- İstanbul Başakşehir To Launch $IBFK Fan Token On December 10th At 15:00 GMT +3
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İstanbul Başakşehir To Launch $IBFK Fan Token On December 10th At 15:00 GMT +3

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  • The İstanbul Başakşehir $IBFK Fan Token will go on sale on blockchain-based fan voting and rewards app Socios.com on Thursday December 10th at 15:00 GMT +3.
  • A total of 3 million $IBFK Fan Tokens have been created, with 125,000 to be made available in the initial sale at 10 TRY each. The initial sale will be open for a maximum of 2 weeks.
  • Fan Token benefits include the right to influence club decisions in exclusive polls, starting with the first poll to choose which song will be played when the players leave the tunnel and head on to the pitch for this Sunday’s game with Gaziantep FK.
  • Fan Token owners can also connect with other fans in Socios Chat, access exclusive club and sponsor-related promotions, enjoy VIP rewards and take part in games, competitions and quizzes on the app.

ISTANBUL, DECEMBER 09TH 2020: İstanbul Başakşehir have announced that their $IBFK Fan Token will go on sale on blockchain-based fan voting and rewards app Socios.com on Thursday December 10th at 15:00 GMT +3.

$IBFK Fan Tokens will be priced at 10 TRY each with 125,000 of the initial supply to be made available in the initial sale.

$IBFK Fan Tokens will give owners many benefits, including the chance to directly influence club decisions in exclusive polls, starting with the first poll to choose which song will be played when the players leave the tunnel and head on to the pitch for this coming Sunday’s game with Gaziantep FK.

$IBFK Fan Token holders will be able to influence multiple club decisions each season on Socios.com and access other benefits and engagement opportunities through the app including the chance to connect with other supporters in Socios Chat. Fans can also look forward to VIP rewards, exclusive club and sponsor related promotions, in-app games and competitions and the chance to be crowned the number one fan in their region/country through an in-app leaderboard.

The $IBFK Fan Token sale will be the second in a series of six Fan Token offerings in six days on Socios.com, with Belgian club STVV, esports organisations Team Alliance and NAVI, BSC Young Boys and Novara Calcio all launchING their Fan Tokens on the platform. İstanbul Başakşehir becomes the third Turkish team to launch a Fan Token, following Galatasaray and Trabzonspor.

Additional Socios.com partners include FC Barcelona, Atlético de Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain, Juventus, AS Roma, Apollon Limassol, CA Independiente, Universidad de Chile, Novara Calcio and esports organisations Team Heretics and OG. Socios.com also has a global fan engagement partnership with UFC, while the Professional Fighters League (PFL) will launch a Fan Token early next year.

Alexandre Dreyfus, CEO and founder of Chiliz and Socios.com, said: “It’s great to welcome this ambitious, bright, young and already successful club to the roster of Fan Token partners on Socios.com.

“We now have three teams on-board in Turkey and will continue our mission to establish Fan Tokens as the next generation of transaction based engagement for Turkish sports fans. This latest launch is also another big step forward in our stated aim to deliver 100 million Turkish Lira to the country’s sports industry.”

-ENDS-

For Further Information:

Chiliz / Socios.com

Andrew Clarke — Head of PR

andrew@chiliz.com

For more information please visit www.socios.com / www.chiliz.com

About Socios.com

Socios.com launched in late 2019. To date, 18 major sporting organisations, including FC Barcelona, Juventus and Paris Saint-Germain have partnered with Socios.com in order to launch Fan Tokens . Fan Tokens are digital assets that provide owners with engagement opportunities, such as voting rights, the ability to compete in leaderboards and forthcoming features including Chat and Games. Fan Tokens also enable holders to earn club-related rewards, as well as discounts and other benefits linked to their clubs and club sponsors — a USP boosted by the launch of the Socios.com ‘I Am More Than A Fan’ VISA Debit Card. Dozens more organisations from football and other sports are primed to launch Fan Tokens before the end of 2020, with many more IP holders set to join the Socios.com roster of partners which already includes MMA giants UFC and the Professional Fighters League (PFL). We expect Fan Tokens to become the next generation of transactional based engagement for sports fans.