The mysterious buyer of the world’s most expensive non-exchangeable code “Everydays: The First 5000 Days” from Beeple has revealed his identity.
Metapurse, the global NFT organization whose founder successfully bid for it and bought it at Christie’s auction in early March for $ 69.3 million, wrote a blog Thursday that revealed the real names and stories of the key people behind the project.
According to the advertisement, Winnesh Sundaresan is the real name of MetaCovan, the nickname of Metapurse founder and $ 69 million buyer of NFT Beeple. Before founding Metapurse, Sundaresan had been actively involved in the cryptocurrency industry since 2013, setting up the cryptocurrency exchange and co-founder of the BitAccess project.
Sundaresan runs the Metapurse Foundation with Anand Venkateswaran, also known as Tuubadur. Sundarisan and Venkateswaran have been declared immigrants from the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu.
“We could have kept ourselves under a pseudonym, but we decided to give some advice in our joint press release with Christie’s […] The goal is to show Indians and people of color that they can also borrow, that cryptocurrency is a counterweight … between the West and the rest. , And that the global south is rising, ”wrote Sundarsan and Venkateswaran, and also stated that their pseudonyms“ were never masks, ”but rather“ outerwear. ”
In terms of identity declaration, Metapurse announced the Metapurse Fellowship, which includes five writing fellowships to integrate NFT technology, art and economics. “In this first part, we give $ 100,000 to five narrators – writers, producers, and content creators – through 12 monthly scholarships.”