SINGAPORE - Media
OutReach - 17 June 2019 - Global Crypto
Offering Exchange (GCOX) has announced at a press conference in Manila that the
global blockchain company is producing the highly-anticipated Manny Pacquiao
Live In Concert 2019 and PAC Token launch scheduled to be held at the
prestigious Smart Araneta Coliseum on 1 September 2019. Present at the press
conference were legendary boxing world champion and Senator of the Philippines
-- Manny Pacquiao, his business manager Arnold Vegafria, and Sir Dr. Jeffrey
Lin, CEO of GCOX.
GCOX is a
licensed cryptocurrency exchange that offers an unprecedented platform for
global celebrities to issue personalized tokens. The Exchange had a successful
launch on 21 May 2019.
PAC Token (PAC)
rides on the advantage of blockchain by transforming the popularity and brand
of Manny Pacquiao into crypto tokens which are quantifiable and exchangeable.
Millions of fans will now be able to get closer to their idol Manny Pacquiao by
having access to his bespoke fan-celebrity programmes powered by GCOX. The
launch will take place on 1 September 2019, at the Araneta Coliseum of Manila.
To give his fans the most memorable experience, GCOX will be producing the
Manny Pacquiao Live In Concert 2019 to conduct this special launch. This is the
first time "Pacman" is having a solo concert in the Philippines.
Manny is busy serving his people, we hope to help him reach out to his fans and
engage them regularly. By having his PAC Tokens, they become a privileged group
who will have opportunities to connect with him on a whole new level. GCOX will
provide such a revolutionary fan-celebrity engagement platform," says Sir Dr.
fulfilling licensing requirements, GCOX is planning to introduce Pacpay, a
digital payment system that will allow fans to make purchases at merchant
outlets all around the world, receive incredible discounts, enjoy attractive
rewards while using their PAC Tokens.
robust ecosystem, I will be able to help my fans save money while promoting
good value products and driving traffic to merchants who support me. Everybody
wins in this ecosystem. This is my opportunity to give back to the community
that has made me who I am today," says Senator Manny Pacquiao.
Fans will be
able to download a new fan-celebrity edutainment mobile application this September
to connect directly with their favourite celebrities, including "Pacman"
himself. This fan-celebrity edutainment app, powered by GCOX, aims to be a
game-changer in the global entertainment industry, providing a unique platform
to bring celebrities and fans closer like never before.
participating in regular 'Fan-Connect challenges' initiated by Senator Manny
Pacquiao himself, talented fans will have the opportunity to be discovered by
the movers and shakers of the global entertainment industry. They may have
Celeb-Connect opportunities to receive gifts, loyalty rewards, purchase
exclusive autographed commemorative items and enjoy privileges from global
merchants supporting "Pacman".
"There will also
be opportunities to learn from me via live streaming sessions or receive
motivational videos to learn how I have overcome adversities in life to become
who I am today. PAC Tokens may also be used to support philanthropic and
charity causes that I champion. Together with my fans, we can help more people
in need and improve the lives of others," says Senator Manny Pacquiao.
GCOX is the
world's first platform of its kind where celebrities and brands are able to
capitalise on blockchain technology, a highly secure and dependable distributed
protocol, to truly revolutionise and redefine popularity and celebrity culture
like never before. This global platform allows celebrities, at different stages
of their celebrity life cycle, to leverage on a robust ecosystem built by GCOX,
develop unique fan-celebrity programmes powered by blockchain technology and
revitalise popularity through the various mediums that are housed on GCOX's
proprietary Acclaim blockchain.
As one of the
world's first celebrity token exchanges, GCOX spares no efforts in establishing
world-class security standards as well as implementing regulatory compliance
measures to protect the interests of users. GCOX has engaged well-known risk
management companies such as Trustwave and Refinitiv to manage network
security, compliance solutions, market data and due diligence services. GCOX
also works with industry recognised solution providers Elliptic and Jumio to
handle Anti-Money Laundering (AML) compliance, Combating Financing Terrorist
(CFT), Know Your Customer (KYC) regulation and risk management to prevent
illicit use of cryptocurrency on its platforms. GCOX Group has obtained
operating licences allowing it to provide services of exchanging virtual
currency against fiat currency and to provide a virtual currency wallet
service. GCOX Group has also obtained a licence for proprietary trading in
crypto-commodities issued by the Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC).
business model drew the attention of renowned global celebrities including
Senator Manny Pacquiao and football legend Michael Owen, who have both
committed themselves as private investors and advisors to GCOX. Other
celebrities who have since come on board the GCOX platform are tennis superstar
Caroline Wozniacki and award-winning pop artiste Jason Derulo.