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Yield Guild Games Raises $12.5M in 31 Seconds on Token Sale

Yield Guild Games, an investment DAO focused on the use of NFTs in virtual worlds and blockchain games, raised $12.5M in 31 seconds on July 27.  The launch, which happened on Sushiswap’s Miso token launch platform, caused a frenzy as only 32 wallet addresses bought up 25M of the DAO’s YGG tokens in the span …

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Weed, Cats and NFTs: New Animated Series Combines All Three

A new NFT project, backed by some real star power, will have you burning green in more ways than one. “Stoner Cats” is an upcoming series of animated shorts about, well, house cats high on marijuana. And it will only be available to those who drop some greenbacks on its unique, algorithmically-generated NFTs.  The series …

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Polygon Doubles Down on Gaming and NFTs with $100M Fund

Polygon is raising a $100M fund to support blockchain game developers and NFT creators, and tapping the chops of Atari, the trailblazer that gave the world Pong, Space Invaders, and Asteroids. Polygon has already attracted over 100 NFT and gaming projects, according to awesomepolygon.com. But now the scaling solution is pursuing a far more ambitious …

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Venture Round Led by a16z Makes OpenSea Latest NFT Unicorn

The NFT marketplace OpenSea has reached a $1.5B valuation after a $100M Series B funding round led by a16z. This makes OpenSea the newest NFT-based unicorn, or a privately held startup company valued over $1B. A16z also led OpenSea’s $23M Series A round in March. This year, the venture giant also invested in Dapper Labs, …

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Digital or Physical? Damien Hirst’s New NFT Project Gives Buyers A Choice

Damien Hirst, still the enfant terrible of the UK art scene and reportedly the nation’s richest living artist, is about to add to his fortune with a $20M NFT drop. His project, called The Currency, is a collection of 10,000 NFTs, which correspond to 10,000 unique paintings of spots created by the artist in 2016. …

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