This week, Google made a big shift in their policy towards NFTs, allowing apps in the Google Play store to include the ability to buy, sell or earn tokenized assets. Meanwhile, Starbucks Odyssey, the brand’s Web3 loyalty program, announced their next Stamp would be "designed by Aku," the NFT character launched by former LA Dodgers player-turned-artist Micah Johnson. In other news, Snoop Doog and a16z-backed decentralized music venture Sound announced a $20 million funding round and we got anothe
The latest Starbucks Odyssey Journey launch will feature a Stamp "designed by Aku" and include a $100,000 donation to Blessings in a Backpack, a non-profit tackling food insecurity among children.
Members of Starbucks Odyssey who had two unique stamps (NFTs) in their wallet were able to access a pre-sale before it opened to the rest of the beta group.