In this week’s newsletter, read about how Binance started its nonfungible token (NFT) ticketing service by partnering with a sports club. Check out the NFT exchange-traded fund (ETF), which was released by trading platform KuCoin and how Google AI was able to paint BAYC-inspired NFTs.
In other news, learn about how much the NFT community spent in minting NFTs in the first half of 2022 and check out the upcoming NFT album by British rock band Muse. And, don’t forget about this week’s Nifty News roundup featuring Dr DisRespect’s NFT game and FC Barcelona’s NFT release.
Binance jumps into NFT ticketing after UEFA League fiasco
Crypto exchange Binance partnered with Società Sportiva Lazio to launch its NFT ticketing solution. With this, all of the sports club’s home matches will have NFT tickets. The partnership is valid for the 2022 to 2023 season.
According to Binance, NFT tickets will solve issues like fake tickets and scalping highlighted by the recent fiasco at the UEFA league. In addition to event access, the NFT tickets will also have added value, such as store and match discounts and token giveaways.
KuCoin crypto exchange debuts USDT-dominated NFT ETF
Seychelles-based crypto platform KuCoin has created an ETF tied to NFTs such as the Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) collection. The exchange’s NFT ETF trading zone was launched on July 29, allowing traders to trade ERC-20 tokens representing NFT assets.
BAYC is one of the five NFT ETFs launched by the exchange. BAYC’s ETF trades under the symbol hiBAYC, which represents BAYC assets. Apart from BAYC, an ETF for CryptoPunks will also be available under the ticker hiPUNKS.
Google AI turns all 10,000 BAYC NFTs into machine-made art
A project called Artsy Monke used artificial intelligence (AI) to transform 10,000 Bored Ape Yacht Club NFTs into various forms of abstract art resembling the BAYC collection. To create the pieces, the AI was given the BAYC NFTs as references to create the art.
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