BitPay in Sports: Now Sponsoring Georgia Tech Athletic Programs

BitPay in Sports: Now Sponsoring Georgia Tech Athletic Programs

One of the last places you'd expect Atlanta, Georgia-based BitPay to get involved with is probably sports. The bitcoin payment processor recently announced that they have signed on to sponsor the St. Petersburg Bowl Game that takes place annually, calling it the Bitcoin St. Petersburg Bowl. Now, they've added to their sponsorship list. The company announced on Monday that they have now partnered up with the Georgia Institute of Technology's Athletic Association in a deal brokered by IMG College (the multimedia rights partner for the university). The partnership will sponsor Georgia Tech's....


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