The LeBron James Family Foundation revealed its partnership with Crypto.com on Friday morning.
“Building on a strong basis of educational empowerment, the partnership will give students and families connected to the I PROMISE program access to the tools and educational resources needed to participate and succeed in building Web3, the future of the internet,” according to a press release from the LeBron James Family Foundation.
The LeBron James Family Foundation has announced a collaboration with Crypto.com
Web3, according to the group, “promises to deliver a more fair and equitable internet.” Its owners, creators, and users are in control of it.
“Through this partnership, I PROMISE students and families will get a strong foundation in Web3 and the innovations behind blockchain-based decentralized applications powering the future of many sectors from finance to media to art,” the press release continues. “In bringing Web3 educational resources and workforce development through his Foundation, James continues to build his community from the ground up and create a model for supporting the underserved.”
This decision, according to James, comes as blockchain technology advances our economy, sports, entertainment, and social interactions.
“I want to ensure that communities like the one I come from are not left behind,” he said. “Crypto.com and I are aligned on the need to educate and support my community with the information and tools they need for inclusion. I’m looking forward to working with them to bring these opportunities to my community.”
Cypto.com, which was founded in 2016, serves more than 10 million customers.