工作原理：非功能性测试使用区块链技术——类似于bitcoin — that tracks ownership of unique digital assets such as art, sports highlights, songs, and more. People can own verified, limited edition digital assets and buy, sell, or trade them on marketplaces. NFTs tap into the same interests and habits of traditional collectors, but in a modern version. It’s based on the idea of digital scarcity — a new take on trading and collecting baseball or Pokémon cards, for example.
“We always knew that there would be interest in NBA Top Shot, but just five months since our public beta launch, NBA Top Shot has exceeded our expectations — emerging as the fastest growing marketplace in history,” said Caty Tedman, head of partnerships and marketing for Dapper Labs.
The 4-year-old company, which employs under 100 people, isreportedlyset to raise a $250 million round at a $2 billion valuation. Total funding to date is $80 million. Investors include Andreessen Horowitz; Warner Music Group; Union Square Ventures; Version One; and others. Dapper is led byRoham Gharegozlou, the former CEO at Axiom Zen.
下一步：Here’s a prediction from Chris Dixon，Andreessen Horowitz普通合伙人：