Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Cointelegraph to gift NFTs to honorees on its ‘Notable 100’ blockchain list


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Now that Cointelegraph’s “Top 100 Notable People in Blockchain 2021” has been totally revealed, you’d be forgiven for considering that the surprises had been over for one more 12 months.

Effectively, not fairly.

We imagine that those that gained a spot inside our checklist deserve greater than merely being celebrated on our web site… so we’ve immortalized them as distinctive nonfungible token artworks designed by the gifted illustration crew right here at Cointelegraph.

However except you are on the checklist, don’t get too excited simply but. These NFTs gained’t be out there to most people. As an alternative, every individual on our High 100 will obtain their very own NFT collectible.

We’ve additionally determined to provide an Honorable Point out (and NFT) to the inimitable Elon Musk.

He’s been teasing us with enigmatic crypto hints for thus lengthy that it virtually turned a non-story. However after taking pictures a Shiba Inu to the moon, he lastly got here out all weapons blazing for Bitcoin and instructed us that it was “inevitable.”

Inevitably too late for inclusion in our High 100-proper sadly, however positively in time for an Honorable Point out.

In fact, the extra eagle-eyed amongst you might have realized that we are able to’t simply ship an NFT to all of our High 100 recipients. Some are nameless… and we’re unsure the U.S. Marshals Service would recognize it, anyway. However the actual query is find out how to embody the honoree on the very prime of the checklist: #1 – All of Us.

This NFT will probably be auctioned by means of Rarible over the following week and would be the solely NFT of this batch out there on the open market… except in fact, one of many preliminary recipients falls on exhausting occasions and decides to promote. However hey, at the very least that is blockchain… so the provenance won’t ever be unsure.

As soon as once more, we congratulate the entire worthy members of our High 100 and sit up for their future contributions to the blockchain and crypto house.