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NFT News: UEFA enters the industry and Immutable receives $60 million
NFT News: UEFA enters the industry and Immutable receives $60 million
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NFT News: UEFA enters the industry and Immutable receives $60 million

By Amelia Tomasicchio - 15 Sep 2021

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There are now dozens of news stories about the world of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) every day. Here is a summary of the main news of the day.

UEFA’s NFTs are here

It is clear by now, the sports world loves non-fungible tokens. After Sorare, Socios, Formula 1, MotoGP and many others, now it’s the turn of UEFA’s NFTs.

And so Topps has announced a collaboration with UEFA for the creation of collectables of European football teams, including the women’s league.

Topps has announced a collaboration with UEFA to create NFTs

Giovanni Motta drops new NFT

The famous Italian artist who has been in the crypto art world for a year now, today dropped his latest NFT on SuperRare. It is titled “The fate of the bridge” and, as per usual, this artwork depicts Jonny Boy, Motta’s favourite subject for his works.

Immutable receives $60 million

The Australian company that created Ethereum’s layer 2 Immutable X, announced today that it has received $60 million in investment, bringing the total to $77.5 million raised.

Investors include BITKRAFT Ventures, King River Capital, Prosus Ventures, Galaxy Interactive, Fabric Ventures, Alameda Research, AirTree Ventures, Reinventure, Apex Capital and VaynerFund, showing that more and more companies are looking to carve their own niche in the NFT world.

As interest in NFTs grows, Ethereum’s network is often clogged and fees are too high. Therefore, having fast layer 2s with fees that suit all wallets is becoming increasingly necessary.

Aave sells an NFT for 350 ETH

The CEO of one of the most popular DeFi projects in the industry, Stani Kulechov, has sold an NFT titled “Yield” for 350 Ethereum, which is more than $1 million.

What’s special about this NFT is that it gives the buyer a choice: either keep the NFT and hope it goes up in value over time, or return the NFT by October 31 and get their money back, plus an additional 10% of the initial cost. 

 

Amelia Tomasicchio
Amelia Tomasicchio

As expert in digital marketing, Amelia began working in the fintech sector in 2014 after writing her thesis on Bitcoin technology. Previously author for Cointelegraph and CMO at Eidoo. She is now the co-founder and editor-in-chief of The Cryptonomist. She is also a marketing teacher at Digital Coach in Milan and she is about to publish her first book about Blockchain Marketing.

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