XYO Network Partners with 4X Former NFL Pro Bowler Michael Vick

SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–XYO
Network
, the technology bringing blockchain to the real world, has
partnered with four-time former NFL Pro Bowler, businessman and
philanthropist Michael Vick. Together, the parties will combine forces
to use XYO Network’s blockchain-based technology to “geomine” XYO
cryptocurrency tokens, generating funds that will be donated in their
entirety to one or more leading animal rights and animal care
organizations nationwide.

As a widely-known star quarterback and expert football analyst, Vick
regularly engages in thoughtful, value-driven work in the community. The
partnership serves as a chance for Vick to contribute his strong
business and philanthropic mindset, while showcasing the unique
geomining capabilities of the blockchain-based location technology and
beacons from the XYO Network team.

“I’m excited to partner with this cutting-edge tech company whose
products and services I can stand behind as we break new ground
together, from the perspective of giving back,” commented Michael Vick.
“The XYO team and I walked through how we can use the technology they’ve
created, and what we’ll be doing is impressive. XYO Network is skilled
and fast-moving, and I’m glad we’re working together.”

“We are very happy to work with the XYO team, whose team and technology
are gaining traction and turning heads in the industry,” said Kal Ross,
business partner to Michael Vick. “Michael is excited to be aligned with
the company and ready to find new ways to give back, and we look forward
to making impressive contributions on behalf of the partnership.”

“This is a new direction for us, and we’re excited by the great good
that can come of it,” said XYO Network co-founder Scott Scheper.
“Michael Vick has always been a star player, and now I’m thrilled we
have the chance to work together off the field. Michael has pledged to
use XY beacons to keep animals safe, and every cent of proceeds geomined
in XYO will be donated to top animal shelters and similar national
organizations. Further, the XYO team pledges to donate up to 5% a year
of company profits to various animal shelters.”

About Michael Vick

Michael is a former NFL star quarterback and four-time former NFL Pro
Bowler, with a distinguished career before retiring from the NFL after
the 2016 season as the league’s all-time quarterback rushing leader.
Vick currently works as a studio analyst for FOX NFL KICKOFF and FS1
Studio shows. Off the field, Michael is the founder and active leader of
the Team Vick Foundation, a philanthropic organization which strives to
provide opportunities that effectively lead efforts for positive social
change. Please visit the Team Vick Foundation for more details: https://teamvickfoundation.org

About XYO Network

XYO Network is an effort to create a vast, geospatial,
blockchain-powered location network currently under development with the
goal to provide accurate, certainty-driven location data on everything
from cars to smartphones. By combining location beacons with IoT and
mobile devices, the XYO Network ecosystem plans to deliver the verified
coordinates and data needed to execute smart contracts, run smart
cities, foster financial transactions, and power a legion of
location-centric applications. For more information, please visit https://xyo.network.

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