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Spartans Will: Michigan State Athletics Joins Forces with Fantastec SWAP

Updated: Aug 16, 2022

  • Michigan State Football NFT “Season Preview Collection” is available now

  • Football players participated in an exclusive NFT content capture session this week

  • The SWAP vision is to craft NFTs, or digital collectibles, for all MSU student-athletes

  • MSU is the first Big Ten Conference school to license with Fantastec SWAP

(EAST LANSING, Mich.) - Fantastec SWAP announced Wednesday (July 27) Michigan State University Athletics is the next NCAA institution whose student-athletes will benefit from officially licensed non-fungible tokens (NFTs). The ground-breaking NFTs, or digital collectibles, have multiple utilities including the ability to earn prizes and experiences and are available via the Fantastec SWAP app.

The “Season Preview Collection'' for MSU Football is available now. Over the last 48 hours on MSU’s campus, Fantastec SWAP has created exclusive content with more than one hundred football players. Images and videos from this week’s shoot will appear in the “Relentless Kickoff Collection,” which will drop towards the end of August.

Fantastec SWAP uniquely and expertly produces NFTs at scale. Meaning any or all of the 900+ MSU student-athletes signing up for the 2022-23 campaign can have their own NFTs as part of the official Michigan State Fantastec SWAP collection.

“Sports fans continually look for new and better ways to engage with their favorite sports teams and athletes. Thanks to the design and utilities we have built into Fantastec SWAP, Spartan nation can get closer to their teams and the MSU student-athletes. Given our official sports expertise honed since 2019, Fantastec SWAP will bring significant industry knowledge for the benefit of Michigan State fans,” said Steve Madincea, Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Fantastec SWAP. “The 100-plus football student-athletes we engaged with over the past two days told us they really enjoyed the ability to create their own NFTs and bring out their unique character for their fans. Once student-athletes provide their name, image, and likeness, Fantastec SWAP can craft distinct NFTs for a variety of collections planned across the academic year. Their fans, friends, and family can then cherish these memorable moments via the official Michigan State Fantastec SWAP collections.”

Since 2019 Fantastec SWAP has produced industry leading NFTs for the top European football/soccer clubs including Arsenal, Borussia Dortmund, and 14-times European Champions Real Madrid. Fantastec SWAP is distinctively available via the APP stores allowing easy access for the mobile-first sports fans. Last month, Syracuse University partnered with Fantastec SWAP to become the first NCAA school to create NFTs with the industry pioneer.

Fantastec SWAP is built on the Flow blockchain, meaning MSU student-athletes will be part of the largest sports NFT ecosystem also housing NBA Top Shot, the UFC, and NFL All Day.

About Fantastec SWAP: Downloadable via the Apple APP store, GOOGLE play Fantastec SWAP crafts authentic NFTs for sports fans. SWAP’s unique end-to-end NFT production process incorporates the curation of magical moments, consumer testing for design variants, NFT crafting at different scarcity levels, engineering smart contracts incorporating vital compliance issues and minting on the Flow blockchain. Since February 2019 SWAP has created over 2 million official NFTs for sports stars and fans in 200+ territories and countries. SWAP began life via American Entrepreneur Steve Madincea and British product creator Simon Woollard in London England. It now boasts US and UK personnel allowing SWAP to produce NFTs and engage with consumers 24/7. For further information about Fantastec SWAP please visit or download Fantastec SWAP app at any app store.

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