WeTransfer, a digital file-sharing service, has partnered with the blockchain platform Minima To launch non-fungible tokens on the network, users can generate NFTs from their smartphones.
Minima is a Layer 1 Blockchain and peer-to-peer system optimized for mobile usage. According to its website, WebsiteIts ultra-lean protocol allows users to “run full constructing, validating node,” creating what they hope will be a fully distributed network.
To enable peer-to-peer transactions between users, the blockchain uses the Minima cryptocurrency as its native currency. The platform is currently in the testnet phase. It plans to go live in March across 180 countries.
According to a press release, WeTransfer announced that the partnership will allow users of blockchain to “share digital assets and efficiently earn revenue,” according to the company.
Hugo Feiler, Minima CEO, stated that the partnership would explore NFT technology in practice. This is something that interests both the crypto industry and will also be a test case to show the potential for wider adoption.
Many Web 2 file-sharing sites have begun to explore blockchain technology in order to improve their offerings. In October, Google launched its cloud-based Ethereum blockchain node service. Amazon Web Services (AWS) is currently hiring employees to expand its Web 3 products.