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NFT Update: Curated acquires another CryptoPunk; CoinFund raises $158m for new fund; plus Market Data

1 min read  ·  18 Jul 2023

Larva Labs, 'CryptoPunk #512', courtesy of the artists.

Larva Labs, 'CryptoPunk #512', courtesy of the artists.


  1. NFT investment fund Curated has added CryptoPunk #512 to its collection, which was purchased for 165 ETH ($312k).
  2. Crypto investment firm CoinFund has raised $158m for a new fund that will invest in early-stage crypto start-ups.
  3. Metaverse start-up Futureverse has raised $54m in a Series A funding round led by 10T Holdings.
  4. Binance has cut back employee benefits in addition to recent layoffs – citing a decline in profits – according to a report from the Wall Street Journal.
  5. Chainlink has launched its Cross-Chain Interoperability Protocol (CCIP), which allows tokens to be transferred across different blockchains.


  1. The Top 3 NFT Sales over the past 24 hours were CryptoPunk #512 for 165 ETH ($312k), Bored Ape Yacht Club #4413 for 82 ETH ($155k), and CryptoPunk #553 for 79 ETH ($151k).
  2. The Top 3 NFT Collections over the past 24 hours were Bored Ape Yacht Club with $3.3m (-18%), Azuki with $2.2m (+4%), and Mutant Ape Yacht Club with $2m (-2%).
  3. The Top 3 NFT Marketplaces over the past 24 hours were Blur with $11.6m (-20%), OpenSea with $4.3m (-2%), and Immutable X Marketplace with $814k (-10%).
  4. The Total Crypto Market Capitalisation is $1.24t, a 1% decrease over the past 24 hours.