Why Coinbase and the WNBA are investing sooner or later collectively
May 19, 2022
TL;DR: Coinbase is asserting its partnership and funding within the WNBA ecosystem.
Today, Coinbase is happy to announce our expanded funding inside the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) ecosystem. In addition to the League, our new companions embody the Women’s National Basketball Players Association (“WNBPA” — the union which represents all gamers), two group companions, the New York Liberty and Seattle Storm, and two of the league’s largest stars, Sue Bird and Jewell Loyd.
Coinbase believes the cryptoeconomy can be constructed by proficient and inventive girls who’re rewriting the foundations and welcoming the long run — identical to these in and across the WNBA. While the WNBA is on a journey to rework their league long-term, having introduced the largest-ever capital increase for a girls’s sports activities property in February of this 12 months, Coinbase continues to work in the direction of its mission to create extra financial freedom on the planet and convey the following 100 million customers to the cryptoeconomy.
Coinbase has accelerated alternatives to introduce crypto to our new companions and WNBA followers. At this 12 months’s Rookie Orientation, we ran a crash course overlaying crypto and NFTs for the highest rookies invited to the Draft. Thanks to the WNBPA, all 144 WNBA gamers can 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 prospect to earn crypto by way of giveaways and expertise web3 by way of IRL activations. Fans of Sue Bird and Jewell Loyd may even see them make their mark in crypto and NFTs in the identical method they’ve completed for the sport of basketball.
Coinbase, by way of its proud partnerships with the WNBA and WNBPA, desires to allow extra participation within the cryptoeconomy and web3, and interesting extra girls and our new companions will enable us to do exactly that.