New Exchanges opened in Thailand, Vietnam and Philippines

  The quantity of crypto exchanges is quickly growing: new platforms have been launched in Thailand, Vietnam and the Philippines
14 May 2018   1696

Jibex (Thailand)

Crypto exchange Jibex has been opened in Thailand. The firm is supported by a distributor of computer hardware and IT trading products - IT company J.I.B. Computer Group Co. Ltd, with 150 shops. At the beginning, only 5 cryptocurrencies will be held: bitcoin, bitcoin cash, ether, litecoin, and ripple. More will be presented soon, according to Jibex CEO Thuntee Sukchotrat. A wallet supporting for those five cryptocurrencies is also suggested on the exchange.

Kenniex (Vietnam)

Kenniex has recently started in Vietnam, located in Ho Chi Minh City. The crypto exchange is declared to be “the first live cryptocurrency exchange in Vietnam…[and] the first e-money trading platform in Vietnam to have a trading office where investors can experience our services as well as receive effective investment advice,” according to the website. At present the clients can convert bitcoin and ether into VND and vice versa. The transaction fee is generally 0.4% but has been reduced to 0.2% for the first month of launch.

Coinvil (the Philippines)

This crypto exchange has not been launched yet at present. South Korean blockchain technology and services firm Glosfer and Coinvil have decided to cooperate in order to create and run a cryptocurrency exchange in the Philippines. Glosfer will found the platform while Coinvil will manage the exchange.

Casa to Launch Lightning Node Mobile App Called Sats

Casa to Launch Sats App With Lightning Network Support
04 July 2019   885

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.