One of the biggest stories of NFTs in 2021 was the rise of the valuation and community surrounding Bored Ape Yacht Club.
Here’s a look at how the valuation of Bored Apes has risen and what assets you could buy for the same price.
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Launched on April 23, 2021, Bored Ape Yacht Club is a collection of 10,000 NFTs that feature a range of traits and have grown to be one of the most popular NFTs ever and a popular NFT used by collectors and celebrities as their Twitter Inc (TWTR) picture.
Bored Apes launched with a mint price of 0.08 Ethereum (ETH-X), or around $220 at the time plus fees. The project sold out on May 1 and quickly gained steam among the NFT community.
We’ve written about Bored Apes several times and covered the popular NFT project on “The Roadmap” show.
The project had a floor price of 6.8 ETH back in July and passed the floor price of CryptoPunks in December.
At the time of writing, the floor price of Bored Ape Yacht Club is 74.69 ETH.
To join the Bored Ape Yacht Club and own one of the popular NFTs, you would have to shell out $251,515.59, based on the current price of Ethereum.
Here is how that price compares to other stocks, cryptocurrencies, cars and even houses. This is what you could get for $251,515.59.
Tesla Stock: For the same price as a Bored Ape NFT, an investor could buy 227.41 shares of Tesla Inc (TSLA) based on a price of $1,106 at the time of writing.
Apple Stock: For the same price as a Bored Ape NFT, an investor could buy 1,434.12 shares of Apple Inc (AAPL) based on a price of $175.38 at the time of writing.
Bitcoin: An investor could buy 5.75 Bitcoin (BITCOMP) for the same price as a Bored Ape NFT at the time of writing ($43,779.32 price).
Dogecoin: The popular meme cryptocurrency that took the world by storm in 2021 and has been loved by Elon Musk, Mark Cuban and other celebrities is Dogecoin (DOGE-X). An investor could buy 1,580,864.80 shares of Dogecoin based on the current price of $0.1591 per DOGE.