- Coins.ph is the official crypto partner of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA)
- Coins.ph and the PBA will work together to increase Filipinos’ awareness on blockchain, digital ownership, NFTS, and web3.
IT'S GAME TIME. We are proud to announce that Coins.ph is the official Crypto partner of the Philippine Basketball Association. This partnership aims to promote financial empowerment through crypto education and engagement. Coins.ph and the PBA will work together to increase Filipinos’ awareness on blockchain, digital ownership, NFTS, and web3. The PBA is a good avenue to do these education initiatives as several basketball players are already well-involved with crypto.
“Basketball plays a very important part in the Filipino culture and that makes it a perfect match for Coins.ph, a proudly home-grown fintech brand in the Philippines. We are very excited to be the exclusive crypto partner of the PBA and look forward to bringing together exciting basketball games with the latest crypto trends. We have seen a surge in engagement with Web3 in the Philippines and we believe that more and more Filipinos are joining the crypto community. The PBA is a great platform to educate Filipinos on the crypto-economy and we value this opportunity to expand crypto market adoption,” said Wei Zhou, CEO of Coins.ph.
“The PBA is the 1st professional basketball league in Asia and is already an institution in the country. It is still unparalleled when it comes to professional sports entertainment. And partnering with Coins.ph will surely take the PBA a step further as it continues to improve and strengthen its position as one of the best leagues in the region. The PBA is all about growth and improvement. Having Coins.ph will give fans the opportunity to engage in a new way and at the same time learn about the crypto community. We are thankful for Coins.ph for choosing us to be their partner, I am sure they will introduce new venues for fun and exciting activities. '' said Willie O. Marcial, PBA Commissioner.
The 47th season of the PBA is the first time in 2 years where games will be held at venues with 100% full capacity. Basketball fans are more than ready to cheer for their favorite teams and watch their PBA idols vow for a championship trophy. Aside from that, fans can expect that Coins.ph will be highly present in venues to keep the audience engaged and excited. Coins.ph will host half-time party games that allow fans to win free crypto.
The Philippine Cup of 47th Season of the PBA will open on June 5, 2022 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. For more information about Coins.ph, visit https://coins.ph and follow on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
Launched in 2014, Coins.ph is the most established crypto brand in the Philippines and has more than 16 million users. Through the easy-to-use mobile app, users can buy and sell a variety of cryptocurrencies and access a wide range of financial services. Coins.ph is fully regulated by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas and is the first crypto-based company in Asia to hold both Virtual Currency and Electronic Money Issuer licenses from the central bank. The company was acquired in early 2022 by Joffre Capital, a technology-focused buyout fund.