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2021 ROLLUP: Top 20 Crypto Moments in 2021

2021 ROLLUP: Top 20 Crypto Moments in 2021

Update: 2021-12-23
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As the year comes to a close, it's time to ask ourselves: What are the Hottest Stories of 2021?

This has been an unquestionably historic year for Web3, and massive events happened both in and outside of the space. From NFTs to the Infrastructure Bill, we narrowed down this year into 20 overarching themes and narratives.

What will take the #1 spot? Spoiler: it's not Ryan's Tiny Turtle.

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
6:30 20 | New All Time Highs
8:33 19 | GME & Memestonks
https://markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/gamestop-stock-short-seller-squeeze-losses-reddit-traders-citron-gme-2021-1 
11:17 18 | Michael Saylor & Tesla
https://www.virginiabusiness.com/article/microstrategy-buys-414m-more-bitcoin-in-q4/ 
https://www.cnbc.com/2021/02/08/tesla-buys-1point5-billion-in-bitcoin.html 
12:58 17 | Rise of Layer 2s
https://l2beat.com/ 
14:54 16 | DeFi over CeFi
https://twitter.com/haydenzadams/status/1361356927226310668?s=20 
https://twitter.com/AntonioMJuliano/status/1442234625120608256?s=20 
17:03 15 | China Ban
https://youtu.be/Cz14dpWxgKk 
20:12 14 | El Salvador
https://www.npr.org/2021/09/07/1034838909/bitcoin-el-salvador-legal-tender-official-currency-cryptocurrency 
22:25 13 | Beeple $69M Sale
https://www.businessinsider.com/art-auction-nft-beeple-top-selling-most-expensive-sale-millions-2021-3 
25:01 12 | Punks, Apes, and PFPs
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/post/116715/collection-of-bored-ape-nfts-break-sothebys-estimates-with-3-days-to-go 
https://www.sothebys.com/en/digital-catalogues/sealed-cryptopunks-five-punks-on-paper 
29:28 11 | Axie Infinity
https://twitter.com/Psycheout86/status/1423719170315800581?s=20 
32:00 10 | OpenSea Sales Volume
https://beincrypto.com/opensea-crosses-10-billion-in-all-time-sales-volumes/ 
36:50 9 | Coinbase IPO
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/linked/100235/coinbase-direct-listing-april-nasdaq 
40:15 8 | Gary Gensler
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/linked/101595/us-senate-confirms-gary-gensler-as-joe-bidens-sec-commissioner 
44:25 7 | Constitution DAO
https://www.theverge.com/22820563/constitution-meme-47-million-crypto-crowdfunding-blockchain-ethereum-constitution 
47:20 6 | EIP-1559
https://blockworks.co/eip-1559-is-live-thanks-to-ethereums-london-hard-fork/ 
50:20 5 | Ultra Sound Money
https://ultrasound.money/ 
53:50 4 | Gas Fees
https://twitter.com/drakefjustin/status/1392556085941350400?s=20 
57:03 3 | Alt Layer 1s
https://defillama.com/chains 
1:00:12 2 | Infrastructure Bill
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/linked/112877/white-house-says-crypto-tax-enforcement-will-help-pay-for-bipartisan-infrastructure-deal 
https://twitter.com/jchervinsky/status/1421150344051048451 
1:04:45 1 | Inflation
https://twitter.com/LynAldenContact/status/1414948397233082372?s=20 
https://twitter.com/biancoresearch/status/1469722686939140101?s=20 
1:09:40 Honorable Mentions
1:14:20 Closing & Disclaimers

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2021 ROLLUP: Top 20 Crypto Moments in 2021

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