Tarantino Joins the NFT Biz | 1.5.22

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Mar 21, 2022

Tarantino Joins the NFT Biz | 1.5.22

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Tarantino Joins the NFT Biz

Renowned director, screenwriter and producer Quentin Tarantino has announced that one of his most famous works will now have a place in the NFT world. The seven-time Academy Award winner will share his never-before-seen original handwritten copy of “Pulp Fiction” in seven parts. Chapters 1 – 7 will be auctioned off as individual NFTs, paired with exclusive audio recordings by Tarantino himself. 

The NFTs will be sold through the blockchain Secret Network and consumers can purchase using ETH, as well as any coin compatible with ERC-20. 

The auction will run from Jan. 17 – 31. 

To be eligible for the sale, participants must register here. Registration opens on January 10.

Former First Lady Praises Bitcoin & Launches Own Venture

January 3, 2009 Bitcoin was founded by Satoshi Nakamoto, (creator’s pseudonym). 13 years later, the cryptocurrency is being lauded by Melania Trump, only weeks after her own NFT announcement. 

Miss Trump’s venture will be a series of NFT auctions to help children in the foster care system. The series is starting with a digital watercolor rendering of the former First Lady’s eyes. 

The NFT will run through the Solana blockchain and be about $150 or 1SOL. 

Mr. Wonderful Embraces NFTs

“Shark Tank” vet Kevin O’Leary is making his support for the NFT and crypto space known. Coming after his initial distaste for the crypto market only a few years ago, the famous investor seems to have done a 180. 

“You’re going to see a lot of movement in terms of doing authentication and insurance policies and real estate transfer taxes all online over the next few years, making NFTs a much bigger, more fluid market potentially than just bitcoin alone,” O’Leary said in an interview with CNBC. 

The businessman admits that he isn’t sure which way it’ll all go in the end, but that he’s betting on both sides of that (crypto)coin. 

NFT Tycoons Can Now Add “Billionaire” to Their Resumes

OpenSea creators Alex Atallah and Devin Finzer have now reached the “that’s a lot of zeros” club. Due to OpenSea now being valued at 13.3 B, the two 30-somethings’ net is now through the roof. The NFT platform was valued at 1.5 B only six months ago, not that 1.5 B is anything to snuff at. 

With a Forbes estimation of about 18.5% stake in the company, cofounders are expected to be worth around 2.2 B respectively. Founded in 2017, OpenSea was an NYC startup. The platform now boasts an employee base of over 70. 

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