Hey guys :) In the following piece I’ve compiled a detailed and comprehensive list of partnerships and integrations for the popular cryptocurrency and crypto payments platform – Crypto.com (CRO).
I divulge all of the details worth knowing about and list the partnerships from latest to oldest so you can clearly see how the project progressed.
But before we dive in, I’ll give you a quick summary of the pioneering payments and cryptocurrency platform – Crypto.com.
Crypto.com is on a mission to accelerate the world’s transition to cryptocurrency. It’s doing this by providing crypto enthusiasts and general consumers with key crypto products including:
- The Crypto.com Wallet & Card App
- A Crypto.com Exchange
- The MCO Visa Card
- The Crypto.com Chain
The above-listed products enable Crypto.com users to buy, sell, store, track, earn and pay with crypto in a fast, easy, and secure way.
All in all, Crypto.com is your one-stop-shop for everything crypto and its wide array of products are aimed at promoting the adoption of cryptocurrencies on a wider scale.
Now that you have a basic understanding of what Crypto.com is, let’s dive into the project’s full list of partnerships and collaborations.
Hope you enjoy!
Full List of Partnerships:
- Oveit (Source)
- Travala (Source)
- Xfers (Source)
- Ledger Vault (Source)
- Kudelski Security (Source)
- Huobi Pool (Source)
- OKEx Pool (Source)
- WooCommerce (Source)
- Validator Partners (Source)
- Settlement Agent & Stablecoins (Source)
- Allnodes (Source)
- Yoshugi Media Group (Source)
- Coinhako (Source)
- YSNEAKERS X (Source)
- Ledger (Source)
- GOPAX (Source)
- Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) (Source)
- Binance (Source)
Partnerships in Detail:
March 23, 2020: Crypto.com entered into a strategic partnership with Oveit to enable cryptocurrency payments for over 3,500 offline and virtual event organizers. The partnership involves the integration of Crypto.com Pay on Oveit’s payment platform so that event organizers can accept BTC, ETH, LTC, XRP, and CRO cryptocurrency payments and instantly convert them to fiat currencies.
Oveit is an innovative fintech company that provides Economy as a Service tools for events, venues, and smart communities. By using Oveit, organizers and event planners can sell tickets, manage registration, and set up cashless payments in their venues. Oveit also helps its customers onboard vendors and buyers and track visitor behavior to increase revenue.
February 27, 2020: Crypto.com entered into a strategic partnership with Travala.com to drive cryptocurrency mass adoption. This partnership involves the integration of Crypto.com Pay on Travala.com so that Travala users can book over 2 million hotels and accommodations in 230 countries globally with BTC, LTC, ETH, XRP, and CRO through Crypto.com Pay. The partnership also sees that Crypto.com App users enjoy up to 40% off on bookings.
Travala.com is the leading cryptocurrency-friendly hotel and accommodation booking service with 2,000,000+ properties in 230 countries. Travala.com accepts payment in over 25 leading cryptocurrencies and even features its own cryptocurrency for receiving and redeeming loyalty rewards. Also, Travala.com supports traditional payment methods as well.
November 13, 2019: Crypto.com has partnered with Xfers to enable Crypto.com users to buy and sell crypto in Singapore Dollars (SGD). This partnership further accelerates the adoption of cryptocurrencies in Singapore as Crypto.com users can now buy BTC, ETH, LTC, XRP, MCO, and CRO in SGD instantly with Xfers wallet. Additionally, the partnership will see Crypto.com support StraitsX (Xfers’ pilot stablecoin initiative) and XSGD (its Singapore Dollar-backed stablecoin).
Xfers is a leading fintech platform for digital business that’s based out of South East Asia. Xfer and its partnering merchants' service over 10 million monthly active users and process over $150 million USD every month. Xfers products and services include Xfers Wallet Kit, payments, financing, and card issuance.
4. Ledger Vault
May 15, 2019: Crypto.com entered into a collaboration with Ledger Vault to securely and efficiently manage its own funds as well as its clients’ digital assets. This collaboration enables a scalable custodianship in a fast-moving market and provides Crypto.com customers with peace of mind knowing their funds are safe and secure.
Ledger Vault is a business unit of Ledger that provides security for cryptocurrencies and blockchain applications. It provides information technology infrastructure for financial institutions to securely manage their crypto assets with a multi-authorization self-custody management solution.
5. Kudelski Security
December 3, 2019: Crypto.com has undergone a security assessment by Kudelski Security making it the first cryptocurrency company in the world to have Cryptocurrency Security Standard Level 3, ISO 27001:2013 and PCI:DSS 3.2.1, Level 1 compliance. The security assessment included an external penetration test and a threat modeling exercise.
Kudelski Security is a leading advisor and cybersecurity innovator that services clients such as Fortune 500 enterprises and government organizations across Europe and the United States. Some of Kudelski Security’s services include consulting, technology, managed security services and custom innovation.
6. Huobi Pool
October 22, 2019: Crypto.com has partnered with Huobi Pool to offer its staking service for Crypto.com Coin (CRO) and strengthen CRO utility on the Huobi platform. With this partnership, Huobi users can conveniently stake CRO and generate staking rewards on the Huobi platform. The minimum staking amount is 4,000 CRO users can choose 7 days, 30 days, 60 days, 90 days or other time frames according to their preference.
Huobi Pool is one of the largest staking pools globally. They offer node services for more than 20 cryptocurrency projects and 4 lines of business including PoW mining, lock-up voting & mining, Huobi Pool ECO Exchange, and asset management & investment.
7. OKEx Pool
October 17, 2019: Crypto.com has partnered with OKEx Pool to offer CRO staking to millions of OKEx users and to further strengthen CRO utility and increase liquidity. Through this partnership, OKEx users can now conveniently stake CRO tokens and enjoy staking rewards on the OKEx platform. The minimum staking deposit level is 5,000 CRO and 30 days, 60 days, 90 days, and flexible time frames with varying CRO rewards.
OKEx Pool is one of the world’s leading mining pools built upon a world-leading digital asset exchange, OKEx. OKEx Pool supports the mining of various Proof-of-Work (PoW), Proof-of-Stake (PoS), and PoS-variant digital assets.
September 26, 2019: Crypto.com’s Crypto.com Pay Checkout plugin has been integrated into WooCommerce, a major e-commerce platform. With this partnership, merchants using WooCommerce can easily accept cryptocurrency payments through the Crypto.com Pay Checkout plugin and benefit from no fees for the first six months. Initially, merchants can accept BTC, ETH, LTC, XRP, and CRO crypto payments.
WooCommerce is an open-source e-commerce plugin for WordPress that powers approximately 30% of the world’s online stores. The plugin serves both large and small online businesses using WordPress and was popularized due to its simplicity and easy-to-use service.
9. Validator Partners
September 18, 2019: Crypto.com has brought on 7 industry leaders as Early-Access Crypto.com Chain Validator Partners including Huobi Pool, OKEx Pool, Staked, Allnodes, StakeCube, Chainflow, and MyCointainer. These partners hosted council nodes on the Chain testnet and now host them on the Chain mainnet.
Crypto.com Chain is a high-performing blockchain powering Crypto.com Pay’s QR Code payment solution, which enables users to pay or get paid in a variety of cryptocurrencies anywhere in the world using their mobile phone. Crypto.com Chain is highly scalable, fast, secure, and privacy-protected.
10. Settlement Agent & Stablecoins
July 16, 2019: Crypto.com has partnered with OS Limited (OSL) as its first Settlement Agent and Paxos and TrustToken as stablecoin partners for the Crypto.com Chain. The OSL partner performs settlement between the CRO token and currencies deemed stable, and the stablecoin partners provide an easy way to move out of stablecoins and allow for merchants to get paid in supported fiat currencies.
OS Limited (OSL) is an Asia-based digital asset brokerage that provides global counterparts with highly liquid over-the-counter (OTC) trading services, systematic requests for quote (RFQ) trading services, tailored token services, and other institutional trading solutions.
Paxos Standard (PAX) is a stablecoin that allows users to exchange US dollars for Paxos Standard tokens. Paxos has a mission to digitize all assets so they can be moved instantaneously, 24/7.
TrustToken is a platform that enables the creation of asset-backed tokens to securitize and transact real-world assets on blockchains in a way that is legally enforced, audited, and collateralized. TrueUSD (TUSD) is the first asset-backed token on the platform.
April 8, 2019: Crypto.com partnered with Allnodes for its hosting service for the Crypto.com Chain Council Nodes. Users who own and run a Council Node on Allnodes have the ability to earn 12% rewards per annum. Minimum deposit levels are 500,000 CRO via Allnodes.com and only 10,000 CRO via the Crypto.com Wallet App.
Allnodes is a non-custodial Masternodes hosting service that allows users to easily host their masternodes in just a few clicks without providing sensitive identifying information. Allnodes is currently the leading masternodes service on the market.
12. Yoshugi Media Group
March 12, 2019: Crypto.com has partnered with Yoshugi Media Group to implement Crypto.com Pay into its leading dropship e-commerce website. This partnership will enable Yoshugi Media Group to cut the exchange rate on fund transfers, reduce processing fees, and speed up their payment process. Now, YMG customers can buy products in BTC, ETH, LTC, XRP, and CRO.
Yoshugi Media Group is a leading dropship e-commerce company based in Indonesia that sells a range of products including household goods, electronic gadgets, health supplements, clothing, beauty and skincare, and more.
February 25, 2019: Crypto.com’s MCO token was listed on Coinhako and a collaborative partnership between the two was established as well. Coinhako users who successfully applied for an MCO Visa card on the Crypto.com Wallet App received $20 USD worth of MCO Tokens. This offer was available to the first 1000 customers who successfully applied.
Coinhako is a Singapore-based digital assets wallet service that enables users to buy, sell, swap and store digital assets. The service supports 20+ cryptocurrencies and 3 different fiat currencies including the Singapore dollar (SGD), Indonesian Rupiah (IDR), and Vietnemese Dong (VND).
14. YSNEAKERS X
January 25, 2019: Crypto.com entered into a partnership with YSNEAKERS X, which resulted in the implementation of Crypto.com Pay on the shoe company’s e-marketplace. YSNEAKERS X is the second merchant to implement Crypto.com Pay’s payment solution which enables customers to pay with crypto by simply scanning a QR code with your Crypto.com Wallet & Card App.
YSNEAKERS X is a custom luxury sneaker brand that enables its customers to choose from many possible designs and visualize their creation on a 3D Customizer.
December 19, 2018: Crypto.com and Ledger have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to have Ledger adopt Crypto.com Pay so that Ledger customers can purchase hardware wallet devices using cryptocurrency. Purchases can be made by opening the Crypto.com Wallet & Card App, clicking the "pay" button, and scanning a QR code on the Ledger online store.
Ledger is a leading cryptocurrency hardware wallet company with the highest level of security standards. The company develops a variety of products and services that safeguard cryptocurrency assets for individuals and companies.
March 15, 2018: Crypto.com listed its MCO token on the GOPAX digital assets exchange and entered into a strategic partnership with GOPAX to streamline the cryptocurrency trading experience and make crypto accessible to mass consumers.
GOPAX (Global Online Professional Assets Exchange) is a digital assets exchange platform based out of South Korea. GOPAX became the first blockchain firm in Korea to be backed by a major bank (Shinhan Bank) and has grown exponentially since its launch in November 2017.
17. Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA)
March 14, 2018: Crypto.com joined the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) to further cement its commitment and mission to bettering the security and efficiency of blockchain technology and the spreading of cryptocurrency adoption to the masses. Through this partnership, Crypto.com benefits from the opportunities and business connections presented to them by being a part of the EEA.
The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) is a not-for-profit organization created to build, promote, and support Ethereum-based technology standards including best practices, open standards, and open-source reference architectures. The EEA is made up of a global community of leaders, adopters, innovators, developers, and businesses who all support the vision of a decentralized web.
December 25, 2017: Crypto.com entered into a strategic cooperation agreement with Binance when the MCO token was added to the Binance exchange. The corporation agreement saw that Binance’s BNB token was added to the Crypto.com Wallet & Card App. Additionally, Binance hosted an MCO trading promotion to promote the MCO token.
Binance is a leading global cryptocurrency exchange that provides spot trading for more than one hundred cryptocurrencies. The exchange also supports margin trading, futures trading, as well as lending and staking. Binance has grown to become the most popular cryptocurrency platform in the world.
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