Cryptopia Halts NZDT Deposits due to Banking Issues

Cryptopia, being famous for trading New Zealand dollar tethered crypto, announced the halt of NZDT deposits due to their current bank closing Cryptopia's NZDT account on Feb 9
31 January 2018   1100

The Cryptopia exchange is a currency trading platform which allows users to deposit, trade, and withdraw Bitcoin, Litecoin, and over 400 other crypto currencies. The users of the platform have always been able to convert New Zealand dollars to crypto by despositing to NZDt, and trading it for the coins.

On January 30 Cryptopia exchange announced that their current bank has notified them that they intend to close Cryptopia's NZDT account on February 9. Due to that Cryptopia had to announce an immediate halt to NZDT deposits from COB. The cryptocurrency exchange recommended its users to stop sending NZD deposits to their NZDT account.

Casa to Launch Lightning Node Mobile App Called Sats

Casa to Launch Sats App With Lightning Network Support
04 July 2019   1007

Casa startup, specializing in the creation of secure storage systems for private keys, introduced a mobile bitcoin application Sats App, which makes it easy to manage Lightning-node.

Sats App is positioned as a non-custodial bitcoin wallet "with unique functions." According to Casa CEO Jeremy Welch, the SatsBack reward program will soon be launched, under which users will receive small amounts in BTC. For example, for connecting an application and a Casa Node device to each other, the user will receive 20,000 Satoshi.

Features are focused on increasing adoption of bitcoin and lightning nodes. You will be able to earn bitcoin if you don’t have a Casa node, but you will be able to earn bitcoin faster if you have a node.
 

Jeremy Welch 

CEO, Casa

He also added that the application, available for iOS and Android, is “secure, private and connects via Tor”.

According to CoinDesk, the startup earlier raised $ 3.5 million from Castle Island Ventures, Boost VC and Compound, and several other investors. Currently, a startup staff of 25 people serves users from 60 countries.