Tag: Bitcoin

IEO vs ICO: What Are the Differences?

Is Initial Exchange Offering a new trend in 2019?

OK, let’s get to the point here. We’re not going to tell you how ICO boomed in 2017 to early 2018. And we’re not going to stress on how billions of dollars were raised during that period of time. We’re just going to give you a simple comparison on the two models, from the point of view of an investor.

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Introducing OKEx Advanced Limit Order Options

Further automating your trading strategies in the ever-changing market

While a move of a tick can make quite a difference for traders, monitoring the market is an unpleasant work as most traders would agree. That’s why algo orders were introduced to ease your effort and help you optimize your trading strategies in an automated way.

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In-depth Review: What Sparks the New Wave of Stablecoin Hype?

In just 6 months’ time, the concept of stablecoins has just changed

The second wave of stablecoin craze hit the market at the beginning of 2019, but the stablecoin today already differs from what it was last year.

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OKEx is Going Farther to More Former-Soviet States

A throwback to our meetups in Kharkiv and Yerevan

A list of crypto-friendly countries would not be complete without naming the former-Soviet states.

After the breakup of the Soviet Union in 1991, former-Soviet states have been eager to restructure their outmoded financial systems through different ways, but the chance didn’t come until the creation of Bitcoin in 2009. Since then, many of the states have begun to look to blockchain and cryptocurrencies as a hope to make a comeback, economically and politically.

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OKEx C2C Network Launch Event — London (GBP) & Istanbul (TRY)

Celebrate the launch of the new currencies with us

After the launch of Thai Baht (THB) on our C2C Trading platform, we are heading to Europe next. On Mar 21, 2019, we will be in London for the launch of British Pound (GBP); and on Mar 26, 2019, we will be in Istanbul for the launch of Turkish Lira (TRY) for C2C Trading.

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Here’s What You Need to Know About Facebook’s Own Stablecoin

The social media giant has jumped on the blockchain wagon

According to an article published by the New York Times on Feb 28, Mark Zuckerberg’s internet empire is working on its very own cryptocurrency, which plans to integrate with Whatsapp, Messenger, and Instagram — three of their most popular apps with over 2.7 billion users worldwide.

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Bitcoin Lightning Torch Strikes OKEx Head of Operations Andy Cheung

The torch has now blazed through 40+ countries

The Bitcoin Lightning Torch experiment continues to gain traction with more and more influential figures passing the “torch”. Mimicking the Olympic torch, Hodlonaut, a Norwegian Bitcoiner on Twitter, started this social experiment as something “fun”. But the movement immediately went viralwhen famous people like Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey also engaged in carrying the torch. Now passed through over 200 torchbearers, the lightning torch has struck our Head of Operations, Andy Cheung.

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Is Lightning Network the Ultimate Solution to Bitcoin’s Scalability?

A scale-free, low-fee protocol to lift the block limit

Imagine going to a coffee shop to buy a coffee with Bitcoin. If you create a transaction on the blockchain to pay for the coffee……you’ll probably end up paying much more on the handling fee than the actual price of the coffee, not to mention the transaction takes forever to complete.

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OKEx Perpetual Swap Records 223% Trading Volume Growth

We didn’t imagine this on Day 1, but we are so thrilled that we actually made it.

We recorded a whopping 223% growth in Perpetual Swap monthly trading volume just after 2 months of its launch in December 2018, outperforming our counterparts in the crypto derivatives market.

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What Insights Does Davos 2019 Give to Blockchain and Crypto Industry?

How do world leaders think on blockchain and crypto, and what opportunities are lying ahead?

As the world’s economic event of every year, the 4-day World Economic Forum Annual Meeting (aka Davos) of 2019 has come to an end on January 25. Themed Globalization 4.0: Shaping a Global Architecture in the Age of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, the event gathered the world’s most influential leaders and heavyweights to discuss and explore some of the most important matters of the global economy — two of them being blockchain and digital assets.

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