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Electroneum gets its first Euro/ETN pairing at Liquid by Quoine

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At the end of last month, Liquid spoke in favor of Electroneum as they said ETN is a the forefront of crypto adoption. The platform also announced that ETN/Euro pair would be available by November 5th (today). Now the day has come.

Quoine is a fintech company founded in 2014 by Mario Gómez-Lozada and Mike Kayamori. Both founders had extensive experience working for the traditional financial system, especially in Japan and the United States.

Mr. Kayamori worked for 22 years as investments and business manager, IT and venture capitals in Asia and the US for institutions as prestigious as SoftBank Group (where he was a Vice President), or Globespan Capital Partners at California. Mr. Gómez-Lozada was Chief Information and head of Fixed Income IT at Credit Suisse in Asia.

Their resumes are nothing to sneer at. And they both came together to start Quoine when they realized the disruptive power that cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology can have in the world at large, but especially for the traditional financial system.

Quoine is one of the world’s leading fintech companies that provides next-generation services, exchange, trading, and other services that are powered by blockchain technology. They do this work based on the belief that all financial services will be shaped in the future by cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. That will make financial services accessible to every person in the word.

This company is supported by a native token called QASH which is meant to make the platform very liquid. Another feature in Quoine is Liquid by Quoine which is a cutting-edge crypto platform that is exceedingly safe and, as the name should guarantee liquid. It allows you to buy/sell virtual assets using Ethereum, Bitcoin, and QASH, and now, Electroneum’s ETN.

Electroneum is a blockchain project which privileges mobility and micropayments. It’s a third generation blockchain that includes an asset called ETN which has been gathering momentum very well lately, while most of the market has been going down.

The emphasis on mobility is so strong that mining for new tokens is not done in computers but mobile phones and tablets. All you need to do is to install the mining app, run it in your phone and it will get you some ETN coins every day.

Liquid by Quoine is adopting ETN into their platform next Monday. Why is that important? It’s the first exchange that will allow you to buy ETN tokens directly, by using a fiat currency (Euro, in this particular case). It’s also important because of the credibility it brings to the token.

It’s now going to be paired (at least at Liquid) with Bitcoin and Ethereum, which means that Quoine is the first fintech firm to think that ETN is worthy of playing with the big boys in town and is acting accordingly. Last, but not least, this development will create usefulness and demand for ETN which, in turn, will drive the price up which will be great news for all the enthusiasts that have installed the ETN mining app so far.

Long story short: starting today you can use those ETN tokens that have been accumulating in your cell phone since you installed the app. How can you use them? Well, you could use them to pay for goods and services in those businesses that support the ETN currency. But those are very few still. The new option that Liquid is giving you is to sell your ETNs for Euros and send them to your bank account.

It is a huge step forward for Electroneum (ETN) regarding mass adoption, and also for Liquid in terms of future vision and user base. Keep an eye for both projects. Try and install the Electroneum app; you have nothing to lose.

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Disclaimer: This article should not be taken as, and is not intended to provide, investment advice. Global Coin Report and/or its affiliates, employees, writers, and subcontractors are cryptocurrency investors and from time to time may or may not have holdings in some of the coins or tokens they cover. Please conduct your own thorough research before investing in any cryptocurrency and read our full disclaimer.

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Aluna.Social is a Compelling Social Platform for Crypto Traders and Investors

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When one thinks about the social media landscape, the companies that first come to mind are most likely Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Snapchat.  These platforms are a great way to stay connected with friends, families, and colleagues, especially when geographic distance is a factor.  But, in addition to just chatting about life in general and sharing pictures, social media can be used to bridge the information gap that exists within the investment community.

Over the last decade, many trading offices have been established in large cities all over the world which allow solo traders and investors to pay a monthly fee in exchange for a workspace.  The real benefit to trading in these offices is to participate in the free flow of trading ideas and information.  Proprietary trading is one of the most challenging careers to be successful at and the exchange of ideas is almost required in order to succeed.  Traders at hedge funds and investment banks work in teams so why shouldn’t remote traders?

While these trading offices are a great way to help bridge the information gap, Aluna.Social may provide an even better way, especially as it relates to cryptocurrency trading.

Mission Statement

Aluna.Social, founded by Alvin Lee and Henrique Matias, is a multi-exchange social trading terminal for crypto traders and investors.  The goal of the platform is to help newcomers shorten their learning curve,…

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CoinFlip Scores Big with BRD Wallet Partnership

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As the crypto markets move closer to mass adoption, one of the keys for future success will revolve around attracting as many market participants as possible.  While many crypto users are extremely tech oriented, a lot of those on the sidelines are not.  The cause of waiting on the sidelines could be due to a variety of reasons such as fear of the unknown, lack of knowledge, age, or a combination of all of the above.  In order to entice new users to join the crypto revolution, crypto ATMs are rising up across the country.  Of those, the largest and most influential crypto ATM company by a significant margin is CoinFlip.

In early October, CoinFlip announced on its Twitter that it had officially partnered with BRD Wallet to re-introduce their crypto ATM map.  Now, BRD wallet users will be able to locate their nearest CoinFlip ATM and receive a 10% discount for both buys and sells.  BRD brand awareness is growing quickly within the crypto community thanks to its innovative and entrepreneurial spirit.  The team strongly believes in the value of financial freedom and independence, and want to empower people across the world by leveraging the possibilities that Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies provide.

Cryptocurrencies are already making a huge difference around the world.  Citizens of Venezuela, a country devastated by rampant inflation, have been using several cryptocurrencies…

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Can Libra help the crypto industry to reach new heights?

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Libra is motivated and determined to change the face of payment procedures across the globe and make the blockchain-based project the leaders of payments.
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The market for cryptocurrencies started with the launch of Bitcoin in 2009, and since then, so many cryptocurrencies have been launched that it gets hard to keep track of them. The crypto market has seen massive growth in the past 3-4 years as it started gaining attention from mass media, which helped in this boom.

From the past 2-3 years, several new cryptocurrency projects were launching in the market. Amid all this, the social media giant – Facebook announced the launch of their cryptocurrency platform, and this news got viral like wildfire. The announcement came forward in June, and the upcoming cryptocurrency is known as Libra, and it’ll come with its dedicated wallet called Calibra.

What is Libra?

Libra is a permissioned blockchain-based digital currency which is being developed under the supervision of Facebook’s vice president, David A. Marcus. The cryptocurrency is under development in partnership with an independent, non-profit member Libra Association. Facebook is the second member of the project, and these companies aim to use Facebook’s user base for the promotion of the digital currency when it is launched. The transactions and the cryptocurrency will be managed and cryptographically entrusted by the Libra Association.

Note: Libra Association was established by Facebook to look after the cryptocurrency and the transactions, and it was founded in Geneva, Switzerland.

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