Why Coinbase and the WNBA are investing sooner or later collectively | by Coinbase | Might, 2022

TL;DR: Coinbase is saying its partnership and funding within the WNBA ecosystem.

Right now, Coinbase is happy to announce our expanded funding throughout the Girls’s Nationwide Basketball Affiliation (WNBA) ecosystem. Along with the League, our new companions embody the Girls’s Nationwide Basketball Gamers Affiliation (“WNBPA” — the union which represents all gamers), two workforce companions, the New York Liberty and Seattle Storm, and two of the league’s largest stars, Sue Fowl and Jewell Loyd.

Coinbase believes the cryptoeconomy might be constructed by gifted and artistic girls who’re rewriting the foundations and welcoming the longer term — similar to these in and across the WNBA. Whereas the WNBA is on a journey to remodel their league long-term, having introduced the largest-ever capital increase for a girls’s sports activities property in February of this yr, Coinbase continues to work in direction of its mission to create extra financial freedom on the planet and convey the subsequent 100 million customers to the cryptoeconomy.

Coinbase has accelerated alternatives to introduce crypto to our new companions and WNBA followers. At this yr’s Rookie Orientation, we ran a crash course masking crypto and NFTs for the highest rookies invited to the Draft. Because of the WNBPA, all 144 WNBA gamers might be arrange with Coinbase accounts and crypto funds to additional familiarize themselves with the house. New York Liberty and Seattle Storm followers will get the possibility to earn crypto via giveaways and expertise web3 via IRL activations. Followers of Sue Fowl and Jewell Loyd will even see them make their mark in crypto and NFTs in the identical approach they’ve executed for the sport of basketball.

Coinbase, via its proud partnerships with the WNBA and WNBPA, desires to allow extra participation within the cryptoeconomy and web3, and fascinating extra girls and our new companions will permit us to do exactly that.

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