News from the POAP ecosystem

Week in POAP


  • Vogue Business published a piece on a fashion brand creating clothing with embedded NFC chips and soulbound tokens so that owners can "treat the item as a wearable wallet" and "collect POAPs and other tokens that add to the garment's story."
  • Benzinga profiled Charles O'Neill from American Express, who will speak at an upcoming Benzinga panel on why major brands are going Web3; the piece discussed the POAP x Amex partnership.



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  • The Ethereum Org is distributing a POAP to those who participated in the KZG Summoning Ceremony; about 50,000 eligible wallets have already paid .00016 ETH to purchase the POAP via POAP Checkout.
  • The Princeton Blockchain Club dropped a POAP at an event in New York that featured guest speakers such as Vitalik Buterin.
  • Richie Hawtin dropped a POAP at a show in New York (see last week's newsletter for details on his new POAP-gated merch drop):
POAP shines bright at the Arbitrum booth at Ethereum Mexico.
  • Nym Project also dropped a POAP during a side event at Ethereum Mexico.
  • The Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico dropped a POAP at a job fair.
  • The musician Pieter de Graaf dropped a POAP at a show in Amsterdam.
  • A POAP in Brussels during a workshop at an immersive tech forum.
  • A POAP at the 2023 Cryptocurrency Conference for the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) in Melbourne.
  • A POAP at the inauguration of a new Web3 incubator/accelerator in Paris.
  • H.E.R. DAO Latam dropped a POAP at a brunch event in Mexico City: