Hop on Board the HOPR Express and help change data privacy for good!

Participate in bounties, hackathons, games, and more. Earn HOPR Boost NFTs to grow your stake.

It’s going to be an amazing journey, so Hop on Board with us as we stake, govern, build, and scale to new heights!


In January 2022, we launched our Hop on Board program to expand the HOPR ecosystem and foster development of dApps on top of the HOPR protocol. As more people wake up to the crucial role privacy plays in web3, HOPR has forged collaborations with like-minded projects across the whole crypto stack.

Follow the timeline below to learn what’s already and how you can Hop on Board with HOPR and help change privacy for good.

Staking Season 2

The second season of HOPR’s gamified incentivized staking program brought new rewards, new HOPR Boost NFTs, and boosted APRs of up to 75% for the most active participants


Our D.E.R.P. tool highlights the privacy pitfalls of public RPC providers. Many of today’s DeFi service leak identifying metadata, even if you don’t make a transaction. This shows how vital a transport layer privacy solution like HOPR will be to building web3.

Wallets like Metamask reveal all the accounts you control, even if they have never interacted on chain

Matterhorn Testnet

Almost 1,000 nodes were spun up in our Matterhorn testnet to stress test the HOPR protocol and provide data for the implementation of cover traffic.


The HOPR team attended ETHDenver, where we were the proud sponsors of one of the hackathon floors. Forging connections with other web3 projects led to over $1m in ecosystem grants.

DAO Bounties

The HOPR DAO voted to provide $15k worth of bounties at ETHDenver. Valiant buidlers worked to produce the first ever dApps on top of HOPR.

$1m in web3 Ecosystem Grants

Forging connections with other web3 projects at ETHDenver and beyond led to fruitful new collaborations and over $1m in ecosystem grants from prominent projects including Harmony, The Graph, Dusk, ANKR, and Edge & Node.

DAO v.03

The third DAO experiment harnessed the wisdom of our community to develop new dApp ideas and use cases for the HOPR protocol. Our continued experiments with quadratic voting show the power of alternative governance approaches.


HOPR has a vital role to play in minimizing malicious MEV. We’re collaborating with other web3 projects across the stack to minimize exploits, pre-empting the inevitable growth of IP and metadata-based MEV attacks. is the first HOPR dApp built by HOPR. makes chat private for the first time. The alpha version is available to try now.

Bounty Program

The HOPR Bounty Program has officially launched. Join a passionate, skilled, and dedicated development community building free and open source privacy infrastructure for web3.

Staking Season 3

The third season of HOPR's gamified staking program has launched with more Boost NFTs and a better balance of base parameters, ensuring active community members can boost to higher APRs and a larger share of rewards.

Quadratic Voting Community Games

To help our community learn more about quadratic voting and the importance of informed governance, we set up a series of educational games.

HOPR Privacy Meme Contest

Privacy issues are no meme, but to raise awareness, we asked our community members to create some! Our #PrivacyIsNoMeme contest has been successful in raising awareness of metadata protection.

Metadata Community Games

To raise awareness about how metadata can be used to compromise our privacy, we launched five different Metadata Games.

HOPR Bounty Contest

After launching our HOPR Bounty Program, we created our first bounty contest where skilled builders win lucrative bounties for developing dApps on HOPR.

Solana Ecosystem Research

Our D.E.R.P. tool has been upgraded. It now demonstrates the severity of metadata leakage on Solana, Gnosis Chain, and Avalanche.

Coinbase Listing

The HOPR token is now listed on Coinbase, making the HOPR ecosystem more accessible. Our Coinbase Earn campaign provides a simple and incentivized way to learn about HOPR.