Yuga Labs Announces CryptoPunks Grant Recipients
Yuga Labs announced its first CryptoPunks NFT grant on Friday. The grant will support the creation and maintenance of a newsletter for CryptoPunks. The Grant was awarded to holders @ricgalbraith and @lorepunkdoteth.
Previous grant recipients, such as Jenkins the Valet, have gone on to create successful NFT projects and communities. The team plans to provide additional grant opportunities to the Bored Ape Yacht Club, Mutant Ape Yacht Club, Meebits, and Otherside community members in the future. They are working on creating a more formal program to provide grant opportunities in the future.
More about CryptoPunks
One of the most iconic NFT collections of all-time, CryptoPunks was developed by Larva Labs and released in 2017 as a free-to-claim experiment. CryptoPunks, along with the Bored Ape Yacht Club led the NFT bull run of 2020 and helped bring digital collectibles to the mainstream through high profile auctions and celebrity onboarding. In 2022, Larva Labs sold the intellectual property of CryptoPunks to Yuga Labs, who created the Bored Ape Yacht Club.
At the time of publish, the CryptoPunks floor price sits at 63.95 ETH, and has stayed relatively flat over the past 24 hours on 492 ETH volume of transactions. Over that same timeframe, 1 sharp wallets have sold 1 NFTs and 2 sharp wallets have bought 2 NFTs in the CryptoPunks collection. Catch up on other recent CryptoPunks news here.
Recent CryptoPunks Sales
• #6588sold at 12/08 12:12am for64.4
• #1456sold at 12/07 8:12pm for68.5
• #2567sold at 12/07 6:12pm for84.9
• #2848sold at 12/07 6:12pm for65.0
• #5781sold at 12/07 5:12pm for69.7
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