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SAO PAULO, BRAZIL, August 30, 2022 /24-7PressRelease/ -- The Brazil based cryptocurrency exchange Digitra.com announced today a technology agreement with Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) that will enable 24/7/365 robust and frictionless trading on Digitra.com for retail and institutional investors worldwide. Founded by the cryptocurrency pioneer Rodrigo Batista, Digitra.com offers trading in Bitcoin, Ethereum and USDC, with future extension to additional 50 asset classes and coins by end of the year.
Built on robust, resilient, and flexible market infrastructure technology from Nasdaq, Digitra.com utilizes exchange-grade matching technology to deliver trading services to its clients. Designed to dynamically scale as the marketplace grows and adds new asset classes to its trading platform, Nasdaq's cloud-based Marketplace Services Platform's matching capabilities are easily deployable and designed with rigorous regulatory, reliability and security standards proven in the financial industry.
Digitra.com applies a new commission and fee structure, called Trade to Earn. Through this newly created structure, it has removed transaction fees while introducing a monetary incentive program where its customers will receive Digitra tokens (DGTA) on every executed trade.
"We are excited to launch our new cryptocurrency trading venue for investors worldwide, enabling access to 50 currencies this year. We are convinced that the Web3 evolution can create new revenue streams for us as a marketplace as well as new trading incentives for investors. Digitra.com's Trade to Earn structure with zero transaction fees and an incentive program is an exciting innovation we're bringing to the market. By offering additional services on top of cryptocurrency spot trading, we will create new revenue streams that replace the traditional transaction fees," says Rodrigo Batista, Founder and CEO at Digitra.com. "Nasdaq brings extensive experience and expertise in capital markets technology to Digitra.com and our industry. Our technology collaboration gives us a robust foundation to grow and build new features for our clients."
"We are pleased to partner with Digitra.com as they launch and evolve their marketplace. As a technology partner to the capital markets and numerous emerging marketplaces worldwide, we are focused on enabling frictionless and robust trading through our SaaS technology platform," said Roland Chai, Executive Vice President and Head of Market Platforms, Nasdaq. "Our infrastructure technology will enable Digitra.com to resiliently scale their platform and meet sophisticated performance requirements from their customers. We look forward to continuing our technology collaboration with Digitra.com as they grow and develop their own marketplace as well as the cryptocurrency space."
Digitra.com is a global trading exchange for bitcoins, cryptocurrencies, and digital assets founded in 2021 in São Paulo by Rodrigo Batista. Also the founder of Brazil's first cryptocurrency exchange in 2013, Mercado Bitcoin, Rodrigo was the CEO and controller until 2019, when he sold the company with 1.5 million users and began building Digitra.com, a global exchange with a focus on technology, compliance, and governance. The company maintains the convergence of the crypto world with the traditional trading world.
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