Short History of NFTs from 2014 to 2021
Cryptopunks, CryptoKitties, Etheria and building early web3
In 2021 the NFT market exploded. The entire volume for 2020 on OpenSea was $21.7m, which grew by a factor of 646(!) in 2021 to mind boggling $14 billion. By March 2021 it was clear that NFTs are going mainstream and the whole world heard about CryptoPunks or Beeple’s Everydays.
Today, the most famous NFT collection seems to be Bored Ape Yacht Club, launched in May 2021, which appeared in all major magazines, were adopted by celebrities and…