Rising blockchain company Ripple has announced the onboarding of around 4,000 singers, musicians, content creators, game designers, and other artists into its NFT platform with a Creator Fund worth more than $250 million. Launched in Sep. 2021, the blockchain producer is aiming to support artists and creative agencies like Mintable, MintNFT, VSA Partners, NFT PRO, Ethernal Labs, and onXRP. The creator fund will be distributed on a batch basis with a varying theme for each “wave” of applications. Related Article | Veteran Trader Advises ‘Gen Zs’ To Set Aside Savings On Bitcoin And Hold Nick Rose, Ethernal Labs chief executive officer and founder said: “This partnership allows us to bolster the Web 3 ecosystem by pioneering cross-chain interoperability and bringing NFTs and digital assets to the masses.” Notable artists onboarded for this batch include Justin Bua, filmmaker Steven Sebring, and xPunks. They have come together to connect the convocation of diverse artists. “I am extremely excited to be one of the first visual artists working with Ripple to bring life to my artistic vision in this tokenized world and lend the support I need to grow the BUA community,” said Justin Bua. XRP total market cap at $37.81 billion on the weekend chart | Source: TradingView.com Ripple Creator Fund For the next application waves, independent and rookie creators can also shoot their material to join the Creator Fund. As the only creator-centered platform in the market, Ripple is firm with its goal of assisting creators to grow their careers and build their community with the help of XRP Ledger. The theme of the ongoing wave will be announced in the second quarter of the year. The rotation themes will allow the current NFTs to use cases on the Ledger, with various themes exploring Media & Entertainment, Sustainability and Real Estate. Real Utility And Web 3.0 The launch of the NFT-Devnet, a beta development environment seeking to assist more NFT creators in the industry, signaled a new turn in the industry. Ripple is slowly venturing into the world of Web 3.0 with the use of cases for tokenized assets. One report said that it had recently invested $100,000 to Feeturre, an entertainment and music marketplace. Related Article | Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak ‘Feels’ Bitcoin Will Be Worth $100,000 The entry to Web 3.0 is due to the possible utility increase of the XRP Ledger ecosystem. With the addition of their ledger, marketplaces like Feeturre will have lower fees and quicker settlement processes. Monica Long, the general manager of the app development arm RippleX, commented on the growing pace of the NFT market and the need to maximize its potential: “NFTs have very quickly proven to have real utility within crypto — from digital experiences and rewards to artist royalties, co-ownership of real-world assets, and more.” From March 11 to March 20, 2022, Ripple will host the Ripple House at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas. Featured image from CryptoPotato, chart from TradingView.com
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is revealing that he was able get in on Bitcoin early but says that his purpose was not to make money. In a new interview on the Steve-O’s Wild Ride podcast, Wozniak says that he’s not fond of following the price action of an asset, whether it be stocks or crypto. […]
Despite its rollercoaster ride in the market, there are always people who remain steadfast in their belief in Bitcoin. One of them is a pillar of tech behemoth, Apple Inc. Steve Wozniak — the Apple co-founder — has stated that he expects the world’s top cryptocurrency to reach $100,000 in the near future. Wozniak discussed cryptocurrency in a recent interview on the Wild Ride with Steve-O podcast. “I purchased a large amount of bitcoin at the outset to demonstrate how to use this new technology. How do you make an online purchase? I conquered that. How do you purchase items in foreign nations, and how would you pay for a donut?” Additionally, the computer programmer and philanthropist pondered how individuals locate ATMs that accept bitcoin. “I want to experience and absorb everything,” he stated. The Apple Co-Founder’s Belief According to Wozniak, Bitcoin is the “most incredible mathematical marvel.” In July last year, when speaking at Talent Land Jalisco, he told his virtual audience that Bitcoin was superior to gold due to its verified digital scarcity. While admitting that he was unable to quantify his prediction mathematically, Wozniak noted that effective interest in cryptocurrency made the price attainable. Related Article | Bitcoin On Course To Hit $100K Nine Months From Now, Bitbull CEO Predicts “I believe Bitcoin will eventually reach $100,000… I am unable to quantify it mathematically; I simply feel it as a result of all of the interest. The interest in cryptocurrencies.” Bitcoin is currently trading below the $40K threshold, at $39,084.76 according to CoinMarketCap’s price monitoring. BTC currently trades at a 24-hour volume of $14,260,302,441 and is up 0.13% over the last 24 hours. BTC total market cap at $740.78 billion on the daily chart | Source: TradingView.com Other Bigwigs See Bitcoin Hitting $100K Even during times of war, the intrigue and mystique surrounding Bitcoin continue to hog the headlines. One of the biggest proponents of the crypto is Bitbull Chief Executive Officer Joe DiPasquale. Despite a decrease in the price of Bitcoin since November, DiPasquale believes the digital asset is still on track to reach the vaunted $100,000 per coin milestone. Related Article | Veteran Trader Advises ‘Gen Zs’ To Set Aside Savings On Bitcoin And Hold And then there’s Standard Chartered. In September 2021, a report by the cryptocurrency research team at the British bank forecasted that Bitcoin would soon surpass the $100,000 mark. Bitcoin was trading at the $50,000 mark that month. Michael Saylor, the CEO of MicroStrategy, also has higher expectations for Bitcoin’s price in the long term. Similarly, SkyBridge Capital CEO Anthony Scaramucci, another crypto believer, maintains that the pioneer cryptocurrency would one day be worth $500,000 a unit. Positive Outlook For Bitcoin Remains Meanwhile, Wozniak confirmed that he has made some Bitcoin purchases through a Coinbase account. Also known as “Woz,” the seasoned engineer previously indicated that he sold all of the Bitcoins he purchased during the market’s early days for experimental purposes. While fears persist that the Bitcoin market will continue to dive in the short to medium term due to a variety of macroeconomic forces, positive outlooks for the cryptocurrency’s long-term potential persist. Featured image from TechSpot, chart from TradingView.com
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak expects the price of bitcoin to hit $100,000. “I just really feel it from all of the interest,” he explained. “The interest in crypto is so high.” Steve Wozniak’s Bitcoin Price Prediction Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak shared his view on cryptocurrency in an interview on the Wild Ride with Steve-O podcast, […]
Steve Wozniak – the co-founder of Apple – has long been a fan of bitcoin and crypto. In a recent interview, he referred to bitcoin as one of the biggest mathematical miracles of all time. Steve Wozniak Believes in Bitcoin Calling it “pure-gold mathematics” to be precise, Wozniak made it clear that while he loves...
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak says Bitcoin is “the only one that’s pure-gold mathematics.” He is skeptical of most other cryptocurrencies. In addition, Wozniak is a fan of the metaverse but is less enthusiastic about non-fungible tokens (NFTs). Apple’s Steve Wozniak Praises Bitcoin Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak talked about cryptocurrency in an interview with the Insider, […]