It may be April Fools Day, but Q1 at Metaplex was no joke.
January - March 2022:
- OpenSea announced Solana NFT integrations, powered by Metaplex.
- Magic Eden has integrated the Metaplex Collections Standard.
- Metaplex has passed $2.27 billion in NFT sales with 1.6 million wallets.
- Metaplex Studios has announced a new CEO and additional hires.
- The Metaplex Foundation has raised over $1 million in support of Ukraine with the launch of donate.metaplex.com.
- 9.7 million NFTs on Solana minted using the Metaplex Protocol since June 2021.
“With global interest in NFTs scaling rapidly the Metaplex Team remains committed to our expanding protocol, developer tools, and forging a creator experience that breaks down barriers to entry while enabling opportunity.” said Stephen Hess, Metaplex Studios CEO. “Our team and vision continues to grow weekly, and with our focus on scalability paired with security, we are confident that our efforts will sustainably empower millions of people.”
At Metaplex, we believe that transparency is the foundation to building a robust community, and an open-sourced ethos drives everything we do. Every creator building today has played an undeniable role in our growth.
We encourage everyone to take a pass through our update deck for further insights into the results of all of that hard work. As we continue to build this year, our community can expect to have full access to similar updates on a quarterly basis. A rising tide lifts all ships, and we’re ready to sail into Q2.