Google Partners with NFT Powerhouse Dapper Labs to Support NFT and Gaming

Dapper known for the NBA Top Shot card trading system is joining forces with the search engine giant.


Google Partners with NFT Powerhouse Dapper Labs to Support NFT and Gaming
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According to Forbes, Google teamed up with Canadian blockchain company Dapper Labs to support blockchain development in the emerging areas of NFTs and gaming.



Following this, Janet Kennedy, the vice president of North America's Google Cloud division stated that blockchain technology is a vast area to exploit. Kennedy adds,


"There's tons of opportunity to build everything from the Flappy Bird to the Angry Bird of Flow and just blockchain in general."

In addition, the NBA Top Shot collectibles, which can be bought as non-fungible tokens (NFTs) now, are an immense success, supporting to push NFTs into the mainstream.

In April, Dapper Labs raised $305 million in a funding round. This helped the company reached a valuation of over $7.5 billion. Moreover, the Canadian company thinks that the partnership with Google will help its apps reach millions of users worldwide.

Note that it's not the first time Google gets into crypto or blockchain. For instance, in 2019, it allowed the integration of blockchains into its BigQuery analytics platform. Also, in May, it supported Polygon, Ethereum's scaling solution.