Indian Super League club, Bengaluru FC has signed a contract for one year with the cryptocurrency exchange brand, ZebPay. The brand has over five million users and $10 Billion in fiat transactions, therefore has been named as the Official Crypto-Exchange Partner of BFC.
Bengaluru FC CEO, Mandar Tamhane, said, “We’re very excited to partner with ZebPay, who is one of the leading brands in the cryptocurrency exchange industry. They are a brand that is growing fast, and that two of three Indians bought their first bitcoin on ZebPay shows that they are very popular. We’re looking forward to seeing this association grow over the course of the season.”
Zebpay was founded back in 2014 and has its presence marked in 140 countries. The brand offers its users to deal with cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, tether, dogecoin and others. It assures safety for cryptocurrency with secure transactions.
Avinash Shekhar, Co-CEO, ZebPay said, “This partnership with Bengaluru FC enables us to educate sports enthusiasts of the world about the value of crypto. India’s affinity to football has been steadily rising in the past few years, and we are hoping to educate and create awareness about crypto amongst Indian sports enthusiasts. We extend our best wishes to members of Bengaluru FC and will be cheering for the team from the sidelines while bringing crypto to the mainstream.”
Raj Karkara, Chief Marketing Officer, ZebPay, said, “We want to advise Indians to learn and understand crypto’s disclaimers and risks before taking any investment decisions. Not going by what others say and ‘DYORing (Doing Your Own Research) is crucial to understand this new asset class better. That is why we feel that a passionate sport like football is the perfect place to connect with the audience and use this crypto momentum to create a positive change.”
Bengaluru FC will start their ISL campaign on 20th November against NorthEast United at the GMC Balayogi Athletic Stadium, in Bambolim, Goa.