NFT marketplace OpenSea's trade volumes have jumped since the start of the month

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Trading volumes on the a16z-backed NFT marketplace OpenSea have surged since the start of August.

The exchange has seen nearly $800 million in volume since the beginning of the month, according to data collected by The Block Research and shown in the chart below. In July, the marketplace saw $284.2 million in July volumes and $125.2 million during June.

Data published by DappRadar shows the extent of OpenSea's growth in recent days. According to the site, OpenSea saw roughly $10.8 million in trade volume and ~20,000 transactions. 

By comparison, the marketplace posted $75 million in volume with nearly 80,000 transactions. Per DappRadar, OpenSea has done $1.17 billion (or 369,300 ETH) in volume in the past 30 days. 

Last month, OpenSea raised a $100 million funding round led by a16z, valuing the firm at $1.5 billion. 

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