Looks to Cash In on Bull Market With $100M Advertising Campaign

28 October 2021

Cryptocurrency exchange is embarking on a global advertising campaign, looking to cash in on the latest surge in the cryptocurrency market.

  • A spokesperson for the company told CoinDesk the exchange has invested $100 million in the campaign, which encompasses more than 20 countries and will run for ?several months.?
  • Entitled ?Fortune Favors the Brave?, the ad stars Matt Damon and is directed by Oscar-winning cinematographer Wally Pfister, said Thursday.
  • The campaign represents an aggressive move on the part of and follows less than two months after crypto derivatives exchange FTX launched a $20 million U.S. ad campaign featuring football quarterback Tom Brady and his wife Gisele Bndchen.
  • After a relatively sedate summer, the crypto market has been given renewed momentum, buoyed by the long-awaited debut of a bitcoin futures exchange-traded fund in the U.S. will be aiming to capture this momentum to help establish the brand in front of a wider mainstream audience.
  • The ad?s message is ?focused on financial independence and self determination,? CEO Kris Marszalek said in a statement, with its timing coinciding with the ?early stages of mainstream adoption of cryptocurrency.?

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UPDATE (OCT. 28, 13:19): Changes photo.

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