CollecteursX

What is CollecteursX?

CollecteursX is a new marketplace by Collecteurs where artists, collectors, and galleries can offer and acquire digital artworks on the blockchain (DABs), also known as NFTs. We prioritize the story of the work—something that is too often left out of other platforms—by curating exhibitions, developing dialogue, and forging relationships around the works on CollecteursX. The X stands for: Exchange: Offer and acquire digital artworks on the blockchain (DABs)—also known as NFTs. Exhibit: Show co...

What are DABs?

NFT's have been around for a while now, but they've only recently started to gain mainstream attention. This is largely due to the booming popularity of cryptocurrency and the rise of digital art. First of all, what are NFTs? NFT's are essentially digital assets that are stored on a blockchain. This makes them unique and immutable, which means they can't be duplicated or altered. This makes them seem ideal for storing valuable digital assets in it, such as art. Why are we replacing NFTs?...

Why we chose Algorand

What is Algorand? Algorand (ALGO) is a powerful and sustainable blockchain that offers many advantages over other blockchains. Algorand is a cryptocurrency and a blockchain protocol that aims to provide a scalable, secure and decentralized way for on-chain transactions. Founded in 2017 by Silvio Micali, a Turing Award-winning cryptographer and MIT Professor, Algorand offers superior features such as faster transaction speeds, more security, and greater scalability. Additionally, it is easier t...

How to set up a MyAlgo Wallet?

To be able to create, buy or sell DABs, you will need an Algorand compatible wallet. Setting up a blockchain wallet can be daunting, but it’s actually simpler than it appears. For CollecteursX, we recommend MyAlgo as the primary wallet. Here you can find a step-by-step guide on how to set up your MyAlgo wallet to use for CollecteursX. Before we start, it’s very important to remember that each MyAlgo wallet is unique to a browser. That means you should create your wallet on the browser that you ...

Connecting Your Wallet

To create, purchase or list a DAB, you will first need to connect your blockchain wallet. Since CollecteursX is built on the Algorand blockchain, you will need an Algorand compatible wallet. You can use one of these wallets to connect to CollecteursX: - MyAlgo Wallet - Pera Wallet MyAlgo wallets are web-only, and are secured to be only used on your browser. Pera Wallet is currently mobile-only and downloadable as an app, and can be connected to CollecteursX through WalletConnect. If ...

How to Create a DAB

If you are an Artist, you can create and list your artworks as DABs (digital artworks on blockhain). To find out more about what DABs are, read our Support article here (https://support.collecteurs.com/909022-What-are-DABs). Creating a DAB with an Algorand Wallet requires a minimum balance in your account. Algorand asks that you have 0.2 ALGO in your wallet per asset you have. This amount will not be withdrawn from your account. Algorand also has a minimal transaction fee of 0.001 ALGO per each...