Adidas Originals reaches second spot on OpenSea rankings with debut NFT collection

[ad_1] In its debut weekend, the first NFT from Adidas Originals’ “Into the Metaverse” project has generated 11,391 Ether (ETH), worth over $43 million, on OpeanSea. Ranked by trading volume, this collection has earned the second spot on OpeanSea after RTFKT’s Clone X and Takashi Murakami collection.  In collaboration with Bored Ape Yacht Club, PUNKS Comic, and gmoney, Adidas Originals co-created one digital asset and put up 30,000 copies of the same item for sale on Dec. 17. Almost 20,000 copies of the Phase 1 NFT have been sold so far.…

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Aurora raises $12M in debut funding to scale Ethereum ecosystem

[ad_1] Aurora, an Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM) designed to scale decentralized applications (DApp) built on the Near protocol, has announced a $12-million debut funding round. The round included over 100 venture capital investors, including Pantera Capital and Electric Capital. According to an official statement, Aurora will use the funds to expand ​​cross-chain capabilities beyond its current offering, in addition to hiring specialist developers to support the growth of Ethereum scaling. The scaling solution seeks to facilitate interoperability between blockchains through its EVM connection and multichain bridge, granting developers the accessibility…

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