LISBON. February 16, 2022 — Exclusible, the fast growing marketplace for luxury NFTs and upscale metaverse real estate, announces that it has sold out all 25 of its Private Islands on The Sandbox. The total sum of sales equals 910 ETH, which is equivalent to $2.9M USD (as of February 9, 2022). Leading social investing network eToro is among the notable buyers of the exclusive islands, as well as numerous public figures including Paris Saint-Germain F.C. star soccer player Marco Verratti, former Victoria’s Secret model Sara Sampaio, FC Bayern Munich winger Kingsley Coman, former world No. 1 tennis player Ana Ivanovic, Swiss tennis star Stanislas "Stan" Wawrinka, and FC Basel Co-Owner and Entrepreneur Dan Holzmann.
Located strategically adjacent to one of the primary Sandbox lands, the Exclusible Private Islands comprise four different sizes with a variety of attributes, including options for helipads, a private harbor, furniture/assets, and possible interior/exterior customization. The sale was limited to only 25 private islands, with the last purchases limited to personalities with at least 1 million social media followers.
“We are thrilled and humbled to receive such an explosive reception for our Exclusible Private Islands,” said Thibault Launay, Co-Founder and CEO of Exclusible. “Selling out our stock of islands in only two weeks demonstrates the high demand for exclusive metaverse assets and experiences. We strive to continue our mission in bringing unique experiences to the metaverse. I, with my Co-Founder Romain Girbal and everyone in the Exclusible team, thank all of our partners for believing in our vision as we work tirelessly to help them achieve their metaverse goals. Please look forward to all of our upcoming projects.”
“We are excited to join Exclusible in this venture into the metaverse,” said Yoni Assia, Founder and CEO of eToro. “Deciding to join the Sandbox and purchase land from Exclusible was a clear choice in joining global innovators and trend-setters as we cross-over to the Metaverse. We look forward to welcoming eToro users and stakeholders to visit us there in the future!"
“I’m excited to join Exclusible in this monumental project,” said Giorgio Armani ambassador and Former Victoria’s Secret model Sara Sampaio. “Women have made huge strides in making their voices heard in business and tech, which is why I am so proud to be taking up space in the male-dominated metaverse.”
“I am thrilled to partake in this exciting metaverse project,” said Serbian former world #1 tennis player Ana Ivanovic. Recently Ana auctioned off her own NFT to raise money for UNICEF Serbia.
“There’s so many possibilities in the metaverse, and the opportunity to buy a private island doesn’t happen everyday,” said FC Basel Co-Owner and multi-investor entrepreneur, Dan Holzmann. “I look forward to seeing how Exclusible will redefine digital experiences in the luxury space.”
"I am very glad to enter in the metaverse by joining this exclusive community and developing events and experiences," said Kingsley Coman, winger for FC Bayern Munich and forward for the French national team. Coman was introduced to Exclusible through his collaboration with CHMPS PARISSE, a French luxury streetwear brand known to work with artists and athletes. "As designers and thanks to Exclusible, we strive to continue our mission to bring unique experiences to our VIP community, now in the metaverse." noted Abdel Pom, Designer at CHMPS PARISSE.
In addition to the Private Islands, Exclusible also recently sold all of its 150 villas in the Exclusible Luxury District, a high-end neighborhood the metaverse developers have established in The Sandbox. One of the big-name villa purchasers was BCG Gamma, the AI and Data Science arm of Boston Consulting Group, which established its own virtual office and space in the metaverse in the Luxury District. 75 of the villas (4 ETH each) were sold out within 48 hours during the pre-sale, and another 75 villas (6 ETH each) sold out within 5 hours during the public sale, bringing the total sale value to 750 ETH, or approximately $1.6 million USD.
As one of the leading platforms in the metaverse, where players can socialize, build, own, and monetize their virtual experience, The Sandbox has partnered with many brands, game developers, celebrities, and crypto-exchanges including Gucci Vault, Adidas, Atari, Snoop Dogg, and Binance. Exclusible is also committed to ushering in luxury experiences into the entire metaverse space, therefore holding additional plans to continue investing and creating projects on platforms such as Decentraland.
Exclusible is the definitive metaverse and NFT platform dedicated to luxury brands, giving collectors access to limited-edition NFTs and experiences issued by the world's most desirable luxury brands. Founded in 2021, Exclusible successfully launched its own NFT collection called Alpha, acting as a private club access key with a wide array of privileges, where 3,000 NFTs sold out in less than 48 hours. In a short amount of time, Exclusible has garnered a stellar reputation for successful activations in the Web3 space, addressing the needs of its high-profile partnerships for NFTs and in the metaverse.
eToro is a social investment network that empowers people to grow their knowledge and wealth as part of a global community of successful investors. eToro was founded in 2007 with the vision of opening up the global markets so that everyone can trade and invest in a simple and transparent way. Today, eToro is a global network of more than 25 million registered users who share their investment strategies; and anyone can follow the approaches of those who have been the most successful. Due to its simplicity users can easily buy, hold and sell assets, monitor their portfolio in real time, and transact whenever they want.