August was a record-breaking month for Exchange, posting daily spot volumes, exceeding $1.5 billion, placing us at #5 globally. On the product side, we expanded global USD Bank Transfers to a total of 60+ countries on the App and Exchange. Tax is introduced to users in Australia after US and Canada, with enhanced features and new supported exchanges.

On the Chain front, the community reacted enthusiastically to a recent Cronos testnet upgrade, submitting 60+ project applications. We have 23 validators onboarded and Cronos testnet is now accessible on the DeFi Wallet for test transactions. Multiple integrations are also in the works including the oracle solutions of Chinklink and Band Protocol. Stay tuned for more updates as we are onboarding more projects on Cronos in preparation for Mainnet Launch.

Last but not least, became the first-ever innovation and technology partner of Lega Serie A. The multi-year partnership will ensure the brand presence in every broadcast. We also introduced the Overtake Award for F1, designed to celebrate and reward the driver who makes the most overtakes throughout the season.

Read on for details about these updates and more.

Highlights: Exchange is now the top 5th exchange on spot volume

The daily spot volumes of Exchange has exceeded $1.5 billion in August, placing us at #5 globally. According to CoinGecko.

Cronos Testnet is Upgraded

A new testnet for Cronos was introduced. This upgrade includes the latest Cosmos SDK and IBC support, with consistent EVM behaviour and bug fixes. Major achievements include: 65 applications on CRO EVM Fund, 23 validators onboarded, 78k+ transactions, etc.

Global USD Bank Transfers Are Now Available in 60+ Countries

We’re pleased to announce the expansion of global USD Bank Transfers to 37 new jurisdictions in the App and Exchange, including Argentina, Mexico, U.A.E, Thailand, the Philippines, and India. Users in 60+ countries can now conveniently transfer USD from their bank accounts and receive the funds in USD Coin (USDC) at a 1:1 ratio. Both deposit and withdrawals are enabled! Learn more here. Becomes the First Innovation & Technology Partner of Lega Serie A

The multi-year partnership with Lega Serie A establishes as the presenting partner of Virtual Assistant Referee (VAR) and Goal Line Technology, making the brand’s presence known in every broadcast. Lega Serie A’s VAR Center in Lissone will also be co-branded as the VAR Center. In addition, we will present the Lega Serie A Goal of the Month. Learn more about it here.

F1 Overtake Award

Deepening our Formula 1 partnership, we are bringing focus to the most exciting moments of every race. We could not be more proud to introduce the Overtake Award,  designed to celebrate the bravery exhibited by drivers who make bold moves in pursuit of success. It rewards the driver who makes the most overtakes throughout the season. NFT Updates: NFT Drops in August

Here are the NFT drops from Aug:

  • “ESCAPISM” - morysetta
  • “The Vivid Dream” - Nathan Head
  • “MetaGod” - Ciprian Iacob
  • “Quarantine Dreams: Part II” - The Invisible Realm
  • “Game of Cryptothrones” - Ari Hersch
  • “VIRIDIAN REALMS” - Dizzy Viper
  • “Ancient Relics From The Future” - Enchanted Future
  • “Gaia's Origin” - thebandanaboi
  • “Pr0v3rbs” - raidzer0
  • “Metaphysics”, Lukas Hahn
  • “Fantasy Village & Kingdom” - vivek chaurasia
  • “The Few That Remain” - Rbnks
  • “Drunk Collection” - tWOJ_sTARY_997
  • “Liquid Movement” - Christian Whiticar
  • “Hopes & Dreams” - Davansh Atry
  • “YEAR ZERO” - Koanye - Koan Visions
  • “Weird Stuff” - Vladyslav Lavrenov
  • “Thoughts from Pandemic Times” - Santa Gross
  • “The Solivagant” - jjcworks
  • “Other Worlds” - Marco Zagara

Don’t miss out and check out the latest drops on Capital Updates: Capital Invested in Alethea AI

We are proud to participate in Alethea AI’s private token sale and support the company on its journey to creating intelligent and interactive NFTs. More details here. Capital Invested in Krystal

We are proud to participate in Krystal’s seed round, pushing the multi-chain DeFi management platform to greater heights. More details here. Capital Invested in FRAX

We are excited to announce that Capital has become an important strategic investor to FRAX. In addition to funding, our team will support FRAX’s leadership, leveraging years of experience building and scaling successful crypto startups. More details here. Chain Updates: Chain Dev Update 16

This Dev Update included updates about the launch of Cronos testnet, EVM chain, Cronos’ collaboration with Tharsis, and the latest release of Chain Desktop Wallet. More details can be found here.

Cronos to Integrate Band Protocol for Scalable and Customisable Decentralised Oracles

We are thrilled to announce that Cronos is currently integrating Band Protocol’s oracle solution to provide reliable external data for DeFi and all applications on Cronos. The upcoming integration will give Cronos developers native access to a high-performance decentralised oracle network that provides usability, security, and unmatched accessibility for them to create custom decentralised oracles to any external data needs. Learn more here. Pay Updates:
BEPRO Network’s Grant for Pay Integration

We are collaborating with the BEPRO Network to integrate Pay into bepro-js. This consists of creating a bepro.js method and class to allow anyone using BEPRO’s framework to easily add payment solutions to their applications using Pay. More details here. App Updates: x Lega Serie A Tickets & Jersey Giveaway

To celebrate the partnership with Lega Serie A, we are giving away 10 Lega Serie A VIP tickets and 10 Official Lega Serie A Club Jerseys to new and existing App users, where the winners can attend the game and receive the jersey of their choice. Campaign detail here.

UFC 266 Ticket Giveaway - Exclusive to users in the U.S.

We are giving away 3 pairs of tickets to UFC 266 and USD 2,000 worth of UFC Store Gift Cards to 10 lucky draw winners. Simply trade CRO in the App for the chance to watch Volkanovski vs. Ortega at the T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, Nevada on 26 September. Campaign detail here.

0% Credit and Debit Card Fee for New Zealand Users

We are pleased to announce that starting today, new App users in New Zealand can enjoy 0% credit/debit card fees for crypto purchases made in the first 30 days. Learn more here.

Frax Share Exclusive Campaign

Following the listing of Frax Share (FXS) in the App, we are excited to announce the FXS Exclusive Campaign! App users and FXS traders have the chance to win a share of the FXS prize pool worth USD 50,000. Learn more here. App Lists 14 Tokens

EFI, QUICK, CQT, ALICE, FARM, PLA, RAY, ORN, FXS, YGG, DERC, IOTX, TRIBE and REQ have joined the growing list of 100+ cryptocurrencies and stablecoins that are available in the App. Buy crypto at true cost now.

New Deposit and Withdrawal Tokens

YGG, HNT, FXS, ORN, QNT (ERC20), EPS (BEP20), MATIC (Polygon network), and USDC (Polygon network) deposits and withdrawals are now supported in the App.

New ETH Trading Pairs

The BOSON/ETH, HNT/ETH, EFI/ETH, IQ/ETH, SLP/ETH and AXS/ETH trading pairs are now available.

GAS, ONG, and STRAX Added to Crypto Earn

We have added GAS, ONG, and STRAX to Crypto Earn. Users can now enjoy up to 3% p.a. interest on their deposits. Private users are entitled to bonus interest of up to 5% p.a. Learn more here.

Crypto Credit Now Supports BCH and UNI

Users can now deposit BCH and UNI as collateral, and instantly secure a loan with a 50% loan-to-value (LTV) ratio. Crypto Credit allows users to monetise their crypto assets without the need to sell them. There are no required credit checks or repayment deadlines. More details about Crypto Credit here.

New Features on the Track Coin Page

Track Coin has launched darkmode/lightmode and interactive features. The top 10 tokens including BTC, ETH, ADA are also available on the Track Coin page. Check it out in the App (available on iOS and Android version 3.107).

Trade to Earn Your Favourite Axie Campaign

We are giving away 4 Axies worth up to USD 12,000 of ETH in a special lucky draw. Simply trade at least USD 100 of AXS or SLP every week during the Campaign Period for the chance to win an Axie of your choice. More detail here.

Pendle Exclusive Campaign

We are giving away USD 50,000 of PENDLE to mark its listing in the App. Simply buy or sell PENDLE in the App to join the PENDLE Exclusive Campaign, where the Rank 1 participant will win USD 3,000 of PENDLE. More detail here. DeFi Updates: DeFi Wallet Adds 29 New Coins

SFI, FXS, YGG, GALA, REVV, UOS, NFTX, DERC, ACH, PLA, CLV, DNXC, BONE, SAITAMA, SWAPP, STARL, RFOX, DG, CHAIN, XED, CWS, OOE, GAME, UFO, IQN, GSWAP, SUPER, WHALE, and GET have joined the growing list of 200+ DeFi tokens that are available in the DeFi Wallet App. Deposit now. DeFi Wallet Now Supports NEAR Protocol DeFi Wallet has added NEAR Protocol (NEAR) to its growing list of 200+ DeFi tokens, including ATOM, AAVE, DOT, YFI, ETH, BTC, and CRO (requires DeFi Wallet V1.15.0 or above). With the DeFi Wallet, users can easily send, store, and manage their coins while retaining full control of their private keys and crypto assets. Learn more here. DeFi Wallet Now Supports Cronos Testnet DeFi Wallet has added Cronos Testnet, users can now connect Cronos Testnet in the DeFi Wallet App to get testnet coins and perform Cronos test transactions. Exchange Updates: Derivatives Exchange Introduces Account Leverage Adjustment

We are excited to announce that the Account Leverage Adjustment feature is now available in the Derivatives Exchange. This feature enables users to modify and apply maximum leverage to their Perpetual Contracts and Futures positions at an account level. More details here. Exchange Lending Adds New Loan Currencies Exchange users can now secure SOL, ENJ, CRV, FIL, COMP, and BAL loans by borrowing against their crypto and access a loan-to-value (LTV) ratio of up to 50%. Exchange Extends Fiat Deposits and Withdrawals for Institutions

We have extended fiat deposits and withdrawals for institutional accounts via our Circle partnership, which was announced in June. This partnership enables institutional users in 60+ countries to seamlessly transfer funds from the traditional financial world to the crypto world. Institutional users can transfer USD from their bank accounts and receive USD Coin (USDC) at a 1:1 ratio in the Exchange. More details here.

Become a Exchange Global VIP and Enjoy Exclusive Rewards

The Exchange Global VIP Programme rewards high-volume traders with exclusive benefits and privileges, so they can unlock even more value from our platform. Learn more about what you can enjoy here.

New Perpetual Contracts Are Now Available in the Exchange

The FLOWUSD, ATOMUSD, BCHUSD, XLMUSD, LUNAUSD, EGLDUSD, 1INCHUSD, YFIUSD, EFIUSD, HOTUSD, AUDIOUSD, PLAUSD, and EOSUSD Perpetual Contracts are now available in the Exchange. Traders can use USDT, USDC, and DAI as collateral, access leverage of up to 100x, and enjoy discounted trading fees based on the amount of CRO they stake in the Exchange. Learn more here.

New Leveraged Pairs Added to Margin Trading on the Exchange

Margin Trading now supports new leveraged pairs, namely BCH/USDT, SUSHI/USDT, THETA/USDT, XLM/USDT, ATOM/USDT, AMP/USDT, SOL/USDT, FIL/USDT, SAND/USDT, IQ/USDT, AAVE/USDT, and EOS/USDT. Margin Trading allows users to amplify their trading profits through borrowed funds during both up and down market movements, and access up to 3x leverage for supported trading pairs. More details here.

New Listings on the Exchange

We listed EFI, HNT, PLA, CGT, YGG, FARM, QUICK, MASK, DERC, ALICE, and RUNE on the Exchange. Trade them now.

New BTC Trading Pairs

The EFI/BTC, SOL/BTC and AVAX/BTC trading pairs are now available. Trade them now.

New USDC Trading Pairs

The POLY/USDC, QNT/USDC, UNI/USDC, AAVE/USDC, LPT/USDC, GHST/USDC, MLN/USDC, FXS/USDC, DAI/USDC, LINK/USDC, FARM/USDC and SOL/USDC trading pairs are now available. Trade them now. Tax Updates: Expands Free Crypto Tax Reporting Service to Australia

Following the launch of Tax for Canada and the U.S., we’re excited to share that this service is now available to users in Australia. Learn more here.

Enhanced UI Features for Tax

We are pleased to introduce enhanced UI features that make it even easier to file crypto taxes at no cost. Users can view and filter the list of wallet synchronisation error issues. They can also quickly make edits on multiple transactions with the new Multi-select Edits feature. Learn more here.

More Supported Exchanges for Tax Tax has added CoinJar and CoinSpot to its list of supported exchanges. We now provide native support for 21 wallets, exchanges, and blockchains. Users in the U.S., Canada, and Australia can import transaction data with API, CSV upload, and more. Visit to get started.

Community Updates:
AMA With Pendle

We hosted a live AMA with TN Lee, CEO of Pendle, on 19 August to discuss and answer viewers’ questions about the project. Missed it? Watch it here. Attends FinCrime Virtual Week

Our CCO Antonio Alvarez spoke at FinCrime Virtual Week to discuss cryptocurrency investigation. Event details here. Attends DeFi Conference

Our COO Eric Anziani spoke at DeFi Conference 2021 to discuss institutional approaches to DeFi, as well as the growing opportunities and challenges for institutional investment. Missed it? Watch it here. Supports Ethereum London’s Upgrade supported Ethereum London’s upgrade on 5 August. Learn more about it here. Supports Tezos’ Granada Upgrade supported Tezos’s Granada upgrade on 6 August. More details here. Is Accredited and Featured on 3 Protocols’ Official Websites

In August, was accredited and featured on the official websites of 3 protocols, namely Stellar, Pendle and Covalent.

10 Tokens' RSS News Feed Successfully Integrated With Price

In August, Price Pages successfully integrated the news feeds of 10 tokens, enabling users to gain first-hand updates from these projects. These tokens include Zilliqa, Efinity, Enjin, USDC, Mask Network, AMP, Pendle, Siacoin, Qtum, and Origin Protocol.

Events of the Month: Perpetuals Trading Competition

The top 500 perpetual traders ranked by transaction volume between 12 August and 30 August 2021 will win USD 20,000 in CRO. The top 20 traders will also receive a 90-day UFC Fight Pass, and an authentic, personalised UFC VENUM Fight Night walkout hoodie. Campaign details here. AR Lens Filter Campaign

We created an official AR lens on Snapchat. To celebrate the release, we’re giving away  USD 100 of CRO to fans who used the lens and shared the best posts on Twitter. Campaign details here.

Exchange Summer Championship

We gave away USD 25,000 worth of CRO and 21 exclusive Aston Martin Cognizant Formula One™ branded gifts to both new and existing Spot traders. Campaign details here.

NFT CryptoPoker Collection

We are excited to present “CryptoPoker Collection #1”, featuring Diamonds. To celebrate our inaugural CryptoPoker Collection, we are giving away USD 100,000+ of CRO and exclusive NFTs to users who collect different “CryptoPoker” NFTs as part of our first-ever Crypto Hodl’em online contest. More details here.

Efinity Exclusive Campaign

Following the listing of Efinity (EFI) in the App, we were excited to announce the EFI Exclusive Campaign. App users and EFI traders had the chance to win a share of the EFI prize pool worth USD 50,000. More details here.

BOSON Listed on Supercharger

BOSON was listed on Supercharger with a USD 400,000 allocation. View details of the event here.

BTC Listed on Supercharger

BTC was listed on Supercharger with a USD 1,000,000 allocation. View details of the event here.

EFI Listed on Supercharger

EFI was listed on Supercharger with a USD 400,000 allocation. View details of the event here.