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Uber driver turned Axie Infinity multimillionaire Kookoo Crypto partners with Nas Academy to teach pinoys how to earn big from NFT-based games

Kookoo Crypto

MANILA, PHILIPPINES – From previously working long, tiring shifts to earning over $1 million in less than 2 years, Kookoo Crypto is an inspiration to more than 15,000 individuals in a gaming guild he’s a community manager for. He now brings this knowledge to NFT gaming enthusiasts in an exclusive master class in Nas Academy Philippines where he shares his experience, strategies, and pro-tips on how he earns money through playing Axie Infinity.

“My story sounds too good to be true, but I want to share to fellow Pinoys how I was able to afford my dream house and how I retired my parents while at home in my sando through playing a video game that I love,” said Kookoo Crypto.

Kookoo Crypto was a college-dropout, turned waiter, turned Uber Driver before becoming a multimillionaire. His fortune changed after reading an article on how Filipinos were earning during the pandemic from Axie Infinity. This encouraged him to download the game, learn how breed and increase the rank of his pets or “Axies”, and later sell them to other players for around $50 to $100 each.

In a partnership with Nas Academy Philippines, Kookoo Crypto is now able to teach anyone from curious investors, newbies and NFT game enthusiasts who want to win more how they can earn serious money by understanding the strategies in the game.

Kookoo Crypto’s “Become an Axie Infinity Trainer” master class in Nas Academy Philippines includes video-on-demand lessons and Zoom sessions where he discusses the crypto ecosystem, the basics of Axie Infinity, how play-to-earn works, complex gameplay strategy, and other pro tips and tricks. He will also conduct a regular “ask me anything” session to ensure his students are up-to-date with the latest releases of the game.

Kookoo CryptoAccording to Jacqueline Maye Lim, Nas Academy’s Country Head for the Philippines, Kookoo Crypto’s master class is just one of several crypto learning courses that put the platform at the forefront of helping Filipinos understand the crypto ecosystem to prepare them for the shift businesses investing more into the space. The online learning platform explains technical concepts in simple terms so Filipinos can learn about crypto without the intimidation that comes with the complexity of the cryptocurrency universe.

“According to CoinDesk research, there was around $20 Billion additional investment from businesses from 2020 and 2021. As businesses invest more in crypto, Filipinos’ interest in the crypto ecosystem has increased exponentially especially with the rise of play-to-earn games like Axie Infinity making it more accessible. Like any potentially lucrative investment, earning from crypto comes with risks but we see earning and job opportunities being created. Nas Academy’s crypto learning classes are designed to help ensure that Filipinos interested to venture into crypto are well-informed on how to maximize the benefits, minimize risks, and be prepared for opportunities arising,” Lim added.

Apart from Kookoo Crypto’s “Become an Axie Infinity Trainer (or Gamer)” master class, Nas Academy is also offering courses given by world-renowned crypto experts such as Harvard undergraduate turned multimillionaire Ben Yu who teaches full video courses on crypto for beginners, how to master NFTs in 7 days, and soon even Web3 Development. Ben Yu’s first class also minted over a thousand exclusive Nas Academy x Curious Addy’s NFTs in OpenSea.

The world of crypto is growing and evolving fast. Money is being invested and jobs are being created at record speeds. Nas Academy will bring more world-class talent to Filipinos so we can keep up with innovations that are shaping the economy of the future,” said Lim.

To enroll and learn more about Nas Academy Philippines’ crypto learning programs and see who’s joining the roster next, please visit https://nasacademy.ph/CRYPTO


Nas Academy Philippines promises to have an online learning class for every Filipino that will enable them to pursue their interests and passions and learn directly from world-class creators, trendsetters, and experts. Its classes are super energetic and straight to the point to promote better learners. At Nas Academy, students start, do their assignments, and graduate together to take the beauty of learning with classmates in the traditional classroom into an online setting.

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