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Valkyrie Investments and Nashville SC collaborate with Cornerstone Global Management on Bitcoin partnership

Nashville / April 27, 2022 / PR Newswire –

Valkyrie Investments, a leading investment manager focused on digital assets, is excited to announce it is working with Cornerstone Global Management, Inc (Cornerstone) to enable the recently announced Bitcoin partnership with Major League Soccer (MLS) team Nashville SC.


Cornerstone is a Nashville-based digital asset services firm with portfolio companies including Paydrop, which enables both employers and workers the flexibility to execute payments in a seamless manner with easy tax reporting tools for year end tax filing; and Hedge, a versatile crypto conversion platform that allows users to automatically convert any amount and type of income (W2, 1099, etc.) from fiat into Bitcoin, Litecoin, and Ethereum, and vice-versa.


The Nashville SC partnership will be executed using the Hedge platform.


“When looking for a seamless, easy-to-use way to make our partnership with Nashville SC possible, Hedge was the obvious choice,” said Valkyrie Investments CEO Leah Wald. “We’re glad to work with them and are eager to expand this relationship even further.”


Valkyrie and Cornerstone, both Nashville based companies, along with one of Cornerstone’s key partners, Chattanooga-based Transcard LLC, are rapidly helping turn the city (and state) into a burgeoning global crypto hub. Additionally, Nashville SC star forward CJ Sapong is paid in Bitcoin through Hedge; and in Jackson, TN, city employees now have the option of being paid in Bitcoin.


“We’re proud to help Nashville lead the way for digital asset and blockchain innovation,” said David Schwartz, CEO and co-founder at Cornerstone. ”As more and more people and companies desire to be paid in Bitcoin, we look forward to helping them make that possible.”


Tennessee is among a number of states including Wyoming, Arizona, and Florida that are increasingly looking at ways to take advantage of the benefits of digital assets and cryptocurrencies as a payment solution.


About Valkyrie Investments


Valkyrie Investments Inc. (“Valkyrie Investments”) is a leading financial services firm with a focus on digital assets. Headquartered in Nashville, Valkyrie’s team combines deep technical expertise in this emerging asset class with decades of experience launching investment vehicles for a wide variety of market participants. The firm is led by financial industry veterans with decades of experience across firms including Guggenheim Partners, UBS, Chicago Board of Trade, Chicago Mercantile Exchange, and The World Bank.


About Cornerstone Global Management, Inc


Cornerstone Global Management, Inc. Is a 3rd layer cryptocurrency focused fintech company geared towards providing the interoperability bridge between fiat and crypto. Its services concentrate on the ability for consumers and businesses to fluidly convert between fiat and cryptocurrencies within the income and payments industries. With over 50 years of combined experience in the human resources, banking and enterprise level payments industries, Cornerstone is well positioned to become a leader in both the cryptocurrency and payments spaces. Visit to learn more.


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Ryan Gorman

Chief Communications Officer

Valkyrie Investments

Heading into offseason, MLS Veteran Teams Up with Fintech Firm Hedge to Convert Payroll into Crypto

Nashville SC Forward CJ Sapong using Hedge’s breakthrough service to seamlessly convert season bonuses & future MLS pay into crypto

BRENTWOOD, TENNESSEE, UNITED STATES, December 23, 2021 / — Hedge, a fintech company that transforms payroll into Bitcoin, Litecoin or Ethereum, has partnered with MLS veteran forward CJ Sapong to convert a portion of his salary directly into cryptocurrency.

CJ Sapong (IG: @CJSapong TW:@BigAfrika88), known for being one of the most reliable & consistent goal-scorers in Major League Soccer and Nashville SC’s reigning Offensive Player of the Year, is not just a star on pitch. CJ is also a respected cryptocurrency enthusiast who, after leading his team to a playoff run, is stepping into a role advising Hedge as the company explodes into the marketplace. Nashville’s number 17 will also use Hedge convert a portion of his 2021 MLS bonuses and future salary payments into crypto, and is ready to explain why he chose his personal allocations & a relationship with the team at Hedge

“Anytime you add automation to budgeting, you’re creating a more efficient lifestyle. But when you add the ability to invest into a space that has a large use case, through that automation you bring a sense of security and serenity knowing you are consistently building towards your future.” Says Sapong, “My experience with the team at Hedge has brought a lot of educational tools and resources that have increased my comfort and knowledge of the blockchain and cryptocurrency. Now with Hedge’s payroll conversion platform I can focus on my profession knowing that success on the field is directly linked to financial freedom off of it.”

Now with Hedge’s payroll conversion platform I can focus on my profession knowing that success on the field is directly linked to financial freedom off of it.

CJ SapongNashville SC Forward

By using Hedge, CJ is leveraging the strategy of dollar-cost averaging through automated conversion of his paychecks with to smooth out market volatility as he continues to build out his personal digital currency nest eggs.

“Hedge is proud to work with CJ and are excited that this dynamic professional athlete is helping lead the movement in making Crypto easier and more accessible for more Americans than ever before,” said Hedge founder, David Schwartz. “Hedge is a convenient, frictionless way for virtually anyone to join the movement towards monetary freedom.”

Hedge is built to scale so employees can seamlessly convert a customizable portion of their payroll compensation into crypto and securely deposit it into their individual wallets or leave it directly on Hedge. Hedge’s platform allows a person’s pay to still be sent out in government backed money like the dollar from employer to employee, so neither side incurs a separate taxable event at the original point of pay. Employers of any size, from family run businesses to Fortune 500 companies will be able to offer the service as an employee driven option, knowing it is fully compliant and free to them as a company.

The service is available now! Interested parties can sign up and start taking advantage of dollar cost averaging into cryptocurrencies today at

Cornerstone Global Management, Inc.
+1 608-535-2248
email us here

Hedge Teams Up With ‘Cryptocurrency With Matthew J. Moore’ Radio Show To Educate The Masses

Focus Will Be On Educating Tulsa’s 1 Million Residents Through Popular 102.3 FM Crypto Show And Growing Streaming Presence

Hedge, a payroll-to-cryptocurrency conversion service based out of Brentwood, Tennessee, has teamed up with the ‘Cryptocurrency With Matthew J. Moore’ show, a popular radio show airing on 102.3 KRMG in Tulsa, Oklahoma, with shows also available on Spotify, Apple, and Google podcasts.

The Bitcoin and cryptocurrency-based radio show airs live every Sunday evening with Matt Moore and his team to a potential local audience of 1 million Tulsa and surrounding area residents, hosting guests from every corner of the nascent technologies that make up the blockchain and cryptocurrency space. The show has garnered positive reviews for its focus on promoting the most beneficial and least understood aspects of Bitcoin, and the sovereign freedoms obtained through the investing of such a paradigm-shifting technology in today’s digital world.

They have the pulse of Tulsa and crypto education down to a tee, so it's a perfect way to continue one of our own core goals of mass education = mass adoption.

David SchwartzCEO

“Hedge is excited to expand its goal to both enable the masses in converting any amount of their pay directly into cryptocurrencies and also educate them about the benefits, inner workings and many use cases it provides everyone,” says David Schwartz, CEO of Cornerstone Global Management, Inc., Hedge’s company. “We’re excited to do this with Matt and his team. They have the pulse of Tulsa and crypto education down to a tee, so it’s a perfect way to continue one of our own core goals of mass education = mass adoption.”

Matt reiterated the same by stating, “My goal with the radio show has always been to grow cryptocurrency understanding and adoption, by meeting people where they are. Radio has been a perfect platform to do this and teaming up with Hedge will give us greater tools and knowledge to help enhance these educational efforts.”

The radio show, which airs every Sunday evening from 5-6 pm CST, will begin the educational partnership with the December 12th show and initially run 6 months.

About Cornerstone Global Management, Inc

Cornerstone Global Management, Inc provides a simple and seamless way for employees to allocate any portion of their salary for conversions into cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Litecoin, and Ethereum and sent to the wallet(s) of their choice through their revolutionary platform ‘Hedge’. The platform is also available for integration directly into any cryptocurrency wallet, exchange, or app. Cornerstone’s ability to fully service the individual investor also includes pre-paid/debit card offerings involving cryptocurrencies, giving its users a full spectrum of services.

About Matthew J. Moore

Matt is a cryptocurrency consultant and sound money enthusiast who creates educational videos and on-air segments on Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies. In 2019 Matt was responsible for helping author some of the very first pro cryptocurrency legislation introduced in the Oklahoma legislature. Matt was also given the opportunity to host an interim study at the Oklahoma State Capitol in order to teach lawmakers about cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. Matt is the current host of ‘Cryptocurrency with Matthew Moore‘ on 102.3 KRMG out of Tulsa, Oklahoma.

NASCAR Driver And MLS Soccer Star Team Up with Hedge to Convert Salary in Crypto

XFinity Series racer Landon Cassill and Nashville SC Forward CJ Sapong to help beta test service that converts any portion of their pay into cryptocurrencies

DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA, UNITED STATES, August 26, 2021 / — Hedge, a cryptocurrency fintech company that converts payroll into Bitcoin, Litecoin, or Ethereum, today is proud to announce that NASCAR driver Landon Cassill and MLS Forward CJ Sapong have begun using their platform to convert a portion of their salaries directly into cryptocurrencies.

Cassill, whose #4 car will race in tomorrow night’s WaWa 250, has been a crypto pioneer in the NASCAR community by accepting his sponsorship from Hedge and crypto platform partner Voyager in the popular cryptocurrency Litecoin earlier this year. Moving forward from tonight’s race, Landon will also automatically convert a portion of his regular salary into cryptocurrencies Litecoin and Bitcoin.

CJ Sapong, rated as one of the top 50 players in Major League Soccer, is an advisor to Hedge and will also be converting a portion of his MLS salary into Litecoin through the service. CJ will have his converted pay sent to a partner wallet of Hedge, Digifox. Digifox has also chosen to directly integrate Hedge into it’s own platform as a way for it’s own users to also take advantage of the ability to dollar cost average through payroll conversion.

Hedge is proud to work with Landon and CJ, and we are excited that these dynamic professional athletes are leading the movement to make Crypto easier and more accessible than ever before.

David SchwartzCEO

“Hedge is a convenient, frictionless way for virtually anyone to join the movement towards monetary freedom,” said Hedge founder David Schwartz.

Both athletes intend to leverage a dollar-cost averaging strategy through automated conversion of their paychecks with to smooth out market volatility as they continue to build out their personal digital currency nest eggs.

Hedge is built to scale so employees can seamlessly convert a customizable portion of their payroll compensation into crypto and securely deposit it into their individual wallets. Through Hedge, pay is still sent out in government-backed money like the dollar from employer to employee, so neither side incurs a separate taxable event at the original point of payment. Employers of any size, from family-run businesses to Fortune 500 companies, will be able to offer the service as an employee-driven option, knowing it is fully compliant.

The service will be available to the public in September. Interested parties can reserve their place and sign up now at

Hedge Joins Voyager In NASCAR First By Paying Car Sponsorship With Crypto

XFinity Series Driver Landon Cassill To Receive Hedge Sponsorship In Litecoin; Will Use Hedge To Convert Regular Pay Into Litecoin

Hedge, a cryptocurrency fintech platform that allows users to convert any portion of their pay into Bitcoin, Litecoin and Ethereum, is making history alongside popular trading and staking app, Voyager, as the first companies to sponsor a NASCAR race team by paying in cryptocurrencies.

Hedge and Voyager have teamed up with NASCAR driver Landon Cassill, whose #4 car is part of NASCAR’s Xfinity racing series. The sponsorship is for 20 of the final 24 races of the 2021 racing season. Voyager, the primary sponsor, will cover the majority of the race car, with Hedge and the cryptocurrency Litecoin gracing the back ‘TV’ bumper for the 20 planned races, which started on May 22nd at Circuit of the America’s Pit Boss 250 in Austin, Texas.

Both Voyager and Hedge paid for their sponsorship in Litecoin, a cryptocurrency known as the ‘Silver to Bitcoin’s Gold’ and used primarily as a payments coin and store of value. Litecoin is also a favorite cryptocurrency of Landon’s, as evidenced by his participation in a pro athlete panel on cryptos at the 2019 Global Litecoin Summit held in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Landon will also use Hedge’s payroll to crypto conversion platform,, to earn a portion of his pay from Landon Cassill, Inc. in Litecoin and have it sent automatically to his Voyager account. This will make Cassill the first known NASCAR driver to convert any type of income through racing into cryptocurrencies.

“I am thrilled for this new partnership with Hedge and Litecoin.” stated Landon Cassill on the sponsorship.

Charlie has been a friend for a couple years now, and has helped me navigate the crypto world and welcomed me into the Litecoin community. Hedge is a really unique product that fits me very well, as I have been exploring ways to run my payroll through cryptocurrency. I’m excited to use the product for myself and have them on my racecar all season!

— Landon Cassill

As part of the sponsorship agreement with NASCAR’s Landon Cassill, Hedge will be sponsoring a meetup prior to four of the twenty races they are on Landon’s racecar. These meetups are meant to connect with both racing and cryptocurrency fans the day prior to the race. The meetups will be managed and attended in person by Hedge’s new Director of Marketing and Social Engagement, former WWE Superstar Danielle Moinet, and various other members of the Hedge team.

About Hedge: Hedge is a fintech platform run by Cornerstone Global Management, Inc. that allows employees to convert any portion of their payroll in Bitcoin, Litecoin and/or Ethereum at a highly competitive rate, also automatically sending them to the cryptocurrency wallets of their choosing.

About Voyager Digital Ltd.: Voyager Digital Ltd. is a publicly traded holding company whose subsidiaries operate a crypto-asset platform that provides retail and institutional investors with a seamless solution to trade crypto assets. The Voyager platform provides customers with competitive price execution through its smart order router and a custody solution on a wide choice of popular crypto-assets. Voyager was founded by established Wall Street and Silicon Valley entrepreneurs who teamed to bring a better, more transparent, and cost-efficient alternative for trading crypto-assets to the marketplace. Please visit us at for more information.

About Landon Cassill: Landon is an American professional stock car racing driver. He competes full-time in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, driving the Nos. 4 and 6 Chevrolet Camaros for JD Motorsports.