gm NFTs Apr. 13 | Genies Secure $150M Series C, CyberBrokers Airdrop NFT
Welcome to gm NFTs, the most streamlined way to stay up-to-date on the NFT space each day. The top news for Apr. 13 includes: Cyber Brokers Airdrop, Genies, Inc Funding, and White Star DAF II.
Market Movers and Cyber Brokers Airdrop
There was not much movement in the market yesterday, but blue chips Azuki, Bored Ape Yacht Club, and Mutant Ape Yacht Club lead the 24-hour chart.
All three projects saw over 1,000 ETH in volume traded, but Azuki had the largest day, up 52 percent with more than 1,650 ETH in volume traded.
Bored Ape Yacht Club and Mutant Ape Yacht Club have seen great floor action since the release of ApeCoin, boasting a 109.5 ETH floor and 26.6 ETH floor respectively at the time of writing.
Impostors Genesis Aliens continues to see great volume, locking in spots on both the 7-day and 24-hour chart after a 960 ETH volume day, up 235.5 percent day-over-day.
The project's secondary marketplace action yesterday has pushed the existing floor to 2.38 ETH
The Premint Collectors Pass, which minted for 0.25 ETH on April 1, has boomed into the top collection chart after the project accumulated 685 ETH in volume yesterday, up 466 percent.
The volume and great ownership ratio has pushed the existing floor to 1.55 ETH at the time of writing.
Finally, Cyber Brokers announced an airdrop of "The Enforcer & Lupis Model Mech Arms" to holders as of this morning.
The supply of the Mech Arms consists of 10,001 Enforcer and 1,492 Lupis.
The airdrop comes as pieces that allow holders to utilize in order build a mech with salvageable parts at the end of Season 1.
Read more about the airdrop here.
The Enforcer & Lupis Model Mech Arms have been airdropped! 💌🦾— CyberBrokers (@CyberBrokers_) April 13, 2022
Get the deets about your new asset, including supply, utility, & security info here: https://t.co/eoMO8IFkhk
(PS: Includes the full solutions to Quest#1!)
Genies Secures $150 million Series C
Yesterday, Genies, Inc. secured $150M in Series C funding, led by California-based private equity firm Silver Lake.
This new funding round has earned the NFT avatar start-up "unicorn" status in the sector after coming in at a $1B valuation.
In addition to the funding news, the team also appointed ex-Disney CEO Bob Iger to the Board of Directors for Genies.
Iger claims the most attractive bits of Genies is the customizable capability that the platform gives users to create avatars, bridging the "intersection between technology and creativity."
Genies marketplace, "The Warehouse," and NFT avatar creator is built on the Flow Blockchain, built and owned by Dapper Labs.
White Star Capital Raises Capital for New Fund
More web3 tech investment firms join the news this morning as White Star Capital releases information that it has secured $120M for its second Digital Asset Fund (DAF II).
The funding round is primarily backed by Ubisoft, with an established focus on investing in decentralized finance and gaming.
The venture capital firm looks invest in 20-25 early-stage blockchain and web3 businesses in North America, Europe, and Asia.
Metaverse expansion and gaming creation are on the rise as traders look away from negative price actions in the current market and projects look to complete secondary phases of their roadmap with integration into the metaverse.
This also hints that the DAF II will place an emphasis on supporting companies that look to utilize or develop metaverse solutions.
fRiENDSiES Reveal and Smilesssvrs Concert
fRiENDSiES, which released on March 24, is finally set for reveal today.
⊹⋛⋋( ●´⌓`●)⋌⋚⊹ - 🚨 this is NOT a drill!!! We are less than 24 hours from reveal!!! 🚨— fRiENDSiES (@fRiENDSiES_Ai) April 12, 2022
can’t wait to see all our cutie new frens in one place 🥺☺️
The fRiENDSiES collection will reveal on April 13 at noon, ET, according to an announcement posted in the project's Discord and Twitter.
Smilessssvrs announced an upcoming Discord event in partnership with WarpSound. WarpSound's artists "perform live, interactive, AI-generated music," and Smilesssvrs holders will "have the opportunity to vote on the sound of the music they create, using the WarpSound app."
The event will take place on April 13 at 1:00 pm ET.