Singaporean start-up GCOX has announced its plans to launch a cryptocurrency backed by Manny Pacquiao’s popularity and fame. According to reports, the planned launch will happen either by the end of 2017 or the first quarter of 2018.
GCOX’s Celebrity Cryptocurrency Tokens
Global Crypto Offering Exchange (GCOX) is a Singapore based start-up that has built a blockchain-powered platform where celebrities can tokenize their popularity. The start-up has various platforms built on its own Acclaim blockchain, such as Celeb-Charity and Celeb-Connect. These platforms will serve as avenues for closer interaction between celebrities and their fans.
Philippine Boxing Legend and current Senator Manny Pacquiao signed up with the platform in March 2018. Other celebrities signed on to the platform are Michael Owen and Jason Derulo.