June is always a big month for Crypto.com, as our anniversary falls on 30th of June. This year, we celebrated it with The 4th Anniversary Special Syndicate, featuring BTC at 50% off. Other huge steps for us were completing key Exchange infrastructure updates which led to a 10x increase in performance and throughput, being the first cryptocurrency company in the world to achieve ISO/IEC 27701:2019 Certification, joining the Codefi Staking ETH2.0 Pilot Program by ConsenSys, and introducing the the new dedicated website for Crypto.com Chain and an enhanced Chain Explorer 2.0. We have got more partnerships, updates and promotions to share, check out the recap for June:
The 4th Anniversary Special
To celebrate Crypto.com’s 4th Anniversary, BTC was listed on The Syndicate at 50% off! The event was a success: 17.9x oversubscribed, 219.2 BTC allocated, 140.4M CRO contributed by 15,322 users. 100 lucky winners also got USD $1,200 in BTC each from our Anniversary Special Twitter Giveaway! Read the event details here.
Crypto.com Completes Key Exchange Infrastructure Upgrades
We are pleased to announce that the Crypto.com Exchange has rolled out significant infrastructure upgrades. The revamp will lead to a 10x increase in performance and throughput, paving the way for an aggressive product roadmap for the rest of 2020, which includes the launch of margin and derivatives trading.
To celebrate this upgrade, we are excited to announce the following rewards for our users on the Exchange:
1. 0% trading fee for the first 90 days for new users
2. Up to 50% trading fee reduction on all trades for existing users of the Exchange
3. 2% bonus deposit interest rate, applicable to all deposits made by new Exchange users to the exchange wallet in the first 30 days after the successful sign-up
Read the full blog here.
ISO/IEC 27701:2019 Certification Achievement
We are excited to announce that Crypto.com has become the first cryptocurrency company in the world to achieve ISO/IEC 27701:2019 Certification! This certification is the world’s first standard outlining privacy implementation guidelines for data protection around Personally Identifiable Information within the organization. Click here to know more.
Crypto.com participates in Codefi Staking ETH 2.0 Pilot Program by ConsenSys
With Ethereum 2.0 around the corner, we are excited to be participating in the Codefi Staking Pilot Program by ConsenSys. Read more here.
Introducing the Crypto.com Chain Website and Explorer 2.0
We are thrilled to introduce the new dedicated website for Crypto.com Chain and an enhanced Chain Explorer 2.0! This is a major milestone for the Thaler Testnet on our road to mainnet. Read more here.
Crypto.com joins Ripple Open Payments Coalition
We announced on 18 June that we joined the Open Payments Coalition, along with 40+ leading finance and tech companies, on a commitment to drive open payments globally. As the first initiative, we will implement PayID on our platform. Learn more here.
Crypto.com extends the 3.5% Credit Card Fee Waiver for Crypto Purchase
Back in April, we offered a series of measures in order to provide support from the impact of global Coronavirus pandemic. We announced on 29 June that we would extend the 3 measures for 3 more months till the end of September. Read full details here.
#CRO emoji on Twitter
First #Bitcoin and now #CRO gets its own Twitter emoji!
Crypto.com App Updates:
Introducing Market Alerts Beta
Following the introduction of Price Alerts on the Crypto.com App, we are updating Track Coin with Market Alerts, which are automated market movement alerts via push notifications for coins that users have ‘starred’. Learn how to turn on the feature here.
Card Transaction Export
Now you can keep track of all your transactions on the Crypto.com App by exporting your card transaction record! Check it out on the Card tab now!
Pay Gift Card Coming to Bulgaria, Luxembourg, Greece and Hungary! More are added to the US!
Stay Home Stay Safe, shop online using Crypto.com Gift Cards and earn up to 20% Pay Rewards! Details here.
CAD Fiat Settlement
To all our Canadian users: we are excited to announce that CAD has become the Crypto.com App’s latest payment currency! By selecting CAD as a local currency, you can avoid FX fees from your bank, and save time in calculating transaction rates. Set your payment currency as CAD in the App now!
Pay Checkout x OpenCart Integration
Crypto.com Pay Checkout plugin is now available for over 90,000 OpenCart merchants! Crypto payment processing fees are waived for the first 6 months. Know more here.
Cardano (ADA) Added to Crypto Earn
We have added ADA to Crypto Earn! Users can now earn up to 6% p.a. on their deposits, paid in ADA. Crypto.com Private users will earn up to 8% p.a. Read more here.
Enjin Coin (ENJ) on Crypto Earn
You can now earn up to 6% p.a. on your ENJ, with interest paid in ENJ! Crypto.com Private users will earn up to 8% p.a. Read more here.
ENJ Crypto Earn Exclusive Campaign
We held a ENJ Deposits Competition where 100 winners shared a $10,000 USD prize pool, and got 2x Interest Bonus on their ENJ Deposits! Learn more about the campaign here.
Crypto.com Exchange Updates:
Cardano (ADA) Listing on the Syndicate
ADA was listed on The Syndicate at 50% off on the Crypto.com Exchange. The event was a success: 57.3X oversubscribed, 5.8M ADA allocated, 129M CRO contributed by 7,103 users. Read the event details here.
Enjin Coin (ENJ) Listing on the Syndicate
ENJ was listed on The Syndicate at 50% off on the Crypto.com Exchange. The event was a success: 58.5X oversubscribed, 2.8M ENJ allocated, 118M CRO contributed by 6,706 users. Read more about the event here.
Cardano (ADA) Listed on Exchange
Crypto.com Exchange lists ADA! Trade ADA in BTC, USDT and CRO pairs now.
ENJ listed on Exchange
Crypto.com Exchange lists ENJ! Trade ENJ in USDT and CRO pairs now.
Cardano (ADA) on Soft Staking
ADA is now on Crypto.com Soft Staking. Users can now earn up to 2% p.a. paid daily in ADA on Crypto.com Exchange. Details here.
Enjin Coin (ENJ) on Soft Staking
ENJ is now on Crypto.com Soft Staking. Users can now earn up to 2% p.a. paid daily in ENJ on Crypto.com Exchange. Details here.
Stablecoins Top Up for MCO Visa Card Europe
Europe Cardholders can now top up their card with 5 Stablecoins, including TUSD, TGBP, TAUD, PAX and USDC. Read the details here.
Mainnet by Messari with Kris
Kris spoke about our ecosystem on payment, finance, trading and why it is important for its growth during an interactive Q&A session with Ryan Selkis, founder of Messari in Mainnet on 1 June.
We are pleased to announce the appointment of former Visa and Coinbase Executive Antonio Alvarez as our Chief Compliance Officer. This reinforces our commitment to compliance amidst our rapid market expansion. Read more here.
Crypto.com is now on TikTok! We have shared short videos on the topic “How is crypto changing my everyday life” and “What are you doing with your MCO Visa card”, and asked users to share their own versions to win CRO. Visit us now!
Live AMA with Casey Monroe, Senior Community Engagement and Strategy Lead & Tiago Serôdio, Community Project Manager of Cardano Foundation
We had a live AMA with Casey Monroe and Tiago Serôdio from the Cardano Foundation on Crypto.com's Official Telegram Channel on 8 June. Participants won Cardano Tangem cards and T-shirts! Read the recap here.
Live AMA with Witek Radomski, Co-founder & CTO of Enjin and Ilija Rolovic, CMO of Enjin
We had a live AMA with Witek Radomski and Ilija Rolovic from Enjin on Crypto.com's Official Telegram Channel on 22 June. Participants shared a pool of 2,500 ENJ. Read the recap here.
Crypto.com Pay x Asia Blockchain Summit Integration
We are pleased to be the sponsor of the virtual Asia Blockchain Summit. Use Crypto.com Pay to buy your tickets and get up to 10% back.
SeedlyTV with Eric
Eric was on an episode of SeedlyTV on 17 June discussing the future of money. He spoke about the rapid adoption of digital currency and how Crypto.com brings this to reality with the MCO Visa Card. Watch the episode here.
Crypto.com Ambassador Program
We are relaunching our Ambassador program and you can now apply to become one of our Ambassadors. Find out how you can help us build the best crypto community here.
Weekly Telegram Madness
We now have more than 20 local Crypto.com Telegram Communities! To celebrate, we are pleased to announce a series of weekly contests. Join your local community and participate! Details here.
Crypto.com Chain Thaler Testnet - Calling for Validators & Staking Pools
Come and participate in our Crypto.com Chain Thaler Testnet! You will have the opportunity to work with industry leaders, gain CRO Rewards for running nodes, and ensure smooth transition to Mainnet! Indicate your interest here!
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