5 Must-Read NFT Articles for Blockchain Enthusiasts

@theroundupThe Roundup Bringing together the best tech stories from around the web. NFT stands for Non-Fungible Token and it is like a digital certificate of authenticity. While 2020 remained a slow year for many markets, it was one of the best years for NFTs. There was a rise from $44 Million to $338 Million over … Read more

Fintech Curve Moves into NFTs in Digital Auction to Support London Theatre

Curve, a Fintech that offers a popular smart card and app, has joined with Theatre Support Fund+ to auction off five NFTs (non-fungible tokens) in support of London theatre. The NFT auction is scheduled to end on Friday, April 9, 2021, and Curve is encouraging bids from around the world. According to Curve, all proceeds … Read more

Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs): The Key to the True Metaverse

@kristina-frunzeKristina Frunze Market-savvy content writer approaching 4 years of experience. My second passion is SEO. If you are following news in the cryptocurrency and blockchain sectors, there is no doubt you have heard about the non-fungible tokens or NFTs. In fact, this new type of digital asset has taken over the headlines in 2020, bringing … Read more

Barcelona FC Player Gerard Piqué Invests in Ethereum-Based Fantasy Football Platform Sorare

The Barcelona FC captain has announced his official inception into the non-fungible token (NFT) industry by investing $4.3 million in the fantasy football platform Sorare. Barcelona FC Player Invests in NFT Fantasy Football Platform Sorare, Joins as Strategic Advisor According to Sifted, Gerard Piqué joined a seed extension round led by U.S.-based fund Cassius Family … Read more

Survey: There Is ‘Significant Room’ for the NFT Market to Grow Despite Widespread Lack of Knowledge Among People

A survey about non-fungible token (NFT) trends on crypto users revealed that 47% of correspondents had heard of NFT, and among these, 63% of them had only a basic understanding about it, while 57% of them had never used them. Survey Reveals Common User Has Just a Basic Understanding of NFT Market According to a … Read more

DeFi Protocol Aave Partners with Axie Infinity, a Pokémon Inspired Digital Pet Universe Game, so Players can Earn Rare NFTs

The developers of Aave, an open-source and non-custodial decentralized finance (DeFi) protocol for earning interest on digital asset deposits while also being able to borrow assets, have teamed up with Axie Infinity. Through the partnership, both organizations aim to bring you a “hot new collab” featuring DeFi, (non-fungible tokens) NFTs, and gaming products. As mentioned … Read more

IRIS Foundation Introduces Technology Grants Program to Support Blockchain Developers and DLT Projects

IRIS Foundation, which supports the ongoing development of IRISnet (which aims to serve as an interchain service hub for next-generation distributed applications), has introduced the Tech-Grants Program to fund application developers, teams, and initiatives that contribute to the development of IRISnet and the wider ecosystem. StarryMedia is reportedly the first project that has successfully received … Read more

IRISnet’s Decentralized Finance and Interchain Testnet, Bifrost, Is Scheduled to Go Live on October 19, 2020

The first phase of Bifrost, which is IRISnet’s decentralized finance (DeFi) and interchain testnet, is scheduled to go live on October 19, 2020. As noted by IRISnet (which aims to serve as an interchain service hub for next-generation distributed applications), their irishub solution is based on the most recent or updated version of the Cosmos … Read more

NFTs: ‘Block 21’ Sells for Over $130K at Christie’s

Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs), unique digital assets that may be collectible, appear to be gaining in popularity. According to a recent release, a “world record” was set for a public auction where NFT “Block 21” sold for $131,250 – more than 10X the estimates of its sale value.  The auction was held by Christie’s – the … Read more

NFT Digital Art That Changes With Bitcoin Price Volatility Sold for Record $101,000

Matt Kane’s “Right Place & Right Time,” a non-fungible token (NFT) digital artwork that changes every day with the bitcoin price volatility, claims the artist, has been sold for a record 262 ether or $101,100 on blockchain platform Async Art. According to a description of the artwork on Async Art’s website, a new composition for … Read more