98. What are the implications of dealing with crypto currency and non-fungible tokens (NFTs)?

Organisations in the heritage sector are already getting involved in the emerging area of cryptocurrencies and NFTs. However, it is important to understand the implications of these new technologies before making a decision about whether they are right for your organisation.

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Cryptocurrency and the emergence of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) can offer unique opportunities for fundraising in the cultural sector. This guide contains case studies on how they are being used currently and offers advice from experts on how your organisation might benefit from these technologies now and in the future.


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