Digital payments platform Wirex announced on Wednesday it has listed five new DeFi coins, which are AAVE, LINK, MKR, UNI, and YFI. According to Wirex, the addition of the coins will build on the 9 cryptos and 9 traditional currencies that the platform currently offers.
“Bridging the gap between the digital and traditional economies, Wirex users can seamlessly buy, hold, exchange and spend these currencies with their contactless Wirex card at over 61 million locations globally. Partnering Wirex’s crypto payments innovation with the best of DeFi technology with the addition of the new wallets will be an important step in further decentralising the financial system.”
Pavel Matveev, CEO and Co-Founder of Wirex, spoke about the listings by stating:
“We’re very excited to now offer AAVE, LINK, MKR, UNI and YFI for purchase and to build more bridges between DeFi and traditional financial infrastructure. Listing these tokens on our platform will give Wirex users more choice and freedom to spend crypto in the everyday, and the unique and enduring nature of these DeFi projects will help to raise mainstream awareness of blockchain and to open up the financial system.”
As previously reported, Wirex is a UK FCA-licenced global digital payment platform that has forged new rules in the digital money arena. The company also claims it is the only platform that allows access to OTC and interbank rates for crypto and traditional currency exchanges respectively, ensuring the platform’s users always get the best deal. The platform recently raised £3,701,909 through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube and it now has 3.5 million customers.
Wirex added that the coins will be available to purchase fee-free for a limited time.