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Blockchain & Web3 Company To Sport Its Logo on ‘The Flying Dutchmen’ jersey. The KNCB is pleased to announce that a new shirt sponsor has been found with the financial company Nordek for the coming months/years. This means that the Dutch men’s team will play with Nordek on their shirts from Wednesday, September 27 (practice match against Karnataka State team in Bangalore) until the end of WC2023. Nordek is a fintech company from India/Dubai. The new sponsor was introduced in Bangalore last Monday during the Dutch team’s training camp. On the occasion of the new sponsorship, Fintech has issued this press release:
BENGALURU, INDIA, 25 September 2023 – Ahead of the much-awaited ODI Cricket World Cup 2023, Netherlands Cricket Team ropes in Global blockchain and Web3 Payments company Nordek as its Principal Partner for the upcoming ICC World Cup Cricket 2023 and several events to follow. The long-term partnership will ensure a mutual beneficial collaboration that will accelerate the growth of both brands.
Nordek’s sponsorship of Team Netherlands (nicknamed ‘The Flying Dutchmen’) comes after a slew of major fintech and edutech players have become Principal Partners in past few years of major Cricket teams including that of Team India.
Founded by Blockchain young or ‘Yuva’ entrepreneurial-duo Mr. Kashyap and Mr. Kishor, the company aims to capitalize its presence in European blockchain market. The European blockchain market is anticipated to witness remarkable growth, expanding from a valuation of US$ 1.2 billion in 2021 to a substantial US$ 59.1 billion by 2028.
Speaking on the occasion, Nordek’s Founder & Promoter, Mr. Kishor and Mr. Kashyap said, “This is a great period of boom in sports especially in India, which is the fastest growing economy. With venturing into Cricket, we aim to reach out to the Global Sports Fans and students who can explore more opportunities in blockchain. Nordek strives to be the most business and consumer-friendly blockchain ecosystem for mainstream adoption of web3 payments. And, our target audiences are the ones who understand the length, breadth and depth of agility, just like their understanding of Cricket. We believe, the Cricket fans would also fall in love with the fast and most EVM-compatible Network Blockchain, i.e., Nordek.”
To this, Monica Visser, CEO of Netherlands Cricket reiterated that, “With the growing business of blockchain across the world and the revolutionizing of fintech industry, we are happy to on-board Nordek as the Principal Partner. The partnership will not only build trust in the ever evolving fintech industry but will also open new market avenues in tandem with sporting events for learning as well as growing our sport, together”.
With venturing into the world of Cricket, Nordek is planning to make its brand presence felt across countries where blockchain is gaining traction, including the Middle East where blockchain and technology in fintech is taking a tenfold increase. Nordek also provides education to universities and colleges on the subject called ‘blockchain’. The company is providing free of cost education to more than 100 universities and colleges.
The global blockchain market is expected to reach $56 billion by 2026, growing at a CAGR of 56.9% forecast and Nordek aims to be a major player in the market.
Netherlands Cricket Team:
Team Netherlands has arrived in India to have an acclimatization camp in Bengaluru, where they will play a couple of local sides. Following that, they will face India and Australia in the pre-tournament warm-up matches at Thiruvananthapuram. The Dutchmen qualified for the World Cup earlier in July ahead of teams like two-time champions West Indies.
NORDEK strives to be the most business and consumer-friendly blockchain ecosystem for mainstream adoption of web3 payments. NORDEK is powered by a fast and low-cost EVM-compatible NRK Network blockchain. Nordek is designed to be friendly for blockchain and non-blockchain developers alike. The stack is interoperable and compatible with the EVM ecosystem while still enabling the business needs of regular businesses wishing to utilize this disruptive technology. Rover.finance, another arm of Nordek provides human resource solutions in fintech that includes book-keeping, salary, remuneration transfers, incentivization etc. Through Rover, employees can be incentivized across 40 different countries with just a click. Another important vertical is Next Bank; one stop banking solution. This is one of its kind Swiss bank account and debit card which is NFT based. The USP is that it provides physical bank account as well as digital bank accounts. Web3 Gaming Solutions is also another important vertical which is skill based gaming hub for global audience. Lastly, Norpay; visa, mastercard is a borderless payment solution for global community through secure payment gateway. It is easy to use with multiple regional language support across the borders. Beyond commercial aspects, Nordek is fulfilling its responsibilities through Nordek Green Sustainable Funds to make the reality of attaining all Sustainable Development Goals of the country well in time. Nordek Green is Nordek’s noble initiative under its Corporate Social Responsibility.