OpenSea, the largest NFT open marketplace, completed a $300 million Series C funding round, bringing its total valuation to $13.3 billion.
The milestone was reached a few days into the new year, according to data from CryptoSlam. Total sales now stand at $1.03 billion.
The rap legend acquired his first Bored Ape Yacht Club NFT for $462,000, joining other high-profile celebrity owners of the same series.
Mutant Ape Yacht Club NFTs have also seen their average price increase from about $32,000 to about $50,000 in the past week.
Bored Ape Yacht Club NFTs just launched this year, while CryptoPunks is considered one of the original collections.
A rare NFT from the Bored Ape series sold for one-hundredth of its intended market price due to a "fat finger" mistake by the seller.
Solana co-founder Anatoly Yakovenko said he believes non-fungible tokens were at the beginning of their social network journey.
The disappointing November jobs report added to the uncertainty as investors try to chart the path of Fed policy.
"The metaverse is currently one of the most exciting developments in digital, making it an interesting platform for adidas," the company told Insider.
Geoffrey Huntley downloaded a 20-terabyte index of NFTs, saying he wants to show future generations how "we destroyed our planet."
A digital collection of the popular bored-looking cartoon monkeys fetched $24.4 million when it sold at auction this week.
The NBA star made the purchase on August 28 for 55 ether. Bored Ape Yacht Club is a collection of 10,000 NFTs that live on the ethereum blockchain.