The social token landscape is a growing space, consisting of a wide range of creators, communities, DAOs, and the tooling that enables each project. While it's neither possible nor practical to keep tabs on all of them, surveying the social token landscape is critical.
Now that you understand the basics of social tokens, it's time to learn about some of the projects in this ever-growing space. The goal of this course is not to canonize or be comprehensive, but to offer a glimpse into the magic unfolding all around us.
Find a smattering of some of our favorite social token projects below, organized by community tokens and creator tokens.
Bankless DAO is a decentralized community driving adoption and awareness of bankless money systems like Ethereum, Bitcoin and DeFi through media, culture, and education.
BLVKHVND is the first decentralized esports gaming cooperative (dSports), powered by a community of gamers, creatives, and fans.
Dao Haus ($HAUS)
DAOhaus is a platform built by the people, for the people. At its core, DAOhaus looks to empower anyone adding value to the DAOhaus ecosystem, regardless of their social status or previous accolades.
Defi Omega ($DFIO)
DeFi Omega is a coalition of some of the most important investors, influencers, and founders in the crypto space.
E1337 is the world’s first luxury E-sports apparel brand. Founded by a professional team of passionate gaming and design enthusiasts, E1337 apparel was developed from the ground up with the gamer lifestyle in mind.
Elektra is a Songcamp-incubated project experimenting at the edges of music and web3 — it is an interactive world and story with music at its core. The Elektra DAO's mission is to steward the continued development of the Elektra story, artwork and game.
Forefront is the leading insight aggregator across the social token landscape. It’s the home of exclusive content on creator economy, a weekly newsletter and profiles for 23+ projects and counting.
Friends with Benefits ($FWB)
Friends with Benefits is the ultimate cultural membership powered by a community of our favorite Web3 artists, operators, and thinkers bound together by shared values and shared incentives ($FWB).
Global Coin Research ($GCR)
Global Coin Research is a social currency (cryptocurrency) for the Global Coin Research community of readers, writers, investors and community members.
GENRE DAO ($GENRE)
GENRE is a community token that symbolizes membership in the Leaving Records All-Genre DAO community.
Jenny Metaverse DAO ($uJENNY)
The DAO is the "first metaverse DAO and social token on Unicly." The DAO is responsible for acquiring NFTs and adding them to the vault controlled by Unicly Protocol’s smart contract.
$JUMP is an online community of advertising agency and marketing professionals exploring the intersection of brands and crypto/ web 3.0.
$LADZ is a social utility token powering Layer1, the first tokenized content network. The LADZ community earns and acquires $LADZ through engaging with content on the network, p2p exchanges, and community events.
Loot Project ($AGLD)
Loot is randomized adventurer gear generated and stored on chain. Stats, images, and other functionality are intentionally omitted for others to interpret. Loot DAO is a community initiative of Loot Project to govern $AGLD.
mCLUB is a grant-giving DAO incubated by Seed Club that recruits, backs, and supports creators onto the Mirror platform;
Meta Game ($SEED)
People at MetaGame are building a hub for those interested in decentralized organizations & applications - to begin with. From core infrastructure, to the knowledge base & the early adopters, anything one needs to succeed in this space.
MetaFactory is a community-owned culture studio and marketplace focused on the creation and sale of digi-physical goods that celebrate crypto.
Protein Community ($PRTN)
Protein is reimagining and redefining a new meaning of growth for this exciting new world. By rebuilding its longtime community from the ground up, Protein seeks to create a place that encourages and nurtures a new definition of growth, based on mutual collaboration, conversation, and the needs of the community.
Random Number Generator ($RNG)
The Random Number Generator community ($RNG) is a social club of some of the coolest founders/investors in the gaming and interactive media landscape to game, hang, and test the boundaries of social token structures. It has been created by Richard Kim as a social experiment.
Seed Club ($CLUB)
Seed Club is a DAO that builds, supports, and invests in tokenized communities. A few times a year, Seed Club brings the most promising social token projects together in small cohorts to work alongside some of the smartest people in the social token, creator economy and crypto spaces.
Seen Haus ($SEEN)
Seen Haus is merging the digital and physical worlds through non-fungible tokens (NFT) and tangible product auctions.
$WHALE is a social currency (cryptocurrency) that is backed by tangible and rare Non-Fungible Token (NFT) assets, while embodying scarcity through definitive limited issuance.
Alex Masmej ($ALEX)
$ALEX is the personal token for Alex Masmej, who held an early experimental project in the tokenization of himself, with an income sharing agreement and limited governance rights into some of his life decisions.
Andre Anjos ($RAC)
$RAC is the community token behind Grammy-winning musician RAC. Tokens were earned by community members through a retroactive airdrop to Patreon, Twitch, Bandcamp and merch supporters.
Coin Artist ($COIN)
$COIN is the social token of Marguerite DeCourcelle, better known by her cypherpunk Twitter persona coin_artist. COIN grants access to Coin’s E-Den, a syndicate within Neon District.
Connie Digital ($HUE)
Created by artist Connie Digital in August 2019, HUE is one of oldest social tokens and is responsible for helping launch the social token category. HUE is also the first social token used to trade digital collectibles (NFTs).
Harrison First ($FIRST)
$FIRST is a creator-based social token tied to the success of the music producer, DJ and artist Harrison First. First's work focuses on a multisensory experience of sight and sound, bridging the worlds of music, art and now, cryptography. .
Holly Herndon is an artist and composer who has been working with machine learning for many years.She released her digital twin Holly+ in collaboration with Never Before Heard Sounds, the first tool of many to allow for people to make artwork with her voice.
Jackson Dame ($DAME)
Jackson Dame is a content creator/community manager at Rainbow.me, exploring the "quantified self" through art, social media, and social token $DAME.
$MORKs are the medium to share the value of Hackatao art with the community that accompanies and supports us in this wonderful journey of Art.
SKULL is social money circulated by Skeenee. Created back in October 2019, it was one of the first social money tokens issued by Roll.