We’ve not even began to harness the potential of NFTs By Cointelegraph

Earlier this summer time, CNN and the New York Instances every had warned that the non-fungible token bubble (NFT), fed by the thrill about mind-blowing valuations for digital artwork and collector curiosity, might already be erupting.

Because the sixth worker of a social media startup referred to as Wildfire – which was acquired by Google (NASDAQ 🙂 in 2012 – I do know the skeptics and precautionary narratives all too nicely in terms of new and rising expertise. . Based mostly on my experiences in leisure, licensing, and blockchain expertise, I argue that if the so-called NFT bubble bursts, it could possibly be a internet constructive for the way forward for the trade. The trade is so younger that we’re presently the primary hitter within the first inning.

Ben Arnon is the co-founder and chief income officer of Curio, an NFT platform for the leisure trade. Ben’s profession started within the leisure trade with main roles at Jersey Movies, Common Footage, Common Music Group (AS 🙂 and Yahoo! (NASDAQ 🙂 Music. In 2010, he joined the expertise start-up Wildfire and helped transfer the corporate in the direction of an acquisition by Google. Ben held a gross sales govt place at Google for 4 years earlier than shifting to leisure.