VanEck, the company behind VanEck ETF and VanEck funds announces that it is launching its community non-fungible token (NFT). The announcement released via several channels controlled by the company stated that the community NFT will be launched today, May 2, 2022.
— VanEck (@vaneck_us) May 2, 2022
The release stated that the product is an opportunity for users to step into the metaverse as promoted by the platform. An update by John Patrick Lee, the Product Manager of the company and Matthew Bartlett, Head of Internal Sales of the company stated that the VanEck community NFT offers users real-world utility in an inclusive community. It continues by stating that this offering is the first NFT product by a global asset management company.
Distribution To 1000 Early Holders
A blog post by the company says that the move into the NFT space agrees with its policy of being the top digital investment and educational platform. On the mode of distribution of its NFT, the release stated 1000 users who desire to gain early access to the product will be the early recipients of the collectibles.
“The VanEck Community NFT will be distributed across 1,000 holders who wish to have early access to research, be in the know for specific investment opportunities and take part in real and virtual events and experiences sponsored by VanEck.”
NFT for Airdrop This Week
It reiterated that the product is for users who have passion for cryptocurrencies and finance. The update stated that the pre-reveal VanEck NFT will be airdropped to users this week.
According to the release, the NFT will take its final version by the end of May. These avatars will also be built using the latest technology in the market such as Unreal Engine 5. The community-centered NFT will engender togetherness and opportunities for networking, according to the company.