CARLSBAD, Calif. – January 11, 2018 – GUNNAR Optiks®, the world’s leading creator and manufacturer of computer eyewear, is taking online retail to new heights by partnering with Unikrn, Inc. ® and bringing their Unikrn Wallet platform to gunnar.com for online purchases using UnikoinGold (UKG), their proprietary cryptocurrency. GUNNAR was one of the first and original non-peripheral-based companies in the world to support gaming and esports, and now with Unikrn, they can.
Founded in 2006, GUNNAR Optiks® designs and engineers Gaming and Computer Eyewear to protect and enhance vision using revolutionary technology solutions. GUNNAR introduced the Technology Eyewear category in 2008, and pioneered the only patented lens technology to reduce digital eye strain, block blue light, and improve your digital performance. GUNNAR is the only patented digital eyewear recommended by doctors to protect and enhance your vision, and is made with advanced optical technology that addresses all issues associated with digital eye strain, including dry eyes, blurred vision, headaches, glare, harmful artificial blue light, eye fatigue, and visual stress. GUNNAR is a privately-held company headquartered in Carlsbad, California. For more information, visit gunnar.com
Established in 2014, Unikrn® is like Disneyland® for esports. Since launch, Unikrn has established itself as a leading esports brand, woven into the fabric of the rapidly growing esports community. Their global product portfolio and contributions include the Unikrn wagering platform, esports team ownership, tournament series, multiple original content platforms, sponsored community creators and a group that works with casinos to attract modern gaming audiences.
Unikrn raised venture capital from Mark Cuban, Shari Redstone, Elisabeth Murdoch, Ashton Kutcher, Guy O’Seary, and many others including a lead investor well-known for early investment into Snapchat and the partners with similar track records in a variety of Silicon Valley successes, including Twitter and Instagram. Unikrn recently sold over 127,000,000 of their UnikoinGold tokens in what was the largest token sale in esports and gaming history.