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NFT Update: Blur's NFT lending surpasses $25m; Sports Illustrated explores NFT ticketing; plus new Goblintown collection

1 min read  ·  03 May 2023

Blend, Blur's NFT lending protocol.

Blend, Blur's NFT lending protocol.


  1. Blur’s NFT lending protocol has amassed over $25m in loan volume since launching on Tuesday, according to data from Dune Analytics.
  2. The Twitter account of Yuga Labs CEO Daniel Alegre was compromised yesterday, with malicious links posted.
  3. Sports Illustrated has launched a Polygon-based NFT ticketing platform.
  4. NFT collection Goblintown will prioritise the “worst traders” for its Series 2 NFT mint and offer a discount to those who pay with the meme coin $PEPE.
  5. Early-stage crypto venture capital firm Credibly Neutral has launched with $5.5m in funding.
  6. Blockworks has reported that the world’s richest man, Bernard Arnault, owns a collection of NFTs.


  1. The Top 3 NFT Sales over the past 24 hours were CryptoPunk #6435 for 59 ETH ($109k), Bored Ape Yacht Club #6360 for 55 ETH ($103k), and CryptoPunk #4797 for 55 ETH ($103k).
  2. The Top 3 NFT Collections by Volume over the past 24 hours were Azuki with $6.6m (-11%), Bored Ape Yacht Club with $4.5m (+13%), and Mutant Ape Yacht Club with $3.4m (-6%).
  3. The Top 3 NFT Marketplaces by Volume over the past 24 hours were Blur with $20.5m (-16%), OpenSea with $4.5m (-40%), and X2Y2 with $1.3m (-7%).
  4. The Total Crypto Market Capitalisation is $1.22t, a 0.6% increase over the past 24 hours.