The blockchain industry has come a long way over the past decade, moving from a relatively unknown technology into something that has permeated into industries around the world.
Clearly much more than just a niche within the cryptocurrency space, non-fungible tokens have exploded in popularity over the past 18 months. The total volume of NFT sales pumped from just $200 million in 2020 to an incredible $41 billion in 2021, before adding another $2 billion in the first quarter of this year alone.
With crypto prices fluctuating up and down, news stories have abounded for years now around the rise and fall of blockchain, and what it means for the industry.
Since NFTs took center stage in 2021, there has been no turning back. From web2 platforms embracing NFT PFPs (profile pics) to the increased use of NFTs across blockchain gaming, metaverse, and Web3 - interest in the NFT bandwagon isn’t ebbing.
While the broader crypto market is going through turbulent times, the blockchain gaming and NFT ecosystems have been able to stay resilient so far. In May alone, billions of dollars poured out of crypto valuations and DeFi markets. Meanwhile, the NFT market generated trading volumes of $3.7 billion during the same period.
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Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) were the most discussed crypto assets in 2021; this nascent ecosystem recorded over $25 billion in total sales, with famous digital collections such as Beeple’s ‘Everydays - The First 5000 Days’ fetching $69 million at a Christie’s auction. While the growth has slowed down following the bearish macroeconomic trends, NFTs are still one of the most futuristic innovations of our time.
Investor interest in the blockchain ecosystem remains substantial as ever despite unfavorable global events and rising security concerns.
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Blockchain is rapidly diversifying into numerous areas besides finance and DeFi. The philosophy of true and secure ownership has branched out into the artistic, video games and digital media through NFTs, but this is likely just the start.
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Blockchain-based DeFi products have certainly made the news in 2021, with new innovations, and solutions that have answered problems that we didn’t even know we had.
NFT’s are digital assets. They can be jpegs of pixelated characters but they can also include any online asset, such as art, collectibles and even memes. Each NFT (non-fungible token) is represented by code on a public online ledger called the blockchain, which tracks each time an NFT is bought and sold.
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Since the start of 2021, the crypto market has seen an unprecedented amount of institutional and venture capital flowing in.
Polkadot is currently the talk of the crypto town. The promising blockchain network, headed by Gavin Wood and Robert Hebermeier, is preparing for its much-anticipated parachain launch process.
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What began as the basis of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, blockchain technology — essentially a virtual ledger capable of recording and verifying a high volume of digital transactions — is now spreading across a wave of industries.
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