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2021 NFT predictions, NFTX, cryptoart galleries
🔮 2021 NFT PREDICTIONS:
KEVIN’S WEEKLY 😍: NFTX
Investors can buy “index funds” of different NFTs, the price discovery process gets better, and there’s even a sweet “buyout” feature where you can propose to purchase all outstanding shards from existing holders, to become the sole owner if you so desire.
STEVEN’S WEEKLY 😍: Cryptoart Galleries
One of the first questions for any cryptoart collector is “how do I enjoy my cryptoart?”
Viewing your collection online is fragmented across the different NFT marketplaces. Collectors Hub consolidates across NFT platforms into a single online gallery:
Wanna enjoy your cryptoart in the real world?
You could rig up your own setup:
Or use the Async Apple TV app (limited to Async-only pieces):
Artist Beeple went so far as to mail purchasers a digital frame that displays the loop of the NFT:
It’s early days, so the available options are pretty janky. When iPhone moment for cryptoart?
📰 NEWS SNIPPETS:
$8.2M in NFT art sales in December (almost $100M run rate), with most sales in ETH [Coindesk]
NFT game Aavegotchi is migrating to Matic Network because of Ethereum's high gas fees [Cryptobriefing]
TRON launches NFT standard TRC-721 [Tron Foundation]
Metapurse acquires the entire Beeple Everydays collection ($2.2M). Why? “We feel strongly that Beeple’s entry into the crypto art world is an accelerant for the entire NFT ecosystem.” [Metapurse.fund]
Blockchain game Axie Infinity had a blockbuster 2020 including parabolic growth, launch of their AXS governance token, and a new round of funding [Axie Year in Review]
Another week, another DJ (Carl Cox) dropping their 1st NFT collection [@FutureArt_]
Hip-hop / nerdcore MC Lars had a great podcast interview with a music copyright lawyer, some good advice for all creators [Soundcloud]
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-ttyl, Kevin & Steven