Digital currencies

OKEx Expects 100% Increase in Staff in Two Years

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 12:51pm

The COVID-19 pandemic undoubtedly accelerated the adoption of crypto, encouraging more people to grow trust in Bitcoin over traditional safe-haven like gold, stock market, and real estate.

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  • The COVID-19 pandemic undoubtedly accelerated the adoption of crypto, encouraging more people to grow trust in Bitcoin over traditional safe-haven like gold, stock market, and real estate.
  • Considering the growing business opportunities and the increasing demand of crypto trading, OKEx is expanding its presence to different regions of the world beyond the existing 180 countries and areas.
  • We expect a 100% increase in the total number of staff in 2 years serving customers from around the world, said Jay Hao, CEO of OKEx.
  • The OKEx Beacon Program will recruit a total of 6 mentees for a one-month exclusive mentorship with CEO Jay Hao and Director of Financial Markets Lennix Lai.

GDET Engages Leading Online Marketing Firm to Drive Traffic and Sales at The Greenery Online CBD Store

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 10:30am

Increased traffic through the online store is one of the core goals in the Companys recently launched multi-pronged marketing and brand development strategy.

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  • Increased traffic through the online store is one of the core goals in the Companys recently launched multi-pronged marketing and brand development strategy.
  • The team at EDM has helped hundreds of clients reach their digital marketing and branding goals over the past two decades.
  • Driving traffic to the The Greenery store represents an initial step in a wider marketing and brand development strategy now underway at GDET.
  • The Company has recently divested complex operations involved in cryptocurrency mining, Bitcoin ATM, and CBD physical store sales segments, freeing up resources that will be focused exclusively on maximizing the growth potential of its online CBD sales segment.

bitFlyer Europe and Quazard Partner to Bring First Ever Trading Competition to Botwars Ultimate Trading

Monday, June 1, 2020 - 5:00am

Leading cryptocurrency exchange bitFlyer, is partnering with crypto-trading game developer Quazard, to bring the first ever gamified trading competition to the Botwars Ultimate Trading universe.

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  • Leading cryptocurrency exchange bitFlyer, is partnering with crypto-trading game developer Quazard, to bring the first ever gamified trading competition to the Botwars Ultimate Trading universe.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200531005005/en/
    bitFlyer and Quazard bring the first gamified trading competition to the Botwars Ultimate Trading universe (Graphic: Business Wire)
    The competition, which launches today, allows Botwars players to compete in a free to enter crypto-trading simulator to win real Bitcoin.
  • This is the first trading competition to launch on Botwars, and the only live trading competition of its type.
  • bitFlyer Europe, the European arm of bitFlyer Inc. the Japanese-owned cryptocurrency exchange, is providing the prize pool to enable Quazard to bring the competition alive.

Bitcoin IRA™ Releases New Infographic on Bitcoin's Major Halving Event

Friday, May 29, 2020 - 9:15am

The Bitcoin halving, which occurs every four years, is a monumental event for the cryptocurrency in which the rate of supply of Bitcoin is cut in half.

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  • The Bitcoin halving, which occurs every four years, is a monumental event for the cryptocurrency in which the rate of supply of Bitcoin is cut in half.
  • The result is a combination of decreased supply and increased demand for Bitcoin, creating upward price pressures.
  • "Our internal data at Bitcoin IRA shows signs of increased demand for Bitcoin inside IRA & 401(k) accounts," explains Chris Kline, COO and Co-Founder at Bitcoin IRA, citing record transaction volume in April and May of 2020.
  • Since 2016, Bitcoin IRA has processed over $400 million in investments, has over 50,000 account holders, and has received more than 650 5-star client reviews.

BitPay Awarded Best Alternative Payment Solution from CNP Summit

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 2:30pm

Atlanta, May 28, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BitPay , the worlds largest provider of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency payment services, today announced the company won Best Alternative Payment Solution from CNP Summit .

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  • Atlanta, May 28, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BitPay , the worlds largest provider of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency payment services, today announced the company won Best Alternative Payment Solution from CNP Summit .
  • It is one of eight first-time winners in this years CNP Awards, nabbing the Judges Choice award in the Best Alternative Payment Solution category.
  • Founded in 2011, BitPay pioneered blockchain payment processing with the mission of transforming how businesses and people send, receive, and store money.
  • BitPay offers consumers a complete digital asset management solution that includes the BitPay Wallet and BitPay Prepaid Visa Card, enabling them to turn digital assets into dollars for spending at tens of thousands of businesses.

International Spirits & Wellness Holdings Enters Joint-Venture Agreement with Official Distributor of Top-Selling Crypto Mining Equipment

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 2:35pm

LAS VEGAS, May 28, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- International Spirits & Wellness Holdings, Inc. (OTC: ISWH) ( ISW Holdings or the Company), aglobal brand management holdings company, announced its entrance into a new venture with Bit5ive LLC , a global leader in cryptocurrency mining and innovative turnkey mining solutions.

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  • LAS VEGAS, May 28, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- International Spirits & Wellness Holdings, Inc. (OTC: ISWH) ( ISW Holdings or the Company), aglobal brand management holdings company, announced its entrance into a new venture with Bit5ive LLC , a global leader in cryptocurrency mining and innovative turnkey mining solutions.
  • In addition, Bit5ive is the producer and distributor of POD5 and Power Skid 2.5, the most efficient and successful infrastructure for crypto mining hardware.
  • Bit5ive is quickly becoming one of the largest U.S.-based companies in the cryptocurrency mining and bitcoin farm industry.
  • Bit5ive is a leader in crypto currency mining data centers with several projects currently in development in the United States.

CrypChain to Offer a Variety of Purchase Solutions for Cryptocurrencies

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 2:00pm

CrypChain is a solid brand now providing access to the fastest and easiest way to buy or sell Bitcoin, as well as other highly demanded cryptocurrencies.

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  • CrypChain is a solid brand now providing access to the fastest and easiest way to buy or sell Bitcoin, as well as other highly demanded cryptocurrencies.
  • Customers have a variety of purchase solutions, including credit card and wire transfer.
  • In order to provide a great solution, Crypchain offer it's customers a variety of purchase solutions including Credit Card and Wire Transfers.
  • With well-connected Bitcoin miners and the world's largest exchange platforms, Crypchain are your first step into the Cryptocurrency world.

Bitbuy announces partnership with Knox, creating Canada’s first 1:1 insured Bitcoin platform

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 7:33pm

The partnership, which allows Bitbuy users to store their bitcoin holdings in an offline vault with insurance up to the full value of the holdings, marks a significant development for the cryptocurrency industry in Canada.

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  • The partnership, which allows Bitbuy users to store their bitcoin holdings in an offline vault with insurance up to the full value of the holdings, marks a significant development for the cryptocurrency industry in Canada.
  • Bitbuy will be moving its existing bitcoin holdings over to Knox, who will securely store these assets in an insured custody account.
  • Bitbuy will be Knoxs first exchange partner to be able to provide its customers with this insured Bitcoin wallet offering.
  • Bitbuy was founded in 2016, and is currently one of Canadas largest cryptocurrency platforms by trading volume.

On a Mission to Mainstream Digital Asset Investing and Trading, Capital Markets Veterans Launch CrossTower Exchange

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 2:30pm

Jersey City, NJ, May 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CrossTower , a new exchange operator, today announced the launch of its new multi-asset trading platform founded by capital markets veterans on a mission to mainstream digital asset investing and trading.

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  • Jersey City, NJ, May 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CrossTower , a new exchange operator, today announced the launch of its new multi-asset trading platform founded by capital markets veterans on a mission to mainstream digital asset investing and trading.
  • The CrossTower exchange will initially support crypto-to-crypto trading in the five most widely traded currencies: Bitcoin, Ether, LiteCoin, Bitcoin Cash and ZCash.
  • He has held senior leadership roles at the Cboe (Chicago Board Options Exchange), Bats Global Markets (acquired by Cboe), ISE (International Securities Exchange) and the New York Stock Exchange.
  • Founded in 2020, CrossTower is an exchange operator founded by capital markets veterans on a mission to mainstream digital asset trading and investing.

VeganNation’s VeganPay collaboration with tech giants IBM and Stripe takes plant-based food supply and sustainability to the next level

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 - 7:55pm

VeganNation intends to fully unite the global vegan community with its emerging technology platform at the heart of the worlds first vegan ecosystem.

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  • VeganNation intends to fully unite the global vegan community with its emerging technology platform at the heart of the worlds first vegan ecosystem.
  • Pivotal to the development of VeganPay is VeganNations technology partnership with Stripe.
  • Along with the VeganPay digital wallet comes VeganNations new marketplace with a focus on local trade of goods and services.
  • With every VeganPay transaction, users will receive VeganCoin (VeganNations community-governed digital currency) incentives through the apps loyalty program which connects businesses and customers.