Tron News: Justin Sun, founder of Tron (TRX) and CEO of BitTorrent (BTT), has achieved a unique NFT worth 12.6 Bitcoin (BTC). So why is it so expensive?
The NFT Glee team held a unique auction at the Bitcoin 2021 conference. This one-of-a-kind Golden Whale Pass gives its holder lifetime access to all Bitcoin conference events designated as NFT.
Justin Sun, Whale of all whales
Renowned crypto entrepreneur and leader of Tron and BitTorrent, Justin Sun took part in the largest NFT auction to date.
We are excited to announce that @justinsuntron has secured the First Edition Golden Whale Pass by winning the #ForeverWhale NFT with a 12.6 BTC bid!
Thanks to @NFT_glee and @Blockstream for making this possible.
Much, much more to come… pic.twitter.com/D6nnlgTwTh
— Bitcoin 2021 (@TheBitcoinConf) June 4, 2021
Paid 12.6 Bitcoin (BTC) (over $460,000) for the “Golden Whale Pass” token, which guarantees lifetime access to all future Bitcoin conferences and also provides access to multiple VIP benefits.
Meanwhile, the winner of the auction will donate this NFT to APENFT, the flagship ecosystem of Tron-based digital collectibles:
It’s exciting to see large-scale NFT use cases like the Golden Whale Pass, and I’m excited to be a part of that legacy. Congratulations to the Bitcoin Conference team and NFT Glee team, I plan to donate this NFT to the APENFT project and look forward to using my right of way well in the future.
Meanwhile, with 50,000 attendees, the Bitcoin 2021 conference is the biggest event in the history of blockchain and cryptocurrencies.
Tron (TRX) raises its bet on NFTs
With this unusual acquisition, Sun once again emphasizes its commitment to the concept of “non-fungible token”.
Previously, the Tron Foundation had launched a $30 million fund to acquire the most impressive digital artworks in the segment.