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NFT Update: LooksRare cuts fees; OpenSea Pro gains users; and Sei Network bags $800m valuation

1 min read  ·  11 Apr 2023

LooksRare V2 features, courtesy of LooksRare.


  1. NFT marketplace LooksRare has launched the V2 upgrade of its platform, dropping its marketplace fee from 2% to 0.5%.
  2. Over the past week, OpenSea Pro surpassed Blur to become the leading NFT aggregator by daily active users.
  3. Art Blocks Curated project ‘Solar Transits’ by Robert Hodgin drops this Wednesday at 12PM CT.
  4. PROOF is launching a new 10,000-piece NFT collection called ‘Moonbirds: Diamond Exhibition’, which will feature artworks created by 22 digital artists.
  5. NFT co-ownership platform Lore has raised $4m in a strategic funding round led by Multicoin Capital.
  6. Crypto exchange Bitget has launched a $100m Web3 fund that will invest in Asia-based projects.
  7. Gaming hardware giant Razer has launched a new Web3 Incubator that will invest in blockchain-based games.
  8. Layer-1 blockchain Sei Network has raised $30m in funding at an $800m valuation.


  1. The Top 3 NFT Sales over the past 24 hours were Otherdeed #11260 for 213 ETH ($409k), Bored Ape Yacht Club for 104 ETH ($197k), and CryptoPunk #4076 for 80 ETH ($153k).
  2. The Top 3 NFT Collections by Volume over the past 24 hours were CryptoPunks with $16.8m (+32%), Milady Maker with $2.6m (+490%), and Mutant Ape Yacht Club with $2.1m (+18%).
  3. The Top 3 NFT Marketplaces by Volume over the past 24 hours were Blur with $35.7m (+10%), OpenSea with $9.2m (-45%), and X2Y2 with $1.3m (+6%).
  4. The Total Crypto Market Capitalisation is $1.29t, a 4.6% increase over the past 24 hours.