Last month was packed with updates, listings, campaigns, and more! On top of that, we’ve celebrated multiple milestones and one million app downloads. Here is a recap on what happened in September:
Time For Plan ₿ Campaign Outdoor Campaign Launched in San Francisco
We have launched our first outdoor branding campaign with the tagline, “Time for Plan ₿”, featuring a collection of prominent outdoor advertisements throughout downtown San Francisco. To celebrate the launch of the campaign, we also announced the Time for Plan ₿ Twitter Contest where we have weekly giveaway of $1,000 USD’s worth of BTC! Read the campaign details here.
Share you thoughts on why it’s “Time for Plan ₿”
Tell us why you think it's Time for Plan ₿ and your entry may be included in our ads later this year. What are you waiting for? Submit yours now!
Thaler Testnet Launch
We hit another milestone with the launch of the Thaler Testnet for Crypto.com Chain, along with the blockchain explorer, open source desktop wallet, and the updated White Paper.
Crypto.com Chain Early-Access Validator Partners
Crypto.com Chain announced the Early-Access Validator Partners: Huobi Pool, OKEx Pool, Staked, Allnodes, StakeCube, Chainflow and MyCointainer. These partners will host Council Nodes on the Chain Testnet, and later on the Chain Mainnet. Council Nodes perform critical validation and settlement functions on the Crypto.com Chain. Read the full blog here.
Crypto Earn 3.0
Crypto Earn 3.0 is now live! You can now enjoy up to 12% p.a. on your stablecoins (USDT, DAI, TUSD, PAX, USDC) & up to 18% p.a. on CRO deposits!
Global Fiat Top-ups with 21 Major Currencies
Crypto.com announced a new method for users to deposit into Crypto.com fiat wallet, supporting 21 fiat currencies. Users now have the option to deposit up to $1,000,000 USD per day through bank transfer, avoiding currency exchange and credit card fees on their crypto purchase. Learn more here.
We have achieved PCI:DSS 3.2.1 (Level 1) Certification! Crypto.com is the first cryptocurrency company in the world to achieve both ISO27001 and PCI:DSS Level 1 Compliance. To learn more, read the blog post here.
Cryptocurrency Security Standard (Level 3) Compliance Certification
Crypto.com has officially achieved Level 3 compliance with the Cryptocurrency Security Standard (CCSS); the highest and strictest level achievable. After rigorous security audits by a team of cybersecurity and compliance experts, we now add CCSS Level 3 to the existing ISO 27001:2013 and PCI:DSS 3.2.1 (Level 1) compliance certifications. Click here to learn more.
Crypto.com Pay Checkout plugin now available for WooCommerce merchants
Merchants using WooCommerce can now accept cryptocurrency easily using the Crypto.com Pay Checkout plugin, and enjoy no fees for the first six months. WooCommerce is an e-commerce platform on WordPress that powers approximately 30% of online stores in the world. Read more here.
Price Alerts Added to Crypto.com App
To help users keeping up with the market, we added Custom Price Alerts to the Track Coins feature to give users the most up-to-date personalized price updates. Try this feature now!
Pay Supports More Tokens
ETH, XRP and LTC were added to the list of tokens supported by Crypto.com Pay. Spend crypto now using Crypto.com Pay and get up to 10% back!
MCO, ETH & XRP Added to Crypto Credit
In September, six more tokens, including Golem's (GNT), Aelf's (ELF), Lisk's (LSK), GAS, Contentos' (COS), Theta (THETA) were listed on the Crypto.com App. More cryptocurrencies will be progressively added, giving users more crypto to buy at true cost - best execution prices, no fees, no markups.
Enabled CRO Trading Pairs
You can now trade 45+ cryptocurrencies with CRO! We have added more utility to CRO & opened CRO markets for all coins listed in the Crypto.com Wallet App.
CRO Campaign and Listing at Gate.io
CRO is now listed on Gate.io, a leading global digital asset exchange! Trading is available now. Details here.
Samsung adds CRO to their digital wallets
Crypto.com Chain CRO is one of the digital tokens added to the Samsung digital wallet for its mobile phones, including the Samsung Galaxy S10. Read the story here.
Crypto.com App Now Open to Vietnamese Users!
The Crypto.com App is now open to users in Vietnam, bringing crypto to 96 Million more wallets! Xin Chào Vietnam!
Crypto.com Pay Gift Cards Extended to Argentina and Brazil
Our Pay Gift Card in now in Argentina! Get up to 10% back when you purchase gift cards with CRO from favorites like Dexter, El Mundo del Juguete, Frávega & Morph!
We’ve also extended the Pay Gift Card offering to Brazil! Get up to 10% back when you purchase gift cards with CRO including favorites like Americanas.com, Netshoes, Submarino.com & Zattini now!
New ICY White and Rose Gold MCO Visa Cards landed in Lion City
Frosted Rose Gold and Icy White MCO Visa Cards arrived in Singapore! Click here to learn more and upgrade your MCO Visa Card today!
Crypto.com Chain Thaler Testnet X HackerOne Bug Bounty Program
We recognize the importance of security researchers and encourage responsible disclosure of vulnerabilities via our HackerOne bug bounty program, which has added our Crypto.com Chain Thaler Testnet assets to the program. Find out more here.
Crypto.com Chain Dev Update #5 Published
The latest Crypto.com Chain Dev Update was released with details on the early alpha version of the public testnet, sample code for building graphical wallet software, sample code for demonstrating the threshold multi-signature functionality in the “Proof of Goods & Services Delivered” use case, and an updated Chain general whitepaper and technical whitepaper.
Eric's Promotion to COO
We are proud to announce the promotion of Eric Anziani to the position of Chief Operating Officer. Since joining Crypto.com as SVP, Group Strategy in February 2018, Eric has demonstrated true leadership, an utmost sense of ownership and a clear strategic vision. Congratulations, Eric! Read the full story here.
CISO Jason Ranked No 1 on the Cybersecurity Influencer Leaderboard
Our CISO Jason Ranked No 1 on the Cybersecurity Influencer Leaderboard. We’re proud and thankful to have Jason in our team. Congratulations, Jason!
Crypto.com around the globe at South Korea, Singapore and Hong Kong
Our Co-Founder and Head of Corporate Development Bobby attended the Upbit Developer Conference 2019 in Incheon, South Korea. Annyeonghaseyo!
Our COO Eric was on stage at Invest Asia 2019 in Singapore sharing our mission to accelerate the world's transition to cryptocurrency. Oh, look! Our Crypto.com Ambassador Stanry was there too.
Our CISO Jason spoke at Access Hong Kong Series 2019. He spoke about the Future of Security, Privacy, Identity and Access Management.
News and Reviews
- Our Crypto.com Chain Thaler Testnet was featured on Cointelegraph.com, the leading independent digital media company on crypto and fintech trends. Read the story here.
- Check out the reviews of our Time For Plan ₿ campaign by Altcoin Buzz and Crypto Tone on YouTube. Thanks for the reviews!
- Crypto trader Brandon Kelly and Satoshi Sean shared their reviews on the MCO Visa Card on YouTube! Thanks for sharing the love!
- Reviews on Crypto Credit by Hack Crypto available here.
- Youtubers Crypto Fiend and Rex Kneisley shared their thoughts about Crypto Earn too. Click to watch their videos!
- Turtle_Investor wrote his review for our Ruby Steel MCO Visa card and Crypto.com Wallet app on turtleinvestor.net. Read the full review here.