NFT Game Market Booms as Startups Raise Millions of Dollars

Despite the recent slowdown in the non-fungible token (NFT) market, gaming platforms tied to NFTs are doing better than ever. The last quarter was extremely fruitful for all manner of blockchain-based gaming platforms both in terms of funds raised and the number of venture funds entering the sector. Such dynamics were made possible by the … Read more

Blockchain Games: NFTs as an Integral Part of In-Game Tokenomics

As digital artists onboard blockchain technologies in order to sell NFTs, we can expect to see a major shift in the video gaming industry as well. Just four years ago, Jamie Dimon, the head of one of the world’s largest banks, JP Morgan, called bitcoin (BTC) a fraud. In the current year, JP Morgan’s top … Read more

BeInCrypto CEO Alena Afanaseva to Lecture on NFTs and Blockchain at Plekhanov University

BeInCrypto is delighted to announce that CEO and co-founder Alena Afanaseva has been appointed a lecturer at the Plekhanov Russian University of Economics, the leading and oldest financial university in Russia. Afanaseva will deliver a course titled “The NFT market. Introduction into digital art” which delves into the history of non-fungible tokens and the technical … Read more

Flow x Alchemy: Blockchain At Internet Scale

Flow blockchain is today home to apps like NBA Top Shot, Viv3, and MotoGP – Alchemy Developer Platform will help thousands more developers build for mainstream consumers Roham Gharegozlou Mar 25 · 3 min read Alchemy cofounders Joseph Lau and Nikil Viswanathan, and John Hennessy, Google chairman and alchemy investor (Source: Alchemy) Alchemy is the … Read more

Binance Mints NFTs on BSC to Award Users, Plans to Make Initiative Global

The French Team of Binance has begun minting NFTs on Binance Smart Chain to award users for their engagement, and will be followed by Binance Spain. The initiative will likely be rolled out globally soon. The French team of Binance in collaboration with Socios.com held a series of six-hour-long webinars dubbed a “webimarathon” about the … Read more

Technical Updates – 10 March, 2021

Welcome back for another batch of technical updates from Decentraland. The SDK takes the spotlight this week, so read on for a look at how the SDK libraries have been restructured into more easily managed (and more performant) packages. There’s also a handy new scene example for anyone hosting social gatherings where problematic trolls might … Read more

Crypto Artist Daniella Attfield Rewrites History Through NFTs

“Artists are historians and their art the journal,” the Singart team once wrote. This statement is most certainly true in the case of young South African crypto artist Daniella Attfield who is rewriting the history of art through non-fungible tokens (NFTs). Attfield draws inspiration for her work from the rich and diverse South African landscapes, … Read more

Here’s Why NFTs Will Power the Future of Commerce

The existing models of commerce are monopolistic. NFT-enabled decentralized commerce could offer a viable alternative and save small businesses. In the last four years, the blockchain scene has been expanding its list of disrupted industries almost at a yearly rate. During 2017 and 2018, there was the now-infamous initial coin offering (ICO) boom. The following … Read more

The NFT Boom Has Arrived, With Mainstream Adoption

The NFT industry has grown massively in the first two months of 2020. Non Fungible Tokens (NFTs) are mainly used to claim ownership of digital art and collectibles. Non-fungible indicates that these tokens are not interchangeable for one another as they have unique characteristics. In 2021, NFTs have received a lot of mainstream attention, with … Read more

Mark Cuban: NFTs are ‘Game-Changing’

Billionaire investor Mark Cuban appeared on a recent podcast with Decentralized Finance (DeFi) blog The Defiant, where he spoke at length about how his perspective on cryptocurrencies has evolved over time as blockchain technologies have developed. Cuban earned his fortune during the dot-com boom of the late 1990s and early 2000s. After witnessing how the … Read more