Leading cryptocurrency-based sportsbook Sportsbet.io has signed a one-year contract with Southampton Football Club to be the new main club shirt branding partner, replacing its former Chinese partner LD Sports.
It seems the traditional finance sector is merging with financial technologies further. Another payment giant, Mastercard, is expanding its cryptocurrency program to support massive adoption and craft innovative experiences in the blockchain field.
Leading crypto gaming organization, the Coingaming Group, has now revealed a new partnership with the non-profit blockchain firm, the TRON Foundation, responsible for developing one of the world’s foremost blockchain and smart contract platforms, TRON and the TRX cryptocurrency.
On Friday September 13, MasterCard Incorporated, an American multinational financial services corporation based in New York, United States, announced its partnership with enterprise blockchain tech company R3 to design distributed ledger technology (DLT)-based international and transborder payments.
Recently, top blockchain projects MixMarvel and Celer Network announced their partnership in the collaborative creation of popular blockchain-powered casual games. This cooperation is expected to promote the large-scale launching of blockchain casual games.
Another piece is added in the setting of the Italian Presidency 2019/20 of the European Blockchain Partnership. The Center for Entrepreneurship, small and medium enterprises (SMEs), the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Regions and Cities, will conduct a study in Italy that will focus on the growth and development of the Italian blockchain and cryptocurrency ecosystem. The study will be financed and supported by the Ministry of Economic Development (MiSE) headed by minister Luigi di Maio, will focus on the implications of this embryonic technology including cryptocurrency on startups and small and medium-sized Italian companies.
Mercedes’ parent corporation, Daimler AG, a German global automotive company headquartered in Baden-Württemberg, has declared a partnership with four other giant startups including a European distributed ledger tech (DLT) interface, to create a blockchain solutions for cars dubbed a mobility blockchain platform (MBP), a distributed software platform which enables mobility as a facility with end to end encryption.