Bored Ape Yacht Club: Everything You Need To Know

March 30, 2022

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Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) just raised $450M on a $4B valuation.

And they also just bought CryptoPunks and Meebits.

FYI, the cheapest CryptoPunk costs $200K+.

Adding to that, BAYC is one of the biggest NFT project with an all-time trade value of $1B+

BAYC NFT is not just a digital art.

BAYC is an NFT collection of 10,000 released by Yuga Labs.

The initial idea was to create an “exclusive bar”.

Members receive commercial rights, online clubhouse access, and high resale value.

9 months after their release, BAYC became the second-most valuable NFT collection.

Bored Ape Yacht Club Timeline:

Apr/2021: Project Release with a floor price of $2k (0.8 ETH) — sold out in 12 hours

Jun/2021: Release of Bored Ape Kennel Club

Aug/2021: Release of Mutant Ape Yacht Club

Oct/2021: New York Bored Ape Yacht Festival

Nov/ 2021: BAYC as the first NFT cover featured in Rolling Stone

Dec/2021:

  • Bored Ape #9797 became the first NFT to drop a Music Video.
  • BAYC and Animoca announced a partnership create a blockchain game
  • Adidas x GMoney x BAYC collaboration for Metaverse announced

Jan/2022: BAYC announces collaboration with Super Plastic Toys

Feb/2022: Buzzfeed doxxed the 2 of 4 of the founders: Greg Solano and Wylie Aronow.

Mar/2022:

  • Yuga Labs have bought the rights to CryptoPunks and Meebits from Larva Labs
  • ApeCoin ($APE) released

People who own BAYC:

BAYC Quick Updates:

  • “Something is Brewing”
  • BAYC has recently adapted KYC measures for the community. In order to participate in their upcoming collaboration, members are required to upload an ID and or passport along with their wallets.
  • With $APE, owners will have more say in major BAYC decisions. Launched by ApeCoin DAO, the token already has a fully diluted market cap of $10B+.

Sources

https://www.theblockcrypto.com/linked/129084/bored-ape-yacht-club-crosses-1-billion-in-total-sales

https://www.businessinsider.in/investment/news/the-most-valuable-nft-projects-of-2021/slidelist/88592907.cms#slideid=88594785

https://www.cnet.com/culture/internet/bored-ape-yacht-club-nfts-everything-you-need-to-know/#:~:text=Bored%20Ape%20Yacht%20Club%20was,0.08%20ether%2C%20or%20around%20%24190

https://www.billboard.com/music/music-news/bored-ape-9797-first-nft-music-video-exclusive-1235007900/

https://www.complex.com/sneakers/bored-ape-yacht-club-adidas-nft-hoodie-tracksuit

https://news.bitcoin.com/bored-ape-yacht-club-partners-with-animoca-brands-to-launch-bayc-play-to-earn-game/

https://www.voguebusiness.com/technology/adidas-reveals-new-nft-project-with-bored-ape-yacht-club

https://nftevening.com/bored-ape-yacht-club-bayc-roadmap-2-0-everything-we-know-so-far/

https://nftevening.com/bayc-toys-on-the-way-in-collaboration-with-superplastic/

https://www.startwithnfts.com/posts/explaining-the-rise-of-bored-ape-yacht-club-the-nft-project-making-history

https://nftnow.com/culture/celebrities-who-have-bored-ape-yacht-club-nfts/

https://www.theboredapegazette.com/post/the-bored-ape-yacht-club-s-collaboration-with-superplastic-is-set-to-drop-next-month

https://qz.com/2129867/the-founders-of-5-billion-bored-ape-yacht-club-werent-doxxed/#:~:text=But%20the%20founders%2C%20identified%20as,against%20their%20will%20by%20BuzzFeed

https://www.rollingstone.com/culture/culture-news/bayc-bored-ape-yacht-club-nft-interview-1250461/

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