Meet The Team, Gilbert – Head of Marketing

From working with the world’s biggest football clubs to speaking to fans across the world, Gilbert, Head of Marketing at Socios.com, gives us an insight into what it takes to market the world’s first fan voting and rewards platform, powered by Chiliz.      What do you as the Head of Marketing do? I’d like […]
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XCOINS JOINS THE CHILIZ BLOCKCHAIN CAMPUS

Malta, October 8th, 2019 — Xcoins, a leading cryptocurrency exchange, has opened an office within the Malta based Chiliz Blockchain Campus. Founded in 2013, Xcoins is a platform that allows customers to buy Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies securely online and have become an integral part of the Bitcoin ecosystem.  Serving over 250,000 customers from over […]
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ONWARDS AND UPWARDS - THE CHILIZ TEAM GROWS AGAIN

As the beta launch of our product inches ever closer, we continue to build our team and add new team members to different departments across the business. Yusuke, who joins the MarComms team, built his career in translation and interpretation where he thrived as a PR and Digital Marketer before realising the potential of blockchain […]
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CHILIZ ANNOUNCEMENT

It has come to our attention that an unidentified group in China, calling themselves Chilic, has been attempting to impersonate Chiliz – copying and editing Chiliz-owned images, videos and other marketing material. For example the Chiliz logo has been photoshopped to feature a ‘c’ instead of a ‘z’, and other material including our white paper […]
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CHILIZ MEETUP IN ISTANBUL

Chiliz held its first crypto meet-up in Turkey this week, hot on the heels of the announcement that one of the country’s biggest clubs, Galatasaray Spor Kulübü, would be joining Socios.com Chiliz & Socios.com CEO, Alexandre Dreyfus, met with the local crypto community in Maslak, at the heart of Istanbul, where he gave some exclusive […]
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CHILIZENS UPDATE # 9

Dear Chilizens, We have had a very hectic summer — we launched our CHZ token, got listed on a few exchanges (Binance.com, Bitmax, Kucoin etc) and we announced that 4 more major teams will join our platform: OG (esports), AS Roma, Atlético de Madrid & Galatasaray. We now have 7 teams from very different territories that are […]
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THE CHILIZ BLOCKCHAIN CAMPUS AND DELTA SUMMIT TEAM-UP

The Chiliz Blockchain Campus and Delta Summit will be teaming up for a Blockchain Business Breakfast next week bringing together some leading lights from the industry.  The Blockchain Business Breakfasts have become a staple in the local calendar hosted at the Campus, home to some of the biggest cryptocurrency and blockchain companies in the world.  […]
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MEET THE TEAM, KAREN – HEAD OF PRODUCT

In just over 18 months, we’ve grown from a small team of 12 to 55, and in that time we’ve worked hard building the world’s first football fan voting and rewards platform Socios.com, powered by Chiliz (CHZ). For the first edition of Meet The Team, our Head of Product Karen, gives us insight into what it’s […]
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BINANCE.COM TO LIST $CHZ, WHAT IT MEANS AND WHAT’S NEXT.

Dear Chilizens, We will be listed on Binance.com tomorrow Friday 6th of September! First of all, our team and I would like to thank the Binance Listing team for the amazing work they’ve done and the due diligence carried out to understand our business model and vision. It was painful and stressful at times 🙂 […]
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CHILIZ WILL LIST ON BINANCE.COM

Chilizens, Chiliz (BEP-2 $CHZ) will list on Binance with the trading pairs CHZ/BTC, CHZ/USDT & CHZ/BNB. Trading will begin at 6 AM CEST on September 6th, 2019. About Chiliz Chiliz is a digital currency for sports and entertainment platforms. It fuels the world’s first scalable, tokenized voting platform, Socios.com, where fans can buy, trade and execute voting rights […]
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FUTUREBLOCK AND THE CHILIZ BLOCKCHAIN CAMPUS ENTER INTO PARTNERSHIP

Malta, Aug 29th, 2019 – FutureBlock, a leading international blockchain accelerator that unites up-and-coming startups with investors, has entered into a partnership with the Malta-based Chiliz Blockchain Campus.  The FutureBlock platform helps introduce startups to its network of members, find an investor and also provide assistance from business development to technology planning, fundraising and much […]
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INTRODUCING CHILIZ ALLIANCE

Dear Chilizens, We are calling on our top community members to help us continue to grow the Chiliz ($CHZ) ecosystem and help raise awareness. Many of you have been closely following our development over the past 18 months and we truly appreciate your support. We would like to invite all of our Chilizens to apply […]
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SOCIOS.COM PARTNER OG WIN GRAND FINALS OF THE INTERNATIONAL

Socios.com partner OG, lifted their second consecutive international title yesterday, going down in history as the first esports team to do so. Here Gillian Linscott takes a look at their incredible win.  The Grand Finals of the International 2019 came down to the historic battle between two previous TI winners – OG and Team Liquid. […]
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CHILIZ TRADE4TICKETS COMPETITION ON BINANCE DEX

Dear Chilizens,  We’re spicing things up here at the Chiliz HQ and giving away VIP Chiliz tickets to watch a match at the Socios.com Sky Box at the legendary home of our partner Juventus in Turin.  In a trading competition that will be held between 24th August 2019 – 27th August 2019. One winner will […]
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CHILIZ WELCOMES TWO NEW TEAM MEMBERS

We’re delighted to welcome two new members to the Chiliz team who have joined the Creative Department. Federico, a Front End Developer joins us from Italy where he was focused on WordPress based projects and building websites from scratch. With a keen interest in blockchain technology, he had first come to the island last year […]
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CHILIZ CONFIRMED AS OFFICIAL CRYPTOCURRENCY PARTNER OF JUVENTUS VS TEAM K-LEAGUE

Chiliz & Socios.com To Sponsor Friendly Match In Seoul Malta, 22nd July 2019: Chiliz, (Bitmax: $CHZ) a leading sports and entertainment blockchain company, today announces their sponsorship of the Juventus Vs Team K-League match on 26th July, 2019. This sponsorship will work in tandem with the company’s ongoing blockchain partnership with Juventus, as the club’s […]
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CHILIZ TO BE OFFICIAL CRYPTOCURRENCY PARTNER OF AS ROMA

AS Roma Will Join Fan Engagement Platform Socios.com To Launch AS Roma Fan Tokens Malta/Rome, 19th July 2019, Chiliz, (BitMax: $CHZ) a leading sports and entertainment blockchain company, today announces a new partnership with Italian football giants AS Roma. The Rome-based club, who have an estimated global fan base of 298 million, is the second […]
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CHILIZ TEAM IS NOW MORE THAN 50 STRONG

Another month, another milestone. We’re delighted to welcome three new team members to the Chiliz family, taking us up to a total of 52 colleagues spread across four locations. Our new recruits will be joining the Tech and Marketing teams in Malta as we gear-up to the launch of Socios.com.  Joining the Tech team, as a […]
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CHILIZ WILL LIST ON KUCOIN

Chilizens, Chiliz (BEP-2 $CHZ) will list on KuCoin with the trading pair CHZ/BTC. Deposits & Withdrawals will start at 11 AM CEST on 16th July, 2019. Trading will begin at 1 PM CEST on 16th July, 2019. About Chiliz A currency that fuels blockchain-backed platforms & products geared toward casual, mainstream consumers beginning with Socios.com. […]
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CHILIZ WILL LIST ON BITMAX

Chilizens, Chiliz (BEP-2 $CHZ) will list on BitMax with the trading pairs BTC/CHZ & USDT/CHZ. Deposits & Withdrawals will open at 4 AM CEST on July 16th, 2019. Trading will begin at 4 PM CEST on July 17th, 2019. About Chiliz Chiliz is a digital currency for sports and entertainment platforms. It fuels the world’s […]
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TURN UP THE HEAT – CHILIZ ($CHZ) TRADE DROP

Dear Chilizens! It’s time to turn up the heat over at Binance DEX. It is very common for DEX projects to give back to their community by hosting some sort of trading competition. We are no different, and would like to say thank you to our Chilizens, and thank you to the Binance DEX community […]
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OG WILL BE THE FIRST ESPORTS TEAM IN THE WORLD TO BE TOKENIZED

DOTA 2 World Champions Kick Off Innovative Fan Influence Blockchain Partnership  Malta, 2 July 2019: Chiliz, (Binance DEX:$CHZ) a leading sports and entertainment blockchain company, is today proud to announce a multi-year partnership with DOTA 2 World Champions, OG. A pioneering moment in esports history, OG will become the first esports team to be tokenized […]
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CHILIZ LISTED ON BINANCE DEX

Dear Chilizens, We are happy to announce that Chiliz Tokens are now trading on Binance DEX with the pair CHZ/BNB. Please note, you are also able to purchase CHZ for BNB using the Trust Wallet app, which has Binance DEX built in. The Chiliz Tokens trading on Binance DEX are BEP-2, and currently, there is […]
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CHILIZ SWAP – CHANGING YOUR ERC-20 CHZ to BEP-2 CHZ

Dear Chilizens! Nearly two weeks ago we announced that our proposal to be listed on Binance DEX had been approved by Binance Chain Validators. To prepare for the listing, if you have the intention to trade CHZ on Binance DEX, you will need to migrate your Ethereum Chiliz Tokens to the Binance Chain. It may […]
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CHILIZENS UPDATE: BINANCE DEX LISTING PROPOSAL ACCEPTED

Dear Chilizens, We’ve had a lot of news recently and our team is now SUPER busy. Together with signing new partnerships with clubs all over the world, we are also preparing for the launch of our mobile app – and great news, Socios.com 1.0 was today approved by the App Store. We are still not […]
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BLEUTRADE CRYPTOCURRENCY EXCHANGE JOINS THE CHILIZ BLOCKCHAIN CAMPUS IN MALTA

Malta, June 4th, 2019 – Bleutrade Cryptocurrency Exchange, which aims to provide an intuitive crypto-trading experience, enhancing financial freedom and choice, has opened an office within the Malta-based Chiliz Blockchain Campus. The Bleutrade platform was designed and built from scratch with the sole intention to improve usability and create a seamless, intuitive experience, for anyone […]
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FOUNDERS BANK PROJECT JOINS THE CHILIZ BLOCKCHAIN CAMPUS IN MALTA

Malta, May 30th, 2019 — The Founders Bank Project, the world’s first high tech banking solution aimed at bridging the gap between the traditional financial world and innovative fintech companies, has opened an office within the Malta-based Chiliz Blockchain Campus. Backed by Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by volume, the Founders Bank Project will […]
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SOCIOS.COM ANNOUNCES GEO-LOCATION BASED FEATURE TOKEN HUNT

Football Fans To Hunt For Millions Of Free Tokens Using Augmented Reality During Socios.com Summer Tour Malta, 27 May 2019: Socios.com, the world’s first ‘fan influence’ app, today announces a new feature – a geo-location based augmented reality (AR) feature. Token Hunt allows users to collect Fan Tokens from all partner football clubs for free – as well as the […]
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CHILIZ ANNOUNCES STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP WITH BINANCE CHAIN

Binance Chain To Push Tokenization Of Sports  Teams MALTA, 17th May, 2019: Chiliz, the digital currency for sports and entertainment platforms, has announced a strategic partnership with Binance Chain, a blockchain software system developed by Binance and the community, in a move that will bring global brands and household names such as Juventus and Paris […]
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CHILIZ BLOCKCHAIN CAMPUS INAUGURATED BY PRIME MINISTER JOSEPH MUSCAT

Malta, 13th May 2019: The Chiliz Blockchain Campus, Malta’s leading fintech hub, was today officially inaugurated by Prime Minister Joseph Muscat and Junior Minister for Financial Services, Digital Economy and Innovation Silvio Schembri. The Campus is home to Chiliz, the company behind the world’s first fan influence platform for sports fans – Socios.com – that, […]
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CHILIZ ANNOUNCES FIRST PREMIER LEAGUE CLUB FOR SOCIOS.COM

West Ham United To Launch Fan Tokens London, 30 April 2019: Chiliz, a leading sports blockchain company, is today proud to announce a strategic partnership with West Ham United. The London-based club is the first to be announced Premier League club to partner with Socios.com, a first-of-its-kind blockchain mobile app for sports fans, joining the […]
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CHILIZ AT PARIS BLOCKCHAIN WEEK SUMMIT

Chiliz will be attending the Paris Blockchain Week Summit next week on April 16th and 17th. The Summit is the flagship event of the Paris Blockchain Week gathering more than 1,500 attendees and 100 speakers over two days to discuss EU regulation, stable coins, decentralized exchanges, security tokens, scalability issues, recent advances in consensus mechanisms […]
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THE RISE OF THE bApp. When is a dApp, NOT A dApp?

By Joe Grech, Social Media and Content Manager Since the creation of blockchain technology, the term dApp — a decentralized application that has its backend code running on a decentralized peer-to-peer network — has become a ubiquitous term. But can we really categorize every application that uses blockchain technology as a dApp? Many products use […]
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CHILIZEN UPDATE #8

Dear Chilizens, Welcome to the 8th edition of the Chilizens Update where I share some fantastic news about Chiliz, Socios.com and everything in between that our team is working very hard on. We now have a refreshed and updated logo that we feel better reflects who we are and while the changes are subtle, it […]
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CHILIZ AT DECONOMY IN SEOUL

Chiliz will be attending the Deconomy — Distributed Economy conference in Seoul next week so drop us a line to meet-up. Deconomy, a global forum striving to develop the concept of a distributed economy, will be building on its success from last year and will see a host of notable speakers take to the stage […]
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CHILIZ BOLSTERS MARKETING TEAM WITH TWO NEW RECRUITS

As we move towards our product launch in Q2, we’re happy to announce two more team members to have joined the Marketing and Communications Department. Gilbert, joins us as Head of Marketing and will be responsible for leading the overall marketing strategy for Socios.com — attracting new customers through digital marketing and nurturing their entire […]
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WOULD YOU BUY A FAN TOKEN? THE RESULTS FROM COINMARKETCAP POLL

Earlier this week, Chiliz and Socios.com teamed up with CoinMarketCap to run a Twitter poll to ascertain whether their audience would be interested in our soon-to-be-released Fan Tokens. While this was aimed at a crypto savvy audience, the results were very encouraging — with 1,700 votes cast, 47% of respondents stated that they would be […]
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Socios.com — Crypto Wallet & Fiat/Crypto exchange license in Europe

We have reached another milestone in our journey towards launch in obtaining 2 licenses for Socios Entertainment OÜ, the corporate entity that will operate our tokenized voting platform. This will allow us to offer fiat and cryptocurrency exchange services on the Socios.com app, meaning fans can buy chiliz ($CHZ) direct, without the need for a […]
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INSIDE CHILIZ / CHILIZENS UPDATE #7

Dear chilizens, We’ve had a good start to the year and I’m looking forward to the launch of the Socios.com platform and mobile app powered by the chiliz ($CHZ) token. It’s an incredibly exciting time for us as we plan out a solid marketing strategy, but more importantly execute our plans. Since our last chilizens […]
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CHILIZ WELCOMES 4 NEW TEAM MEMBERS

We’re happy to welcome four more fantastic colleagues to the Chiliz team strengthening the Business Development and Tech Departments. Oleg joins us as a Football Partnership Manager and will be responsible for the acquisition and onboarding of new football teams to Socios.com. He has extensive experience within the football industry and joins us from FC […]
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HAPPY BIRTHDAY CHILIZ!

On February 7th 2018, we published the first edition of the chiliz whitepaper detailing our vision to increase fan engagement in the sports industry. Since then, we have expanded our vision, most notably into football, and have reached many milestones along the way: We raised $66mn through private placement We announced partnerships with two world-class […]
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SOCIOS.COM ANNOUNCED AS CATEGORY SPONSOR OF THE BT SPORT INDUSTRY AWARDS

February 4th 2019, Malta: Socios.com, the world’s first tokenized voting platform for sports fans, is proud to announce that it will be an Official Category Partner to the BT Sport Industry Awards. Bringing together sports stars, celebrities, senior decision makers, influencers and global media, the BT Sport Industry Awards celebrates the very best work from […]
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SOCIOS.COM BEGINS LATIN AMERICAN OPERATIONS

January 22nd 2019, Malta: Socios.com, the tokenized fan-voting platform for sports, has confirmed that it has begun operations within Latin America, and has appointed Marcelo Santurio as Head of Business Development to lead the venture in the region and to strengthen its position across the continent. Santurio brings 20+ years of experience from the tech, […]
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THE FUTURE OF ETHEREUM

By Joe Grech, Social Media and Content Manager It’s been an epic couple of years for Ethereum, from being the platform of choice during the ICO mania of 2017 to unique Ethereum addresses increasing from ~13,000,000 (December 2017)  to now over 50,000,000 (January 2019). According to this CCN article, 94 out of the top 100 […]
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CoinMarketCap to join the chiliZ Blockchain Campus in Malta

Malta, January 7th, 2019 –  CoinMarketCap, the world’s most trusted and accurate source of data for the cryptocurrency market, is to open an office within the Malta-based chiliZ Blockchain Campus. In a strategic move to better localize and improve their product to suit the European market, CoinMarketCap will use the new location to facilitate a […]
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WHY A BEAR MARKET CAN BE GOOD FOR CRYPTO START-UPS

by Emma Diskin, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer Over the last 12 months, we have witnessed myriad advancements in the world of blockchain — new legislation, the introduction of regulation, the creation of blockchain hubs and above all, a tangible vision for the future. The going has been pretty good for the last few years, […]
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CHILIZ & FULL NODE CREATE BLOCKCHAIN BRIDGE BETWEEN MALTA & BERLIN

Malta, 14 December 2018: The chiliZ Blockchain Campus in Malta today announces a strategic relationship with Full Node, a blockchain-centric co-working space with an inaugural location in Berlin, Germany. This move forms part of a community network whereby members of Full Node Berlin and chiliZ Blockchain Campus in Malta have access to the two facilities […]
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BitTemple Heads To Malta With chiliZ Blockchain Campus

BitTemple has agreed a reciprocal partnership with the chiliZ Blockchain Campus, which allows all BitTemple blockchain enterprises, based in either Singapore and China, to have free access and additional services in Malta. Based on the ‘Blockchain Island’ of Malta, the 2,000 square metre chiliZ Blockchain Campus is a European gateway for blockchain entrepreneurs and enterprises […]
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SOCIOS.COM TO STRENGTHEN ITS ASIAN OPERATIONS WITH NEW OFFICE IN SINGAPORE

November 27th 2018, Singapore: chiliZ, the team behind the Socios.com tokenized fan-voting platform for sports, is proud to announce that it has opened a new office in Singapore. This new location strengthens their presence in the South-East Asian (SEA) region, to capitalise on one of the fastest-growing sports fan bases in the world. The SEA […]
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chiliZens Update #6 — $250k + token schedule

Dear chiliZens, What an incredible few days it’s been. Welcome to another chiliZens update capturing what we’ve done so far and so fast here on the Blockchain Island. Last week saw us launch the first chiliZ rewards contest giving away $250,000 USD worth of chiliZ. This gives fans the chance to get their hands on […]
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FIRST EVER CHILIZ BOUNTY CAMPAIGN HAS BEGUN

The first ever chiliZ bounty campaign kicked off on Friday with $250,000 USD worth of chiliZ Tokens to be distributed among our community following the Token Generation event last month. You can participate here: bounty.chiliz.com  This is the first of a series of bounty campaigns to take place to involve multiple crypto communities by giving […]
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CHAIN ACCELERATOR JOINS CHILIZ BLOCKCHAIN CAMPUS

Malta, 15 November 2018: Chain Accelerator, Europe’s first accelerator for blockchain startups, today announces the opening of an office in Malta in partnership with chiliZ and the chiliZ Blockchain Campus. The move forms part of a reciprocal relationship whereby Chain Accelerator clients can use the facilities of the Campus when in Malta, and Campus clients […]
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chiliZ ON TOUR : BANGKOK AND SINGAPORE

Dear chiliZens, I’m happy to announce that I will be back in Asia at the end of this month, to work on building awareness for chiliZ and Socios.com, as well as to meet and network with industry peers. During the last edition of the Beyond Blocks Summit in Seoul I’ll be participating in “The Next Step […]
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Happy Birthday Bitcoin

By Joe Grech, Social Media Manager, chiliZ Happy Birthday, Bitcoin. Ten years ago, so much of what we take for granted today didn’t exist — WhatsApp, Instagram, Uber, Slack, Airbnb, Spotify and even iPads weren’t around. Just a few days before Barack Obama became President-Elect of the United States of America, ‘Satoshi Nakamoto’ published the […]
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chiliZens Update #4 — Token Generation Event

Dear chiliZens, I’m very pleased to announce that last Friday, we created our 8.8 billion chiliZ tokens, marking a major milestone for the chiliZ team, who have been working incredibly hard to get to where we are today. This is also a fantastic achievement for our development team, who used the latest OpenZeppelin 2.0, which […]
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Is influential leadership the future of football?

By Alex Dreyfus, CEO chiliZ, Socios.com Over the past week, there has been much speculation and discussion about Arsene Wenger’s prediction for the future of football. In an interview with German newspaper Bild, the former Arsenal manager claimed that substitutions will one day be determined by fans on social media. “In the next five years, […]
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chiliZ welcomes three new team members

We’re happy to announce that three new colleagues have joined the chiliZ team within the Design and MarComms departments. Sarah, our new Senior Graphic Designer has joined us from global advertising agency, TBWA\ANG, where she was the lead on branding and editorial projects. Sarah will be joining our creative studio and will help take Socios.com […]
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chiliZens Update #3

Dear chiliZens, In the month since our last contributor update, we’ve achieved a great deal. We signed footballing giants Paris Saint-Germain as partners for Socios.com, shortly followed by Italian champions, Juventus. Partnering with these two major football clubs not only put us on the map, but has changed the way sports clubs view blockchain technology […]
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chiliZ Blockchain Campus appoints MD

Malta, October 10, 2018 — The chiliZ team is delighted to welcome Beatrice Collet as the Managing Director of the chiliZ Blockchain Campus. Beatrice will be responsible for on-boarding leading players in the blockchain space to the Campus, and will be charged with developing an innovative hub where blockchain entrepreneurs will collaboratively grow and develop […]
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Going Global — Socios.com coverage surpass 12 million readers

We are incredibly delighted by the massive press attention garnered by our first two major announcements that we became the official fan tokens for Juventus and Paris Saint-Germain. The international coverage we received spanned the globe, from football and sports media, to prime-time TV, cryptocurrency/blockchain media and major news agencies, Socios.com was everywhere. The combined […]
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JUVENTUS TO LAUNCH FAN TOKEN WITH BLOCKCHAIN PLATFORM SOCIOS.COM

Turin, 24 September 2018: Today Juventus is proud to announce a multi-year strategic global Partnership with blockchain-based fan engagement platform Socios.com and unveils plans to launch the ‘Juventus Official Fan Token’ to its global fan base. With more than 340 million supporters worldwide and a global, digital fan base that exceeds 60 million across social media platforms, the launch of […]
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Podcast Interview: Meet chiliZ CEO Alex Dreyfus

CEO of chiliZ, Alex Dreyfus It was pure perseverance that secured Malta’s blockchain intentions this year, chiliZ CEO Alex Dreyfus has explained in a podcast interview. Armed with an unwavering belief that Malta could lead the European charge into blockchain exploration, Alex began chasing the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in the world. He was determined to showcase […]
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SOCIOS.COM MAKES HEADLINES ACROSS THE WORLD

Last week, as the news broke of our partnership with Paris Saint-Germain FC,we were delighted by the attention from media across the world, with over nearly 300 news outlets covering the story in the UK, Spain, Italy, France, Germany, Russia, Japan and China. From football and sports media, to prime time TV, cryptocurrency/blockchain media and major […]
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#insidechiliz #contributorupdate2

Socios.com at Parc des Princes, in Paris Dear Contributors, Since my last update a month ago, we’ve made fantastic progress in every aspect of our adventure. We are now a team of 35 colleagues, spanning 17 nationalities, with the latest addition to the chiliZ family being Saelomi, our Korean Content & Communications Executive in Malta, who started this […]
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chiliZ team welcomes two new members

The chiliZ team is happy to announce the addition of two new members this week to the tech and finance and administration departments. Lara Xuereb, the first female Front-End Developer in the tech team, joined us after 8 years as a developer within the gaming and banking industries. Lara will be a part of our […]
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PARIS SAINT GERMAIN KICKS OFF INNOVATIVE BLOCKCHAIN PARTNERSHIP WITH SOCIOS.COM

Marc Armstrong, Chief Partnerships Officer of Paris Saint Germain together with Alexandre Dreyfus, Founder & CEO of Socios.com Paris Saint-Germain becomes first football club in the world to announce long term cryptocurrency strategy PARIS, September 11, 2018 — Paris Saint-Germain today announced a multi-year strategic partnership with blockchain platform Socios.com. As “Official Branded Cryptocurrency Partner” of Paris […]
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WHY FAN TOKENS SHOULD NOT REPRESENT OWNERSHIP

In launching our Socios.com platform, a new category of token has emerged — the Fan Token. Once onboard the Socios.com platform, our (yet-to-be-announced) club partners host what we have termed a Fan Token Offering (FTO). Fans must purchase $CHZ via a cryptocurrency exchange in order to acquire Fan Tokens. These tokens — which are specific to a team or […]
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WHAT IS A FAN TOKEN AND HOW DO THEY WORK?

In the blockchain world, the word ‘token’ and ‘coin’ are often bandied about. But what are tokens, how do they differ from coins, and how can you ‘use’ a token? A cryptocurrency is often referred to as ‘coins’ or ‘tokens’. Their purpose is to be items of inherent value that are designed to enable purchases, […]
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A TOKEN ECONOMY: HOW BLOCKCHAIN CAN WORK FOR THE FOOTBALL INDUSTRY

Tokenization is a term currently reserved for the crypto space, and yet it’s application — even its ambition — can be applied to virtually any industry where there is a transference of assets. Tokenization has already been embraced by myriad industries, from agriculture to photography, mainly because of the innovative and transparent nature of the technology, but it’s also […]
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CHILIZ AT GAMESCOM

In the midst of the uproar over Battlefield V, CyberPunk 2077, Fallout 76 and FIFA 19, last week the chiliZ team showcased our esports platform at one of the biggest gaming events of the year, Gamescom. Held at the Koelnmesse trade fair center in Cologne over a four day period, the event was an ideal arena […]
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SPORTS SPONSORSHIP HEAVYWEIGHT JOINS MEDIAREX

Magnus Linder, Head of Partnerships & Business Development, Mediarex SPORTS SPONSORSHIP HEAVYWEIGHT JOINS MEDIAREX Today we welcome Magnus Linder to the team as Head of Partnerships & Business Development. Magnus will take the lead on Socios.com — the world’s first fan engagement and voting platform for the football industry, which helps football clubs achieve digital transformation through blockchain technology. He […]
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chiliZ team grows again

The chiliZ team has grown again with two new additions to the Marketing and Communications team. Siana Jennings PR and Events Executive, Siana Jennings, joined us from Ambassador Events which focused on the massive iGaming industry in Malta. Siana was born and raised in Kenya and graduated from university in the Netherlands with a degree […]
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chiliZ team around the world from London to Miami

The chiliZ team will be clocking up the miles over the next two months and will be at all major esports conferences across the globe.   Beginning next week, you will be able to meet the team at the Sponsorship Business Summit (SPOBIS) held in Cologne. Run in collaboration with Gamescom, SPOBIS brings together gaming, media and advertising with the […]
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#insidechiliz #contributorupdate

chiliZ booth at the Blockchain Partners Summit in Seoul, Korea Dear chiliZ Contributor, As some of you don’t regularly follow our blogs, videos and twitter accounts, I think it’s the right time for me to update you. First of all, thank you — all of you — for having contributed and supported us and our vision. This wasn’t an easy journey but it’s definitely an […]
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CHILIZ IS HEADING TO GAMESCOM

From 21st August, the chiliZ team will be attending Gamescom, Europe’s biggest gaming conference, in Cologne, Germany. Typically, the show sees the biggest names in the industry coming together to flaunt their wares, including Sony, Microsoft, Nintendo and developers including Bethesda, Ubisoft, Activision and more. As an exhibitor within the B2B hall, the team will use Gamescom […]
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MEET OUR CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, ALEXANDRE DREYFUS

Our CEO Alexandre Dreyfus recently took the chiliZ team to experience one of the biggest esports events on the planet, ESL One at the LANXESS Arena in Köln — the ‘CS:GO Cathedral’. “ESL events are always inspirational and I hope that chiliZ will be alongside some of the biggest brands in the landscape and ecosystem to grow […]
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MEDIAREX APPOINTS PRETTYGREEN TO LAUNCH SOCIOS.COM

02 August 2018: Mediarex, the Malta based fintech and sports company, has appointed Sports PR agency PrettyGreen to support the international launch of their new Football Fan Engagement & Fan Monetization Blockchain platform, Socios.com. Socios.com is a new venture from Mediarex — who recently raised $66 million through a private token sale — that aims to use the power […]
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CHILIZ PARTNERS WITH THE STORY MOB FOR ESPORTS COMMUNICATIONS

We are thrilled to announce that we have partnered with The Story Mob, the world’s leading communications consultancy focused solely on competitive gaming and their communities, to help us with our esports communications. Here at chiliZ, we’re on a mission to enable both esports and sports entities to tokenize their voting rights to their fan […]
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#insidechiliz — THE CHILIZ TEAM AT ESL COLOGNE

Earlier on this month, 20 members of the chiliZ team travelled to the LANXESS Arena, Köln — the ‘CS:GO Cathedral’- to experience one of the biggest esports events on the planet, ESL One. Aside from the opportunity to experience the energy and passion that esports fans live and breathe, as a newly-formed team, we felt it was […]
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THE CHILIZ TEAM GROWS AGAIN

With two new developers and a Talent Acquisition Specialist, the chiliZ team is growing once again. Nathaniel Portelli FrontEnd Developer Nathaniel Portelli was a Lead Software Engineer at a gaming technology company before joining Mediarex. “The more I read about Mediarex, and the projects they are working on, the more interested I became. The chiliZ […]
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Highlights from the PGI Berlin Qualifiers Presented by ESL

Last weekend, the chiliZ esports team joined ESL at the European qualifiers for the PUBG Global Invitational. From hundreds of online qualifiers, just 20 made it through to the offline qualifying round in Leicester, United Kingdom. The calm before the storm, before the masses descended With a captive esports-mad audience, our intention was to meet […]
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MEDIAREX ANNOUNCE NEW FINTECH EPICENTER ON THE ‘BLOCKCHAIN ISLAND’

MALTA, 4th July 2018: Mediarex, the Malta-based fintech & sports company, is launching the “chiliZ Blockchain Campus” to boost blockchain innovation in the country after it successfully raised over $65m for its esports and sports venture chiliZ. In Q3 2018, the company will occupy 1,500 sqm of office facilities in a new 24-storey building in […]
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INTRODUCING SOCIOS 2.0 AT SOCIOS.COM

chiliZ CEO, Alexandre Dreyfus, and PR & Communications Director, Emma Diskin New Platform Digitizes The ‘Socios’ Model, Fusing Crowd-Management With Blockchain Technology To Create A New Era Of Fan Engagement & Monetization In Football MALTA, 18 JUNE, 2018: Mediarex, the Malta-based fintech and sports company, who recently raised more than $65 million through a private token sale […]
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CHILIZ ANNOUNCE STRATEGIC INVESTMENT FROM FBG CAPITAL

JUNE 15TH, 2018, BEIJING​: FBG Capital, Asia’s largest cryptocurrency fund, has become a strategic investor in the successful $65m private placement token sale of the Malta-based company chiliZ. FBG is known in the digital asset industry as one of the leading investment and trading companies in Asia, counting ventures like Ripio, Zilliqa, Republic Protocol and […]
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TWO NEW RECRUITS JOIN THE CHILIZ TEAM

This week, we welcome two new recruits to the global chiliZ team. Joe Grech, Social Media & Content Manager Joining from the UK, Joe Grech joins as Social Media & Content Manager. An avid gamer and esports guru, Joe was previously Chief Operations Officer at Oddshot, the community video platform. Starting with League of Legends, Joe’s […]
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CHILIZ REACHES $65 MILLION GOAL THROUGH PRIVATE PLACEMENT

Malta, 8th June 2018: chiliZ, the tokenization platform for esports & sports teams, confirms that it has reached its goal to raise $65 million through a global private placement of chiliZ tokens ($CHZ). In the last few days, the private placement phase became oversubscribed, with the fintech company receiving $30+ million in applications mainly from Asia […]
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New Coding Ninja Joins The chiliZ Team

Senior Backend Developer, Christos Georgiou Here at chiliZ, we really are a multicultural family, with team members from France, the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, Latvia, Canada, Argentina, the Netherlands, Costa Rica, Lithuania and of course Malta. And now, we welcome a new recruit from Greece. Joining as Senior Backend Developer, Christos Georgiou originally hails […]
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Why A Battlefield Battle Royale Is A Real Possibility

Image courtesy of EA When EA revealed Battlefield V yesterday, there was a collective sinking feeling in the hearts of the chiliZ team. It’s not that Battlefield V is historically inaccurate (we know that it’s unique point of view of DICE allows them to have more artistic freedom within the game)— the game is going to be a […]
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CHILIZ TO INVEST $10 MILLION INTO ‘BATTLE ROYALE’ ESPORTS ORGANISATIONS

24th May, 2018, MALTA: chiliZ.com, the esports platform where fans have a voice in managing team business, has today announced plans to invest at least $10 million in partnerships with esports organisations who compete in ‘Battle Royale’ type games such as PUBG or Fortnite. The decision follows Fortnite publisher Epic Games’ recent announcement of a $100 […]
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Meet the newest member of the chiliZ team, Lars Langenstück!

We’re delighted to welcome our newest team member, Lars Langenstück, to the chiliZ team, joining us as Esports Project Manager. Lars is an avid esports fan and whilst studying for his Bachelor’s degree in 2015, founded Esports Business Solutions UG in Germany, the company behind the leading business for the esports industry, The Esports Observer. Since […]
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Upcoming Esports Events Where You Can Meet The ChiliZ Team

We’re very busy over the coming months — from Germany to Vegas, the chiliZ team will be popping up at various esports conferences and events. If you’re attending any of the following events and would like to arrange a meeting, please send an email to [email protected] You can meet us at Gamescom, in Cologne, Germany from 21–25 August […]
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An Endorsement From Wouter Sleijffers, Fnatic CEO

Today, we are delighted to share an endorsement from Wouter Sleijffers, CEO of Fnatic — one of the world’s largest and most successful esports organisations — and a chiliZ advisor. With over a decade of big wins, the Fnatic team is at the forefront of the esports industry. At its core, are Fnatic’s talented professional gamers, who have won […]
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