NFT (non-fungible tokens)

Cryptopunk #635 Achieves $12.41M Sale, Joins Ranks of Top Priciest…

On Thursday, a Cryptopunk NFT with an alien theme changed hands for 4,000 ether, equivalent to $12.41 million. This particular Cryptopunk, #635, ranks as the sixth priciest in the Cryptopunks collection.


NFT Sales Dip by Over 25% as Bitcoin Dominates a Cooling Market

Recent data over a seven-day period ending April 21, 2024, shows that non-fungible token (NFT) sales have declined by 25.48%, totaling approximately $236.96 million. Bitcoin dominated the NFT market this week, contributing $111.8 million to the overall sales since April 14.


Stepn Partners With Adidas to Issue Genesis Sneakers NFTs

Stepn, a lifestyle and move-to-earn application, partnered with Germany-based apparel company Adidas to issue the Genesis Sneakers NFT collection. The collection, which marks the start of a one-year collaboration between these organizations, comprises 1,000 NFTs inspired by Adidas’ “most iconic” running silhouettes and cobranded by the two companies.


7-Day NFT Sales Increase by 37%, Bitcoin-Based Collections Lead

Sales volumes of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) recorded a more than 37% increase to $277 million in the seven-day period ending April 11. Six of the top 10 collections with the largest sales volumes were Bitcoin-based NFTs. Some experts attribute the renewed interest in NFTs to the rise of real-world assets and NFTs with built-in utility.


Ark Invest's ETF Holds Unique 'Bitcoin Puppet' NFT Worth Over $27,000


According to onchain metrics, Ark Invest’s holdings in its spot bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) include several inscriptions, among them an Ordinal inscription from the “Bitcoin Puppet” digital collectible series, valued at $27,900.


NFT Sales Slide Continues Amid Record Crypto Volumes, Marking Fourt…

Over the past week, sales volume for non-fungible tokens (NFTs) experienced another week-on-week decrease, marking a 13.72% reduction. This downturn marks the fourth consecutive week of declining NFT sales, a stark contrast to the record-breaking achievements witnessed throughout other sectors in March.


Market Resilience Tested as NFT Sales Fall for Third Consecutive Week

Sales of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) have dipped once more, marking the third consecutive week of decline, with a 14.97% decrease compared to the previous week. Leading the charge in this week’s sales from March 23 to March 30, Bitcoin NFT transactions amassed $82.61 million, despite experiencing a 3.8% drop from the previous week’s figures.


Starbucks Discontinues NFT Program to ‘Prepare for What Comes Next'

Starbucks has said it will discontinue its Odyssey non-fungible token beta program and members “have until March 25, 2024, to complete any remaining journeys.” Starbucks stated on its FAQ page that it will keep its NFT community in mind and is working to find a place for its members to connect in the future.


NFT Market Flourishes With an 11.62% Rise This Week; Largest Ordina…

Sales of Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) have witnessed a notable uptick this past week, climbing 11.62% to hit $442.02 million over the previous seven days. The most significant transaction was the sale of the ‘Alien’ Cryptopunk #3,100, donning a headband, for $16 million, with Bitcoin-based NFTs claiming the lead in sales volume across 22 different blockchains.


NFT Market Booms With 35% Sales Increase as Cryptocurrencies Rally

As the value of cryptocurrencies has risen, the non-fungible token (NFT) market has experienced a 35.14% increase in sales compared to the preceding week. This marks the third consecutive week of sales growth in the NFT sector, with NFTs based on Bitcoin leading the charge throughout this period.


SBINFT’s Jangdeok Ko Links the Surge in NFT Piracy to the Ease of T…


Since Japan designated Web3 as a “national strategy,” an increasing number of traditional companies in the country have either merged or are contemplating integrating their businesses with Web3, Jangdeok Ko, the CEO of the non-fungible token (NFT) marketplace SBINFT, has said.


NFT Market Sales Dip 12% This Week While Highlight Collections Reco…

In the last week, the market for non-fungible tokens (NFTs) has seen a decline, with sales falling 12.67% compared to the previous week, totaling $255.22 million. Ethereum took the lead in NFT sales, raking in $133 million, while Solana followed with sales over $46 million, relegating Bitcoin to third place with $40.9 million in sales.


Yuga Labs' Acquisition of Proof Fuels Moonbirds NFT Sales Uptick

Friday saw Yuga Labs, known for creating the Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) non-fungible token (NFT) series, unveiled its acquisition of Proof, a notable NFT startup behind the Moonbirds collection. Kevin Rose, founder of Proof, will assume an advisory role within Yuga, and the startup’s team plans to integrate into the Yuga framework.


Taproot Wizards' Quantum Cats NFTs Leap Past Technical Glitches to…

The sale of Taproot Wizards’ Quantum Cats non-fungible tokens (NFTs) has so far successfully amassed 268.3 bitcoin, equating to $11.3 million at the current market value. This achievement comes despite earlier hurdles that delayed the sale due to technical issues, resulting in 2,681 Quantum Cat NFTs being snapped up thus far.


2024 Sees Steepest Weekly Plunge in NFT Sales, 5 Major Blockchains…

In the span between Jan. 20 to Jan. 27, 2024, there was a notable decline in the sales volume stemming from non-fungible tokens (NFTs), plunging 21.25% from the week before. The leading blockchains in seven-day sales, Ethereum and Bitcoin, experienced substantial decreases, ranging from 28.78% to 12.62%, respectively.


Weekly NFT Sales Dip — Ethereum Outshines Bitcoin, Solana and Avala…

The latest statistics indicate a further decline in non-fungible token (NFT) sales this week, showing a 5.05% decrease compared to the previous week. Sales of NFTs reached $297 million, with Ethereum leading the way this week. Ethereum’s sales amounted to $106 million, overtaking Bitcoin’s $70 million in sales over the same seven-day period.

Gamestop's Cryptocurrency Adventure Pauses: NFT Marketplace Closure…

In an announcement prominently displayed on the Gamestop non-fungible token (NFT) marketplace, the company has revealed its intention to shut down the platform on Feb. 2, 2024. This decision means that users of the Gamstop NFT market will lose the ability to “buy, sell, or create NFTs.”


Social Media Platform X Halts NFT Profile Service, Stirring Mixed R…

The social media platform X has discontinued its non-fungible token (NFT) profile picture service, a feature introduced just last year in January 2022. The crypto community’s response to this move has been notable, with Kraken’s founder, Jesse Powell, labeling it as “a step back for the industry.”


Weekly NFT Sales Record Minor Ebb While Bitcoin Maintains Dominance

According to recent data, sales of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) over the last week declined by 1.31% to $308.23 million, a decrease of $4.09 million from the prior week’s $312.32 million. NFTs centered around Bitcoin remained at the forefront among 21 distinct blockchain networks, experiencing a 4.10% uptick in sales this week.


Web3 Artists Offer Something Web2 Can't – True Ownership — Palm…


According to Andrea Lerdo, a director at the art-supporting organization, Palm Foundation, Web3 enables creators and artists to not only exercise control over their content but to connect with their respective audiences in a way not possible on traditional platforms.


Steamboat Willie's Mickey Mouse Goes NFT After Entering Public Domain

One of the first depictions of the Mickey Mouse character has finally entered the public domain, and it is now immortalized in a non-fungible token collection. A limited edition of 2,000 NFTs featuring the famous mouse in one of its first animated shorts, “Steamboat Willie,” was minted during New Year’s Eve to commemorate the occasion.


Market Dynamics Shift as NFT Sales Tumble 63% Year Over Year

According to recent statistics on non-fungible tokens (NFTs) for the past year, sales hit $8.70 billion in 2023. This figure represents a $15.04 billion or 63.35% decrease in NFT sales compared to the previous year.


Bitcoin Reigns Supreme in NFT Market With Record-Breaking $853 Mill…

In November, Bitcoin clinched the leading position in monthly non-fungible token (NFT) sales, and interestingly, this month Bitcoin continued to retain its top status, amassing a total of $853 million in sales.


Farcana's Mars Enigma Vaults Sell Out With 470ETH Volume on OpenSea

On 19 December 2023, Farcana sold out free-mint NFTs, offering several collector edition perks to its holders. The collection stands at a floor price of 1.69 ETH on OpenSea and has been trending for the past 24 hours at the time of writing.


P2P Platform NFT Trader Falls Victim to Security Flaw, $3 Million i…

Reports indicate, and the peer-to-peer non-fungible token (NFT) market platform has confirmed, that the NFT platform NFT Trader experienced a security breach.


NFT-Focused Line Next Secures $140 Million Investment in Funding Ro…

Line Next, a subsidiary of Line Corporation, said on Dec. 13 that it has secured a $140 million investment in a funding round led by the Peter Thiel-sponsored Crescendo Equity Partners. Line Next has said it will use the capital raised to fund the expansion of its global business and develop new services.


Donald Trump Launches 'Mugshot Edition' Digital Cards With Suit Scr…


Former U.S. President Donald Trump has launched a new digital trading card collection, the Mugshot Edition, and this is the first time he is also offering physical cards. Buyers who purchase 47 of these Mugshot Edition cards will receive a scrap of the suit Trump wore for his mugshot photo, along with an invitation to a gala dinner at his Mar-a-Lago home.


NFT Sales Boom in November — Bitcoin Dethrones Ethereum in Market S…

Sales of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) experienced a notable surge in November, with a 129.01% increase in sales volume compared to October. Additionally, NFTs created on the Bitcoin blockchain surpassed those on Ethereum in terms of sales this past month.


The Simpsons Satirizes NFT Mania in Latest 'Treehouse of Horror' Ep…

On Sunday’s anticipated Halloween special, The Simpsons unveiled its thirty-fourth “Treehouse of Horror” episode, showcasing Bart’s transformation into a non-fungible token (NFT) by Homer. In a twist of events, Marge rescues Bart from the blockchain’s abyss, only for Homer to willingly become an NFT, subsequently.


NFT Markets Rebound With 18% Rise to $106M; Bitcoin NFTs Take Secon…

Between October 29 and November 5, 2023, sales of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) rose by 18.30% compared to the week before, reaching a high of $106.32 million. This week’s NFT statistics reveal an uptick in activity, with the number of buyers and sellers climbing by 17.77% and 15.82%, respectively.