Netflix Hires a Former EA Exec and Damien Hirst Drops His First NFTs in This Week’s Business and Crypto Roundup

Netflix Hires a Former EA Exec and Damien Hirst Drops His First NFTs in This Week’s Business and Crypto Roundup

07/17/2021

Many brands are starting to see a recovery despite the challenges initially brought on by the pandemic. Some businesses, especially ones that focused efforts on expanding e-commerce ventures, have even seen profits rise even higher than before.

HYPEBEAST has rounded up the top business and crypto stories of the week so you can stay in-the-know about trends across industries.

Business

1. The winner of the first seat on Blue Origin‘s upcoming spaceflight cancels due to ‘scheduling conflicts’

Blue Origin announced the news in a press release on Thursday, saying that 18-year-old Oliver Daemen will make the journey instead. The unknown auction winner had paid $28 million USD for the opportunity.

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