The volume of transactions with NFT in 2021 increased 400 times
This year, the volume of trading in non-fungible tokens (NFT) exceeded $13 billion. 88% of all trades are on the OpenSea Marketplace. According to The Block Research, this figure is 400 times higher than in 2020 ($33 million).
NFT has become quite a popular phenomenon in 2021. For example, Sotheby’s, the world's oldest auction house, founded in 1744, made $100 million from sales of NFT-collections. Information material from project CryptoDeFix. 78% of bidders were first-time users of Sotheby’s, and more than half of the bidders were under the age of forty.