We are delighted to announce today a hugely exciting five-year partnership with NextHash, that will see the company assume the position of co-naming partner of our UCI WorldTeam with immediate effect, henceforth to be known as ‘Team Qhubeka NextHash’.
Team Qhubeka NextHash, Africa’s UCI WorldTour team, will be presented to the international sporting world for the first time, tonight, as the team takes to the stage for the 108th Tour de France in Brest, France.
The multi-year agreement shows an alignment of our respective core values; for NextHash it is about people, relationships and reputation and for Team Qhubeka we are about people, purpose and performance.
NextHash is a global entity comprised of several units that combine the traditional financial industry with brand new digital class assets, by harnessing the power of blockchain technology.
NextHash aim to make the digital, crypto and financial world accessible to all perfectly aligns with our team’s mission to provide a platform and an opportunity to those in need everywhere.
The current rapid evolution of the digital financial industry is extremely exciting. As a team that has always embraced the power & potential of technology, we are delighted to begin this journey with NextHash. Together we look forward to creating a market place for cycling in the digital medium based on shared value.
Douglas Ryder, Team Principal
I am incredibly happy to welcome NextHash, our official cryptocurrency and blockchain partner, into our family of partnerships and into our team name for the remainder of 2021.
The whole sports industry is moving towards a digital universe and this long term partnership will help us innovate and develop new and interactive approaches to engage with our fans.
We look forward to being ahead of the curve with the latest technologies to offer our fan community new experiences.
Ana Bencic, CEO NextHash
NextHash is delighted to be partnering with Team Qhubeka to create ‘Team Qhubeka NextHash’ – competing at the highest level of professional cycling, the UCI WorldTour.
As well as being a world class cycling team, Team Qhubeka NextHash has at its heart a social purpose that chimes perfectly with our own business. Using technology to enable communities is central to our mission at NextHash – we believe in making the digital, crypto and financial world accessible to all, across geographic and social boundaries.
NextHash will work hand in hand with Team Qhubeka to socially and environmentally responsibly bring our products and services to a huge new audience through this amazing global sport and team.
I look forward to our teams working together to build future successes, on and off the road, and take this opportunity to wish our riders every success at the 2021 Tour de France.