Tag: football

Oct 04 2021

Crypto Corner: The Sports Slice

The crypto crossover into sports continues to evolve each week. Dominating the headlines this week was the NFL's move to finally dip their toes in the sand that is NFTs. The historic sports league will be working with Flow blockchain creators Dapper Labs for a 'Top Shot'-esque marketplace for football fans. Let's dive in on these stories and more in the latest sports...

Sep 27 2021

Crypto Corner: The Sports Slice

Sep 27 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  76ers cricket crypto.com crypto news f1

Crypto.com made a splash into esports when we covered last weekend's Sports Slice. This week, the growing exchange made another sports sponsorship splash - this time with an NBA team. Each week, we take a fresh perspective on the last seven days of sports and cryptocurrency. The Sports Slice Crypto.com Heads To Philly Just days after inking a jersey deal with esports org...

Sep 22 2021

Dutch Football Club PSV Holds Bitcoin On Its Balance Sheet

PSV received bitcoin through a sponsorship deal in August and confirmed they self-custody it on their balance sheet.In August, prominent Dutch football club PSV announced a partnership with bitcoin exchange Anycoin Direct, which became the club's Official Partner for the following two seasons. The...

Sep 21 2021

Sorare Raises $680 Million in Series B Round Led by SoftBank

Atomico, Bessemer Ventures, D1 Capital, and Eurazeo also participated in the latest funding round.

Sep 13 2021

Crypto Corner: The Sports Slice

What do Steph Curry, Rob Gronkowski, and a UCLA basketball player all have in common? Sure, they're all on recognizable sports teams. However, they also all hit the newswire for some of their action in crypto this week. Let's recap everything from the past week at the intersection of sports and crypto. The Sports Slice Steph Curry Is The Latest Sports Ambassador For...

Sep 10 2021

Crypto.com Becomes Official Partner of PSG

Both companies recently signed a multi-year partnership agreement.

Sep 05 2021

Crypto Corner: The Sports Slice

Imagine a week going by where the worlds of sports and crypto weren't colliding. Leading the crossover headlines this week? The NFL is putting a hold on crypto and NFT engagement for athletes. However, while the league wants players to hold off, there are plenty of other athletes across various sports that are having some fun with NFTs this week. Last week was...

Sep 03 2021

Mercado Bitcoin Is The New Sponsor Of Brazilian Football Club Corinthians

The biggest bitcoin exchange in Latin America is the new sponsor of Corinthians, one of the most popular football clubs in Brazil.Mercado Bitcoin, the biggest bitcoin exchange in Latin America, has secured a sponsorship deal with Brazilian football team Sport Club Corinthians Paulista, one of the...

Jul 23 2021

What Do Bitcoin, Antifragility And Fantasy Football Have In Common?

Fantasy football players and Bitcoiners use the same strategic thinking principles when building for an uncertain future. “Nassim Nicholas Taleb is a Lebanese-American...

Jul 22 2021

Socios.com Announces Partnership with Inter Milan

The company replaced Pirelli as the front-jersey sponsor of the Italian club.

Jul 14 2021

NFL Player Saquon Barkley Is Now Taking 100% Of His Endorsement Money In BTC

ESPN just released their 2021 running back rankings, and New York Giants back Saquon Barkley came in at a strong #6 on the list. The star back is only entering his third year in the NFL, and he's already locked in a Pro Bowl appearance and Offensive...

Jul 02 2021

Dutch Football Team To Hold Bitcoin On Balance Sheet Through New Partnership

Jul 02 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  business dutch football soccer sports

AZ Alkmaar will receive bitcoin payments from its new sponsor, local exchange Bitcoin Meester, and hold it on its balance sheet until 2024.Dutch football team AZ Alkmaar has announced a partnership with local bitcoin exchange Bitcoin Meester, which will become the team's exclusive and official Bitcoin partner. The...

Jun 30 2021

Tom Brady & Gisele Bündchen Land Equity Deal With FTX

FTX continues it's run of sports partnerships. Last week, the exchange broke ground as Major League Baseball's first 'Official Crypto Partner'. Earlier this month, FTX teamed up with leading esports organization TSM in...

May 25 2021

Dynamo Kyiv to Sell NFT on Binance

In another pioneering moment for the non-fungible token (NFT) space, leading Ukrainian football team, Dynamo Kyiv, has announced its decision to launch NFT tickets for its next season campaign. Dynamo Kyiv disclosed this through an official statement, noting that it is going to unveil NFT tickets for the 2021 season and offer fans unique collectible items via collaboration with U.S.-based...

Apr 25 2021

Why Are Athletes Demanding To Be Paid In Bitcoin?

Apr 25 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  culture football nba nfl russell okung

What's factoring into the growing trend among professional athletes and sports teams to use bitcoin as a means of exchange?The Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball Association (NBA) recently made headlines when their owner Vivek Ranadive announced that in the near...

Apr 12 2021

Bitcoin In Sports And What The Future Holds

Apr 12 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  culture football soccer sports

The sports industry represents a massive opportunity for Bitcoin adoption, as further sponsorships and deals are expected.Bitcoin has experienced seismic growth in the past few months: its price has risen dramatically since January 2021 and is expected to continue to trend upward. This growth...

Mar 22 2021

NFT Platform Sorare Adds Turkish Soccer Club Galatasaray

Mar 22 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  business football sorare

Fan-favorite Galatasaray from Istanbul has been added to Sorare. The platform now has 126 licensed clubs. Trade Galatasaray Players on Sorare After teasing a new addition to the fantasy football trading card game, Sorare revealed that Galatasaray is the next club to join the platform. The Turkish club is known for its passionate supporters and is a constant title-contender in Turkey....

Feb 25 2021

Blockchain Startup Sorare Raises $50 Million in Series A Funding

The non-fungible token platform is planning to onboard major football clubs.

Feb 03 2021

Best Football Fan Tokens Powered by Blockchain

Covid-19, along with its worldwide lockdowns, changed the way we interact and live. It also forced many industries to adapt to completely unexpected circumstances. Communication-based on digital solutions has become a new reality for many companies and institutions. The football industry is no exception. With football matches being canceled, the clubs are lacking activity and […] The post...

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