Investment app Otis has raised $11 million in a Series A funding round led by Maveron, the venture capital firm that invested in companies such as eBay, Zulily and Allbirds, among others. Additional investors include Union Square Ventures, NextView Ventures, Kindred Ventures, and Will Smith’s investment fund Dreamers.
Founded by Michael Karnjanaprakorn, Otis is a platform for users to buy and sell shares of artworks, sneakers, handbags, watches and skate decks. The platform launched with a painting by Kehinde Wiley and added artworks by Kaws, Takashi Murakami and Virgil Abloh, Nike Air Mag sneakers, a Hermès Birkin bag, Rolex Daytona 6265 Big Red from 1978, and Supreme skate decks featuring works by Kaws, Murakami, George Condo, Jeff Koons, Marilyn Minter and Cindy Sherman. All of the works available are on view at the company’s physical location in the East Village in New York.
@chrissyteigen was one of the best dressed celebrities at the Grammys 🧡
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Grammys host @aliciakeys gave an emotional tribute to @kobebryant.
Keys followed these words with a piano performance singing, “We have to make this a celebration in his honor.. And I’m Alicia Keys to get you through it all... I’m gonna get you used to knowing music is love.”
@lizzobeeating opened the Grammys with a powerhouse performance that received a standing ovation.
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