Tag: partnerships

Aug 09 2022

Reddit is forging ahead with blockchain adoption push with FTX partnership

Aug 09 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  exchanges partnerships

As part of its years-long push towards using blockchain to empower its communities, Reddit has partnered with crypto exchange FTX, according to an Aug. 9 press release. The partnership will enable Reddit users to use FTX Pay to pay for gas fees of Community Points transactions. In 2020, Reddit launched...

Aug 02 2022

US Women’s Soccer League sponsorship funds from Voyager in jeopardy after bankruptcy

Aug 02 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  bankruptcy bear market partnerships

The funds promised to the U.S. National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) players by Voyager Digital in a sponsorship deal may not materialize as the lender filed for bankruptcy, Sportico reported Aug. 1. The league has informed the players that there's little hope of receiving the funds from Voyager, according to the report. The NWSL had...

Socios.com invests $100M to accelerate Web3 innovations for FC Barcelona

Aug 02 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  partnerships sports uncategorized web3

Socios.com is investing $100 million in Barca Studio for a 24.5% stake and aims to accelerate blockchain, non-fungible token (NFT), and digital assets innovation for FC Barcelona. Barca Studios was launched in 2019 as the club's platform for...

Aug 01 2022

Ripple’s XRP sales increased almost 50% in Q2 vs Q1

Aug 01 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption partnerships payments

Crypto payments infrastructure provider Ripple revealed in its second-quarter earnings report on July 28 that it saw a significant increase in the demand for its associated XRP token. Ripple continues to grow Ripple has been able to make major strides when it comes to increasing the utility of its XRP ledger and On-Demand Liquidity (ODL)...

Jul 31 2022

Report: Helium caught in a web of falsehoods about its partnerships

Jul 31 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  helium hnt lime partnerships salesforce

Reports have emerged that Helium (HNT) has misled the public about its partnerships. According to the reports, the company has no collaboration with Lime or Salesforce, as it touts on its website. No Lime partnership A Mashable report revealed that Lime does not have any partnership with Helium. The...

Jul 25 2022

UK banking giant Barclays acquires stake in $2B crypto unicorn Copper

Jul 25 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption partnerships

Crypto custody firm Copper has raised significant capital from one of the U.K.'s largest banks, Barclays, which is looking to acquire a stake in the firm, Sky News reported. Copper is a unicorn valued at roughly $2 billion and advised by former British Chancellor of the...

Jul 18 2022

Moonsama partners with KILT protocol for SocialKYC integration

Jul 18 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  kilt kyc metaverse moonsama nfts

Polkadot-based NFT project Moonsama has announced that it integrated SocialKYC on its Multiverse Bridge, allowing users to sign in using their wallets instead of usernames and passwords. Moonsama integrated this feature through a partnership with KILTprotocol using its Sporran Wallet and SocialKYC credentials. The new feature allows users to log in to their Moonsama account using SocialKYC credentialst. It will...

Jul 15 2022

New York Yankees employees can get partially paid in Bitcoin with NYDIG partnership

Jul 15 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption partnerships payments

Bitcoin (BTC) investment firm NYDIG announced a multi-year partnership with the American baseball team, the New York Yankees, on July 14 to become the team's official Bitcoin Payroll Platform. The deal will allow the Yankees employees to convert a portion of their paycheck...

Jun 29 2022

Citadel Securities business development head to lead the new crypto venture firm

Jun 29 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  investments partnerships

Citadel Securities' global head of business development, Jamil Nazarali, quit his position to lead a joint venture firm aiming to increase investors' access to crypto. The venture firm is a...

Jun 28 2022

Circle inks custody deal with New York Community Bancorp

Jun 28 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  banking partnerships stablecoins

USD Coin (USDC) issuer Circle has partnered with New York Community Bancorp in a deal that will see the bank’s subsidiary, New York Community Bank, become a custodian for the stablecoin’s reserves, Circle...

Jun 25 2022

NHL enters the NFT space partnering with Marketplace Sweet

Jun 25 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  nfts partnerships sports

The National Hockey League on Thursday announced its partnership with NFT Marketplace Sweet. This partnership will be the league's first dive into digital collectibles. The partnership, of which the NHL's players and Alumni's association are part, will go live in October to mark the start of the 2022-2033 NHL season. The NHL Marketplace...

Jun 24 2022

Bentley Motors gears up to drop its Genesis NFT collection on Polygon

Jun 24 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption nfts partnerships web3

British luxury car manufacturer Bentley Motors Limited is dipping its toes into the Web3 ecosystem with the launch of a non-fungible token (NFT) collection on Ethereum scaling platform Polygon, the company...

Jun 23 2022

Quantum Economics partners with LitBit for project incubation

Jun 23 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  investments partnerships

Research and analytics company, Quantum Economics, will partner with LitBit Finance to incubate and accelerate startups in the blockchain industry. The two companies aim to combine their resources to identify new crypto projects with significant potential and help them achieve their goals. With the combined knowledge, experience, and unique approach to the crypto industry, the companies intend to make a real change in...

Jun 21 2022

BlockFi gets $250 million credit facility from FTX to support platform

Crypto lending platform BlockFi has signed a term sheet with leading crypto exchange FTX to secure a $250 million revolving credit facility, BlockFi CEO Zac Prince announced June 21. Today @BlockFi signed a term...

Crypto companies pull out of sponsorship deals amid market downturn

New York Post reveals that cryptocurrency companies are cutting costs by pulling out of sponsorship and marketing deals as the crypto market crashed to its lowest in almost two years. FTX pulls out of sports deal Leading crypto exchange FTX, one of the biggest ad spenders in the industry,...

Jun 16 2022

Israel, Hong Kong enter partnership to test new CBDC against cyber risks

Jun 16 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption cbdcs partnerships

The Bank of Israel has joined hands with the Hong Kong Monetary Authority to test a new central bank digital currency (CBDC), Bloomberg News reported on June 16. The project is scheduled to start in Q3, the publication reported, citing the Bank of Israel. The initiative...

Jun 15 2022

Binance partners with Spylt to offer users ride-hailing services on its platform

Jun 15 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption exchanges partnerships payments

Binance users will now be able to access ride-hailing services through the platform. Changpeng Zhao, Binance CEO, broke the news of the partnership announcement with Splyt on Twitter. A press release on Splyt's website revealed details of the partnership. Splyt said the partnership would see Binance become the first-ever cryptocurrency company to offer ride-hailing on its platform. The...

Jun 13 2022

Polygon on way to reaching mass adoption with major partnerships

Jun 13 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption layer2 nfts partnerships technology

The Ethereum sidechain scaling solution, Polygon (MATIC), is making waves in onboarding major brands into web3. When everyone is talking about web5 and a potential future internet built upon Bitcoin, Polygon is showcasing the potential of web3. Writer for TodayinPolygon,...

Jun 11 2022

Resorts World Las Vegas, Theta Labs partner on composite NFTs offering luxury experiences

Jun 11 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption culture nfts partnerships pr

Resorts World Las Vegas and Theta Labs have teamed up to release composite NFTs that will offer luxury experiences to buyers. The composite NFTs -- essentially NFTs within an NFT -- have to be redeemed before Nov. 1 and will be released in two separate packages. In addition, a third commemorative NFT will be made available for a price of $10 on Theta...

Jun 10 2022

VeChain, UFC enter multi-year marketing collaboration

Jun 10 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption partnerships sports

Sustainability-focused blockchain foundation VeChain (VET) has inked a multi- year deal with UFC, the world's leading mixed martial arts (MMA) organization. The deal makes VeChain the first 'Official Layer 1 Blockchain Partner,' which will receive marketing visibility on UFC assets and events, according to a June 9...

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