A new EU-based cryptocurrency exchange Blocktrade.com will open up in March 2018 for a pre-registration. Registered users will have a priority in opening trading accounts and will have an exclusive navigation access for a web-service and Android and iOS mobile apps.
The platform is under development by the team of cryptocurrency index provider Hedge. The new exchange promises to give top of the line trading facilities for digital assets and other blockchain related fintech instruments. Hegde even registered for starring at Money 20/20 Asia with the presentation of their new platform.
Their site promises Blocktrade.com to be state-of-the-art trading platform with order-matching and settlement engine far faster than the current industry standard by order of magnitude. They claim processing more than 10 thousand operations per second to be not an issue while still maintaining the high security standards. The «Swiss security levels» and full compliance with any and all regulations is also a great boon the claimed stability and longevity of the platform. The company even passed the registration hurdles and is now officially known as Blocktrade AG. The exchange platform will be up and operational in the Q1 2018, so we' don't have to wait too long to see if the claimed performance and security are really up to the task.