Past Event

What is NFT Art, and How Does It Work?

May 7, 2022
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Don't miss this opportunity to watch our entrepreneurship panel discussion live, ask questions, and engage with high-potential entrepreneurs and NFT enthusiasts in China!

Time: Saturday, May 7, 2022, 8:00PM (Beijing) | 8:00AM (New York)

Event language: Mandarin 

Columbia Global Centers | Beijing invites you to attend a virtual panel discussion on NFT and digital arts, featuring three startup founders to share their industry insights and observations.

Points to be covered:

  • What is NFT Art, and How does it work?
  • How has NFT empowered artists in China and the U.S.?
  • How is blockchain technology reshaping consumer engagement, product distribution, and the global economy?
  • Why is community the secret to NFT's success?

This event is part of the Beijing Center's business incubation program. Our business incubation program provides young entrepreneurs of Columbia University and other Ivy League schools with access to life-changing opportunities to empower their talents and passion for innovation. Learn more about the program and apply HERE.



Cheryl Yang

Cheryl Yang, Founder of IconFashion

IconFashion is the first-ever fashion dress-up web3 project with NFT collectibles and a play-to-earn gaming system. It offers a unique composing and decomposing experience through blockchain technology innovation, along with outfit scoring features for users to style IconGirl NFT. With an initial collection of 10,000 fashion NFTs with a custom styling concept, IconFashion is building the next generation fashion community in the metaverse. Its mission is to bridge fashion with Web3 and promote gender equality in crypto.


Zach Zhong

Zach Zhong, Co-founder of Tiko Planet

Tiko Planet is an innovative platform focusing on globally renowned digital art toys, with an ambition to build a new digital platform for both artists and collectors. Through the help of blockchain technology, Tiko Planet is able to explore the digital value of art toys, connecting not only the collectors and artists but also the real and the virtual world. Offering NFT in the most accessible way to everyone through the platform.



Chess, CEO of Hogwarts Labs

Hogwarts Labs (Hogwarts Labs) focuses on Web3 Dapps and Middlewares incubation. The team members are from well-known Web2 Internet companies and leading companies in the encryption industry and have rich Web2.0 and Web3.0 product designs and development experience. Its investment or incubation products include "NFT subscription social platform ShowMe", "Web3 Quest, Event platform Quest3" and so on. Hogwarts Labs expects to accelerate the migration of a large number of users from Web2.0 to Web3.0 through excellent products and good experiences.



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