Sunday, January 29

NBA Star Launches Podcast On How To Make Money With Cryptocurrencies

Key facts:
  • The podcast will be released every Wednesday on Spotify under the name “New Money With Spencer and Solo.”

  • They will have special guests and will deal with cryptocurrencies, NFTs and play-to-earn games.

More and more prominent figures from the NBA and sports in general are delving into the cryptocurrency and non-fungible token (NFT) market. And this is not just investing in currencies like bitcoin (BTC) or launching their own NFTs. An example of this is the basketball player Spencer Dinwiddie, who launched his own video podcast on Spotify on January 12 to talk about the subject.

The show will be hosted by the aforementioned NBA player and financial tech entrepreneur Solo Ceesay (who is also a former football player). Together they will launch a new episode every Wednesday through the end of March featuring special guests from the worlds of sports, entertainment and social media. The podcast can be found under the name “New Money With Spencer and Solo.”

Their goal, they reported, is to share “real, open, and transparent conversations that inform, educate, and empower even the most novice cryptocurrency enthusiast.” They warned that they will make the technology that revolves around cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin, blockchains, NFTs, and play-to-earn games, easy to understand to “make money and build wealth in today’s ever-changing financial markets.”

This project is not the first that Spencer Dinwiddie and Solo Ceesay have done together in the cryptocurrency ecosystem. In 2021 they also partnered to launch a company together called Calaxy, which is a platform that provides technological connections between celebrities and their fans, like NFT.

NBA player Spencer Dinwiddie and tech entrepreneur Solo Ceesay will chat with celebrities on their podcast about making money with cryptocurrencies. Fountain: PRNewsWire

Celebrities will share their experiences with cryptocurrencies in the podcast

In the world of basketball, different figures have made it known that they receive their salary in bitcoin or hold the cryptocurrency to protect the value of their savings or increase them, like NBA players Klay Thompson and Andre Iguodala. And this doesn’t just apply to basketball players. As CriptoNoticias reported, so do league franchises like the Houston Rockets.

In this same context is Spencer Dinwiddie, who stated: “I was lucky to get in early and really benefit from being an early adopter. [las criptomonedas]. I learned along the way and although I am not a financial advisor, my story could help or inspire someone.


In addition, expressed that the extension of knowledge in his podcast could be even greater with the “stories and advice of the guests”. Some of them, he announced, will be the singer Mario, the NFL footballer Foye Oluokun and the mediatic Matt James from The Bachelor.

For his part, Solo Ceesay added: “With the launch of New Money, we are catapulting traditionally boring conversations about finances into the realm of mainstream entertainment. We have given way to colloquial conversations about new methods of wealth creation in an effort to produce something that can resonate with all audiences.”