EU & UK address verification, Private, Wallet reveal and more - what a great start to 2020! Here are the updates this January:

App Update: EU & UK Address Verification Now Open

European customers are now invited to complete their card application process in the App. Users can now log into the App to confirm the preferred card, upload a valid ID document and complete the address verification before the card shipping begins. Check out the supported countries here. Private Announced introduces Private - premium rewards and benefits tailored for Obsidian, Frosted Rose Gold and Icy White cardholders including 2% Bonus Interest On Crypto Earn, Amazon Prime, Private Jet Service and more. Details available here. Appoints General Manager, Europe Appoints Mariana Gospodinova as General Manager, Europe. Former Binance Executive Joins To Spearhead European Expansion. Full details here.

The Syndicate to List Cosmos (ATOM)

Following the first two successful listing events, is pleased to announce the next listing on The Syndicate platform will be Cosmos (ATOM). All Coin (CRO) token stakers will be able to participate in a discounted sale event for 500,000 USD worth of ATOM at 50% off. The listing event will commence on Tuesday, 18 February 2020 on the Exchange. Details here.

The Syndicate Lite Premieres with BTC

Following the first two successful listing events on The Syndicate, is introducing The Syndicate Lite - weekly events for CRO stakers - offering Bitcoin (BTC) at the first sale event. All Coin (CRO) token stakers will be able to participate in a discounted sale event for $200,000 USD worth of BTC at 25% off. The event will commence on Tuesday, 4 February 2020 on the Exchange. Learn more here. Exchange Launches Trading Arena Exchange launches Trading Arena - weekly trading competitions with massive prizes. Enter the Arena this week to win a total 50,000 USDT. Details here. Chain Dev Update #7

This development update is packed with exciting news for the Thaler Testnet including Public testnet upgrade with Validator Node, new binary release, library for Node.js and incentive mechanisms for permissionless multi-party operations. Read the blog here.

Send Red Envelopes to Friends in Crypto and Earn Rewards

Celebrate the Lunar New Year with crypto! Traditionally, the Lunar New Year sees the exchange of Red Envelopes among friends, relatives, and acquaintances. But in 2020 anyone can spread happiness by sending a gift of money - and what better way than with Pay. Check out the details of the promotion here. Wallet - Non-Custodial Wallet Coming Soon released a teaser video of their upcoming Non Custodial Wallet - The Wallet. Check out the teaser: Exchange Lists XLM Exchange lists XLM! Trade XLM in BTC, USDT & CRO pairs now. Check out the exchange below:

Crypto Earn: Now Earn 8% p.a. on EOS deposits has added XLM to Crypto Earn, allowing users to enjoy up to 8% p.a. on their deposits. Crypto Earn now supports 17 coins including BTC, ETH, LTC, XRP, BNB, TUSD, PAX, USDC, MCO, BAT, LINK, CRO, MKR, DAI, PAXG, EOS with the addition of XLM. Interest is paid out weekly in the coin deposited with flexible, 1-month or 3-month terms available. Users earn more by staking at least 500 MCO. Read the blog post here.

US Cardholders: Top Up the MCO Visa Card with XLM

US MCO Visa Cardholders can now top up their cards with 8 converted cryptocurrencies supported in the App. Today, the top-up options have been extended to include XLM, for a total of 8 options together with BTC, ETH, XRP, LTC, PAX, TUSD and EOS for cardholders to spend their favorite cryptocurrencies. Learn more here:

Time for Plan ₿ Campaign in Los Angeles, California and Miami, Florida

San Francisco, Miami, and now... Los Angeles! The Santa Monica Big Blue Buses spreading the word that 2020 is "Time for Plan ₿." Let's get the '20s started right! More to come on our Time For Plan B campaign.

Partnership with CryptoCompare DIgital Asset Summit is pleased to be the sponsor of CryptoCompare! Use Pay to purchase your tickets for the CryptoCompate Digital Asset Summit and get 10% back. See you in London! Pay with crypto now - Collaborates with Xfers for New Year’s Promo

We are pleased to announce that will be partnering with Xfers, Singapore-based payment processing gateway on a promotion to kick start 2020. From Jan 14 to Jan 31, Xfers users will receive $20 SGD worth of MCO tokens when they purchase $100 SGD (or more) worth of MCO/CRO tokens in the App. Details here.

Community Activities:

We reached 100K followers on Twitter

A massive thank you to our entire community for helping us to achieve 100K followers on twitter. Congratulations to the winners in sharing 100K CRO to celebrate this achievement.

Meme Wars 2 - Discord Strikes Back Competition continues with part 2 of the Meme Wars competition - Discord Strikes Back - where participants can join to win up to 20,000 CRO. Check out the details on our official Discord channel below: App Translated User Guides

Been wishing for a App User Guide in your language? Thanks to our Community Ambassadors, we now have over 10 local languages available with more to come! Check them out here.

The North American Bitcoin Conference and Miami Meetup

It was great seeing you all at The North American Bitcoin Conference and our first community meet up in Miami! Thanks for being there and supporting Time for plan B!

The Seedly x Private Meetup

It was a full house at the Seedly x Private Meetup. Hope everyone had a good time, we look forward to seeing you guys at the Seedly Personal Finance Festival 2020!

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