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NFT Marketplaces: Valuing The eBay and Shutterstock’s of NFTs

Mar 10, 2021 ⋅  13 min read

NFT issuance platforms and marketplaces currently make up one of the largest categories of NFT protocols (beyond NFT projects themselves), and are one of the more obvious market opportunities given the business model. For an investor, it might be difficult to pinpoint which NFT may outperform so issuance platforms might be a better way to express a constructive point of view on the NFT sector.

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Mira was a Senior Research Analyst at Messari. Prior to joining Messari, Mira was a Senior Portfolio Manager for a US$6 billion Asia Pacific equities fund at APG Asset Management. Mira received a BA in Economics and Mathematical Methods in the Social Sciences from Northwestern University.

Mason was a Senior Research Analyst at Messari focused on Web3 protocols and cryptoassets. Before Messari, Mason worked at ConsenSys as a Content Marketer focused on marketing strategy. Mason obtained his Master’s in Business Management at Hong Kong Baptist University.

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Mira was a Senior Research Analyst at Messari. Prior to joining Messari, Mira was a Senior Portfolio Manager for a US$6 billion Asia Pacific equities fund at APG Asset Management. Mira received a BA in Economics and Mathematical Methods in the Social Sciences from Northwestern University.

Mason was a Senior Research Analyst at Messari focused on Web3 protocols and cryptoassets. Before Messari, Mason worked at ConsenSys as a Content Marketer focused on marketing strategy. Mason obtained his Master’s in Business Management at Hong Kong Baptist University.