1. McDonald’s and Panera Bread have filed trademarks for virtual restaurants in the metaverse. McDonald’s filed a total of ten trademark applications, one of which is for “operating a virtual restaurant featuring actual and virtual goods, operating a virtual restaurant online featuring home delivery.”
2. Bandai Namco is going to spend $130 Million On Building An ‘IP Metaverse’ – a virtual world featuring all of their franchises and games such as The Elden Ring.
3. Terra has signed a 5-year, $40M sponsorship deal with MLB team Washington Nationals.
4. The women-focused Ethereum NFT collection Boss Beauties is debuting a one-of-one collection called Boss Beauty Role Models in New York City on March 8—International Women’s Day—that will become the first complete NFT collection ever shown at UN headquarters