AFEN DEVELOPMENT UPDATE #6
COMMUNITY BRIEFING, MARKETPLACE. BETA LAUNCH, AND ACTIVITIES FOR JUNE.
The much anticipated June is almost here. Yes, We have spoken of this auspicious month so many times. We did so for a number of reasons, mainly because of how hard we’ve worked towards the development of a working product. We can proudly say we are closer than ever.
A lot of occurrences populated the previous week and we will take a look at them in the next paragraphs.
AFEN ANNOUNCES NFT MARKETPLACE BETA LAUNCH:
The team had promised in previous newsletters that they were working harder than ever in a bid to ensure that June becomes a busy and exciting month for the Afen community. In a recent tweet put out by the official Afen twitter handle, the Beta launch date for the Afen NFT marketplace is set for the 15th of June, 2021. The NFT marketplace is in line with the changes proposed by AFEN’s business model on the African art sector. The countdown to the Beta launch of Afen NFT marketplace also commenced on the day of the official announcement of the said date. This portrays a high level of team commitment to the AFEN project.
AFEN HOSTS AMA SESSION ON TELEGRAM
AFEN Boss, Deborah Ojengbede took the floor on another AMA session held on the Afen community telegram group, to answer questions sent in by the community. During the live session held on sunday 30th May, 2021 the CEO spoke of additional marketing plans in coming weeks in anticipation of the Beta launch of AFEN NFT marketplace. Also, on the list was the issue of a new DEX/CEX listing. The CEO Deborah, assured the community that upon launch of a working product, steps would be taken to list the AFEN token on popular exchanges given that the company would have achieved the necessary status often considered for listing.
AFEN SETS MARKETING TIMELINE FOR COMING WEEKS
As expected from the AFEN team, and reiterated at the AMA session by the CEO, a marketing plan is necessary to keep the community excited. The AFEN team considers marketing an obligation and necessity to consolidate the growth of AFEN. In respect to this, the AFEN team has obliged the community to expect an array of marketing activities which will heavily involve the engagement of the community in what AFEN has described as “Community marketing sessions”.
ACTIVITY TIMELINE FOR JUNE:
May 30: Unveiling of Beta launch date for AFEN NFT Marketplace — June 15, 2021
May 31 — Jun 15: Daily countdown to Beta Launch (Influencer tweets, pinned across AFEN socials)
Jun 1 — Jun 6: Announcement of artists and NFT partners
Jun 7 — 12: NFT AMA Sessions with Artists and partners
Jun 13: Marketplace Teaser video
Jun 14: Video illustration- Showcase of Marketplace features by Development team
June 15: Beta Launch
NEW PARTNERSHIPS TO BE ANNOUNCED:
Following the AFEN AMA session, the Afen team has stated that an array of new partnerships are set to be announced in coming weeks after the release of Beta launch date. The team hints at Artist announcements and NFT partnerships in preparation for the launch of a working product.
Also, the CEO has reassured community members of being able to mint NFTs on the platform, mentioning that the activity would not be limited to announced partnerships.
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