Changelly November Digest: The Dawn of a New Era

Though in November cryptomarket was creaking under pressure and the depressive mood was overwhelming, Changelly spaceship was firmly keeping its course to the moon. At the beginning of the first winter month, we would love to share our achievements with you, crypto astronauts!

New Website Deployed

We’ve been testing our new Changelly website from the beginning of September. Two month is enough for a baby beta to become a grown-up new version of our website.

We’ve designed it in such a way that even a crypto-beginner can easily do an exchange via our service. It is simple, easy-to-use, intuitive. We also fulfilled Changelly new website with some fresh pages dedicated to our partners, in particular, we made separated pages for each kind of partners’ products whether it’s a walleta token or an exchange. Our designers and developers keep on doing their best to make Changelly unique and user-friendly.

That is why you’re always welcome to leave some feedback about the user experience of our service. Feel free to keep in touch with Changelly team via our email, through the social media or just by leaving a comment under this digest.

Mobile App Update

Along with the website, we’ve updated Changelly mobile app. Now with the updated version 1.03, the application became more steady, and all the new assets which appeared on the web in November are now also available in the mobile app. Download it and exchange your crypto on-the-go!

Fix Rate Introduced

You’ve been waiting for this moment long enough. So your requests have been heard. Starting from this December Changelly is implementing the Fix Rate option. At the moment our Fix Rate is working in two prominent crypto products that are using our API — Exodus and CoinGate. Keep an eye on Changelly blog as we’re about to publish a separate material on the Fix Rate issue.

These partnerships and the implementation of the Fix Rate are more significant than it may seem. Here is what CEO Changelly, Ilya Bere thinks on the Fix Rate implementation:

“It is of first importance for us to unite the best service along with the best users experience. For Changelly the Fix Rate implementation is another prominent milestone on the way to cryptocurrency mass adoption.”

EOS Black Friday

To celebrate Black Friday this year Changelly together with EOS announced a one-week promo when all our users could create EOS accounts free of charge!

BCH Fork and Stablecoins Explained

In our blog, we try not only to inform you about our newest updates and partnerships, but also to cover top-stories and explain some trends. In November the top trending story was about the BCH fork and the emergence of BCH SV and BCH ABC. We took an interview with Roger Ver and Craig S Wright to understand the situation and to give you the opportunity to decide, which side is right.

Another hot topic was a victory march of stablecoins. We prepared a detailed material, explaining why stablecoins became so popular, what are the key technology behind them, and how trustworthy they are. We included interviews with top experts in the field to make the riveting stuff for you.

Guides and Tutorials

At Changelly we are genuinely interested in expanding knowledge of the crypto community. This month we published two clarifying articles: a guide on How to Organize a Token Swap and a long-read on How to Use Changelly’s API. Go check it out!

New Partnerships

It is always important to make some new partnerships and friends, but in a bearish market, it becomes vital. So we are happy to introduce to you some of our new partners!

Ginco Wallet
At the very beginning of November, we partnered with a multi-currency Ginco Wallet, the crypto-wallet of the new generation. You can read the interview with Muuto Morikawa, CEO of Ginco Inc, where he explains, why it is essential to have some fun with the team to remain a leading player on the market.

GRSPay
Changelly is now integrated into GRSPay — a free and open source server for merchants wanting to accept Groestlcoin for their business. Thanks to Changelly, GRS community able to pay invoices with GRS or any other 130+ crypto assets available on Changelly.

Buntoy Game Wallet
The gaming industry and blockchain: together they make a perfect match. That is why Changelly partnered with Buntoy Wallet, a mobile crypto wallet designed for blockchain games. It supports hundreds of blockchain games and over 500 cryptocurrencies worldwide. Together with Changelly, Buntoy Wallet seeks to bring the best wallet experience to users.

Also, we have partnered with following wallets: AToken, Fetch and Coffee Wallet.

New Assets Listed

Some would expect that in a falling market coins would lay low and not be willing to cooperate. However, Changelly listed some truly cool coins this month!

NIMIQ
Designed for simplicity, NIMIQ aims to be the best performing and easiest-to-use decentralized payment protocol & ecosystem. Changelly is happy to help NIMIQ achieve their goals.

GUSD
Issued by Gemini Trust Company, controlled by famous Winklevoss brothers, Gemini Dollar combines the creditworthiness of the U.S. dollar with blockchain technology and the oversight of U.S. regulators. Extremely reliable, especially when the market is volatile.

Digitex
The DGTX token is the base currency of the Digitex Futures Exchange and is an integral part of how the exchange can operate with zero transaction fees on all trades.

Changelly on Tour

SiGMA Summit, Malta 2018
Gaming industry develops exceptionally rapidly. We visited one of the biggest events of this year dedicated to iGaming — SiGMA 2018, where our CEO, Ilya Bere touched on a vital issue of cryptocurrency mass adoption.

Changelly CEO, Ilya Bere performing at Sigma Summit 2018

We went even further and became a sponsor of CryptoCruise, which became one of the brightest parts of the iGamingSummit!

Malta Blockchain Summit
In the first days of November, Changelly team attended Malta Blockchain Summit. The event was very productive and rich in meetings with existing and potential partners.

Ilya Bere attending Malta Blockchain Awards 2018
Anna Rosebrook and Jelurida team at Malta Blockchain Summit 2018

Web Summit, Lisbon 2018
At the beginning of November Changelly’s Head of Bizdev, Anna Rosebrook attended one of the leading technology conferences on the planet Earth — the Web Summit. Read Anna’s twitter where she shares this outstanding experience.

Anna Rosebrook attending The Web Summit 2018

Devcon4, Prague
While one part of Changelly space team was attending events in Malta, our business development manager Ilyas Sultan was opening the crypto frontier at Devcon4 that took place in Prague.

Ilyas Sultan and Paul Puey at the Devcon4, Prague

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