EBay Acquires NFT Marketplace KnownOrigin for Undisclosed Amount

The move comes one month after eBay released its debut collection of NFTs.

AccessTimeIconJun 22, 2022 at 1:33 p.m. UTC
Updated Jun 22, 2022 at 3:12 p.m. UTC

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E-commerce giant eBay (EBAY) has continued its push into digital collectibles by acquiring U.K.-based non-fungible token (NFT) marketplace KnownOrigin, according to a press release on Wednesday. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

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