Stephen Curry signs partnership with FTX as global ambassador

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Stephen Curry has signed with FTX to become the exchange’s new global ambassador. Sponsored

FTX has announced

that the company has signed a long-term partnership with NBA star Stephen Curry. As part of the deal, the three-time champion has become FTX’s new global ambassador. Additionally, Curry will receive a stake in FTX Trading Limited and his charity foundation Eat.Learn.Play will collaborate on charitable initiatives.

According to the official announcement, Curry said he is “excited to partner with a company that demystifies the cryptocurrency space and eliminates the intimidation factor for novice

users.” The two-time NBA MVP added:Sponsored Sponsored

FTX thinks like me in terms of supporting the community in a meaningful way. I can’t wait to see what we can accomplish together.

FTX has been busy acquiring well-known athletes such as Tom Brady

and Trevor Lawrence. The move marks the first cryptocurrency partnership for Stephen Curry, who is looking towards retirement.

FTX enters the world of sports

In addition to the partnerships

FTX has signed with athletes, the company also recently purchased the naming rights to a new football stadium. That stadium is UC Berkley Football Stadium, home of the Golden Bears of Cal Berkley. The deal is worth $17.5 million and is valid for ten years. In addition, it allows FTX to retain some personal ties to the stadium along with naming rights. Those connections include former players, including FTX COO Sina Nader, who played for the Golden Bears at the walk-on position. Bankman-Fried’s father was also a graduate of the school.

As part of its partnership with the Eat.Learn.Play Foundation, FTX has committed to donating funds. Stephen and Ayesha Curry will strive to unlock the potential of all children. The non-profit organization focuses on fighting childhood hunger and providing access to quality education and safe places to exercise. To date, the charity has provided 17 million meals to children in Oakland and their families.

FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried said of the partnership

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After meeting and speaking with Stephen, it was clear that he was the perfect fit for FTX. His tireless commitment to charitable giving, as well as his insightful work ethic to become the best in whatever field he finds himself in, whether it be basketball, <a href=”https://beincrypto.pl/learn/jak-inwestowac-w-kryptowaluty-bitcoion/” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener”>investment or business, aligns perfectly with FTX’s core values. I look forward to working with Stephen to make a positive impact on those who need it most in the world.

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