Singapore start-up to launch Manny Pacquiao cryptocurrency

Pac Tokens, which will leverage Philippine boxer's popularity, may be launched by end of year

Manny Pacquiao is the only eight-division champion in boxing history, and is now a senator. Last year, Forbes magazine listed the once-poor boxer as the world's 20th highest-paid athlete of all time.
Manny Pacquiao is the only eight-division champion in boxing history, and is now a senator. Last year, Forbes magazine listed the once-poor boxer as the world's 20th highest-paid athlete of all time.PHOTO: REUTERS

A Singapore start-up is targeting to launch a cryptocurrency that leverages the popularity of Philippine boxing legend Manny Pacquiao.

"For Pac Tokens, we are looking at launching, probably by end of Q4 or Q1 (next year)," Global Crypto Offering Exchange (GCOX) chief communications officer Evan Ngow told GMA News Online.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 13, 2018, with the headline 'S'pore start-up to launch Pacquiao cryptocurrency'. Subscribe