NFT Update: Nansen cuts 30% of staff; Mercedes Benz goes generative; plus Market Data
1 min read · 31 May 2023
Dmitri Cherniak, 'The Eternal Pump #16', courtesy of Curated.
Blockchain analytics firm Nansen has laid off 30% of its staff.
Crypto analytics firm Chainalysis has acquired blockchain data company Transpose for an undisclosed sum.
Crypto payments start-up Transak has raised $20m in a Series A funding round.
Metaverse marketplace MetaZone has raised $3m in seed funding.
NFT investment fund Curated has added The Eternal Pump #16 by Dmitri Cherniak, which was previously owned by Three Arrows Capital (3AC), to its collection.
Mercedes Benz’s Web3 arm is partnering with FingerprintsDAO and artist Harm van den Dorpel to release a generative art NFT collection.
The Top 3 NFT Sales over the past 24 hours were CryptoPunk #1426 for 51 ETH ($97k), CryptoPunk #5590 for 50 ETH ($94k), and Bored Ape Yacht Club #1239 for 49 ETH ($92k).
The Top 3 NFT Collections by Volume over the past 24 hours were Bored Ape Yacht Club with $3.4m (-7%), Azuki with $1.8m (+54%), and Mutant Ape Yacht Club with $1.4m (-4%).
The Top 3 NFT Marketplaces by Volume over the past 24 hours were Blur with $13m (+7%), OpenSea with $6.2m (+37%), and Immutable X Marketplace with $924k (-7%).
The Total Crypto Market Capitalisation is $1.18t, a 2.4% decrease over the past 24 hours.