Miami, FL - October 21th, 2021 - Today VUGO chief commercial office James Bellefeuille announced that they would accept Cryptocurrency through a merchant account created in partnership with Coinbase Commerce to allow advertisers to purchase both digital and traditional out of home advertising on their rideshare advertising platform.
US-based rideshare advertising network VUGO is the latest company to adopt cryptocurrency payments. The company, which is based in Minneapolis,MN with distributed team members in Miami, FL and San Francisco, CA. VUGO announced its adoption of crypto payment service provider Coinbase Commerce, which will allow it to accept payments in several cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin (BTC).
The new partnership enables VUGO's clients to elect to pay with cryptocurrency via invoice after executing an advertising agreement to pay via their coinbase wallets. Currently, advertisers have the option to pay with Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Dogecoin (DOGE), Litecoin (LTC), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Dai and USD Coin
CEO Robert Flessner Described the partnership as the next step in DOOH as we work towards enabling digital place based commerce through Cryptocurrency, Alex Raykhfeld, VUGO's Head of International Operations said that the Coinbase Commerce payment option is now available in all the countries in which VUGO operates including the United States, Canada, The European Union, Saudi Arabia and Dubai.
About VUGO: VUGO® empowers drivers across the nation with the most robust rideshare advertising solutions. VUGO invented rideshare advertising in 2015 and is proud to be a leader in the rideshare advertising space. VUGO is based in Minneapolis, MN with a distributed team throughout the USA. Major investors include Florida Funders VC and Tihama New Media. To learn more about VUGO’s rideshare advertising solutions or to request our media kit visit: https://GoVugo.com or email Sales@GoVugo.com
VUGO HIRES UZO UDU, A FORMER UBER DRIVER & EX-UBER ALUM AS HEAD OF DRIVER SUPPORT
Miami, FL - January 29th, 2021 - Today VUGO announced that Uzo Udu will be joining VUGO as Head of Driver Support and Customer Success, effective May 1st, 2021. VUGO is proud to announce that Uzo Udu will be joining the VUGO from Uber, where he previously wore many hats as an integral part of Uber’s Center of Excellence (COE) in Chicago.
Uzo will be bringing his experience in team building, support, and launching new initiatives and deep experience in building rideshare support infrastructure, processes, procedures to VUGO to improve support for independent VUGO driver-partners and our advertising and content clients.