Biggest brands embracing NFTs
Initially created as a way to manage assets on the Bitcoin blockchain, non-fungible tokens (NFTs) have found their way into the mainstream world. Major brands are jumping on the digital collectibles bandwagon to seize the opportunities they offer – to bring more attention to their products, to find new ways of engaging with customers, and […]
Web3 news, July 13: From Shanghai to The Price Is Right – everyone wants a piece of NFTs
NFTs seem to be doing just fine during this unstable time in the crypto industry. According to Nansen’s NFT Indexes Report, first-time buyers keep coming into the market, with around 5,000 new users since March this year. The highest performing NFT ETH indexes in June included Metaverse-20, Blue Chip-10, and Social-100. Shanghai will implement metaverse, […]
Web3 news, July 8: It’s all about Polygon this week
It looks like Polygon has taken over the web3 world this week with major headlines circling around the network and its ecosystem. Reddit releases Polygon-built NFT avatars collection A social media and forum platform, Reddit has announced the launch of an NFT collection Collectibles Avatars that will be hosted on Polygon’s blockchain. Reddit, in partnership […]
What is a crypto wallet?
A crypto wallet is a physical device or online application that lets you “store” crypto assets using private keys. They also allow you to send and receive cryptocurrencies. “Store” is used in quotes because crypto wallets don’t technically store the assets –– they live on a blockchain. There are two types of crypto wallets – […]
Who is Vitalik Buterin?
Born on January 31, 1994 Canadian-Russian nationality Ethereum co-founder Youngest billionaire in the world Vitalik Buterin, often referred to simply as Vitalik in the crypto space, is a co-founder of Ethereum, the second-largest cryptocurrency in the world. Childhood and education Born in 1994 in Kolomna, Russia, Vitalik immigrated to Canada with his parents in […]
Amberfi interview with MetaMask’s Nicole Adarme
The web3 community is filled with amazing people who create, build and inspire. And we’re excited to be publishing a series of conversations with people we’ve interacted with at different events. Meet Nicole Adarme, the head of institutional marketing at MetaMask. Haley: Hi, everybody! I am Haley, and I am here with Nicole from MetaMask. […]
Web3 news, June 9: NFT tracking platform from former Robinhood COO, Anthony Hopkins’s interest in digital art, ‘Cryptoys’ from Mattel
NFT tracking platform led by former Robinhood Crypto COO raises $8 million Christine Brown, the first COO of Robinhood Crypto, along with the former head of mobile at Venmo, Chris Maddern, has announced an $8 million seed round led by Crypto.com, B Capital, 6th Man Ventures and others for their new NFT venture, Floor. Floor […]
What is cryptocurrency?
In simple terms, a cryptocurrency is a digital form of money, a digital asset representing a store of value. It is a decentralized currency built on blockchain. A cryptocurrency is: Decentralized Encrypted Recorded and verified on a blockchain Not controlled by any government or other authority The first-ever (and the biggest one by market capitalization) […]
What is a blockchain?
The word “blockchain” seems to be everywhere these days. Everyone, from the biggest corporations like IBM to small startups, is jumping on the blockchain bandwagon, trying to leverage the best of it for their products and clients. And even though the technology might look confusing from the outside, it really isn’t, and here’s our guide […]
WTF (What the Fungible)?
NFTs are taking over the Internet by storm, but what are they? (Solana Boss Bulls Club) The word NFT is an abbreviation for the term Non-Fungible Token. Tokens are not to be mistaken with currency because they are one-of-a-kind assets similar to Pokemon cards or other collectors items. Nevertheless, similar to cryptocurrency, tokens are cryptographic, […]