Non-fungible token (NFT) marketplace Guardian Link today announced the launch of a Web3 startup incubator at IIT-Madras Research Park with an aim to help Web2 gaming companies to transition to the Web3 space.
The NFT marketplace plans to incubate 10 Web3 companies by the end of this year.
Speaking on the launch, Arjun Reddy, Co-founder of GuardianLink, said, “Polygon put India on the Web3 infrastructure map. GuardianLink aims to carry the torch further in the NFT gaming and commerce space. We believe in sharing our expertise, technology, and even the learnings from our mistakes with new entrants. This will help us build the culture of Web3 in India.”
Jahnavee Ramalingam, CEO, Dali, said “The accelerator programme is a great way for entrepreneurs looking at the Web3 space to get a hands-on learning experience, cross-pollination of ideas, and access to a wide variety of thought leadership and top tier stakeholders. This would be possible through the wide arsenal of resources provided to us by GuardianLink.”
Founded in 2016 by Keyur Patel, Ramkumar Subramaniam, Arjun Reddy, and Kameshwaran Elangovan, Guadianlink was initially started as a blockchain R&D and preferred product development organization. In 2019, the startup began R&D of Non-Fungible Tokens (NFT) and Productization Development Of NFT Marketplace and Launchpad.
It had launched Zero Gas Fee Layer 2 for NFTs, and had also introduced its international gaming NFT marketplace ‘Jump.trade’.