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Paxful partners with Miami mayor to give away 500 tickets to Bitcoin 2022 conference


Paxful, a digital payment platform, has teamed up with the nonprofit organization Built With Bitcoin and Miami Mayor Francis Suarez to launch a new Bitcoin (BTC) and financial literacy education programme.

In fact, as part of a broader attempt to improve financial awareness among Miami’s minority and impoverished communities, the programme will distribute free tickets to the Bitcoin 2022 conference to local schools and universities. The conference is slated for April 6–9 at the Miami Beach Convention Center, and up to 500 students and local citizens will receive a ticket.

Tickets for the event are currently on sale for $899 for general entry.

Moreover, the full conference agenda, which was announced on March 15, will be available to recipients. Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele, MicroStrategy CEO Michael Saylor, US Senator Cynthia Lummis. In addition to entrepreneur Peter Thiel, and Ark Invest’s Cathie Wood are among the notable speakers at this year’s event. The three-day event will also feature a number of notable Bitcoin influencers, entrepreneurs, and investors.

Additionally, Venture Miami, a portfolio team created by Mayor Suarez to support innovation, job development, and diversity in high-growth industries like information technology, is spearheading the ticket giveaway.

Suarez has made BTC adoption a primary goal in his second term

Mayor Suarez has made BTC adoption a primary goal in his second term. After learning about Bitcoin from crypto celebrities such as Tyler Winklevoss and Anthony Pompliano. Suarez, who currently receives a portion of his income in BTC, stated in December that he intends to invest a portion of his 401(k) in the flagship cryptocurrency.

Suarez has also set up a Bitcoin dividend programme for citizens of Miami. The MiamiCoin cryptocurrency, which generates dividends to help fund municipal initiatives, is helping to enable the scheme. Besides, MiamiCoin earned about $21 million in extra yields for the city as of January 2022.

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