Sports and entertainment-focused Chiliz (CHZ) token emerged as the biggest gainer for the week ended Sept. 19. Gains in CHZ came at a time when large coins such as Bitcoin BTC/USD, Ethereum ETH/USD, and Dogecoin DOGE/USD plunged significantly in value.
Top Gainers of Week Ending Sept. 12, 2022 (Data via CoinMarketCap)
|Cryptocurrency||7-Day % Change (+/-)||All-Time High Value/Date Reached||% Change (+/-) Since All-Time High|
|Chiliz (CHZ)||+12.6%||$0.89 On Mar 13, 2021||-74.45%|
|Dai (DAI)||+0.1%||$3.67 On Nov 16, 2021||-72.8%|
|TrueUSD (TUSD)||+0.05%||$1.36 On May 16, 2018||-26.7%|
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Why Chiliz Rose?Alexandre Dreyfus, CEO of Chiliz and Socios.com, tweeted last week that Socios.com will be the official partner of the 2022 Ballon d’Or award.
https://t.co/FqXQ2gB3O5 To Be Official Partner Of The 2022 Ballon Dor Awards | by https://t.co/FqXQ2gB3O5 @socios @chiliz $CHZ https://t.co/CiyFmhXWOu
Alexandre Dreyfus (@alex_dreyfus) September 16, 2022
A statement shared by Dreyfus said a Fan Token holder and their guest will be able to attend the event. They would be accompanied by an internationally recognized influencer for purposes of chronicling the annual soccer awards.
On Sept. 15, Chiliz announced it was hiring Julian La Picque as its new Group Chief Financial Officer.
Picque was previously with blockchain platform Covantis where he served as CFO. According to a Chiliz blog, his experience will be invaluable as it gears up for a full mainnnet launch of CC2 a protocol foundation of a web3 development ecosystem.
The launch of CC2 will also increase the utility of Chiliz native cryptocurrency $CHZ, which is the digital currency of Socios.com, said the platform.
Chiliz On The Web:Twitter users noted that Chiliz was rising at a time when the market was dropping sharply.
Of course those rallies might end but I don’t like to short those setups when they show resilience. https://t.co/unTt6QJyzu
MisterSpread (@MisterSpread) September 19, 2022
KA MA (@i_KaiMt) September 16, 2022