Archive for the ‘Business’ Category

FTX launches US marketplace for solana NFTs with plans to expand to ethereum-based tokens

Monday, October 11th, 2021

FTX.US is launching a marketplace that will allow users to mint, authenticate, and trade NFTs on the solana blockchain. The 29-year-old billionaire founder of FTX, Sam Bankman-Fried, has been a big supporter of the solana blockchain. FTX also has plans to roll out support for ethereum-based tokens, which account for the majority of NFTs that are trading.

Atlanta Falcons Parent Firm Launches Early-Stage Venture Fund

Monday, August 23rd, 2021

Atlanta Falcons parent organization AMB Sports and Entertainment is launching an early-stage investment fund in hopes of strengthening its existing properties, which also include MLS’ Atlanta United and Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Falcons owner Arthur Blank is backing the uncapped venture without outside partners, largely because AMBSE Ventures sees the purpose of the fund as more than […]

NFL Quarterback Trio Joins Bombas’ Latest Funding Round

Friday, July 23rd, 2021

Quarterbacks Joe Burrow, Dak Prescott and Ryan Tannehill are among the 45 athletes who have recently invested in Bombas, the crowdfunding and Shark Tank success story that did more than $100 million in revenue in 2019. Through Patricof Co, an investment platform launched by Mark Patricof in 2018, over 80 athletes are offered participation in […]

WGA West Member Earnings Down $185M In 2020 Due To Pandemic, But Employment Fell Only 6.6%

Friday, July 16th, 2021

EXCLUSIVE: Reported earnings by WGA West members were down nearly $185 million last year, a 10.5% decline from 2019 because of the pandemic and months of shuttered film and TV production, according to the guild’s latest annual financial report. Total reported earnings fell to $1.5712 billion last year, down from $1.756 billion the year before […]

New York Giants Star Saquon Barkley Will Take All Future Endorsement Money in Bitcoin

Wednesday, July 14th, 2021

The running back said he heeded some advice from Strike CEO Jack Mallers in making his decision.

Riding high: New reality series to chronicle rise of scooter company with local ties

Wednesday, July 14th, 2021

Jul. 14—Since getting on board with Phat Scooters in early 2018, Derrick Mains has helped the Arizona company grow into an electric scooter-maker to the stars. Now the 1991 Greater Johnstown graduate and some of his colleagues are getting a turn in the spotlight. A reality series chronicling the "fat tire" scooter company's ride to success will feature two Johnstown-area natives — Mains, Phat ...

WWE, Credit One Tag-Team on New Credit Card

Wednesday, June 16th, 2021

Wrestling fans will soon be able to throw down WWE credit cards, after Credit One Bank announced a new WWE Champion card Wednesday. As part of a partnership between WWE and the Las Vegas-based bank, the card will feature WWE-specific benefits, as well as traditional rewards programs, with a $49 annual fee. There is also […]

Warren Buffett gave this investing tip to NFL defenseman Ndamukong Suh

Friday, May 21st, 2021

Super Bowl champion Ndamukong Suh has had a long-time friendship with legendary investor Warren Buffett. Here's an investing tip the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defenseman got from the Oracle of Omaha.

Avèro Ranks Among Highest-Scoring Businesses On INC. Magazine’s Annual List Of Best Workplaces For 2021

Thursday, May 20th, 2021

Avèro has been named to Inc. magazine’s annual list of the Best Workplaces for 2021. Hitting newsstands May 18 in the May/June 2021 issue, and as part of a prominent feature, the list is the result of a wide-ranging and comprehensive measurement of American companies that have created exceptional workplaces and company culture whether teams are operating in person or remotely.

Jags remain a top-50 most valuable franchise

Monday, May 10th, 2021

The team's value has increased tremendously since it was bought by Shad Khan in 2011, and its up 66% in value over the last five years.