Gary Vaynerchuck

Many NFT projects lack adequate smart contract testing, says nameless founder

Jimmy McNelis, the founder of Web3 tech firm nameless, says there are too many NFT projects rushing to market without proper smart contract testing — potentially leading to millions lost. Speaking with Cointelegraph, McNelis suggested that a lot of NFT projects often rush to market without fully simulating how its smart contracts will work, even skipping extensive audits in some cases. McNelis said an example of this was observed during the sale of the Akutars NFT collection in February 2021 — featuring 15,000 tokens that went up for sale on Winklevoss-owned NFT marketplace Nifty Gateway. McNelis said while the NFT drop sold out, a major bug saw $33 million worth of Ether (ETH) generated from the sale locked up in a smart contract that the devs have no access to, explaining: “Tha...

Nifty News: Snoop Dogg and Gary V have $95M in NFTs, Dolly Parton’s Dollyverse and more…

According to data from DappRadar, the NFT portfolios belonging to Iconic rapper Snoop Dogg and popular entrepreneur Gary Vaynerchuck are worth a combined $95 million. Vaynerchuck’s wallet holds the lion’s share of the value with $81.89 million at the time of writing. His holdings include multiple NFTs from top collections such as CryptoPunks (he owns a whopping 60 in total), the Bored Ape Yacht Club and World of Women. Snoop Dogg’s is an avid NFT collector and his wallet also holds multiple CryptoPunks, Meebits and Fidenza NFTs, with his most expensive NFT CryptoPunk #3831 worth $2.57 million at current prices. The wallets were highlighted as part of a blog post from DappRadar which compiled a list of the top 10 most valuable celebrity NFT portfolios. Other notable figures incl...