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Bitpanda raises €10 million in private sale for its coin BEST and launches public sale

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Vienna, 9th of July 2019 – Vienna-based fintech Bitpanda have today launched the public sale of their own ecosystem token. BEST (Bitpanda Ecosystem Token) is the coin of the globally expanding investment platform, Bitpanda. It will play a vital part in the company’s growth and will increase customer loyalty even further. BEST will offer a wide range of benefits to 1 million Bitpanda users.

  • BEST (Bitpanda Ecosystem Token) IEO public sale is live from July 9th 1pm CET until August 6th 1pm CET
  • Up to 500 million out of 1 billion BEST are for sale
  • BEST available for €0.09 per token during the first week of the public IEO
  • 25% trading fee discount when paying fees with BEST (Q4 2019)
  • Priority access to the upcoming Bitpanda Launchpad
  • Simple investing process with every supported digital asset on the platform
  • BEST trading starts on August 7th 2019 as part of the launch of the Bitpanda Global Exchange

Bitpanda, the Viennese fintech with 1 million users and more than 120 employees, have today launched the Initial Exchange Offering (IEO) for the Bitpanda Ecosystem Token. BEST is the coin of the Bitpanda ecosystem and offers its users a wide range of benefits. For example, users will get a reduction of 25% on Bitpanda trading fees and gain priority access to the upcoming Bitpanda Launchpad, which will be available later and will allow the launch of third-party IEOs. Prior to the start of the public sale, the company has successfully raised more than €10 million in its private sale (20% of the total amount for sale), which means that BEST is already the most successful central European IEO.

“BEST is the fuel of the Bitpanda ecosystem, which means that the Bitpanda platform, the Bitpanda Global Exchange and future products, like the Bitpanda Launchpad, will make heavy use of incorporating BEST. It will play a vital role in Bitpanda’s global expansion and in making our vision of democratising personal finance a reality”, says Bitpanda CEO Eric Demuth.

On August 7th 2019, Bitpanda will also launch the Bitpanda Global Exchange, a digital asset exchange for experienced traders, professionals, and institutions. Bitpanda’s first global product will allow fiat-to-crypto as well as crypto-to-crypto trading and has been developed 100% in-house over the course of 2 years.

About Bitpanda

Bitpanda is a fintech based in Vienna, Austria founded in 2014 by Eric Demuth, Paul Klanschek and Christian Trummer. The company is a firm believer in the innovative power of cryptocurrencies, digitised assets and blockchain technology. Bitpanda’s mission is to tear down the barriers to investing and bring traditional financial products to the 21st century. Today, Bitpanda has around 1 million users and more than 120 team members. With a PSD2 payment service provider license, state-of-the-art security and streamlined user experience, Bitpanda has grown into a popular trading platform for newbies and experts alike. Users can currently trade Bitcoin, Ethereum, gold and over 20 other digital assets.

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XNO Token of Xeno NFT Hub listed on Bithumb Korea Exchange

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Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 25th January, 2021, // ChainWire //

Xeno Holdings Limited (xno.live ), a blockchain solutions company based in Hong Kong, has announced the listing of its ecosystem utility token XNO on the ‘Bithumb Korea’ cryptocurrency exchange on January 21st 2021.

Xeno NFT Hub (market.xno.live ), developed by Xeno Holdings, enables easy minting of digital items into NFTs while also providing a marketplace where anyone can securely trade NFTs.

The Xeno NFT Hub project team includes former members of the technology project Yosemite X based in San Francisco and professionals such as Gabby Dizon who is a games industry expert and NFT space influencer based in Southeast Asia.

NFT(Non-Fungible Token) technology has recently gained huge focus in the blockchain arena and beyond, making waves in the online gaming sector, the art world, and the digital copyrights industry in recent years. The strongest feature of NFTs is that “NFTs are unique digital assets that cannot be replaced or forged”. Unlike fungible tokens such as Bitcoin or Ether, NFTs are not interchangeable for other tokens of the same type but instead each NFT has a unique value and specific information that cannot be replaced. This fact makes NFTs the perfect solution to record and prove ownership of digital and real-world items like works of art, game items, limited-edition collectibles, and more.

NFTs are already being actively traded in markets globally. For…

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Campden Wealth Partners with GDA Group to Enter Digital Asset Markets

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Blockchain conglomerate GDA Group joins as Campden Wealth’s newest Corporate Partner for 2021. Based in Toronto, GDA group provides access to all verticals of the crypto capital markets to institutions and private investors. The two institutions once operated on different verticals, so the partnership indicates a new era of portfolio allocation and asset diversification. Digital assets, including bitcoin, are becoming a vital component of modern investment strategies. GDA Group provides multiple avenues for digital asset exposure, including trading services through their institutional trading desk Secure Digital Markets, including non-recourse lending up to $100M through GDA Lending, and private placements through their capital markets arm GDA Capital

“Institutions have spent a decade on the sidelines, evaluating the risks of this burgeoning sector. Now, in less than 6 months we have seen billions in institutional and private capital enter the space,”  says James Godfrey, FX and International Banking Advisor to GDA Group. “Our relationship with Campden will illustrate the maturation of this industry and where we are headed next. New stakeholders will need experience, resources and insights to navigate this new market and evaluate upcoming opportunities.”

 “The Campden Community is constantly balancing the needs of wealth creation for the future, with wealth preservation…

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Should Crypto Projects Devote Resources to Community Growth and Marketing?

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2020 has been an incredible year for crypto as investors have generated windfall profits and crypto projects have seen their businesses gain the spotlight they’ve been looking for.  While Bitcoin has received most of the attention after major institutional investors announced they were accumulating the increasingly scarce asset, many altcoins have also seen their fair share of glory.  When looking at all the big winners of the past year, the first project that probably comes to mind is Chainlink, having appreciated by more than 550% YTD and now valued at over $4.5 billion.  But, the actual biggest winner of the year is HEX with a YTD return of over 5,000%.

I mention both of the above projects as they have each taken slightly different paths to achieve greatness.  Chainlink has devoted resources toward building a fundamentally sound business with many strategic partnerships while HEX has spent vast sums of money on marketing and promotion.  Both approaches are valid, but one thing is certain, it is absolutely imperative for crypto projects to let the crypto community know what makes them special.  Of course, one of the reasons that makes crypto so valuable is the powerful blockchain technology that most projects are utilizing.

Cryptocurrency vs. Blockchain Technology

It’s important to make a distinction between blockchain technology and cryptocurrency.  Although they are often used interchangeably, they are different.  Blockchain technology and crypto were both created after the 2008 financial crisis, but cryptocurrency…

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