Category: Francis Suarez

Crypto Is a ‘Major Priority’ for Miami Mayor Building City Into Crypto Capital of the World

Crypto Is a ‘Major Priority’ for Miami Mayor Building City Into Crypto Capital of the World

Miami Mayor Francis Suarez says that cryptocurrency is a “major priority” for him as he attempts to build his city into the crypto capital of the world. “I want us to differentiate ourselves as a crypto capital of the United States or of the world,” he said. ‘Major Priority’ — Miami Aims to Become Crypto […]

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US Lawmakers See China’s Authoritarian Crackdown on Crypto as Big Opportunity

US Lawmakers See China’s Authoritarian Crackdown on Crypto as Big Opportunity

Several U.S. lawmakers see China’s authoritarian crackdown on cryptocurrency, including bitcoin, as “a perfect opportunity for American leadership on cryptocurrency.” One senator noted that it is “a reminder of our huge structural advantage over China.” US Lawmakers Comment on China’s Cryptocurrency Crackdown Following the latest news of China’s crackdown on cryptocurrency, several U.S. lawmakers have […]

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Jackson, Tennessee Mayor Praises Bitcoin’s Benefits Against Inflation, Aims to Create a BTC Hub

Jackson, Tennessee Mayor Praises Bitcoin’s Benefits Against Inflation, Aims to Create a BTC Hub

Jackson, Tennessee’s mayor is a fan of bitcoin and he wants the city to become a bitcoin hub in order to entice technology companies and innovation. Jackson’s mayor Scott Conger is in the midst of discussing creating legislation that allows Jackson residents to pay property taxes with bitcoin. Jackson, Tennessee’s Mayor Is a Fan of […]

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Miami Mayor Tries to Entice China’s Bitcoin Miners — ‘We Want You to Be Here’

Miami Mayor Tries to Entice China’s Bitcoin Miners — ‘We Want You to Be Here’

Miami’s Mayor Francis Suarez told the press on Thursday that his city was open to bitcoin miners from China who are flocking to find new homes. Suarez says he hasn’t actually talked to any miners from China but said he wants them to know the opportunity is there. Miami’s Mayor Says City Is Open to […]

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Miami Mayor Confident Crypto Regulatory Issues Will Be Resolved — Says ‘Buy the Dip’

Miami Mayor Confident Crypto Regulatory Issues Will Be Resolved — Says ‘Buy the Dip’

The mayor of the U.S. city of Miami, Francis Suarez, explains how he plans to make his city the capital of bitcoin. He believes that issues surrounding cryptocurrency “will work themselves out,” adding that “in the end, there is only one thing to do: buy the dip.” Miami Strives to Become the Capital of Bitcoin […]

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Miami-Dade Officials Hope to Launch a Crypto Task Force, Residents Could Pay Taxes in Bitcoin Soon

Back in mid-February, Bitcoin.com News reported on Miami’s Mayor Francis Suarez supporting the idea of the city holding bitcoin in the treasury and allowing tax payments in bitcoin as well. On April 15, 2021, reports show that the city may introduce the tax payments concept soon, as the District 8 county commissioner Danielle Cohen Higgins […]

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Popular Nightclub E11even Miami Reveals Cryptocurrency Payment Acceptance

While crypto assets have seen monumental gains this week, the popular nightclub in Florida, E11even Miami will accept bitcoin and a slew of other digital assets for merchandise, beverages, and tables. Following the pandemic, E11even Miami will be reopening on April 23 and will have crypto asset support when the nightlife establishment reconvenes services. 24-Hour […]

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World’s Biggest Bitcoin Conference Moving From LA to Miami, Mayor Wants to Make the City Bitcoin Hub

Mayor Francis Suarez has been taking huge initiatives to promote Bitcoin (BTC) and crypto innovation in the city. In the latest development, Suarez has been successful in convincing organizers of the Bitcoin 2021 conference to move it from Los Angeles to Miami. The world’s largest in-person Bitcoin (BTC) conference is scheduled to be held between […]

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Dubai’s IBC Group Pledges $4.8 Billion Worth of BTC Backing Miami 2.0 Blockchain Strategy

Miami city’s ambition to bring Bitcoin into its financial ecosystem is set to get additional wings to its plans. In the latest development, Dubai’s private equity investment firm IBC Group has pledged 100,000 Bitcoins worth $4.8 billion to boost the development of the Miami 2.0 Blockchain Strategy Foundation. Chairman of Dubai’s IBC Group Khurram Shroff […]

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Miami mayor wants to put some of the city’s treasury reserves into bitcoin

Miami mayor wants to put some of the city’s treasury reserves into bitcoin

Miami mayor Francis Suarez is considering putting some of the city’s treasury reserves into bitcoin (BTC).  “We are looking at the possibility of diversifying our investment portfolio and having and holding a percentage of our investments in bitcoin,” Suarez told FOX Business in an interview on Thursday. “If I would have done it last year, I […]

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