The members of our High 100 Notable Folks in Blockchain deserve extra than simply our respect…
Now that Cointelegraph’s “High 100 Notable Folks in Blockchain 2021” has been absolutely revealed, you’d be forgiven for pondering that the surprises had been over for one more 12 months.
Nicely, not fairly.
We imagine that those that gained a spot inside our record deserve greater than merely being celebrated on our web site… so we’ve immortalized them as distinctive nonfungible token artworks designed by the proficient illustration staff right here at Cointelegraph.
However except you are on the record, don’t get too excited simply but. These NFTs gained’t be obtainable to most people. As a substitute, every individual on our High 100 will obtain their very own NFT collectible.
We’ve additionally determined to provide an Honorable Point out (and NFT) to the inimitable Elon Musk.
He’s been teasing us with enigmatic crypto hints for thus lengthy that it virtually grew to become a non-story. However after taking pictures a Shiba Inu to the moon, he lastly got here out all weapons blazing for Bitcoin and informed us that it was “inevitable.”
Inevitably too late for inclusion in our High 100-proper sadly, however undoubtedly in time for an Honorable Point out.
In fact, the extra eagle-eyed amongst you’ll have realized that we are able to’t simply ship an NFT to all of our High 100 recipients. Some are nameless… and we’re unsure the U.S. Marshals Service would admire it, anyway. However the true query is learn how to embrace the honoree on the very high of the record: #1 – All of Us.
This NFT shall be auctioned by way of Rarible over the following week and would be the solely NFT of this batch obtainable on the open market… except in fact, one of many preliminary recipients falls on arduous occasions and decides to promote. However hey, at the very least that is blockchain… so the provenance won’t ever be unsure.
As soon as once more, we congratulate the entire worthy members of our High 100 and look ahead to their future contributions to the blockchain and crypto house.