About the DAO

About the DAO

  • Podcast Producers must agree to the terms below to receive donation proceeds as well as ViciNFT Terms of Use.
  • ViciNFT will mint all NFTs used in the campaign and distribute all funds in the Podcast Spotlight Fund (PSF).
    • ViciNFT will screen all qualifying nominated podcasts for accuracy before distributing donation proceeds.
    • ViciNFT holds the right to disqualify any nominated podcasts if it does not meet requirements in the terms of service.
  • General Liability / Indemnification – ViciNFT & the Podcast Spotlight Fund are not responsible for any liabilities that result from a contractor’s acts in the course of the agreement.
    • The top 10 qualified nominated and winning podcasts may be listed on podcastdao.io and may be promoted on ViciNFT social media and related accounts.
    • Podcasts may voluntarily opt out by contacting support@vicinft.com to opt-out of the campaign.
    • If a podcast opts out, donation proceeds for those NFTs will remain in the Podcast Spotlight Fund until the next DAO vote. 
  • Nominations or votes containing language deemed to harass, abuse or harm another party will be automatically disqualified, and NFT donation proceeds will go into the Podcast Spotlight Fund.


  • Each Podcast Spotlight NFT purchased enables a DAO vote.
  • Upcoming DAO voting date windows will be viewable on DAO members dynamic NFT’s.
  • Podcast Spotlight campaign end date is Dec 31, 2024 at which time the DAO will vote on a final winning podcast(s) with the remaining donation proceeds.

Podcast Eligibility

  • Podcasts must state what they will use winning donation proceeds for, i.e., operating costs, payroll, new equipment, etc., before accepting donation proceeds.
  • Campaign limited to US produced Podcasts.

Podcast Spotlight Fund

  • 80% of net proceeds go into a Podcast Spotlight Fund controlled by the DAO.
  • Distribution phase – eligible podcasts will get paid directly via wire, check, or bank transfer within seven business days of the DAO vote. 
    • Distribution terms – 40% of net donation proceeds will go directly to every eligible nominated podcast, 40% will distribute to the winners, and 20% to ViciNFT for facilitation.
    • Net proceeds are defined as gross proceeds minus credit card transaction fees and taxes where applicable.
  • A Podcast can only win once. 
    • Any donation proceeds not collected by a winning podcast will stay in the Podcast Spotlight Fund to provide financial support to those determined by the DAO.