Interview

Blur – The NFT marketplace for pro traders

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In this series, we interview core contributors within crypto and gain insights into their day-to-day operations. In this episode, I’m joined by Pacman – founder of Blur – the NFT marketplace for pro traders. Blur launched in October 2022 and quickly established itself as the market leader in terms of volume in the NFT space.

Blur’s dashboard on Token Terminal: https://tokenterminal.com/terminal/projects/blur

Timestamps:
00:00 Intro
00:41 What is Blur and who is building it?
02:32 Blur’s approach to improving the NFT market
04:48 Pro traders & the different types of NFT buyers
06:20 Drivers behind current traction
07:14 Blur’s economic model
08:10 Approach to protocol value accrual
09:33 Maximizing the value of Blur over the long term
10:53 The BLUR airdrop
15:20 Creator royalties (history, current situation, and Blur’s approach)
21:27 Improving the liquidity of the NFT market
24:55 Blur Bids
25:45 What’s next for Blur?

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