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Australian cricketer Steve Smith is the latest to jump on the NFT bandwagon, linking up with All Blacks great Dan Carter.
Smith announced he’d joined Glorious Digital, the Kiwi-owned NFT studio and marketplace, launched by Carter and a small group of business minds.
NFTs, or non-fungible tokens, are popular in the crypto space, a digital certificate of ownership for unique, mostly virtual, artworks.
Ranging from real artists making cutting edge original works, to Paris Hilton’s amateur digital drawing of her cat, they are increasingly big business.
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Look no further than digital artist Beeple, who in March last year sold an NFT for $100 million. For the record, Hilton’s cat drawing sold for US$17,000 (NZ$24,000).
Glorious Digital launched last October, and Smith joins a series of big names already on board, including musicians Neil Finn and Six60.
Ahead of the launch, Carter promised Glorious Digital would feature “NFTs with high artistic and experimental value”.
Smith announced he’d joined Carter’s studio to release his debut NFT collection on Instagram, stating he “can’t wait to connect with you guys in new and innovative ways”.