March 27, 2024
Bitcoin Halving Expected to Boost NFT Volume, Say Experts
Bitcoin Halving

Bitcoin Halving Expected to Boost NFT Volume, Say Experts

With the looming Bitcoin halving on the horizon, experts in the nonfungible token (NFT) space are anticipating a positive impact on the NFT ecosystem alongside the traditional crypto market. Oscar Franklin Tan, Chief Financial Officer of Atlas Development, a key player in the NFT platform Enjin, predicts a surge in NFT prices post-halving.

Tan explained, “Prices and volumes should eventually surge after the halving as part of the known cycle. Because NFTs are established segments of ecosystems, interest from Bitcoin will spill over into NFTs together with altcoins.”

This sentiment is echoed by Zach Burks, founder of NFT marketplace Mintable, who anticipates increased trading volume for NFTs as Bitcoin’s price rises. Burks also highlighted the potential impact on Bitcoin Ordinals, suggesting that the halving could unlock disposable income held in Bitcoin, driving up participation in the NFT market.

Bitcoin Ordinals, seen as a direct beneficiary of the Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) narrative, are expected to play a significant role in providing revenue streams for miners as BTC rewards decrease. Jimmy Zhao, Senior Solution Architect at BNB Chain, emphasized the potential for Ordinals to boost miner revenue, citing their contribution of over $200 million in transaction fees.

The halving event, which occurs approximately every four years, reduces the supply of new Bitcoins generated by mining. As Bitcoin’s scarcity increases, it often leads to heightened interest and investment in the cryptocurrency market as a whole, including ancillary sectors like NFTs.

While the exact impact of the halving on NFTs remains to be seen, experts remain optimistic about the potential for increased activity within the NFT ecosystem as a result of Bitcoin’s evolving market dynamics.

Image by Pete Linforth from Pixabay

Related posts

Grayscale Urges Ordinals to Miners as Bitcoin Halving Approaches

Cheryl  Lee

Bullish Trends for 2024 Investments and Bitcoin’s Halving

Robert Paul

JPMorgan Analyzes Crypto Market Trends: Bitcoin Halving and Ethereum Upgrade ‘Largely Priced In’

Christian Green

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More