Digital payments platform Wirex announced on Thursday it has teamed up with Zero Hash, a crypto trading infrastructure platform owned by Seed CX, to support its upcoming U.S. expansion. Wirex reported that through the collaboration it will launch its products across the U.S. in April 2021.
Wirex further explained that it serves nearly 3.5 million consumers across over 130 countries. It allows its users to buy, hold, exchange, and sell up to 20 different traditional and cryptocurrencies from its mobile app. Wirex recently claimed to be the only second crypto-enabled company to receive Visa principal membership, and have imminent plans to launch X-Tras, upgrading their rewards scheme, Cryptoback.
While speaking about the collaboration, Harold Montgomery, Managing Director of Wirex USA, stated:
“Wirex has already proven hugely popular in other countries across the globe, so it’s exciting that we have reached one of our last big milestones in the run up to our U.S. launch. It’s integral that we carefully select reliable and experienced partners such as Zero Hash for this to ensure that the Wirex product continues to give everyone cheap, seamless and safe access to crypto.”
Edward Woodford, CEO of Zero Hash, further commneted:
“We are pleased that Zero Hash is powering Wirex’s US crypto expansion. Zero Hash provides the infrastructure enabling Wirex to rapidly expand into the United States, introducing an exciting product that is loved by clients globally to market there. Through the partnership, Wirex enables clients to seamlessly purchase and sell crypto, allows peer-to-peer crypto transfers and crypto rewards.”
Wirex then added it is hoping to reach 10 million customers by the end of 2021.