NFT marketplace giant OpenSea has acquired Gem
NFT marketplace giant OpenSea has acquired Gem, a leading NFT, to offer better services for pro users.
According to the NFT marketplace, the purchase will enable Gem to get resources that would better facilitate the platform's vision and road map.
While the declaration does not mention financial details regarding the acquisition, OpenSea said Gem will continue to operate as a standalone brand.
Gem allows users to view various NFT prices across different marketplaces like as OpenSea, Raible and LooksRare users can make multiple NFT purchases with low gas fees.
OpenSea mentioned that the company carried out due diligence before the Gem acquisition deal. According to the blog spot, the NFT marketplace giant said it uncovered.
“some deeply concerning allegations against a now-former member of Gem’s leadership team who operated under the pseudonym Neso. Upon investigating the allegations, the employee was immediately exited before the close of this deal. This individual has never and will never be affiliated with OpenSea.”
OpenSea has also had to deal with some controversy in the past concerning one of its employees in September 2021. the platform's Head of Product Nate Chastain was accused of Insider trading
Chastain left OpenSea shortly after the company said that it accepted a resignation from one of its employees.