Co-founders Uber and Lightspeed Financial launch a new Voyager exchange with zero commission.
Voyager’s trading platform, regulated in the US, announced the release of a new mobile application that will give customers the opportunity to trade with Crypto-currencies without commissions. The co-founder and former CTO Uber Oscar Salazar, Uber investor Philip Eytan, and the head of the retail broker Lightspeed Financial Steven Ehrlich took part in developing the start-up.
The smart routing system will be integrated into the platform, which gives traders the opportunity to choose the most advantageous offers of crypto-exchanges and to carry out the purchase/sale at the most advantageous prices.
Initially, the Voyager platform plans to start with the listing of 15 cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, Ethereum Classic. Stephen Ehrlich also said that the company plans to add assets that are not available on most regulated US sites, such as Ripple XRP and XLM from Stellar.
Beta testing of the platform will begin this week, and in late October, users will be able to access the mobile application Voyager.
In the future, developers are planning to expand the list of functions and add a news section and analysis of the cryptocurrency, as well as offer services for hedge funds and institutional investors.
At the moment, the platform is at the stage of obtaining all the necessary licenses for the introduction of a free commercial product in the US. to date, the platform has permission to conduct trading operations in several states, including California, Missouri, Montana, New Hampshire and Massachusetts.