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NFT Update: Lens raises $15m; Wildxyz announces Curatorial Board; plus Top Sales

1 min read  ·  08 Jun 2023

Wildxyz's Curatorial Board.

Wildxyz's Curatorial Board.

News

  1. Decentralised social media protocol Lens has raised $15m in funding.
  2. Fidenza #479, which is being auctioned at Sotheby’s, has received a bid of $490,000 – more than double its high estimate.
  3. Web3 gaming studio HyperPlay has raised $12m in a Series A funding round.
  4. Digital art collective Wildxyz has announced its Curatorial Board of 10 artists, who will develop and advise its residency program.
  5. Zero-knowledge scaling solution Taiko has raised $22m in funding.

Data

  1. The Top 3 NFT Marketplaces by Volume over the past 24 hours were Azuki #7242 for 90 ETH ($167k), Fidenza #25 for 70 ETH ($129k), and CryptoPunk #2905 for 51 ETH ($93k).
  2. The Top 3 NFT Collections by Volume over the past 24 hours were Mutant Ape Yacht Club with $5.4m (+176%), Bored Ape Yacht Club with $2.8m (-20%), and Azuki with $1.8m (-21%).
  3. The Top 3 NFT Marketplaces by Volume over the past 24 hours were Blur with $15.3m (+14%), OpenSea with $6m (+17%), and Immutable X Marketplace with $1.1m (+31%).
  4. The Total Crypto Market Capitalisation is $1.16t, a 0.2% decrease over the past 24 hours.