Tag: miami

Mar 26 2021

Why Miami Mayor Francis Suarez Calls Crypto ‘the Wave of the Future’

Miami Mayor Francis Suarez talks about how Miami plans to be the crypto capital of the world. In this show, he discusses: what Miami is doing to become the crypto capital of the world (1:40) why he feels so strongly about bringing crypto to...

Tesla Is a HODLer

PLUS: What you need to know about $COIN The SEC received a bitcoin ETF application from Fidelity this week, marking the sixth such filing within the U.S. For a brief second, it also seemed Goldman Sachs filed too, but, as it was later clarified, Goldman only...

Mar 24 2021

FTX Exchange In Talks To Sponsor Miami’s NBA Stadium

Mar 24 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  business ftx miami nba

As Miami seeks to position itself as the world’s Bitcoin hub, a cryptocurrency exchange is reportedly ready to sponsor its NBA stadium.The City of Miami is reportedly in the process of finalizing a deal with the FTX cryptocurrency exchange to sponsor the currently named AmericanAirlines Arena, home of the Miami Heat NBA...

Feb 16 2021

Miami Okays Using Bitcoin for Workers’ Salaries

In a first of its kind in the United States, the city of Miami, a metropolis located in southeastern Florida, has passed a resolution that would enable municipal workers to get paid in Bitcoin. Francis Suarez, the mayor of Miami, made this known via an official tweet. He expressed gratitude to the Miami Commission for backing his...

Feb 12 2021

Mayor’s Proposal To Integrate Bitcoin Into Miami’s Operations Receives Approval

Feb 12 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  francis suarez miami regulation

In a Twitter video posted late last night, Miami Mayor Francis Suarez announced that city commissioners have supported his resolution to explore letting residents pay city fees or property taxes in bitcoin, allowing city employees to receive compensation in bitcoin and giving Miami the opportunity to invest in bitcoin....

Mayor’s Proposal To Integrate Bitcoin Into Miami’s Operations Receives Approval

Feb 12 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  business francis suarez miami

A proposal from Miami’s Mayor Suarez to integrate bitcoin into city operations has received support from city commissioners.According to research by Coinbase, more people in the...

Miami Commissioners Reject Mayor’s Push to OK Crypto Use, Vote to Study It First: Report

Feb 12 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  cryptocurrency francis suarez miami news

The city will seek a vendor to help City Hall pay all or part of its employees' salaries in bitcoin. Residents would also have the option of using cryptocurrency to pay for city services.

Miami Mayor Announces They Are Exploring Bitcoin-Related Solutions

Miami Mayor is pushing for crypto adoption in the city. In a recently published video on Twitter, he announced they are exploring different solutions to integrate Bitcoin (BTC) […]

Feb 03 2021

Miami Mayor Previews ‘Favorable’ Crypto Policy

Feb 03 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  interview miami people

In an interview with CoinDesk, Francis X. Suarez explains how he plans to attract the crypto industry to Florida.

Jan 27 2021

Miami Uploads Bitcoin White Paper to Municipal Website

Jan 27 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin white paper miami news

Mayor Suarez once again pledged to turn Miami into a "hub for crypto innovation."

Jan 15 2021

Will Mayor Suarez’s Miami Be the First Major City to Buy Bitcoin?

Jan 15 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  explainers miami podcasts the breakdown

The entrepreneurial mayor brings his recruitment of tech talent to the crypto space with the potential of a 1% investment of the city’s reserves into BTC.

Miami Mayor Keen to Invest City’s Treasury Reserves in Bitcoin

Jan 15 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  bitcoin business miami

Miami Mayor Francis Suarez is considering allocating a portion of the city's treasury reserves into Bitcoin. He wants to turn Miami into the country's friendliest crypto city. Miami Mayor Warms to Bitcoin In an interview with Fox Business, the mayor of Miami,...

Dec 24 2020

Miami Mayor ‘Exploring’ Ideas in Crypto Governance

Dec 24 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business miami news people policy

Mayor Suarez is open to everything from blockchain voting to tokenization.

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