This new location will bring educational cryptocurrency resources and new jobs tampa while cementing CoinFlip’s position at the forefront of the digital revolution
Tampa, Fla., September 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — coin tossa leading cryptocurrency-based fintech company, today announces the official opening of a one-of-a-kind Crypto Experience Center (CEC), which will 14.09. The company also welcomes its employees to its “Innovation Center”, a new engineering center and second headquarters in tampa Sparkman Wharf.
Open seven days a week from 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. ET, the CEC serves as a premier destination for people to explore the world of cryptocurrency. Customers can schedule appointments and speak with “Crypto Guides” for assistance in completing secure transactions at CoinFlip’s onsite Bitcoin ATMs and Over-the-Counter (OTC) Trade Desk. The CEC will host free scheduled events and workshops, as well as offer one-to-one appointments. The courses offered cover basic Cryptocurrency 101 topics, introductions to cryptocurrencies and blockchain, show clients how to set up a wallet, and much more.
“Bringing this customer-centric experience to life is one of many groundbreaking steps on the horizon for CoinFlip,” said CoinFlip CEO and co-founder, Ben Weiss. “As the market continues to grow and cryptocurrency use cases expand, the need for education and guidance is critical to advancing the industry, and we look forward to driving this momentum.”
CoinFlip marked the occasion with a ribbon cutting ceremony tampa mayor Jane CastorCEO of CoinFlip Ben WeissCoinFlip CTO Rory HerrimanDavid Bevirt, Executive Vice President of Corporate and Leasing Strategy at Strategic Property Partners, and President and CEO of the Tampa Bay Economic Development Council Craig Richard. “We are very happy to officially welcome CoinFlip tampa and celebrate the opening of the Crypto Experience Center. Innovation is a key pillar for our city and the opportunities for companies looking to call are endless tampa at home,” Mayor Castor said. “We look forward to supporting and further demonstrating CoinFlip and its educational initiatives for our community tampa status as a hub for technology.”
To boost opening activity, CoinFlip has partnered with imnotArt, a Chicago-based metaverse development company to immerse guests in both a physical and a digital or “phygital” experience. For those wishing to participate remotely, a digital replica of the CEC has been created in the Metaverse and can be explored via mobile, tablet or browser at coinflip.tech/CECTampaMetaverse – no additional devices or downloads required. All launch events and classes will be both in-person and streamed on CoinFlip’s Metaverse package to ensure everyone can participate in the offerings and celebrations. Visitors are also invited to tour a carefully curated NFT art gallery featuring works by tampa artist displayed on Meural digital frames from NETGEAR. The first 1,000 guests on site will take home a free NFT by 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 at info.coinflip.tech/tampa_cec.
“CoinFlip secures its place at the forefront of the digital revolution with the opening of our Crypto Innovation and Experience Center tampa The top talent pool will help our team create the technology of the future as we enter the next phase of our company’s growth,” he said Rory HerrimanCoinFlip’s Chief Strategy and Technology Officer, and tampa area based. “In our first year in tampa, we want to create more than 40 new jobs that will drive the development of new technologies in the blockchain and Web3 area. By locating our innovation team in the same city as our CEC, we can fulfill our mission of being 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 had a turnover of nearly 100 million dollars in 2021. The company was also ranked in the top 100 of the Inc. 5000 for two consecutive years. Since its inception, CoinFlip has expanded to over 4,000 ATMs in 49 states and takes its place at the front lines 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 location in tampa builds on the Chicago Flagship and offers additional opportunities to attract top talent in another community.
CoinFlip is currently hiring – see details of career opportunities coinflip.tech/careers. For more information on CoinFlip, see www.CoinFlip.tech and join the conversation Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.
CoinFlip is a leading fintech company based on cryptocurrency. The Company operates the world’s largest network of cryptocurrency ATMs by transaction volume, with over 4,000 machines in 49 states supporting the buying and selling of major cryptocurrencies with cash. In 2020 CoinFlip launched Trade Desk, an over the counter trading service offering investors a personal account manager and competitive coin prices. CoinFlip became an international company in 2022 through expansion Canada. The company has one of the lowest fees in the industry and offers award-winning customer support 24/7.
CoinFlip was founded in 2015 by Daniel Polotsky, Kristoffer Dayrit, Alan Gurevichand Benjamin Weiss. headquarters in ChicagoCoinFlip ranked among the top 100 on the Inc. 5000 list 2021 and 2022, was named Fastest Growing Company in 2021 and 2022 Chicago by Crain’s and received the 2021 and 2022 Stevie ® Awards for Customer Service. For more information on CoinFlip, visit www.CoinFlip.tech.
About strategic real estate partners:
Located on tampa Sparkman Wharf downtown waterfront features 180,000 square feet of spacious loft-style office space, 65,000 square feet of ground floor retail and a 1-acre park. The vibrant central park is home to an intimate dining garden, beer garden, and recreation lawn that is regularly programmed 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, Fla. Can 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 lead designated agency for economic development Hillsborough County and the cities of tampa, plant city and temple terrace. Established in 2009 as a partnership between the public sector and private business investors, EDC works to develop and sustain a thriving local economy by attracting, retaining and expanding high-paying jobs and capital investment in specific industrial sectors, including corporate, financial and professional services, Information Technology, Life Sciences, Defense & Security, Distribution & Logistics, and Manufacturing. The EDC exists because of the generous support of more than 100 companies, Hillsborough Countyand the cities of tampa, plant city and temple terrace. For more information visit tampabayedc.com/.
imnotArt is a Metaverse development company and Web3 agency. Born in the Metaverse and built in ChicagoimnotArt combines physical spaces with digital equivalents to create unique “phygital” experiences in art, music, fashion and beyond.
Since the conception of imnotArt in February 2021the company has created Metaverse builds for clients like VaynerX, SailGP, PizzaDAO, CoinFlip and others. When launching activations in locations such as Chicago’s Willis towerNavy Pier, downtown LA, Londonthe Hamptons and other premier venues, imnotArt continues to push the boundaries of how to create compelling phygital events that create maximum impact both locally and globally.
The physical+digital headquarters of imnotArt in Chicago can be explored virtually at the touch of a button and on any device. You can visit imnotArt’s 1:1 website here and replica of the Metaverse gallery here.