Crypto Firm Libereum Acquires Spanish Football Club Elche CF for $4.9 Million

Crypto Firm Libereum Acquires Spanish Football Club Elche CF for $4.9 Million

Cryptocurrencies are starting to come out of their infancy as more and more mainstream businesses are implementing the digital assets and distributed ledger technologies in their systems. As new technologies and companies based on those technologies mature, their involvement in other parts of industry starts to increase. Another example of this is the new alliance between Dutch sports and a cryptocurrency company: Libereum’s acquisition of the Spanish football club Elche CF. According to a press…

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From the Blocks to the Ring: Litecoin Becomes the Cryptocurrency Partner of the UFC

From the Blocks to the Ring: Litecoin Becomes the Cryptocurrency Partner of the UFC

2018 brought with it both breakthroughs and a few setbacks for the cryptosphere. Lots of milestones have been achieved this year by different blockchain-based firms, and the trend is not slowing down even in the final days of 2018. In the spirit of firsts, Charlie Lee, the founder of Litecoin, announced with excitement that the LTC logo will be featured on the canvas as the official crypto partner of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Wrapping…

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Brazilian Football Club Atlético Mineiro Joins the Crypto Token Wagon with GaloCoin

Brazilian Football Club Atlético Mineiro Joins the Crypto Token Wagon with GaloCoin

The Brazilian football club Atlético Mineiro revealed on December 13 that it has created an encrypted token called GaloCoin to help foster a better connection between the club, its fans, and its business partners. The digital currency was named after the club’s mascot, Galo, which translates in English to ‘rooster.’ According to the club’s management, the token was created to provide a special marketplace for the club. With this token, interested fans can now enjoy…

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Another Major Crypto PR Achievement: Kobe Bryant to Speak at a TRON Event

Another Major Crypto PR Achievement: Kobe Bryant to Speak at a TRON Event

Now, that’s a PR slam dunk. TRON, the ambitious blockchain project whose cryptocurrency (TRX) is the 11th largest, has managed to nab one of the greatest NBA players of all times as a special guest and speaker at its niTROn summit on January 17-18, 2019… Kobe Bryant. Justin Sun, TRON founder and CEO, officially confirmed the news on Twitter. Looking forward to having @kobebryant, CEO & President of Kobe Inc and #NBA legend, at our…

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Juventus Football Club to Issue Blockchain-Based Fan Token

Juventus Football Club to Issue Blockchain-Based Fan Token

Juventus FC, an Italian football club with over 340 million fans across the globe and a social media fan base of above 60 million, recently announced its intention to collaborate with Socios.com, a blockchain-based fan engagement platform, to launch a fan token known as the Juventus Official Fan Token. According to the management of the football club, this partnership was entered with the aim of building a closer bond between the club and its fans….

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Brazil’s Avai Football Club Announces its Own Digital Currency, Partners with SportyCo and Blackbridge Sports

Brazil’s Avai Football Club Announces its Own Digital Currency, Partners with SportyCo and Blackbridge Sports

Avai Football Club from Brazil is one of the first football (soccer) clubs seeking to raise funds through initial coin offerings (ICO) following the launch of its own coin “Avai FC Token”; SportyCo and Blackbridge Sports announced the partnership with Avai on September 12th. The partnership is aimed at benefiting the club by bridging the gap between the thriving Fintech industry and grassroots sports using blockchain technology while making Avai FC one of the very…

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French Football Club Paris Saint-Germain to Issue Cryptocurrency via “Fan Token Offering”

French Football Club Paris Saint-Germain to Issue Cryptocurrency via “Fan Token Offering”

Another attestation to the wide expansion of cryptocurrency has materialized recently, this time not from the natural habitat of the financial sphere, but from another utterly distinct field – the world of sports. One of the most popular football (“soccer” in American English) clubs in the world, France’s Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) has partnered up with the blockchain-powered tokenized voting platform Socios.com; this would enable the distinguished French team to launch a Fan Token Offering (FTO),…

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