5 Reasons to Mint your NFT on Mintbase

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Debbie Chia


NFTs have literally blown up and hit the mainstream in 2021, with corporate brands such as Taco Bell, Adidas and The New York Times minting NFTs alongside big-name music artists such as Grimes, Snoop Dogg and Steve Aoki.

The problem with such massive, overnight demand is that the Ethereum network has been exposed to be groaning under the bloat. ‘Insane’ and ‘astronomical’ are just some of the adjectives used to describe the congested gas fees. Coupled with doomsayers’ critiques of Ethereum’s Proof-of-Work consensus algorithm, conscious artists and creators (aren’t we all) are searching for alternatives to using the technology without the downsides.

Mintbase is one such NFT platform that has caught my attention for building on the friendly NEAR protocol. Already on Ethereum, Mintbase has made the brave choice to build from scratch on NEAR to realise the full potential of NFTs. You can read more about their decision in this Medium article.

I’ve done some legwork and have decided to mint my record label Midnight Shift’s releases on Mintbase.

Here are the top 5 reasons why 👇