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 an additional 12 months.
Properly, not fairly.
We consider that those that gained a spot inside our checklist deserve greater than merely being celebrated on our web site… so we’ve immortalized them as distinctive nonfungible token artworks designed by the gifted illustration workforce right here at Cointelegraph.
However except you are on the checklist, don’t get too excited simply but. These NFTs received’t be out there to most people. As an alternative, every individual on our High 100 will obtain their very own NFT collectible.
We’ve additionally determined to present an Honorable Point out (and NFT) to the inimitable Elon Musk.
He’s been teasing us with enigmatic crypto hints for therefore lengthy that it nearly grew to become a non-story. However after capturing 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.
After all, the extra eagle-eyed amongst you might 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 respect it, anyway. However the actual query is learn how to embrace the honoree on the very prime of the checklist: #1 – All of Us.
This NFT will probably be auctioned via Rarible over the following week and would be the solely NFT of this batch out there on the open market… except in fact, one of many preliminary recipients falls on exhausting occasions and decides to promote. However hey, not less than that is blockchain… so the provenance won’t ever be doubtful.
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.