse council can help make the transition into adopting these developments for e-sports organizations much easier.

GEF Metaverse Council Members

The Global Esports Federation (GEF) metaverse council took off on a very right footing as it has onboarded quite a number of prominent figures in the space.

Per the release shared with Coinspeaker, some of the members of the new organization include Oxskellymode, NFT influencer and co-founder of Enigma Ventures; Sabertooth, director of Tiger Vision Global Pty Ltd and founder of the Non-Fungible Token (NFT) project Attack Tigers!; Melty Tanti, founder and creative director of Play & Earn (P&E) metaverse project Jambo Mambo; and MingWeiRocks, one of Asia’s top TikTok creators with over 22 million followers.

The new leaders of the council are committed to helping the members channel their resources in a bid to enhance the connectivity that the metaverse is expected to bring across the board.

“Three words come to mind whenever metaverse is mentioned; Play, Community and Inclusion. These words are equally relevant to esports. I’m looking forward to working with these movers and shakers in the Web3, esports, and social media space to shape greater connectivity and opportunities for a better, bigger, infinitely playable #worldconnected”, said Melvin Kuek.

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Benjamin Godfrey

Benjamin Godfrey is a blockchain enthusiast and journalist who relishes writing about the real life applications of blockchain technology and innovations to drive general acceptance and worldwide integration of the emerging technology. His desire to educate people about cryptocurrencies inspires his contributions to renowned blockchain media and sites.

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