Lathrop GPM Represents CryptoSlam in Combination with Forkast.News


KANSAS CITY (MAY 16, 2023) – Earlier this year, CryptoSlam, a leading aggregator of non-fungible token (NFT) data, announced its combination with Forkast.News, a digital media platform covering blockchain and emerging technology. The combination created a web3 data intelligence and media platform called Forkast Labs.

Founded in 2018, CryptoSlam was the first of its kind in tracking and organizing NFT data across multiple blockchains. Today, CryptoSlam aggregates a growing list of popular blockchains, including Ethereum, Solana, Avalanche, Flow, Polygon and WAX, among others.

Also founded in 2018, Forkast.News is a Hong Kong-based digital media platform that reports stories and analysis on emerging technology at the intersection of business, the economy, and politics.  Forkast.News announced its combination with CryptoSlam at the Davos World Economic Forum in Switzerland.

Lathrop GPM advised CryptoSlam on the transaction, led by attorneys Mark Bluhm and Sasha Raab.

In addition, Lathrop GPM advised CryptoSlam on its formation and fundraising and on new products and digital advertising.

The full Lathrop GPM team advising CryptoSlam on these matters includes Partners Mark Bluhm, Amy Brozenic, Kyle Hertel, Greg Kuhn, Dan Tenenbaum, Jill Waldman, Dale Werts; Counsel Patti Garringer-Strickland; and Associates Dara Alvarado, Shelli Clarkston, and Sasha Raab.

The Lathrop GPM Mergers & Acquisitions team represents buyers and sellers in myriad industries, including domestic and international public and private companies. Lathrop GPM uses a team-based approach to M&A work to comprehensively address all aspects of mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures, which can range from taxation and antitrust to employment and environmental law.