- 1,000,000 $VCF Fan Tokens will go on sale priced at €2.
- The six time La Liga champions will become the fourth Spanish team to launch its official Fan Token on Socios.com.
- Recently, more than 150 club decisions have been made through the Socios.com mobile app, which has rewarded an average of three fans a day since launching in late 2019.
- Last Friday, during their friendly match against Villarreal CF, Valencia CF became the first team in the world to promote their own Fan Token on the front of their shirt.
VALENCIA, JULY 26ND: Valencia CF in partnership with Chiliz, the leading global blockchain providers for the sports and entertainment industry, have announced that the $VCF Fan Token Offering (FTO®) will take place on the Socios.com fan engagement and rewards app at 13:00 CEST on Tuesday July 27th.
1,000,000 $VCF Fan Tokens will go on sale in the FTO® priced at €2. The FTO® will be the only chance for fans to purchase $VCF Fan Tokens at a set price. Once the initial supply sells out, $VCF Fan Tokens will be available at a price set by demand and supply.
Fan Tokens are collectible digital assets, minted on the Chiliz blockchain, that provide owners with access to voting rights in polls, VIP rewards, exclusive promotions, AR-enabled features, chat forums, games and competitions on Socios.com.
Details on the first polls, rewards and engagement activity for $VCF Fan Token holders on Socios.com will be revealed shortly after the FTO® ends, but Valencianistas across the globe can look forward to directly influence day-to-day club decisions on everything from in-stadium designs, celebration anthems, inspirational club mottos, player challenges, exclusive shirt designs and much more. Among many other rewards, fans can expect to earn once-in-a-lifetime ‘money can’t buy’ experiences, including, but not limited to, the chance to meet legends of the club from both the past and the present, connect digitally with existing stars, go behind the scenes at the Mestalla on match days and to to play real matches on the pitch at the Mestalla.
By joining the Socios.com thriving digital community of engaged sport fans, Valencianistas will also be able to access exclusive club-related content, put their skills to the test and go up against other fans from around the world in club-related games, competitions and quizzes, competing in global leaderboards to earn once-in-a-lifetime rewards and experiences.
Valencia CF joins a selected group of 30+ global leading sporting organisations that already use Fan Tokens and the Socios.com app to engage their global fan bases. The list includes football giants FC Barcelona, Manchester City, Paris Saint-Germain, Atlético de Madrid, Juventus, AC Milan, Galatasaray and the national teams of Argentina and Portugal, among many others, but also leading mixed martial arts (MMA) organisations UFC and PFL, and Formula One™ teams Aston Martin Cognizant and Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN. Socios.com also holds partnerships with NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers and Boston Celtics, NHL’s New Jersey Devils and three Indian Premier League franchises.
Last Friday, during their friendly match against Villarreal CF, Valencia CF became the first team in the world to promote their own Fan Token on the front of their shirt after a pioneering agreement that will see the Fan Token $VCF featured on the first team’s jersey across the entire 2021-22 season.
Driven by the central belief that transitioning passive fans into active fans is essential to the future of sport, Socios.com is a direct-to-consumer (D2C) platform that leverages blockchain technology to provide the world’s leading sporting organisations with the tools to engage with and monetize their global fanbases.
Created by Chiliz, the leading blockchain provider for the global sports and entertainment industry, Socios.com will continue its expansion throughout 2021, targeting many more Fan Token launches with partners from across the world. Socios.com has multiple office locations around the world and has already opened new regional headquarters in Istanbul, São Paulo and Buenos Aires. The company will open a new office in North America in the near future.
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Alexandre Dreyfus, CEO of Chiliz and Socios.com, said: “We made history when we announced that Valencia CF would become the first team ever to mark the launch of their Fan Token by promoting it from front of the jersey.
“We’re now continuing this exciting partnership with the much anticipated launch of the $VCF Fan Token, which will allow millions of Valencianistas across the world to embrace the engagement opportunities offered by Fan Tokens and the Socios.com app”.
“$VCF Fan Token will allow supporters to access a thriving digital community on Socios.com, where the voice of fans is heard and their loyalty is rewarded. Valencianistas can look forward to engaging with the club like never before, taking part in decisions through polls and accessing exclusive promotions and unique rewards”.