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The Cryptopunks and BAYC Floor Valuations Go Head-tohead, as the Punks Shortly Surpass Bored Apes

On Sunday, August 21, 2022, the floor value of the Cryptopunks non-fungible token (NFT) collection briefly surpassed the Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) NFT collection’s floor value. While it’s not by a huge amount, at the time, Cryptopunks floor was 66. 45 ether, while BAYC’s least expensive NFT was 64. 99 ether.

Cryptopunks Fleetingly Reclaims the Throne It Held Last Year by Flipping BAYC’s Floor Value

Non-fungible token (NFT) sales are not doing so well this week as sales are down 18. 75% lower than the week prior’s sale volume, according to cryptoslam.io statistics. Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) holds the top sales this week with $15,087,189 million in sales, up 61. 47% higher than last week.

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— Nick Tomaino (@NTmoney) August 20, 2022

While Cryptopunks is the sixth largest collection in terms of this week’s NFT sales with $4,517,133 in sales this week, sales are down 52. 38% lower than the week prior. Despite this week’s lower sales, Cryptopunks briefly managed to flip BAYC’s floor value.

On August 21, at 1: 45 p.m. (EST), Cryptopunks’ floor value was 66. 45 ETH or $107,866. BAYC’s floor value slipped down to 64. 99 ETH or $105,623 at that time. The head-tohead battle has been ongoing for the majority of the day. Later in the afternoon, BAYC was able to regain the top level.

Cryptopunks and BAYC Floor Values Go Head to Head, as the Punks Briefly Surpass Bored Apes
At 1: 45 p.m. (EST), the floor value of the Cryptopunks NFT collection briefly surpassed the Bored Ape Yacht Club NFT collection’s floor value. BAYC managed to regain the top position by 4: 00 p.m. (EST) on Sunday afternoon.

NFT floor values are a whole lot different than they were 26 days ago on July 26, 2022. At that time, BAYC had the top floor value with 82 ether as it was the least expensive BAYC on that day. Cryptopunks NFTs were in second place that day, as the floor value was 73. 95 ETH on July 26. Statistics from archive.org show that BAYC holds the top floor value for weeks on end.

Cryptopunks and BAYC Floor Values Go Head-to-Head, as the Punks Briefly Surpass Bored Apes
The Block Crypto’s Floor Price of Popular NFTs chart on August 21, 2022.

The head-to-head competition today follows Yuga Labs releasing the Cryptopunks and Meebits intellectual property licenses last week. With the new licenses, Cryptopunks can now use their NFTs to commercially or personally. The company’s BAYC NFTs also have a license for NFT owners, but Galaxy Digital research claims the license covering BAYC, MAYC, and BAKC NFTs contains critical contradictions.

While Cryptopunks temporarily flipped BAYC’s floor value on August 21, the opposite took place on December 22, 2021. At that time the lowest BAYC was 53.9 ETH while the lowest valued Cryptopunk was 52. 69 ETH. After Cryptopunks was flipped by BAYC at the end last year, it still holds the top floor value. The NFT collection PROOF Collective briefly overtook BAYC, except on a few occasions.

Following the brief flippening early Sunday afternoon, BAYC managed to regain the top position and by 4: 00 p.m. (EST), BAYC’s floor was 68. 48 ETH, while Cryptopunks floor was 66. 45 ETH. BAYC’s market value at the time this article was written is $1. 11 billion, Cryptopunks’ market valuation is now roughly $1. 07 billion. At 5: 30 p.m., BAYC’s floor was 68. 48 ETH and Cryptopunks floor was 66. 45 ETH.

What do you think about Cryptopunks briefly flipping BAYC’s floor value on August 21, 2022? Are you sure the head-tohead battles will last? Comment below to let us know your thoughts on this topic.

Jamie Redman

Jamie Redman, the News Lead at Bitcoin.com News, is a Florida-based financial journalist. Redman has been an active member of the cryptocurrency community since 2011. Redman is passionate about Bitcoin, open-source codes, and decentralized applications. Since September 2015, Redman has written more than 5,700 articles for Bitcoin.com News about the disruptive protocols emerging today.

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Yuga Labs’ Acquisition of Proof Fuels Moonbirds NFT Sales Uptick

Friday saw Yuga Labs, known for creating the Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) non-fungible token (NFT) series, unveiled its acquisition of Proof, a notable NFT startup behind the Moonbirds collection. Kevin Rose, founder of Proof, will assume an advisory role within Yuga, and the startup’s team plans to integrate into the Yuga framework…
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Locker Token, Euro Ice Hockey Champs Rogle BK To Hold In-Person NFT Events

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PRESS RELEASE. Locker token & Ice Hockey experts Rogle BK announced an In-Real-Life NFT (In-Real-Life) event at the Catena Arena, the home of European champions. This event will showcase NFTs as an innovative asset class and educate Rogle fans about how to use the blockchain to purchase their favorite player trading cards.

The event, due to take place on December 30th, will feature educational content, a free mint for the first 500 fans, and in-person interaction with cryptocurrency experts – The Nordic Whales.

About The Event

Rogle BK fans were the first fanbase able to mint their favourite players and in-game moments via the Locker sports NFT marketplace. With the Locker Token app, the team has the technology to create any NFTs desired by fans. The event was planned in line with the partnership to help blockchain enthusiasts make their first steps.

The event will be hosted and supported by local natives the Nordic Whales, who are located a mere 20 minutes from the stadium. Because they are close to the team, the AMA enthusiasts can provide educational content in English and Swedish.

The first 500 fans are in for a treat upon arrival after scanning the event QR code. This will provide them with a free mint, with a further 6500 being minted on the day that will be made available for purchase. The first 500 will be randomized in terms of rarity.

What is Locker Token?

Locker Token provides an ecosystem that allows athletes and sports teams to futureproof their offerings and monetize them through blockchain. It also connects fans and athletes via a unique asset type. After a successful contract migration, Locker’s ticker $LKT is now listed on CoinMarketCap.

Despite being a relatively new project, the ecosystem features a number of the worlds best Ice Hockey teams and players including; Rogle BK, Manchester Storm, and HC Bolzano. There are more Ice Hockey teams than other sports. The goal is to get each team’s fans to Locker and become engaged buyers and fans.

From a token perspective, the Ethereum price decline of late has dragged the price of $LKT with it due to the closely-connected nature of Locker as an ERC20 token. Despite the market downturn, the team has maintained its efforts to create and build new partnerships.

500 lucky fans will receive a free mint upon scanning a QR code.

About Rogle BK

RogleBK (Rogle Bandyklubb), is a professional Swedish ice hockey team based in Angelholm. The club has featured in the SHL most-recently since the 2015-16 season. Rogle has previously played in the SHL in 1992-1996, 2008-2010, and briefly in 2012-13.

The team is currently in a mixed season and are currently 9th in league standings. They are however on a two-game winning streak, with Adam Tambellini playing a big part in the team’s offensive play with 12 league goals to date.

Mint Rogle BK NFTs today via the Locker Token app for iOS and Android.


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Financie Begin to Prepare for the IEO of Entertainment DAO Project “SUPER SAPIENSS” Led by Yukihiko Tsutsumi and Katsuyuki Motorolahiro

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PRESS RELEASE. “SUPER SAPIENSS NFT” Public-Sale on December 24.

Financie, Inc. (headquarters, Tokyo; CEO, Hironao Kunimitsu; hereinafter “Financie”) has commenced to prepare for the IEO (*1) of the entertainment DAO project “SUPER SAPIENSS”. Additionally, “SUPER SAPIENSS NFT” will start a public sale from 24rd December, 6 am(EST) available for anyone.

SUPER SAPIENSS NFT https://supersapienss.com/nft/

SUPER SAPIENSS https://supersapienss.com/

Financie has launched the IEO support business in July 2022 to expand the “community-driven” creator economy. Financie will assist the entity/group in developing and creating the token economy. They will analyze and clarify the risks from the point-of-view of accounting and tax (*2) and prepare the applications to handle newly-issued crypto assets. Financie has a partnership agreement already with Light Inc. for their IEO. They are currently in discussions to Angkor Tiger FC and Iganmu Tiger FC about their IEO.

“SUPER SAPIENSS” is an entertainment project initiated by three directors, Yukihiko Tsutsumi, Katsuyuki Motohiro, and Yuichi Sato, who lead the Japanese entertainment and film industry, and the producer Takeshi Moriya, known for “Midnight Swan” and other films, to carry out the entire process from creation of the original work to its visualization. Since the launch of the project on FiNANCiE in January 2022, it has been active with the co-creation community in the production of original videos and webtoons, and the NFT. Financie supports the issuance “SUPER SAPIENSS”, crypto assets token. This will allow “SUPER SAPIENSS” token economy to grow beyond FiNANCiE.

*1 IEO stands for “Initial Exchange Offering”. Token offerings can be made through exchange platforms. Before a sale is initiated, there are many checks and due diligence. Tokens can be used to raise funds and to create and strengthen communities.

*2 Financie does not provide professional advice based on the Lawyers Act, the Certified Public Tax Accountants Act, etc.

[(Outline of Public Sale)]

Target: Anyone can purchase on the Mint website (first-come-first-served basis)

Period:

2022/12/24 6 am ~ 2022/12/25 6 am (EST)

2022/12/24 11 am ~ 2022/12/25 11 am (GMT)

2022/12/24 3 am ~ 2022/12/25 3 am(PST)

Quantity: 500 + the amount not sold out in the Pre-Sale at the Minting site (no limit of mints / up to 5 mints at a time)

Payment method: ETH payment

Remarks: The management will keep the unsold items and use them for burn or future development to avoid selling pressure.

Purchase Page:https://supersapienss.com/nft/

[(Comments from the producers)]

#Takeshi Moriya, SUPER SAPIENSS Producer

“I’m very excited to begin the preparations for IEO.

We have been engaged in various activities as SUPER SAPIENSS for about a year, and it has passed so fast.

Starting with the community creating onFiNANCiE platform, we organized and commenced actor auditions, the Japan tour of “SUPER SAPIENSS THE BEGINNING,” which is led by members of the community, and NFT and WebTOON, that is now being launched. Through such activities, we hope to create new entertainment opportunities.

In preparation for the IEO, we are considering various measures linked to the community tokens in FiNANCiE, and NFT holders, so that we can create an entertainment which everyone from all over the world can enjoy’.

#Hironao Kunimitsu, CEO, Financie, Inc.

“I believe the success of this SUPER SAPIENSS IEO will be very important for NFT’s future. We will try our best to achieve it.

As the one and only Web3 platform provider in Japan, Financie will continue to support the formation and expansion of the token ecosystem through its token-issuing crowdfunding service “FiNANCiE”, NFT business, and IEO support business, in order to achieve its corporate vision of “Empowering the next billion dreams”‘.

About Financie, Inc.

Financie, Inc. provides the businesses that support the formation of communities and ecosystems using tokens, including FiNANCiE, a token-issuing crowdfunding service that utilizes blockchain, NFT business, and IEO support business. Currently, more than 180 sports teams, entertainment projects, and individuals have issued/sold/operated their own tokens on FiNANCiE. Japan’s only Web3 platform, which supports the creation and expansion of token ecosystems in an integrated way, will be established.

FiNANCiE|FiNANCiE https://financie.jp/

App: App Store (Supported OS: iOS 14.0 and above)

https://apps.apple.com/jp/app/financie/id1470196162

App: Google Play (Compatible OS: Android 6.0 and above)

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=jp.financie.ichiba


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