Blockchain-powered sports and entertainment platform, Jetcoin Institute, is delighted to announce its newest sponsorship of Derby County FC. Jetcoin will be the club’s new Secondary Shirt and Shorts Sponsor for the 2018/19 season, replacing Utilita on the back of the Rams’ Umbro kits for the new campaign.
Derby County Football Club is a professional association football club based in Derby, Derbyshire, England and currently competes in the EFL Championship, the second-tier of English football. Notable for being one of the twelve founder members of the Football League in 1888, Derby County is one of only ten clubs to have competed in every season of the English football league system. With Chelsea midfielder legend Frank Lampard currently managing the Rams, Derby County has set its sights on moving up to the top flight of the league.
Jetcoin Institute has created a blockchain-powered platform that aims to disrupt traditional celebrity-fan relationship by making fans active participants in the success stories of their chosen emerging talents. Through the Jetcoin platform, anyone can actively contribute to transform promising talents (‘Jetcoin Champions’) into tomorrow’s super stars and benefit from the windfall in the process.
“Jetcoin is excited that Derby County have come on board our search for fresh talent in football,” states Eric Alexandre, Jetcoin CEO. “Our goal is to discover the future stars of soccer and we are thrilled to have the support of Derby County and their outstanding youth academy.” He goes on to add that Derby County fans can look forward to having unique engagements with the club and the team on the Jetcoin Platform with Jetcoin in the process of deploying their platform, fully implemented on the Ethereum blockchain.
Speaking about the partnership, Ashley Peden, Head of Partnerships at Derby County, said: “Over the last few years, Jetcoin’s influence in the entertainment and sports industry has grown dramatically and we are delighted as a club that we are entering into a commercial agreement with them. Jetcoin will feature prominently on our kits for the 2018/19 season and we believe this is the start of an exciting partnership between Derby County and Jetcoin.“
Jetcoin is a new digital fuel issued by the Jetcoin Institute. It gives fans and supporters in the world of sports and entertainment a unique opportunity to benefit directly from the success of their favorite athletes and stars, both financially and also through unique rewards. To date, Jetcoin has sponsored two Serie A football teams, A.C. Chievo Verona and Hellas Verona; luxury yacht show Singapore Rendezvous and Formula One Official After-Party Sky Grande Prix.
About Derby County F.C.
Derby County Football Club is based in Derbyshire, England and currently competes in the EFL Championship.
About Frank Lampard
Frank Lampard is the all-time leading goalscorer for Chelsea where he played for 13 years and is considered by a number of journalists and football experts to be one of the greatest midfielders of his generation, and as Chelsea’s greatest-ever player by some Chelsea players.