Miami Mayor Francis Suarez could seek to make his city a hotbed for innovation in cryptocurrency.
Suarez tweeted Thursday that he was "absolutely exploring" and making Miami, the seventh-largest city in the US, home of the first The country's crypto-centric city government makes Anthony Pompliano, founder and partner of Morgan Creek Digital and crypto Twitter star, has asked for help.
In a subsequent tweet, Suarez said he wanted South Florida “to be on the forefront of legislation that promotes crypto and us based on innovation. “He said he would reach out to Wyoming's blockchain doyenne Caitlin Long for assistance on that front.
Suarez recently pushed for discontent in Silicon Valley and hopeful tech startups that are driving California's taxes and regulations, and San Francisco's criminals in particular and fed up with the dirt-covered streets to move to Miami The crypto angle could be the latest strategy of this offering.
Early Thursday, Suarez seemed to accept the growing appeal of Bitcoin (BTC, + 4.13%) as an alternative investment with a tweet to Ben Mezrich's book about the Winklevoss twins, “Bitcoin Billionaires.