- The New York Mets will bring blockchain to NYC with Tezos.
- The advertisement will help Tezos further with raising blockchain awareness.
- Also, Tezos will complete its seventh forkless/disruption-free network upgrade, Granada.
The New York Mets have just announced the addition of open-source blockchain Tezos as an advertised brand at Citi Field baseball park. The collab will see the Tezos brand featured on the iconic centerfield scoreboard and around the ballpark.
Tezos’ advertisement with such prominent placement as well as partners echoes its success as a blockchain network. Working with the New York Mets, the Tezos brand will give a huge push to raising awareness about how blockchain technology can transform the world.
Other notable organizations building on Tezos include Formula One racing teams Red Bull Racing Honda and McLaren Racing, the European Central Bank, gaming giant Ubisoft, and music NFT platform OneOf.
Marks Soares, Founder, and CMO of Blokhaus, which is a marketing and communications organization working for Tezos, said about the decision:
Citi Field is one of the most recognizable sporting venues in the New York region. As more people learn about blockchain every day, the Mets and Citi Field are amazing properties to introduce Tezos to New Yorkers.
This move comes in a series of important developments with Tezos. It has also marked today as the day it completes its seventh successful upgrade, Granada which is the third to occur this year alone. Named after the Spanish city in the autonomous Andalusian region, the update will cut block times in half and decrease smart contract gas consumption by 3-6x. It will also introduce liquidity banking.
Granada has gone live less than three months since Tezos’ last upgrade, Florence. It was this upgrade that doubled the size of maximum operations (from 16kB to 32kB), reduced gas in smart contract execution, and streamlined the amendment process by deactivating unused test chains in the Economic Protocol.
Now, with Granada, there is, even more, to be expected as contract calls increase to 10 million recently. The latest update will continue the momentum the previous updates have set with its unique new features.