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Tokenzone, Inc.
Type private
Industry Virtual property
Founded2000 in New York City, New York
Headquarters34 South Broadway, Suite 712

White Plains, NY 10601

United States
Area served
Key people
Products Non-fungible Tokens Digital Collectibles Virtual trading cards Virtual Currency
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Tokenzone, Inc. (known colloquially as Tokenzone) is a company primarily known for inventing the concept of Non-fungible Tokens used primarily as digital collectibles on the Internet. Tokenzone was founded on January 21st, 2000 by the Arias Brothers (Isaac, Ricardo and Eduardo).

On November 2000, Tokenzone founders filed the first patent application with the United States Patent and Trademark Office for a method and apparatus of collecting and trading items provides for receiving collectible items, trading the items with other collectors and interacting with the items. The items can typically be representative of trading cards including, for example, baseball cards, movie scenes, or in other instances, currencies. Various games can be built around the method including providing that the first player to collect all of the trading cards or Token instances will receive a reward. Multiple players can engage in the game using, for example, the Internet. [1]

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Tokenzone pioneered the concept of Digital Collectibles by developing a technology that centrally managed the creation, distribution and exchange of digital non-fungible tokens. Companies such as The Walt Disney Company, Time Warner, ViacomCBS, Mattel and The Coca-Cola Company were among the earliest adopters.

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  1. Tokenzone Patent Application PD-icon.svgThis article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain .
  2. Source: Tokenzone Web Site