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A sportswear startup's line of luxury jacket NFTs sold out in minutes. Now the CEO is scouting out land in the metaverse for a virtual store.

ASRV's 2022 winter clothing lineDerek Reynolds/ASRV ASRV released 60 NFTs of a luxury jacket as part of its winter clothing release. They sold out in less than 30 minutes.  The company joins the likes of Nike and Adidas in betting on the metaverse as the future of retail.  CEO Jay Barton said brands can leverage NFTs as a way to crowdsource success. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Sportswear company ASRV launched its first-ever non-fungible token ...
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Virtual land developer Metaverse Group is investing up to $1 million in a platform where users can buy digital versions of Central Park and the Eiffel Tower

Billions of global virtual land plots are up for sale on the SuperWorld platform.SuperWorld Metaverse Group will invest up to $1 million in SuperWorld, where users can buy virtual versions of global landmarks.  An initial investment of $250,000 will be used to buy land plots on the platform that's digitally mapped the Earth's surface.  Metaverse Group is behind one of the biggest virtual land purchases to date.  Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell....
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A Very Short peak into the Metaverse

The term Metaverse went from relative anonymity to almost 100% exposure in October last year. While Metaverse rose to fame initially due to Facebook’s name change into ‘Meta’ to express their ambition to become a Metaverse company within 5 years (and perhaps deflect some of the negative PR), there are now many large companies, startups and brands working on their metaverse strategy. As investors in gaming, entertainment tech and consumer, this is a topic my partner Kevin Baxpehler and I have bee...
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Top 20 best-selling cryptos revealed: Retail investors ditched first generation of cryptos in 2021 and dove into metaverse and meme coins, according to one of the world's biggest brokers

CryptoBarcroft Media Broker eToro shared exclusive crypto data with Insider on what was hot and what was not in 2021. eToro has a hefty 23 million users, so its open interest numbers can provide great insight. Bitcoin held firmly to its number one ranking but most others rose or fell in popularity. Crypto is a fast moving space, as most people know. The speed at which assets that saw red-hot demand just a year ago can drop in popularity may surprise many though.Data from retail investing ...
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The cheapest piece of metaverse land you can buy is going for a whopping $11,000

Decentraland is one of the most popular metaverses. Decentraland press kitDecentraland press kit The cheapest plots of metaverse land are selling for roughly $11,000, Fortune found. The smallest plots of land in popular platforms Decentraland and the Sandbox are 1x1 parcels. Virtual land has become a hot commodity as some parcels sell for millions of dollars. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Prices for the cheapest plots of metaverse land are selling f...
Tags: Facebook, Trends, Markets, Crypto, Fortune, Sandbox, NFTS, Metaverse, Decentraland, DappRadar, Natasha Dailey, MI Exclusive, Metaverse land, Meta Metric Solutions


10 things before the opening bell

Artur Widak/NurPhoto via Getty Images Welcome to 10 Things Before the Opening Bell.If this was forwarded to you, sign up here. Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go – click here for iOS and here for Android.Let's get into it. 1. Fed hawkishness is thrashing crypto. The aggressive tone of the minutes from December's meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee sent bitcoin, ethereum and other tokens plunging into the red yesterday. The prospect that policymakers could rais...
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Samsung is opening a metaverse version of its flagship NYC store in Decentraland

Samsung 837X debuts in Decentraland, a blockchain-powered metaverse.Samsung Samsung is opening its first metaverse store, Samsung 837X, an immersive world modeled after its flagship New York store. The tech giant has partnered with Decentraland, an ethereum-based virtual world platform. The store will be open only for a limited time, but Samsung expressed plans to bring the experience to new platforms.  Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell Samsung is openin...
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Axie Infinity and The Sandbox lead drop in metaverse tokens as altcoins follow bitcoin lower

Axie Infinity media kitAxie Infinity media kit Metaverse tokens followed the broader crypto market lower on Thursday.   Axie Infinity, the largest play-to-earn token by market value, slumped 16.8% over a 24 hour period.  Enjin coin and the Sandbox also fell, but Decentraland avoided the rout.  Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Bitcoin is tumbling, and it's taking metaverse tokens with it. On Thursday, as the world's largest cryptocurrency droppe...
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These are the 6 hottest crypto tokens you can use to buy real estate in the metaverse

Metaverse digital cyber world technology, man with virtual reality VR goggle playing AR augmented reality game and entertainment, futuristic lifestyleThinkhubstudio/Getty Buying virtual plots of land became the new normal in 2021 as investors jumped to alternative investing trends. Sales of virtual land boomed towards the latter half of the year, with NFT-based worlds raking in millions. Insider compiled a list of the six most popular tokens you can use to buy land in the metaverse. Sign up h...
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Paris Hilton is hosting New Year's Eve in the metaverse. Here are 3 other ways you can celebrate without leaving your house

Paris Hilton was a DJ at the Pop Music Festival 2012 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP/GettyImages Paris Hilton will be among those partying in the metaverse on New Year's Eve to send off 2021.  The ball drop in NYC's Times Square will also take place in the virtual world.  And Seoul, South Korea, will stream a bell-ringing ceremony on the metaverse. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell The metaverse shot broadly into the minds of investors a...
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Metaverse Property Mogul Touts 10-Fold Appreciation In Virtual Real Estate Portfolio

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Markets Insider: Andrew Kiguel, CEO of crypto-asset investment firm Tokens.com, estimated his metaverse portfolio is valued at 10 times more than his purchase price, USA Today said in a report published Wednesday. "It's all about the location," he told the newspaper, saying that land in the core of a virtual downtown is key. "The more visitors who come, the more valuable the land, and the more a retailer and advertisers will be willing to spend to reach t...
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Metaverse property mogul touts 10-fold appreciation in virtual real estate portfolio: 'It's all about the location'

Tokens.com is a majority stakeholder in virtual-land developer Metaverse Group.Tokens.com The CEO of Tokens.com in a USA Today report estimated his metaverse portfolio is valued at 10 times more than his purchase price.  Tokens.com's Metaverse Group last month bought virtual land for a then-record $2.43 million.  Andrew Kiguel, Token.com's CEO, said he plans to develop the virtual area into a destination for luxury brands.  The head of Tokens.com foresees investment in virtual land pa...
Tags: Toronto, Trends, Markets, Luxury, Crypto, Manhattan, Fifth Avenue, Usa Today, Gucci, Louis Vuitton, NFT, Beverly Hills Read, Carla Mozee, Metaverse, Decentraland, Lorne Sugarman


Metaverse platform Decentraland is preparing for its first fashion week as digital clothing rakes in big business

(Decentraland/ UNXD promotional video).Decentraland/UNXD promotional video Decentraland will host its first fashion week in March 2022 as the business of virtual clothes heats up.  The metaverse platform is teaming up with UNXD, which recently hosted Dolce & Gabbana's first NFT clothing collection.  Virtual land on Decentraland's Fashion District recently sold for $2.4 million.  Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Fashion is shaping up to be a key...
Tags: Trends, Markets, Bbc, Ralph Lauren, Fifth Avenue, Gucci, Stefano Gabbana, Domenico Dolce, Dolce Gabbana, NFT, Carla Mozee, Grayscale, Fashion District, Decentraland, Lorne Sugarman, MI Exclusive


If the metaverse is the next big thing, then NFTs are the ground floor, says creator of Winklevoss-owned Nifty Gateway

Duncan (left) and Griffin Cock Foster.Nifty Gateway Nifty Gateway creator Griffin Cock Foster was one of the most influential people in NFTs this year. He said the long-term picture for NFTs is strong, especially if the metaverse comes to fruition. As for the naysayers, he said they'll come around to NFTs, just like people did with the internet. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. The market for non-fungible tokens exploded in 2021, but that's jus...
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A 28-year-old on Asia's top metaverse platform makes six figures as a virtual fashion influencer

Zepeto.Ralph Lauren x Zepeto A 28-year old Canadian woman is earning a "six-figure salary" selling digital clothes on the metaverse, the BBC reported Thursday.  Monica Louise, who designs and sells apparel for avatars, makes her money on Zepeto, Asia's biggest metaverse platform.  More than 1.6 billion virtual fashion items have been sold on Zepeto, the BBC said. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. While luxury fashion names like Gucci and Ralph Laure...
Tags: Asia, South Korea, Softbank, Trends, Markets, Bbc, Ralph Lauren, Fifth Avenue, Gucci, Louise, Carla Mozee, Metaverse, Fashion District, Decentraland, Zepeto, Rudy Lee


Elon Musk says the metaverse seems more like a marketing buzzword right now than a reality

Tesla CEO Elon Musk.Matt Rourke/AP Photo Tesla chief Elon Musk said the metaverse is more of a marketing buzzword than a practical concept. He made the comment after tweeting a video of David Letterman criticizing the idea of the internet. Many see the metaverse as a massive investing opportunity.  The metaverse is just marketing jargon at this stage.That's according to Elon Musk, who said in a late Sunday tweet that the metaverse, also known as Web3, is basically a "marketing buzzword."T...
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NFTs are the early stage of a social network that doesn't rely on ads or 'poison marketplaces' to bring communities together, Solana co-founder Anatoly Yakovenko says

Anatoly YakovenkoSolana Anatoly Yakovenko, who co-founded Solana, says NFTs are essentially self-monetizing social networks. Yakovenko said NFT communities did not rely on "poison marketplaces" to make money.  Experts have said NFT communities grow thanks in large part to word of mouth. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Non-fungible tokens might be all the rage right now, but they're in fact the early foundations the social networks of the future, a...
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'Like buying on 5th Avenue back in the 1800s': Executives behind the huge metaverse land deals say swelling valuations reflect big plans for the virtual space

Land in The Sandbox metaverse includes space run by rapper Snoop Dogg.The Sandbox Metaverse land purchases are making headlines with multi-million dollar price tags.  The heads of two companies with the priciest deals on record talk to Insider about valuing virtual land.  Republic Realm bought digital land for $4.3 million and Metaverse Group notched a $2.43 million transaction.  The land rush in the metaverse is turning heads as deals carry price tags of $2 million and more — and executive...
Tags: Trends, Markets, Beverly Hills, Crypto, Manhattan, Atari, Fifth Avenue, Snoop Dogg, NFT, Fantasy Island, 5th Avenue, Mike Novogratz, Carla Mozee, MANA, Sugarman, Metaverse


Trading app Public adds 4 more cryptocurrencies including metaverse token Decentraland

Decentraland, one of the most popular metaverses. Decentraland press kitDecentraland press kit Trading app Public added four more digital assets to its crypto trading platform, the company said. Metaverse token decentraland, which has rallied about 150% this year, was one of them. Public now has 25 cryptocurrencies available to buy and sell on its platform. Trading app Public just added four more tokens to its crypto exchange, including metaverse favorite Decentraland.Public, the social stock...
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Jefferies predicts the metaverse will be the biggest disruption to how we live ever seen, as Wall Street gets excited about virtual worlds

A map of land in The Sandbox metaverse.The Sandbox The metaverse will cause the biggest disruption to human life ever seen, and investors need to be ready, Jefferies said. Wall Street banks are increasingly excited about the metaverse — a catch-all term for various virtual worlds. Yet institutions need to guess what it will look like, which makes investing wisely difficult. Jefferies has said the metaverse will be the biggest disruption to how we live ever seen, as Wall Street bankers warm to...
Tags: Facebook, Israel, Trends, Bank Of America, Morgan Stanley, Jefferies, Baillie Gifford, Powell, Harry Robertson, Simon Powell, Decentraland, Haim Israel, Raj Gokal, Coinbase BofA


​​Floki inu is going to get its very own metaverse in February, while the team behind the dogecoin spinoff expands its marketing push around the world

Floki inuZie Project The team behind floki inu is planning to launch a metaverse in February 2022. The project said its marketing efforts would allow its products to be "massively" used and adopted.  The floki inu marketing campaign has rolled out to 15 different countries. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Dogecoin spinoff floki inu plans to launch its own metaverse in February next year, the team behind the memecoin said, as the project pushes ahead w...
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The metaverse 'is already here' and will give cryptocurrencies the opportunity to make it better, a Solana co-founder says

Anatoly YakovenkoAnatoly Yakovenko The metaverse will give cryptocurrencies a chance to wipe out "broken" business models like internet ad platforms, a Solana co-founder said. Anatoly Yakovenko told Insider in an interview believed crypto could make the metaverse better and change how companies use data. Many high-profile investors believe the metaverse could become a trillion-dollar opportunity. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. The metaverse is boomin...
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Metaverse-related cryptocurrencies like Axie Infinity and Decentraland are up 37,000% this year, crushing bitcoin and other altcoins

Image of NFT game Axie Infinity.Axie Infinity Media Kit A bucket of metaverse-related cryptocurrencies is up 37,000% this year, Macro Hive data show. The bucket includes Axie Infinity, a play-to-earn platform, and Decentraland, where players can buy digital land. Coins related to smart contracts rallied 2,355% this year, and DeFi coins jumped 548%. Bitcoin rose just 97%.  Metaverse-related cryptocurrencies have surged an eye-popping 37,000% this year — far exceeding the gains of bitcoin, data...
Tags: Facebook, UK, Trends, Markets, Bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies, Ethereum, NFT, Metaverse, Smart Contracts, Decentraland, Uniswap, Natasha Dailey, Axie Infinity, MI Exclusive, DeFi tokens


Digital yachts and $2.4M virtual plots: Power brokers to sell the metaverse

Oren and Tal Alexander, two of Douglas Elliman's top luxury agents, are extending their reach into the metaverse of virtual real estate.
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Just 4 metaverse projects sold $106 million in virtual land last week, with The Sandbox taking a massive lead: DappRadar

MetaverseThinkhubstudio Sales of virtual land have boomed in the last week, bringing in $105.87 million for just four metaverse projects, DappRadar said.  Gaming platform Sandbox dominated with $86.56 million in NFT sales, with Decentraland in second place.  The surge in metaverse-related activity has followed Facebook's name change to Meta, the report said. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. The metaverse is thriving right now, as individuals and co...
Tags: Facebook, Trends, Adidas, Manchester City, Sony, Crypto, NFT, Tyler, Sandbox, Grayscale, Cameron Winklevoss, Decentraland, DappRadar, Axie Infinity, Camomile Shumba


Manchester City has teamed up with Sony to create a metaverse out of a virtual version of its soccer stadium

Manchester City stadiumBundit Sriusaneemorakot Soccer club Manchester City has partnered with Sony to forge into the virtual world and draw in fans. Sony said on Tuesday it would help the club develop an entire virtual world out of its Etihad stadium. Big companies and sports clubs are diving into the metaverse, where virtual land sells for millions.  Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Champion soccer club Manchester City has joined forces with Sony to l...
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10 things before the opening bell

Axie Infinity banner depicting metaverse creatures.Axie Infinity Welcome to 10 Things Before the Opening Bell.If this was forwarded to you, sign up here. Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go – click here for iOS and here for Android.Let's jump in. 1. Metaverse madness has gripped the crypto market. Anything from real estate to high-end fashion is up for grabs in the virtual world. Last week's sales of virtual land fetched over $2 million, and a luxury digital mega-yacht ...
Tags: Elon Musk, US, Trends, Bank Of America, Bitcoin, Credit Suisse, Crypto, Atari, Gucci, Crowdstrike, Adagio, Fed, Dolce Gabbana, Ryan, Royal Bank Of Canada, Jerome Powell


Decentraland's four-day metaverse festival that featured 80 artists and garnered 50,000 virtual attendees is happening again next year

Virtual bandBigmouse108 Decentraland said Monday its four-day festival in its metaverse would be back again next year, but "bigger and better". This year, the festival featured 80 virtual artists and had 50,000 attendees who claimed 11,204 NFTs.  Interest in the metaverse has exploded with tokens tied to it rallying after multi-million dollar virtual land sales this month. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Decentraland, a digital-world platform, is goin...
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A plot of virtual land that went for $4.3 million in The Sandbox is the most expensive metaverse property sale ever

A snapshot from The Sandbox virtual metaverse.The Sandbox Republic Realm bought land in The Sandbox metaverse for a record $4.3 million, the Wall Street Journal reported.  The virtual land developer purchased the metaverse property from video game company Atari.  The deal highlights growing interest in real estate set in the metaverse, which holds the potential to generate $1 trillion a year in revenue. Prices for virtual land set a new milestone Tuesday with one company buying property in Th...
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Metaverse property sales are accelerating as investors stake out virtual land in the potentially $1 trillion market. Here are 3 recent examples that have sold for eye-popping amounts

Virtual real estate in Decentraland.Boson Protocol The metaverse is becoming a hot property market with investors buying millions of dollars worth of virtual land.  A recent transaction on Decentraland was worth about $2.5 million of cryptocurrency.  The metaverse represents a $1 trillion a year revenue opportunity, according to Grayscale.  The property market is heating up — the virtual one, that is, with some investors shelling out millions of dollars to secure their place in the so-called ...
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