NFT Update: Bright start for Base; Grails IV artist reveal; plus Weekly Data

1 min read  ·  11 Aug 2023

PROOF 'Grails IV #5', artist to be confirmed.

PROOF 'Grails IV #5', artist to be confirmed.


  1. Over $170m worth of assets has now been bridged to Coinbase’s layer-2, Base, which totalled 136k daily active users yesterday.
  2. Crypto security firm Spearbit has raised $7m in a funding round led by Framework Ventures.
  3. PROOF will unveil the artists behind its ‘Grails IV’ collection at 18:30 BST today.
  4. A crypto address has mysteriously burned over $8m in tokens and NFTs over the past few days.


  1. The Top 5 NFT Sales over the past week were Clone X #9418 for 195 ETH ($360k), Autoglyphs #511 for 190 ETH ($347k), CryptoPunk #4757 for 175 ETH ($324k), Meebit #11348 for 95 ETH ($175k), and CryptoPunk #6094 for 65 ETH ($118k).
  2. The Top 5 NFT Collections by Volume over the past week were DeGods with $11.8m (+150%), Bored Ape Yacht Club with $7.2m (-71%), Mutant Ape Yacht Club with $6.9m (-36%), Azuki with $4.8m (-26%), and Gods Unchained with $4.3m (-16%).
  3. The Top 5 NFT Marketplaces by Volume over the past week were Blur with $46.6m (- 28%), OpenSea with $16.5m (-24%), Immutable X Marketplace with $4.8m (-17%), LooksRare with $1.6m (+97%), and X2Y2 with $1.6m (-50%).
  4. The Total Crypto Market Capitalisation is $1.22t, a 2% increase over the past week.