A “next-generation” mobile payment platform has unveiled two products that are designed to help users smartly manage money matters and enjoy “greater financial empowerment.”
Crypto.com’s first new offering, Crypto Earn, gives the public “the freedom to grow their assets.” Available through the platform’s flagship app, the service allows users to deposit virtual currencies and accrue incentives, the company said. Consumers can choose to hold their assets for either one month or three months, and the company said a flexible plan will follow in the future.
The Hong Kong-headquartered company, which was founded in 2016, has also launched a second product called Crypto Credit. This service is designed to help users unlock spending power and monetize crypto assets without selling them — potentially helping borrowers to ride out price volatility in the marketplace.
Once a loan is taken out, borrowers are allowed to set their own repayment terms within a 12-month period, as well as avoid monthly late fees and deadlines. No credit checks are required for consumers to use this service, and the website says that it offers a loan-to-value ratio of 40% on bitcoin.
Loans are paid out in stablecoins, and the funds can be loaded onto Crypto.com’s MCO Visa Card to spend on everyday goods and services.Crypto.com is available here
Kris Marszalek, the company’s co-founder and CEO, said: “MCO Visa Card, Crypto Earn, and Crypto Credit together form a powerful product suite that nobody else in the industry has today. We've never been more excited about the potential of our platform and look forward to continue scaling it globally later this year.”
Crypto Earn and Crypto Credit are available to users who have already been approved to use the Crypto.com Wallet and Card app — with the exception of residents in Singapore, Switzerland, Malta, the United States and Hong Kong. The company said efforts are underway to make the services available in...