Now that Cointelegraph’s “Top 100 Notable People in Blockchain 2021” has been absolutely revealed, you’d be forgiven for considering that the surprises have been over for one more yr.
Nicely, not fairly.
We consider 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 crew 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 of the people. As an alternative, every particular person 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 turned a non-story. However after taking pictures a Shiba Inu to the moon, he lastly got here out all weapons blazing for Bitcoin and instructed 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 could have realized that we will’t simply ship an NFT to all of our High 100 recipients. Some are nameless… and we’re undecided the U.S. Marshals Service would respect it, anyway. However the true query is how you can embody the honoree on the very prime of the record: #1 – All of Us.
This NFT might be auctioned via 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 onerous instances and decides to promote. However hey, a minimum of 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 sit up for their future contributions to the blockchain and crypto house.