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Unlock the investment potential of the multi-billion digital art industry
Since the NFT phenomenon lit up a revolution in art, a plethora of platforms has emerged. We have reviewed the industry's top NFT marketplaces for you to pick the ones that fit you best whether you are an artist or a collector.

OpenSea

Home to one of the first NFT marketplace trades, OpenSea allows you to sell, buy and create your own non-fungible tokens. Launched in 2017, the platform operates on a decentralized basis allowing users total control of their wallets, addresses, and assets. OpenSea offers a wide selection of categories, including art, sports, works of famous artists, and collectible cards. The NFT pieces can be either traded through an auction or purchased at the highest price instantly. The marketplace protocol supports Polygon, Ethereum, Klaytn blockchains, and several popular wallets, including MetaMask, Coinbase Wallet, Portis, and mobile versions of Trust and OperaTouch wallets.

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Coinbase NFT Marketplace

Coinbase NFT is a brand-new NFT trading platform, built on the USA’s largest cryptocurrency exchange - Coinbase. The marketplace has caught the attention of more than 25 million users prior to the official launch at the end of 2021. The Coinbase NFT marketplace is expected to surpass the native platform’s cryptocurrency trading in terms of liquidity and volume. Coinbase NFT allows users to trade, mint, and collect NFT artworks. The platform aims to implement social features and to become a crypto-world alternative to Instagram, where users will be able to earn by posting content on the platform. Tapping into social networking will help discover new NFT contributors and art pieces, created and published by users in the ecosystem.

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Binance NFT Marketplace

The Binance NFT trading platform is a site that deals with the purchase & sale of collections of non-fungible tokens and other digital art items, celebrity NFT presentations, and a blind box market, where, if lucky, one can obtain a rare NFT piece for a reasonable price. An extensive community and the infrastructure of Binance Smart Chain provide top-notch security, excellent transaction execution speed, and sufficient liquidity. Binance NFT Marketplace brings together creators and digital art enthusiasts. The platform is built within one of the world’s biggest exchanges, Binance, and can be accessed through the official website or application of the exchange.

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Axie Marketplace

The industry’s second-largest marketplace, built within Axie Infinity, a play-to-earn NFT-powered video game. The marketplace allows players to buy and sell in-game items and digital pets called Axies, obtained through the game, or created by players using the in-game breeding mechanism. Unlike art NFTs, Axies can not only be collected but used in the game to fight other players and breed new characters. The Axie Infinity ecosystem is entirely user-owned. The marketplace operates with a 4.25% fee for sellers, while buyers only cover the gas fees. With an interactive built-in marketplace, Axie Infinity NFT has proven to be so lucrative that some players in South-East Asia have been making a living breeding and trading Axies.

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Decentraland

Founded in 2017 and first opened to the public in 2020, Decentraland is a virtual reality platform built on the Ethereum blockchain, and one of the first projects to pioneer in today’s hottest field - the metaverse. In the virtual world of Decentraland users can purchase digital plots of land in the form of NFTs, build real estate, create art pieces or simply experience virtual reality life as digital avatars. Trading can be executed using the platform’s native token MANA in the ERC-20 format. The marketplace does not only offer real estate objects but in-game content for sales, such as avatar outfits and accessories. Users can build anything on their land - shops, restaurants, casinos, amusement parks and enjoy the full profit earned from their operation.

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Larva Labs/CryptoPunks

From the creators of one of the earliest examples of NFT and the ultimate inspiration for modern crypto artists - CryptoPunks, Larva Labs hosts some of the most significant NFT trades with estimated total sales exceeding $1.35 billion for CryptoPunks alone. As the industry’s main trendsetter, Larva Labs NFT is home to more than ten thousand unique collectible items and takes NFT trading to a whole new, global level. The marketplace offers a high level of convenience in payment options and full security of transactions. The decentralized nature of the ecosystem has allowed for the creation of one of the most complete communities in the market.

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NBA Top Shot marketplace

Native to Dapper Labs, the creator of one of the most buzz-making NFT projects, Cryptokitties, NBA Top Shot is a marketplace for short videos of the best moments from NBA games in the form of non-fungible tokens. All the NFT Moments are officially NBA-licenced and come in a limited edition. In particular, the number of the best moments from NBA games and the number of video footage in circulation are the factors that limit NBA Top Shot Moments’ release. Ownership rights are protected by the blockchain. Moments gradate according to rarity and may include Dunk, Jump Shot, 3 Pointer, Layup or Assist.

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Rarible

This open-source marketplace for NFT trading and minting has seen the world in 2020. With a set of several unique tools and a simplified interface, Rarible extends its functionality to allow users to not only buy and sell collectible NFT items but to create their own NFTs in a few clicks without the need for coding knowledge and other programming skills. These artworks can be certified and protected as intellectual property through the platform's Proof of Origin mechanism. As a non-custodial space, Rarible exercises no control over one’s assets, allowing for reliable, low-cost peer-to-peer NFT trading. All the marketplace action is carried out with the use of Ether (ETH), which can be stored in one of the 6 platform-compatible wallets.

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SuperRare

SuperRare is a virtual art gallery, mainly showcasing exclusive digital art pieces created by renowned NFT-designers. Each work is an exclusive crypto-collectible digital item, authenticity and ownership rights of which are secured by a specialized certificate. Essentially, SuperRare is an NFT market for digital art creators and collectors, designed with some distinctive social network features, allowing users to communicate within the platform, attend online events and exhibitions, like and share artworks, navigate through the news feed, create communities of interest, etc. Creators can seamlessly convert media files to NFT format and showcase them on the marketplace for free. The platform will only charge a 15% commission on the first sale and 3% on every next successful deal.

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Foundation

Although Foundation is one of the newest NFT marketplaces, it has already earned around 40 thousand Ether for its creators since its launch in February 2021. Foundation is one of the NFT spaces where social influence plays the most important role. Upon registration, digital artists are asked to provide links to their social media profiles. Creators that wish to showcase their works on the auction, and those interested in minting NFTs, must get the invitation first. Invitation links can only be sent by those who have already successfully sold NFT items on the marketplace. This Ethereum-based platform showcases images, videos, and 3D artworks. New-to-market NFTs can be traded on the primary market, while the secondary market hosts artworks that are being resold.

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Nifty Gateway

One of the oldest NFT marketplaces, closely integrated with the Gemini crypto exchange. Nifty gateway became famous after brokering the trade of Beeple’s CROSSROAD for $6.6 million in 2020. Along with the famous multi-million sale, the platform’s simplified purchase verification policy has brought Nifty Gateway to the top of the NFT marketplace ranking by popularity. One does not necessarily have to own cryptocurrency assets to shop on this marketplace. Nifty Gateway allows users to purchase NFT items with a credit card or Ether (ETH). Close integration with Gemini allows users to link the two accounts and make trades using their Gemini account balance.

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Mintable

Mintable is a universal trading platform on the Ethereum blockchain that specializes in arts, music, sporting goods, and collectibles. Mintable hosts a variety of types of digital products from a plethora of niches, be it pixelated cyberpunks, videos, bits, templates, domain names, or lines of computer code. The availability of almost any digital product makes Mintable one of the most popular marketplaces to date. This one-of-a-kind trading hub allows you to create your online NFT store where art pieces will be presented. The platform opens up the NFT space to a horde of new users through “gassless” minting. A royalty-embedded smart contract enables creators to track their NFT artworks trading lifespan directly on the blockchain.

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Theta Drop

This state-of-the-art digital collectibles marketplace is home to real-time NFT asset sales and auctions held through live TV broadcasts. Built on the Theta Network - the only end-to-end decentralized video streaming infrastructure - Theta Drop NFT marketplace specializes in games, sports,, and entertainment. Theta Drop features a real-time drop and auction streaming. The proof-of-Stake nature of the Theta network enables lightning-fast, cheap and eco-friendly transactions. Theta Drop is one of the few NFT marketplaces that allow credit cards as a payment method. The platform’s ecosystem is driven by the Theta token, which enables the proof-of-stake mechanism, and the TFUEL token, used for micropayments, smart contract launch, and NFT minting.

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KnownOrigin

One of the largest and fastest-growing NFT art platforms built on the Ethereum blockchain, KnownOrigin, aims to facilitate the processes of authentication, exhibition, and trading of digital artworks for any creator. Plus, it only takes an application for an artist account approval to become one. Another distinguishing trademark is the Blog section, where the platform’s news and recent updates are published, as well as the Hall of Fame, where the most successful artists and their works are displayed. Anyone can access KnownOrigin through Metamask wallet and no registration is required. Digital artwork display is free too, the platform will only charge a 15% commission on the first sale.

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MakersPlace

MakersPlace is an invitation-only digital creation platform for selling and buying NFT crypto art. As of today, the site only allows registered artists to showcase their works. New artists can apply for free through the project’s Discord channel. The creators of MakersPlace believe that both experienced users and those who are new to the cryptocurrency industry will enjoy the ease of use, democratic approach, and trading convenience offered. MakersPlace takes a 15% NFT sale commission and a 2,9% commission on credit card purchases. As an author, one gets 10% from every future resale deal. As of today, MakersPlace is considered to be one of the fastest-growing NFT-marketplaces in the space.

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BakerySwap

One of the first and most popular NFT marketplaces on Binance Smart Chain. BakerySwap was the first platform to combine an automated market maker and an NFT marketplace. The user-friendly and intuitive interface simplifies the platform’s use and trade execution for those who are new to the industry. The BakerySwap marketplace allows you to hunt NFT art pieces, created by digital artists around the world, and trade them with BNB. The platform takes a 0.30% commission on all trades, out of which 0.25% are distributed among liquidity providers and 0.05% go to the native token (BAKE) holders. The beauty of the DeFi - NFT combination on BakerySwap is that users can stake BAKE to earn NFTs which can then be seamlessly traded on the marketplace.

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Solanart

One of the absolute leaders in the NFT industry, with nearly 7 thousand daily sales and a daily trading volume of more than 50 thousand SOL. Solanart runs on the Solana network, home to dozens of projects, including several other NFT marketplaces. To start interacting with Solanart, one simply needs to connect a compatible wallet - Trust or Phantom. Transactions are executed at comparatively low gas fees, which opens up seamless access to NFT collectibles for a greater amount of users. Solanart hosts various NFT projects - SolPunks, SolBears, Galactic Geckos, Degenerate Ape Academy among them. Digital artworks, united into collections, are authenticity-certified and safely stored on the Solana blockchain.

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NFT Showroom

NFT Showroom has been in existence since 2020 and is currently the only NFT marketplace running on the HIVE blockchain. NFT Showroom is not a particularly large marketplace, however, the platform’s total sales have crossed USD 1 million by the end of 2021. This digital art showroom allows NFT clientele to filter the available art pieces in a variety of ways. One must obtain HIVE tokens to be able to trade on the platform. Currently, there are only “buy now” offers, however, the bidding feature is expected to be introduced shortly. For any initial sale on NFT Showroom, artists pay a 10% commission. If they make a secondary sale, the commission is also 10%, but the marketplace will only retain 5% and 5% will be paid to the original artist. The platform has a royalty mechanism that rewards creators with lifetime commissions on every resale of their artwork.

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Hic et Nunc

Hic et Nunc (HEC) is an NFT marketplace based on Tezos blockchain, often considered to be one of the fastest-growing digital art markets out there. The proof-of-stake Tezos network consensus allows for comparatively low NFT minting fees and an environmentally friendly approach to system operation. In fact, HEN is one of the leaders of the Green NFT movement. Another distinctive feature is transparency, every transaction in the ecosystem is displayed on TzKT block explorer. Hic et Nunc marketplace welcomes artists from different backgrounds and therefore has earned a reputation of a democratic open-door NFT hub. The Tezos marketplace is open for anyone to explore NFTs of any kind, meantime digital artists have the option to remain anonymous.

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Institut

The first real-world physical-art-led NFT marketplace. Launched in July 2021, Institut employs art world professionals with an impressively rich experience of working for art galleries, exhibitions, research groups, and auctions. A strong team background has allowed the platform to position itself as an “art-first” space. To keep the momentum going and stay true to the initial concept, the creators have preserved Institut as an invitation-only space. From a technical perspective, the platform utilizes both centralized and decentralized mechanisms for significantly lower energy consumption and zero-gas-fee transactions. Institut is preparing to introduce an exclusive virtual exhibition metaverse where VR art events will be hosted in an immersive meta environment.

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