Ethereum scaling tool Polygon is continuing to expand its Web3 infrastructure via a new project with media conglomerate the Walt Disney Co. (DIS).
Polygon is one of six companies selected to participate in Disney’s 2022 Accelerator program, a business and development program designed to spur the growth of innovative companies around the world, according to a statement made by Disney on Wednesday. Polygon was the only blockchain-native platform chosen.
The price of MATIC, Polygon’s native token, jumped almost 21% to just over 69 cents over the last 24 hours.
The accelerator program, which begins this week, is looking to develop new technologies within augmented reality (AR), non-fungible tokens (NFT) and artificial intelligence (AI).
During the course of the program, each participating company will receive guidance from Disney’s senior leadership team, as well as a dedicated executive mentor.
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