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VALR launches crypto trading platform in South Africa in partnership with Bittrex

VALR, a digital asset platform based in Johannesburg, South Africa, announced on December 6 that it is launching a new digital asset trading platform in South Africa in partnership with Bittrex. Registrations to be part of a limited-access launch have opened today at www.VALR.com.

According to the announcement published by Bittrex, VALR is launching with a “Simple Buy/Sell” feature, allowing customers to seamlessly and instantly trade between bitcoin or ether and over 50 cryptocurrencies. VALR’s platform uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to streamline the ID verification process, allowing new customers to be fully verified in as little as a few minutes.

In the near future, rand-to-crypto trading as well as more advanced crypto-to-crypto trading options will be enabled on the platform.

By partnering with Bittrex, VALR has access to all cryptocurrencies and digital tokens available on both the Bittrex and Bittrex International platforms, enabling it to offer its customers one of the largest selections of digital assets.

“This partnership provides South African customers with a broad selection of digital assets on a secure, reliable and advanced South African-based platform that is committed to compliance”, – reads the announcement.