Place/Date: Vienna, Austria - July 9th, 2019 at 9:09 pm UTC · 3 min read
Vienna-based fintech Bitpanda have today launched the public sale of their own ecosystem token. BEST (Bitpanda Ecosystem Token) is the coin of the globally expanding investment platform, Bitpanda. It will play a vital part in the company’s growth and will increase customer loyalty even further. BEST will offer a wide range of benefits to 1 million Bitpanda users.
Bitpanda, the Viennese fintech with 1 million users and more than 120 employees, have today launched the Initial Exchange Offering (IEO) for the Bitpanda Ecosystem Token. BEST is the coin of the Bitpanda ecosystem and offers its users a wide range of benefits.
For example, users will get a reduction of 25% on Bitpanda trading fees and gain priority access to the upcoming Bitpanda Launchpad, which will be available later and will allow the launch of third-party IEOs. Prior to the start of the public sale, the company has successfully raised more than €10 million in its private sale (20% of the total amount for sale), which means that BEST is already the most successful central European IEO.
Bitpanda CEO Eric Demuth says:
“BEST is the fuel of the Bitpanda ecosystem, which means that the Bitpanda platform, the Bitpanda Global Exchange and future products, like the Bitpanda Launchpad, will make heavy use of incorporating BEST. It will play a vital role in Bitpanda’s global expansion and in making our vision of democratising personal finance a reality.”
On August 7th 2019, Bitpanda will also launch the Bitpanda Global Exchange, a digital asset exchange for experienced traders, professionals and institutions. Bitpanda’s first global product will allow fiat-to-crypto as well as crypto-to-crypto trading and has been developed 100% in-house over the course of 2 years.
Bitpanda is a fintech based in Vienna, Austria founded in 2014 by Eric Demuth, Paul Klanschek and Christian Trummer. The company is a firm believer in the innovative power of cryptocurrencies, digitised assets and blockchain technology. Bitpanda’s mission is to tear down the barriers to investing and bring traditional financial products to the 21st century.
Today, Bitpanda has around 1 million users and more than 120 team members. With a PSD2 payment service provider license, state-of-the-art security and streamlined user experience, Bitpanda has grown into a popular trading platform for newbies and experts alike. Users can currently trade Bitcoin, Ethereum, gold and over 20 other digital assets.