$APE launched!Happened on March 16th, 2022
The Bored Ape Yacht Club-affiliated cryptocurrency that promises to be the coin-of-choice for a new metaverse ecosystem being built out by Yuga Labs — the creators behind BAYC. The release of the coin, which came on the heels of Yuga Labs acquiring pioneering NFT collectible CryptoPunks, and was followed up by the announcement that Yuga Labs raised $450 million in venture capital funding, is a banner moment for the NFT space.