Press mentions and happenings in the world of POAP.

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  • For NFT.NYC, the littles NFT project has placed statues around New York as part of a treasure hunt. People can scan a QR code on the statues to raise money for Ukrainian humanitarian aid and also collect a POAP. NFT Culture, Benzinga, and were among the publications to cover the story.
  • Vitalik Buterin and his father Dima were interviewed in Fortune. Part of the wide-ranging conversation included discussion of soulbound tokens, with Vitalik expressing his excitement for POAP:

    "The whole Ethereum identity and soulbound tokens thing I think could be fascinating, seeing applications built on top of the Proof of Attendance Protocol or Proof Of Humanity and these kinds of things—I think there's a lot of these really amazing things happening inside the Ethereum ecosystem, and it's only going to get even better."
    – Vitalik Buterin

  • How-To Geek wrote about the five best crypto wallets and highlighted the Ledger Nano X POAP integration as a key feature.
  • SkillShare wrote a blog post about POAPs.
  • NFT Culture covered the VaynerX "phygital" party, panel discussion with Gary Vee and Paris Hilton, and POAPs this week at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.



  • The founder of Nebula Snacks posted that he would be in New York handing out free chocolates, and a commenter advised he check out NFT.NYC and give out a POAP as well.


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Developers are the unsung heroes behind POAP. Check out the POAP Directory for more info on third-party integrations.

This week's integration highlights:

  • At NFT.NYC, tokenproof is automatically distributing POAPs to attendees of token-gated events:
  • The DEGEN dev team at Bankless DAO launched the "premium" POAP feature for the DEGEN bot in an effort to prevent Sybil attacks and POAP farming:


  • POAP Community Calls are held every Wednesday at 11PM UTC in the POAP Discord. Last week's call had ~1,800 listeners.
  • If you host a free IRL event that distributes POAPs, fill out an online form to get included in this newsletter.

Cool Drops

  • There was a POAP for attendees of VivaTech, "Europe's biggest startup and tech event."
Attendees scanned the QR code in the VivaTech sign to mint their POAP.
  • Also at VivaTech, the team put on an "NFT: Learn By Doing" workshop and gave out a POAP (VivaTech tweet and LinkedIn post with more info).
  • The aforementioned VaynerX POAP at the Cannes Lions yacht party, and the POAP for the panel discussion featuring Gary Vee and Paris Hilton:
  • Portuguese street artist Vhils dropped a POAP at an NFT exhibit at Superchief Gallery in NYC.
  • the littles POAP (day 1 of 4).

NFT.NYC is just getting started; more drops from NFT.NYC events will be highlighted in next week's newsletter.