• Neon Launches World’s First NFT Vending Machine in New York City

  • NFT platform Neon is literally bringing NFTs to doorsteps with its NFT vending machine. Yes! you read it right, the world’s first NFT vending machine is now open in New York City’s financial district.

    Despite the fact that several brands and influential celebrities are vocal about NFTs, a large chunk of the general popular are still unaware of them. Therefore, an innovative concept like this will definitely make NFTs more accessible.

    How does the first NFT vending machine work?

    Just like any other vending machine, this one works in a similar way with a little bit of twist. Firstly, if you’re thinking about the mode of payment, worry not, as the machine accepts both USD credit and debit cards.

    Here’s a breakdown of how you can purchase NFTs using the machine.

    Step 1: Make payment through your USD debit or credit card.

    The machine will dispense a box with a unique code inside it for the chosen NFT.

    Step 2: Scan the unique code on the box.

    Step 3: Redeem your NFT on the Neon Platform using the code.

    Perks of the machine

    In order to make NFTs more accessible and easy to understand, Neon’s machine doesn’t require any cryptocurrency or wallet. Also, Neon uses the eco-friendly and highly efficient Solana blockchain.

    Jordan Birnholtz, CMO and co-founder of Neon, “While only 2% of Americans have digital wallets, 80% have a credit card or debit card,”. He further continues, “That’s a 40-fold increase in an artist’s potential audience. We want to empower creators and digital artists whose work has often been undervalued.”

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