New guild partner: Project Prodigy

Unlockd
4 min readFeb 20, 2023

Unlockd, the protocol that allows you to maximize the performance of your NFTs with an instant loan backed by NFTs, is pleased to announce its new partnership with Project Prodigy, a blockchain-based project that aims to revolutionize the Esports scene in Africa. This partnership will bring together NFT backed lending solutions and their deep blockchain gaming expertise to create an unparalleled gaming experience for gamers, fans, and supporters.

Project Prodigy’s unique approach to Esports and community strength set them apart. They believe in empowering their community by giving them a voice in the decision-making process through voting rights. This includes voting on tournaments to participate, scout talent, and many other key decisions. With this approach, Project Prodigy is creating a collective goal and a sense of community for their holders and supporters.

Unlockd is proud to be a part of Project Prodigy’s journey in creating this unique Esports ecosystem. Our platform will bring added utility to Project Prodigy’s holders, fans, and gamers by providing them with opportunities to earn using their NFTs. This includes lending and borrowing using NFTs and gaming NFTs. This will help create a seamless experience for users and add value to the assets they already own.

The partnership between Project Prodigy and Unlockd is a testament to the importance of collaboration and putting the community first and constantly innovating to drive blockchain adoption.

“We are excited with this partnership, we do believe in collaborating and putting our holders and community first, thus creating these opportunities with unlockd is of massive importans and we believe together we can make a massive positive impact in the African gaming scene”

Marius de Plessis, CoFounder at Project Prodigy

Unlocking the potential of African Esports

Project Prodigy DAO is a decentralized autonomous organization dedicated to advancing the African esports and blockchain gaming ecosystem. The goal is to build a thriving community that includes NFT and token holders, and to make a lasting impact by providing education, developing talent, and driving the growth of the African esports scene through tournament hosting and outreach programs.

With the rise of NFTs and Web3 technology, the financial landscape is changing in developing countries, providing access to liquidity and financial services to communities previously unbanked, Africa is one of the areas that can benefit the most.

However, the technology is still in its early stages and faces various challenges such as limited accessibility, poor connectivity and lack of awareness. Unlockd aims to overcome these obstacles by providing a secure and user-friendly NFT loan platform, focusing on partnerships and integrations to drive adoption.

NFT loans hold tremendous potential for Africa, especially in bridging the gap between unbanked communities and the formal financial sector. By using NFTs as collateral, individuals and small businesses can secure loans without traditional credit checks or financial history, unlocking the value of their NFT assets. Furthermore, NFT loans can create a new source of income for people in Africa through lending, stimulating innovation and investment in the NFT market and fostering economic growth and financial stability, reducing the opportunity cost of owning these assets.

For Project Prodigy, NFT loans offer a solution for funding its operations and initiatives, helping the organization to achieve its vision of becoming a leading esports organization and promoting the growth of the African esports scene and growing their player base. The collaboration between Unlockd and Project Prodigy is a natural fit, as both organizations have a shared purpose of creating value for their communities.

We believe that the partnership between Unlockd and Project Prodigy is a milestone in the african esports and gaming industry, uniting two organizations with the common goal of making a significant positive impact on the African gaming community and generating exciting opportunities for its members.

Stay tuned for updates and exciting developments from this partnership.

Project Prodigy has joined our Key Supporters program with our NFT genesis collection

Project Prodigy has received a significant number of The Lockeys key supporter NFTs, Unlockd’s genesis collection of NFTs.

These NFTs from the collection will grant them early access to the protocol mainnet — as well as testing all beta features.

One of One of our limited Key Supporters The Lockeys NFTs

Remember that you are still able to get your hands on a The Lockeys NFT and that our Testnet is now open for all our holders, you will also get early access to mainnet and future features, boosted $UNLK rewards, private community events, The Sandbox custom skin, DAO governance participation, and much moreAbout Unlockd

Public Sale of The Lockeys is SOLD OUT. Get yours at marketplaces here.

About Unlockd

Unlockd is the decentralized cross-chain protocol that provides democratized NFT liquidity and utility for Gaming, Art, Metaverse and DeFi digital assets.

Unlockd provides instant NFT-backed loans and enables seamless cross-chain borrowing and lending. With Unlockd, borrowers can maximize the return on their NFTs keeping the utility of their collateral, and lenders can earn high yields providing liquidity to our pools.

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About Project Prodigy

Project Prodigy is a blockchain-based project that aims to revolutionize the Esports scene in Africa. This partnership will bring together the best of both worlds to create an unparalleled gaming experience for gamers, fans, and supporters.

Project Prodigy’s unique approach to Esports sets them apart from the rest. They believe in empowering their community by giving them a voice in the decision-making process through voting rights.

Website | Twitter | Discord |

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