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A press release of a couple of days ago announced Visa, the credit card behemoth, had just spent $150,000 to purchase one  NFT, a crypto punk.

Sales of NFT’s in July totaled $1.2 billion, while sales for through the first three weeks of August are just shy of $900 million with the number of sales of NFT’s exceeding 50,000 per week.

.This is an exploding market sector. It’s going to get bigger.

  • “Visa said Monday it bought a “CryptoPunk,” one of thousands of NFT-based digital avatars, for nearly $150,000 in ethereum.
  • “An NFT — which stands for non-fungible token — is a unique digital asset designed to represent ownership of a virtual item.
  • “Cuy Sheffield, head of crypto at Visa, said NFTs will play an “important role” in the future of retail, social media and entertainment.”

https://www.cnbc.com/2021/08/23/visa-buys-cryptopunk-nft-for-150000.html

 

Stay tuned.

John Truman Wolfe

One Reply to “NFT Sales Continue To Boom”

  1. Alexis Genung 8 months ago

    I would like to know more about NFTs and how this subject relates to me as an artist with marketable images. Can you help me with this, or direct me on doing my own research? I really know nothing about it. Thanks! alexisgenungstudios.com

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