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Bitcoin Cash (BCH) and Ripple (XRP) Headed to Expansion with Revolut

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Bitcoin Cash and Ripple have been added to the service offer of one of the fastest growing companies in Europe, Revolut. Revolut started out nearly three years ago as a startup company set to offer a different type of banking services, that way representing an independent Bitcoin bank.

Now that Bitcoin Cash and Ripple, fourth and third-best currencies are being sponsored by Revolut, we are interested in finding out whether this occasion can affect the expansion of BCH and XRP, which is probably the next goal set for all major cryptocurrencies and digital assets.

Revoult Decides to Add Bitcoin Cash and Ripple

Revolut started off as a small startup company with a plan to become an independent banking service firm offering simple but much-needed payment methods on a global level. They started out under the name Revolut nearly three years ago in 2015 and were soon able to reach proportions of a massive company.

In addition to becoming a banking service company, Revolut is also proud to have been proclaimed as the fastest growing company in Europe, with massive odds of having a global expansion, which would naturally be the next step for Revolut.

In that spirit, Revolut is having funding rounds, with their last successful funding round bringing them 250 million dollars in revenue. With the latest addition of 250 million dollars, Revolut now has 1.7 billion dollars in market cap, supporting its status as the fastest growing company in Europe.

Since they have had a successful funding round, Revolut is planning on having two different funding rounds, one set in South America and another in Asia, which in every way shows the progress of Revoult towards expansion.

But, where do we find Bitcoin Cash and Ripple expanding in this case scenario?

Revolut is said to be the fastest growing company in financial tech industry, which means that they are planning on further expanding. Revolut offers different banking services which include peer-to-peer payments, global and international transactions, exchanging and purchasing cryptocurrencies, personal loans, remittance and exchanging of fiat currencies.

The company’s service that promotes crypto-powered transactions is called Revolut Crypto and until recently this service has added Litecoin, Bitcoin, and Ethereum to its service options.

As of the most recent events and the announcement that came yesterday, as stated by Revolut, Bitcoin Cash and Ripple have been added to the existing team of crypto Revolut Crypto is offering.

The head of the company announced that they wanted to celebrate the fact that they managed to collect 250 million dollars with the funding round, so they decided to add two more currencies, BCH and XRP, to their existing list of digital assets.

Revolut is planning on launching its services by the end of 2018, that way expanding their market to Singapore, the US, New Zealand, Australia, Hong Kong and Canada.

Since Revolut Crypto will also be among these services, it is expected that the assets supported by Revolut will go through expansion themselves, which means that Ripple and Bitcoin Cash are definitely in for global expansion, which is considered to be a new objective of all major digital assets, especially now that cryptocurrencies are being better understood.

How is Bitcoin Cash doing at the Current Moment?

As the fourth-best currency according to the global coin ranking list, Bitcoin Cash is doing an amazing job while it is being recovered from the latest selloff that hit the market a couple of days ago as many holders probably wanted to earn some profit from the most recent rebound.

Following the latest change in the market, BCH is going up against the dollar with a rise of 3.78% in oppose to this fiat value.

However, although BCH is rising against the dollar, this currency is going down against Bitcoin but only trading in the red with a slight drop of -0.68%.

That being said Bitcoin Cash can be exchanged for 1385.65$ per one unit.

How is Ripple doing at the Current Moment?

Ripple, although struggling to reach the value of 1$, is still without question the third-best currency due to its market cap. Although Ripple is already used to being applied in different banking systems thanks to Ripple’s own xCurrent, being added by Revolut is surely contributing to the expansion of XRP.

After the most recent change in the market, Ripple has gone up to nearly 5% against the dollar, while it is trading in the red.

In addition to this most recent rise, XRP is also trading up in oppose to BTC, while going up for a slight rise of 0.42% against Bitcoin.

At this moment, one unit of Ripple can be bought at the price of 0.84$ per one unit, which means that XRP is pretty close to acquiring the anticipated 1$ value in case this digital asset continues with the current pace of growth.

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Rewards Platform StormX Offers 50% Crypto Cashback Bonus for Thanksgiving

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Singapore, Singapore, 23rd November, 2020, // ChainWire //

Blockchain-based rewards platform StormX has released a seasonal promotion for its award-winning Crypto Cash Back App. The promotion will allow app users to earn a 50% bonus on top of their cashback between Thanksgiving Day and Cyber Monday (November 26-30).

StormX has also introduced a brand-new staking service, allowing users to earn an additional 50% per year when they stake STMX tokens. The native ERC20 token of the StormX ecosystem, STMX has a total supply of 10 billion and is available to trade at many of the world’s top exchanges, including Binance and Bittrex.

“With Bitcoin’s price approaching its all-time high, interest in cryptocurrencies has renewed, though some people believe it’s now too expensive to buy in,” said StormX CEO and Co-Founder Simon Yu. “What we have done is create an easy way for such individuals to accumulate bitcoin, ethereum and other cryptocurrencies via everyday shopping.

“We’re also excited to provide users with the ability to earn greater rewards simply by staking their tokens.”

Since the StormX mobile app launched its Shop feature with over 700 stores in February 2020, some 400,000 unique users have been added to the rewards platform. StormX has also witnessed over 50% month-on-month growth for sales. The app is available for download on the App and Google Play Stores, and can be downloaded as a browser add-on from the Chrome Web…

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BITTREX GLOBAL CONFIRMS FREE TRADING AND LISTING FOR TOP DEFI TOKEN

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Valduz, Liechtenstein, 17th November, 2020, // ChainWire //

International cryptocurrency exchange promotes free trading and no gas fees for leading DeFi tokens

17th November 2020 — Bittrex Global GmbH. announced today 8 new DeFi tokens will be listed this week including:

  • UMA (UMA)
  • Aave (AAVE)
  • Balancer (BAL)
  • REN (REN & renBTC)
  • Kyber Network (KNC)
  • Band Protocol (BAND)
  • YF Link – (YFL)

Bittrex Global’s users can trade all of their DeFi  tokens with no trading or gas fees until 2021. The decision to enable free trading on Bittrex Global for DeFi tokens  follows on from the 1,000% growth of the DeFi asset class over the course of 2020.

The decision to enable free transactions will see more investors enter the Blockchain Act’s digital asset regulatory system, supervised by the Financial Market Authority in Liechtenstein (FMA) under the Due Diligence Act which requires traders to comply with the KYC/AML/CFT standards.

“The last year has seen huge growth in DeFi as an asset class and a number of significant milestones completed,” said Bittrex Global’s CEO Tom Albright. “As the asset class matures and more institutional and professional investors look at the fundamentals, we are likely to see increased demand and higher trading volumes for DeFi in 2021.

We’re really excited about what we’re seeing in the space and want to see these DeFi projects grow and help them build stronger platforms through increased adoption. Offering free trading fees…

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Ready for Chaos? Swingby’s Chaos-Mainnet Launches on December 28th

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Singapore, Singapore, 9th November, 2020, // ChainWire //

Swingby is the “warp-speed” protocol for inter-blockchain swaps. It allows all DeFi users to move assets between blockchains without a trusted party. 

Today, Swingby announces its first mainnet network will be released on the 28th of December; it will bridge native Bitcoins onto Ethereum via Wrapped BTC (WBTC).

The initial bridge will enable the most liquid digital asset in the world (Bitcoin), currently valued at a $300 billion market cap, to be moved onto the Ethereum network to tap its $10b DeFi ecosystem.

“This launch will be pivotal to Swingby. After December 28th, Swingby will have a fully operational Chaos-Mainnet network which will be generating a tremendous amount of value to the world of DeFi and bringing in a large number of new users” – Yusaku Senga, CEO

Why is this big news for DeFi?

On December 28th, Swingby will be launching its first Chaos-Mainnet bridge, allowing users to easily move their bitcoins into WBTC on Ethereum without the need for a trusted party. Similarly, the bridge can be used in the opposite direction allowing WBTC-ERC20 tokens to be moved back into native BTCs.

What’s so special about it?

  1. Trustless: Swingby’s Skybridge will be the only way to trustlessly swap BTC into wrapped Bitcoin (WBTC).
  2. Simple to use: The Swingby bridge has been designed to work with standard transaction types removing the need for complex smart contract calls…
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