This new location will bring cryptocurrency educational resources and new jobs to Tampa while cementing 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)” that opens to the public on September 14. The company also welcomes employees to its “Innovation Center”, a new engineering center and a second headquarters, located in Tampa Sparkman Wharf.
Open seven days a week from 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. ET, the CEC is a top destination to explore 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 an inauguration ceremony featuring Tampa Mayor Jeanne BeaverCoinFlip CEO Ben WeissCoinFlip CTO Rory HerrimanDavid Bevirt, Executive Vice President of Corporate and Leasing Strategy of Strategic Property Partners, 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 companies that want to call Tampa house,” said Mayor Castor. “We look forward to supporting CoinFlip and its educational initiatives for our community, further demonstrating Tampa status as a technology hub. »
To amplify the opening activities, CoinFlip has partnered with imnotArt, a Chicagometaverse 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 featured on Meural digital frames from NETGEAR. The first 1,000 in-person guests will take home one gifted NFT per 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 leveraging Tampa the best talent pool will help our team design the technology of the future as we enter the next stage of growth for our business,” said Rory HerrimanChief Strategy and Technology Officer of CoinFlip, and Tampa resident of the region. “In our first year at 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 has achieved revenue of nearly $100 million in 2021. The company was also ranked in the top 100 of Inc. 5000 two years in a row. 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 at Chicago where it continues to expand. CoinFlip’s second location at Tampa relies 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 Gourevichand Benjamin Weiss. Based at ChicagoCoinFlip placed 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 2021 and 2022 Stevie ® Awards for Customer Service. For more information about CoinFlip, please visit www.CoinFlip.tech.
About Strategic Real Estate Partners:
Located on Tampa Downtown waterfront, Sparkman Wharf features 180,000 square feet of spacious loft-style office space, 65,000 square feet of ground-level retail, and a one-acre park. 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 Council is the designated primary economic development agency for Hillsborough County and the cities of Tampa, City of Plants 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 exists thanks to the generous support of more than 100 companies, Hillsborough Countyand the cities of Tampa, City of Plants 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 ChicagoimnotArt combines physical spaces with digital equivalents to create unique “phygital” experiences through art, music, fashion and beyond.
Since the conception of imnotArt in February 2021, the company has built metaverse versions for clients such as VaynerX, SailGP, PizzaDAO, CoinFlip and more. By launching activations in places such as Chicago Willis TowerNavy Pier, downtown LA, Londonthe Hamptons and other hotspots, imnotArt continues to push the boundaries of creating compelling phygital events that maximize both local and global impact.
The physical + digital headquarters of imnotArt in Chicago can be explored virtually with a single click and on any device. You can visit imnotArt’s 1:1 website here and metaverse gallery replica here.
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