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Worldcoin’s WLD looks to breach $1B Market Cap as NuggetRush prepares for launch

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Worldcoin (WLD) is currently one of the hottest topics in crypto as the token has pumped over 40% in the last 24 hours to hit a new all-time high of around $7.6. In fact, WLD now approaches a $1 billion market capitalization, sitting at around $980 million at press time.

More significantly, WLD was trading at just $2.4 on February 11th but exploded over 200% higher in barely over a week. So what is driving this monumental surge in the Worldcoin price?

World App Hits 1 Million Users, Fuelling FOMO

The Worldcoin community recently revealed a major milestone – over 1 million users have now subscribed to World App, the project’s crypto wallet. According to a post from February 17th, World App crossed the 1 million milestone last week, marking a huge level of adoption for the Worldcoin ecosystem.

This parabolic jump in users aligns directly with the pumping price of WLD, likely from increasing hype and FOMO as more participants join Worldcoin. Crossing 1 million users signifies promising faith in Worldcoin’s mission to build a more equitable and inclusive digital economy.

Sora Launch Adds To AI Optimism

Sam Altman’s recent launch of Sora, an AI-powered text-to-video generator, further elevates the positive sentiment around Worldcoin. As seen by the flurry of replies to Altman’s post about Sora, the platform already exhibits immense popularity and promise, even before its public release.

With Altman’s OpenAI excelling through products like DALL-E and now Sora, his other AI-centric project Worldcoin looks well-positioned to also captivate mainstream interest. Revolutionizing digital identity and access seems to be Worldcoin’s goal, riding on the wave of enthusiasm for AI’s potential in 2024 and beyond.

Technical Analysis: Key Levels Breached as WLD Ignites

Analyzing the WLD/USDT chart reveals the technical factors behind this vertical ascent. Since mid-December, WLD traded rangebound between $3.5 and $2.2, stuck within the borders of a falling (descending) channel (blue lines on the chart below).

However, earlier this month, WLD convincingly breached this channel to the upside. The floodgates now appear open, with the price exploding to new highs above $7.

The 200-day moving average, currently around $2.2, provided the lower boundary of the trading range. Moving above the 200-day MA signaled a clear shift to a bullish trend. The Relative Strength Index (RSI), a momentum indicator, now prints 68 on the daily chart. An RSI above 70 is considered overbought, so WLD nears overheated levels after this parabolic spike.

Notably, Alameda Research still holds 25 million WLD – about 19% of the total supply – received at just $1.78 last August, as reported by Spot On Chain. 

That stake is now worth over $167 million. Alameda remaining committed despite being massively in profit is an optimistic sign, but investors should still monitor in case they take profits.

NuggetRush Presale Heats Up Ahead of Gaming Launch

Another project called NuggetRush (NUGX) builds steam ahead of its launch. NuggetRush combines crypto gaming with NFTs and DeFi to create a platform focused on gold rewards. We can define it as a meme coin with utility.

The core game immerses players into becoming artisanal miners, using NFT characters and gear to compete over scarce gold resources. By expanding their mining operations – hiring more miners and upgrading equipment – users can amplify their earning potential.

NUGX intends to differentiate itself through novel features like NFT staking for up to 20% yields and physical gold redemption for certain NFTs. Alongside the RPG-style game, NuggetRush will also launch an NFT marketplace for trading rare digital collectibles.

NUGX is currently in the final stage of its ICO presale, priced at $0.018 and rising steadily towards the $0.02 listing price, as per their website. Over 186 million tokens have already been sold even before the platform release, exhibiting strong investor demand.

With tokenomics backing both gaming rewards and DeFi functionality, NuggetRush presents a new blockchain gaming model with a focus on tangible assets.

Conclusion

Worldcoin’s recent explosion and Bitcoin’s pump to over $52k bring much-needed optimism back to the crypto markets after a tricky start of the year. WLD breaching key technical levels shows the uptrend still has room to run. Moreover, surpassing 1 million app users signifies Worldcoin’s core mission resonating amongst participants.

As mainstream AI adoption accelerates, projects like Worldcoin building an equitable digital economy become increasingly relevant. With presale heating up, NuggetRush also offers tokenomics and gameplay. Tangible gold rewards provide a hedge against market turbulence. 

As both projects scale towards their visions, 2024 shows promise for blockchain adoption despite macro uncertainty. All in all, WLD and NUGX are cryptos that traders might potentially add to their watchlists.

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Disclaimer: This is a paid post and should not be treated as news/advice.  

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