Popular Chinese mining pool ViaBTC has gone live with its cryptocurrency exchange before its planned launch date of June. The exchange can be reached at viabtc.cn. Initially, ViaBTC will focus on domestic Chinese users, the company has plans to then further expand out internationally.
This was made possible through an investment of $2.9 million from Bitmain Technologies back in April.
The new exchange includes a high-speed matching engine, multilateral security protection, 100% excess reserves with rapid deposits and withdrawals.
ViaBTC exchange lists, BTC/CNY, ETH/CNY, and ETH/BTC.
ViaBTC entered into Bitcoin industry in June 2016 with a professional pool service and cloud mining products and has since built up a world-wide reputation in the Bitcoin community. The pool hashrate reached a record high in September last year, rising at a time to second in the world. ViaBTC has built a user base of nearly 10,000, among which 80% are from outside China.