New cryptocurrency exchange called Voyager, founded by the influential businessmen, distinguished by the absence of commissions.
It became known that for the creation of a new cryptocurrency marketplace responsible just three of the successful entrepreneur: Oscar Salazar, co ― founder of the famous UBER company, Philip Eytan is one of its investors, and Steven Ehrlich ― founder of brokerage Lightspeed Financial and former head of the division of professional stock trading online broker E*Trade. Notably, the Voyager project Ehrlich is the chief Executive Director.
A distinctive feature of Voyager is a trade without the required payment of commissions ― allows the exchange to compete with the Robinhood app, which the authors seek to improve the market status quo by eliminating certain expenses inherent in the cryptocurrency trading.
Originally on the Voyager exchange 15 different cryptocurrencies will be available, including Bitcoin, Ethereum and Bitcoin Cash. Steven Ehrlich claims that in the near future a new cryptocurrencies will be added to this list, trade which are not provided on most of the major American exchanges ― XRP, Stellar Lumens, etc.
Beta test of the marketplace will begin this week, and the public will be opened in October. In addition to providing services for cryptocurrency trading, Voyager will also inform users about the latest news in this field, publish analytical materials and provide additional tools for institutional investors.
Currently, the exchange receives a license to work in the United States. According to Ehrlich, cryptocurrencies are not yet too prevalent among the masses in the United States.