In today’s ICO Alert Crypto Minute: TradingView raises $37 million; Brave (BAT) browser hits 5 million Google Play downloads; Top 5 movers and more!
TradingView Raises $37 Million, Somewhat Thanks to Cryptocurrency
According to Techcrunch, the famous trading site TradingView has successfully raised $37 million in funding. TradingView has previously partnered with Bitfinex, Nasdaq, and more, offering its charting software for free. This drastically helped grow its users with monthly subscriptions — subscriptions now make up 75% of its monthly revenue. TradingView sees itself as the ‘next step’ for new investors/traders, with cryptocurrency largely being the catalyst for younger traders.
Brave Browser Hits 5 Million Downloads In Google Play Store
As reported by CCN.com, the Brave browser created by Mozilla Firefox created Brendan Eich has hit 5 million downloads in the Google Play store. Brave originally raised $36 million in a controversial ICO that ended in roughly 30 seconds, which at the time was one of the largest ICOs to date. Brave is an ad blocker that uses cryptocurrency to allow users the ability to deny or even reward publishers’ advertisements. Brave will also eventually allow users to earn tokens (BAT: Basic Attention Tokens) if they opt in to see advertisements.
Former VISA CEO Joins Crypterium To Further Cryptocurrency Payment Processing
As seen on CCN.com, Marc O’Brien has joined the Crypterium team in an effort to further cryptocurrency towards mainstream adoption. O’Brien was the CEO of VISA UK for six years. O’Brien stated: “What Crypterium will do is make that whole process seamless and give an opportunity for a consumer to actually use their cryptocurrency to pay for everyday items.” You can see the full interview on Business Insider here.