Former Penn football star Solo Ceesay W17 and Brooklyn Nets point guard Spencer Dinwiddie are bridging influencers and audiences by launching the first fully integrated creator network. Calaxy is an “open social marketplace” where athletes, celebrities, fans, and content creators can connect virtually. The app uses blockchain technology for secure direct messages and live video calls. Fans can also purchase Creator Tokens that score them access to exclusive features such as jam sessions, personal training, and Cameo-style shout-outs. Ceesay and Dinwiddie have raised more than $33 million and garnered support from NFL running back Ezekiel Elliott and NBA coach Luke Walton.