New location will bring cryptocurrency educational resources and new jobs to Tampa while strengthening CoinFlip’s position at the forefront of the digital revolution
TAMPA, Florida., September 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — CoinFlipa leading cryptocurrency-powered fintech company, today announces the official opening of a first-of-its-kind “Crypto Experience Center (CEC),” which will open its doors to the public on September 14. The company also welcomes employees to its “Innovation Center, a new engineering center and second headquarters, located at Sparkman Wharf in Tampa.
Open seven days a week from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. ET, the CEC is a prime destination for exploring the world of cryptocurrency. Customers can make an appointment and speak with “Crypto Guides” to receive assistance in making secure transactions at CoinFlip’s on-site Bitcoin ATMs and Over-the-Counter (OTC) Commerce Desk. The CEC will organize free, scheduled events and workshops as well as one-on-one appointments. The courses offered will cover basic Cryptocurrency 101 topics, introductions to cryptocurrencies and blockchain, teach clients how to set up a wallet, and more.
“Bringing this customer experience to life is one of many game-changing initiatives on the horizon for CoinFlip,” said CoinFlip CEO and Co-Founder Ben Weiss. “As the market continues to grow and the use cases for cryptocurrency expand, the need for education and guidance is critical to advancing the industry and we look forward to building that momentum. “
CoinFlip celebrated the occasion with a ribbon-cutting ceremony featuring Tampa Mayor Jane Castor, CoinFlip CEO Ben Weiss, CoinFlip CTO Rory Herriman, Executive Vice President of business and leasing of Strategic Property Partners, David Bevirt, and President and CEO of the Tampa Bay Economic Development Council, Craig Richard. . “We are thrilled to officially welcome CoinFlip to Tampa and celebrate the grand opening of the Crypto Experience Center. Innovation has been a key pillar for our city and the opportunities are endless for businesses looking to make Tampa their home,” said Mayor Castor. “We look forward to supporting CoinFlip and its educational initiatives for our community, further demonstrating Tampa’s status as a technology hub.”
To amplify the opening activities, CoinFlip has partnered with imnotArt, a Chicago-based metaverse development company, to immerse customers in an experience that is both physical and digital, or “phygital.” For those who wish to participate remotely, a digital replica of the CEF has been built in the metaverse and can be explored via mobile phone, tablet or browser on coinflip.tech/CECTampaMetaverse – no other equipment or downloads needed. All opening events and classes will take place both in person and via streaming in CoinFlip’s metaverse package to ensure that everyone can participate in the deals and festivities. Visitors are also invited to view a carefully curated NFT Art Gallery showcasing the work of Tampa artists displayed on Meural digital frames from NETGEAR. The first 1,000 in-person guests will take home a gifted NFT from a local Tampa artist Jared Wright, who also designed 2 limited-edition t-shirts for the opening. Visitors can register for courses or book individual consultations on info.coinflip.tech/tampa_cec.
“CoinFlip is securing its place at the forefront of the digital revolution with the opening of our Crypto Innovation and Experience Center. We are confident that tapping into Tampa’s best talent pool will help our team to design the technology of the future as we enter the next phase of growth for our business,” said Rory Herriman, Chief Strategy and Technology Officer of CoinFlip and a Tampa-area resident. year in Tampa, we aim to create over 40 new jobs that will spearhead the development of new technologies in the blockchain and web3 space. By positioning our innovation team in the same city as our CEC, we are able to fulfill our mission to be a fully customer-centric technology company.”
Named the #1 fastest growing company in Chicago by Crain’s Chicago Business two years in a row, CoinFlip achieved nearly $100 million in revenue in 2021. The company was also ranked in the top 100 of Inc. 5000 two years in a row. line. Since its inception, CoinFlip has expanded to over 4,000 ATMs in 49 states, taking its place at the forefront of a financial revolution where cryptocurrency and blockchain technology can empower investors across the country. In 2021, CoinFlip announced its headquarters in Chicago where it continues to expand. CoinFlip’s second Tampa location builds on the Chicago flagship and provides additional opportunities to attract top talent to another community.
CoinFlip is currently recruiting – for more details on career opportunities, please visit coinflip.tech/careers. For more information about CoinFlip, please visit www.CoinFlip.tech and join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, instagram and LinkedIn.
CoinFlip is a leading cryptocurrency-powered fintech company. The company operates the largest network of cryptocurrency ATMs in the world by transaction volume with over 4,000 machines in 49 states supporting the buying and selling of major cryptocurrencies for cash. In 2020, CoinFlip launched Trade Desk, an over-the-counter trading service that provides investors with a personal account manager and competitive coin prices. CoinFlip became an international company in 2022 via an expansion into Canada. The company offers some of the lowest rates in the industry and provides award-winning 24/7 customer service.
CoinFlip was founded in 2015 by Daniel Polotsky, Kristoffer Dayrit, Alan Gurevich, and Benjamin Weiss. Chicago-based CoinFlip ranked in the top 100 of the 2021 and 2022 Inc. 5000 list, was named the fastest growing company in 2021 and 2022 in Chicago by Crain’s, and received the Stevie ® Awards 2021 and 2022 for customer service. . For more information about CoinFlip, please visit www.CoinFlip.tech.
About Strategic Real Estate Partners:
Located on the downtown Tampa waterfront, Sparkman Wharf features 180,000 square feet of spacious loft-style office space, 65,000 square feet of ground-level retail, and one-storey park. acre. The bustling central park is home to an intimate dining garden, beer garden and recreation lawn regularly scheduled with community events. Sparkman Wharf is owned and operated by Strategic Property Partners, LLC, the partnership between Cascade Investment LLC and Jeff Vinik. SPP is a full-service commercial real estate development company based in Tampa, Florida. Do you feel the spark? Learn more about Sparkman Wharf at SparkmanWharf.com and follow @SparkmanWharf on instagram, Facebookand Twitter.
About the Tampa Bay Economic Development Council
The Tampa Bay Economic Development Board is the designated primary economic development agency for Hillsborough County and the cities of Tampa, Plant City and Temple Terrace. Established in 2009 as a partnership between the public sector and private companies, EDC works to develop and sustain a thriving local economy by attracting, retaining and growing well-paying jobs and capital investment in targeted industry sectors including corporate, financial and professional services, information technology, life sciences, defense and security, distribution and logistics, and manufacturing. EDC is made possible by the generous support of more than 100 companies, Hillsborough County and the cities of Tampa, Plant City and Temple Terrace. For more information, visit tampabayedc.com/.
imnotArt is a metaverse development company and a Web3 agency. Born in the metaverse and built in Chicago, imnotArt combines physical spaces with digital equivalents to create unique “phygital” experiences across art, music, fashion and beyond.
Since inception of imnotArt in February 2021, the company has built metaverse versions for clients such as VaynerX, SailGP, PizzaDAO, CoinFlip and more. Launching activations in locations such as Chicago’s Willis Tower, Navy Pier, Downtown Los Angeles, London, the Hamptons, and other prominent locations, imnotArt continues to push the boundaries of art creation. compelling phygital events that maximize both local and global impact.
imnotArt’s physical + digital Chicago headquarters can be explored virtually with the click of a button and on any device. You can visit imnotArt’s 1:1 website here and metaverse gallery replica here.
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