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Benyamin Ahmed , a 12-year-old developer, collaborated in the creation of a collection of NFT (non-fungible token) that generated more than five million dollars in three weeks, according to CNBC make it.

ObiWanBenoni vía Twitter

According to the outlet, the youngster created an NFT collection of 8,888 comic book characters, called Non-Fungible Heroes , in collaboration with the developers behind Boring Bananas Co.

I’ve just added her to my collection. She looks. First time I think someone with #vitiligo has been represented in an animated series. . @NFHeroes making history … again. https://t.co/ykmN45IjQU #nftcollector #NFTCommunity pic.twitter.com/7HLhgjT3XV

– Benyamin | benoni.eth (@ObiWanBenoni) September 19, 2021

These images were released on September 18 and sold out in just 12 minutes, and have so far achieved sales of more than five million, according to make it .

The teenager was part of the developer team, especially in technical support and in response to inquiries in the Discord group of the project. He also participated in the realization of the web application and smart contract with the help of his father.

But this is not the first time that the young man participates in a project of such importance, Ahmed had already sold as NFT a series of images of pixelated whales known as Weird Whales (rare whales), which reached a profit of 400,000 dollars in two months .

Wow Cannot believe this! SOLD OUT. Lots of DMs, look forward to contacting all of you over the next few days. #NFT https://t.co/zUuPNcSbfl pic.twitter.com/vumPtY0LnY

– Benyamin | benoni.eth (@ObiWanBenoni) July 19, 2021

An NFT is a non-fungible token that exists on a blockchain . A token is the token of ownership of an asset . It is a unique token that cannot be easily exchanged with another. The most important use case is artwork. The artworks have been sold on blockchains for millions of dollars (or in this case, a native blockchain currency, Ethereum).

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