The cryptocurrency mania has taken the professional women’s sports as Crypto.com, a major crypto exchange, has announced that it became Angel City FC’s (ACFC) exclusive partner to support financial education and independence for players and fans.
Angel City FC’s founders include Natalie Portman, Alexis Ohanian, Serena Williams, Jennifer Garner, Eva Longoria, Casey Neistat, and like 15 former members of the female US National soccer team. With the announcement, Crypto.com sets the ground to become the team’s crypto and NFT founding partner.
The partnership will have a focus on community engagement, financial equity, and social impact initiatives, Crypto.com commented in the press release shared with FXEmpire. Moreover, Kris Marszalek, co-founder and CEO of Crypto.com, pointed out that ACFC’s deal seeks to build the future of the internet, which is the Web3.
Alexis Ohanian, Seven Seven Six Founder and ACFC’s Leading Founding Investor, commented: “Since day one Angel City has committed to being a leader in women’s football by promoting innovation that propels the game forward. This thinking has driven our decision-making – from our community outreach efforts to our partnerships, down to the personnel we’ve hired – we continue to deliver on that promise daily. As an early adopter of crypto myself, today I’m proud that Angel City continues to lead the way as the first women’s professional sports team to partner directly with a major crypto platform. This partnership is a turning point for women’s sports and signifies the growing recognition of the power and influence they wield.”
Recently, Crypto.com partnered with Silvergate, the leading provider of innovative financial infrastructure solutions to the digital currency industry. The companies have introduced USD deposits and withdrawals to their institutional clients.
Silvergate is a Federal Reserve member bank and one of the top providers of innovative financial infrastructure solutions and services for the growing cryptocurrency industry.