Breaking: Beeple’s “First 5,000 Days” NFT Collection Sells For $69 Million

By Sunil Sharma
Published March 11, 2021 Updated March 11, 2021
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Breaking: Beeple’s “First 5,000 Days” NFT Collection Sells For $69 Million

By Sunil Sharma
Published March 11, 2021 Updated March 11, 2021

In an exciting crypto news today, “Everyday: The First 5,000 Days” a Non-fungible token (NFT) art collection by Beeple has sold for whooping $69 Million making it the most expensive NFT ever sold. Beeple is a 41 year old illustrator based out of Minnesota and his collection was a collage of 5,000 images that artist made in 5,000 days.

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“The First 5,000 Days” becomes Most Expensive NFT Ever Sold

Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are blockchain based marketplaces for artists to sell their artwork. Today’s sell marked at $69 Million has listed Beeple among the top 3 most valuable artists alive. This is not the first time, last week another Beeple art work, a 10 second video made headlines when it was sold for $6.6 Million.

NFT - the first 500 days
Source: Twitter

Non-fungible token aka NFT craze has taken crypto market by storm with major influencers like Mark Cuban and prominent artists already supporting the new trend. NFT oriented crypto projects like Chiliz ($CHZ) are already witnessing a boom in their price and market cap.

The overall NFT market has crossed $8 Billion in no time and is growing at a rapid pace with top NFTs selling in Millions.

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Sunil Sharma
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Sunil is a serial entrepreneur and has been working in blockchain and cryptocurrency space for 2 years now. Previously he co-founded Govt. of India supported startup InThinks and is currently Chief Editor at Coingape and CEO at SquadX, a fintech startup. He has published more than 100 articles on cryptocurrency and blockchain and has assisted a number of ICO's in their success. He has co-designed blockchain development industrial training and has hosted many interviews in past. Follow him on Twitter at @sharmasunil8114 and reach out to him at sunil (at) coingape.com

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