Press Stories

A collection of recent press and news mentions of Upland!

one37pm: What is Upland? "Earth's Metaverse" is a Game to Keep Your Eyes On

So what’s next for Upland? Too much to fit into this article. They plan to take the metaverse international this quarter, but the exact cities are classified. They’ll continue to build the world geographically, all the while incorporating more elements, including real world entertainment and consumer brands into the game itself... Read more

Globenewswire: NFT pioneers Upland and Blockchain Heroes partner to launch joint NFT collectible card set

The partnership will allow Non-Fungible Token (“NFT”) collectible fans to own unique pieces of highly creative art tied to the two major NFT pioneers Upland and Blockchain Heroes. Each card of the set will be minted on the Wax blockchain as a NFT, allowing players to collect, trade, and sell them on digital marketplaces… Read more

one37pm: NFT Crossovers Matter: Check Out the Blockchain Heroes x Upland Collab

That’s why when I had the opportunity to bring Blockchain Heroes into Upland, I jumped at it. Blockchain Heroes are a set of digital collectible cards inspired by blockchain and crypto personalities, as well as concepts and trends from the space… Read more

Dailycoin: Crossovers Set to Conquer NFT Worlds

According to Dirk Lueth, one of the game’s founders, Upland currently has about 22,000 daily active users and expects to reach 100,000 monthly active users soon… Read more

crypto.writer: Idan Zuckerman - Co-Founder of Upland - The Cryptowriter Podcast #2

Idan Zuckerman from the blockchain metaverse game Upland joins Jillian Godsil to discuss all things Upland… Read more

Forbes: Making Money In The Metaverse

But what makes Upland more than just a toy is how its in-game economy works. Players begin by purchasing its native token, UPX, with fiat money, in order to begin buying their first properties. As Upland becomes more and more popular over time, market prices for these properties organically rise… Read more

Forbes: Five Things Brands Need To Know About NFTs (Non-Fungible Tokens)

Other virtual worlds like Upland.me are rebuilding the world by tokenizing it on the blockchain… Read more

Bitcoin.com: Earn Money by Selling NFT Properties in Upland

As the earth’s metaverse, Upland is blurring and ultimately erasing the line between the real world and the digital world. Upland has now been bringing that proposition to life with Property-to-USD… Read more

GlobeNewsWire: Virtual Property of the famous New York Stock Exchange Sells for US$23,000 in Upland Metaverse Auction

End-of-year virtual property auction features the most prominent, historical, and financially powerful property in the entire metaverse so far… Read more

AP: Upland Launches First Virtual Asset Trading of NFTs for Fiat in Partnership with Second Life’s Linden Labs

Tilia Pay will enable Upland players to sell virtual properties, based on real-world addresses and represented by non-fungible tokens (NFTs), for US dollars. This makes Upland the first blockchain game to allow players to extract the monetary value of virtual goods back into real money in the real world. Read more

Decrypt: Crypto Looks to Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) as Next Possible Big Wave

Gaming lends itself to digital collectibles like NFTs, which is an area that Uplandme founder Dirk Lueth knows well. During the CoinAgenda panel discussion, Lueth described Uplandme as a parallel world of NFTs and a metaverse, the latter of which can be defined in different ways, one of which could be a 3-D world, for example… Read more

CoinAnnouncer: Upland Virtual Property Game Creates CryptoKitties Retirement Island

Today the developers of the blockchain-based property trading game and virtual parallel world Upland announced to its community that it has created “an island retirement resort for all your hardworking CryptoKitties” just off the coast of San Francisco… Read more

CryptoDaily: ‘Upland’ Virtual Properties — Is This The New Real-Estate Boom?

Upland.me is the brain-child of 3 entrepreneur friends. After playing monopoly and watching an episode of ‘Stranger things’, they put their heads together and came up with the idea of a virtual property world based on the real world… Read more

CoinDesk: ‘Monopoly’-Style Blockchain Property Trading Game Raises $2 Million

FinLab EOS VC Fund and several angel investors have invested a combined $2 million in Uplandme, maker of a digital property-trading game running on top of the EOS blockchain… Read more

Decrypt: Upland taps Second Life tech to sell digital properties for cash

Flip virtual flats for crypto or cash? It’ll be your choice once Linden Labs’ Tilia Pay is implemented within the blockchain-based game… Read more

CoinTelegraph: Play-to-Earn Crypto Gamers Flip Virtual Properties for Fiat Rewards

A blockchain game adopts a play-to-earn model that lets users receive fiat for virtual property transactions… Read more

Venture Beat: Upland blockchain game will use Linden Lab’s Tilia for virtual property transactions

Blockchain game developer Uplandme has teamed up with Linden Lab’s Tilia division to enable digital payments in the Upland virtual property trading game… Read more

Decrypt: EOS blockchain game Upland lets players own digital, real-world properties

Upcoming web and mobile blockchain game Upland is kind of like Pokémon Go, except for amassing buildings and landmarks instead of cute creatures… Read more

PRNewsWire: Uplandme, Inc. raises seven figures for a new property trading game

The company aims to introduce Blockchain technology to a mainstream audience by providing a casual gaming experience… Read more