If you are based in Miami and you are interested in the blockchain world, we have good news for you. The Blockchain Center Miami has been finally inaugurated after months of planning. The center is set to be an important blockchain hub for the people of South Florida.
The building where the Blockchain Center Miami is based is on downtown Miami and it is set to serve as a venue for events in the community.
This new space was launched with a party full of drinks and food. There was even a DJ (DJ Yissel), according to the organizers of the event. The party attracted a lot of people from the local industry who were curious to see what the new place was all about.
Even the mayor of Miami attended the event, which can be considered a success. He cut the ribbon in order to inaugurate the place and presented the directors of the new center with a Certificate of Recognition.
As announced by the press release, the core team of the new blockchain center will include names such as Nick Spanos, Eryka Gemma Flores and Scott Spiegel. The organization will be focused on both global and local blockchain events and will cater to the local Florida crypto communities.
This is not the first blockchain center created by Spanos, though. Far from that. He first launched one back in 2013 when Bitcoin was not even five years old. The first center was located in New York and this story is featured on Banking on Bitcoin, a documentary that you can see on Netflix right now.
The New York-based center is located only 100 feet from the New York Stock Exchange, so you can bet that it is pretty well located (and that Spanos has a lot of money to invest).
During the launch, Spanos affirmed that one of the goals of the new center is to help to “unleash the minds” of Latin American youths. As you may know, Florida has a large Latin American population, so he is interested in influencing them.
Flores also talked about the launch, which she described as “exciting and surreal”. She affirmed that even as the company is pushing the decentralization of the world forward, having a physical space is very important because they are changing the narrative and creating important opportunities for the locals.
After the party happened, an afterparty event exhibited the Banking on Bitcoin movie, which was seen by the people present on a massive screen that was also able to see be seen from the street. The idea was to also involve the people passing on the street. In the future, a screen will show the projection of crypto price movements and news.
The organized also affirmed that the new center was created to be the go-to Bitcoin-related place for events in the city and the surrounding region. Not only it has a nice view but it also has offices and even entire floors that can be rented by local and international crypto companies that might want to use the space.