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The seventh BEST token burn has simply been accomplished and we now have burned 15,812,733 BEST which is quivalent to €10,047,410. Learn on to search out the newest on BEST and the seventh BEST burn from Paul Klanschek, our CEO & Co-Founder.
It’s been virtually 2 years because the launch of BEST, the Bitpanda Ecosystem Token, and I’m grateful to see so a lot of our customers holding BEST, utilizing it to pay for buying and selling premiums and claiming BEST Rewards each single month. Whereas the market is cooling off and the general market sentiment could possibly be higher, we at Bitpanda usually are not slowing down. Fairly the other, I’d say. We’re relentless in pursuing our purpose of bringing the world of funding to the fingertips of everybody, in all places.
The seventh BEST Burn in a nutshell
We’re completely happy to see BEST’s recognition rising steadily, which can be mirrored in an growing variety of folks becoming a member of our Telegram teams (each in German and English) round BEST.
Along with new options and prolonged tokenomics, token burn occasions play an essential position in our total BEST technique. The principle motive why tokens are burned could be in comparison with repurchases (“buy-backs”) of shares provided by public corporations. Corporations “purchase again” shares, thus lowering the provision of circulating shares (shares excellent), including to share worth and thus benefiting shareholders. As you might need heard, burn occasions happen on a quarterly foundation till 50% of the whole BEST provide (initially 1 billion BEST tokens) is destroyed.
Throughout this burn occasion, which is the seventh in BEST’s historical past, we destroyed at the very least 25% of the BEST spent on paying buying and selling premiums on Bitpanda and buying and selling charges on Bitpanda Professional ranging from the twenty ninth of April up to now. Take a look at right here extra details about the seventh BEST burn, together with the burn transaction. If you wish to learn the way a lot BEST remains to be in existence, have a look right here, beneath “Max Whole Provide”.
Within the graph under, you possibly can try the up to date timeline for upcoming BEST burns. The subsequent one will happen on the twenty eighth of October, 2021.
The newest on BEST
Let’s begin with BEST Rewards, our loyalty programme that may provide help to enhance your BEST holdings by greater than 12% per yr. All that you must do is maintain BEST in your Bitpanda pockets (not Bitpanda Professional), full at the very least one month-to-month commerce of any digital asset and naturally, actively declare your rewards on Bitpanda each month. As well as, you possibly can obtain extra rewards relying in your BEST VIP degree and buying and selling quantity. Thus, the upper your BEST VIP degree and the extra you commerce, the extra rewards you possibly can declare each month. In June alone, greater than 85,000 customers claimed their rewards amounting to greater than 2,500,000 BEST.
Simply as a reminder, in case you maintain BEST on Bitpanda, you possibly can obtain a reduction of 20% on buying and selling premiums on Bitpanda and on buying and selling charges on Bitpanda Professional. Equally, as Bitpanda Shares* is obtainable fee free, our customers have the choice to pay the unfold** utilizing BEST and get a reduction of as much as 20%.
I’m additionally completely happy to share that 23% of energetic merchants used their BEST to pay premiums on Bitpanda and buying and selling charges on Bitpanda Professional in June. Total, the previous few months have been steady when it comes to BEST utilization and a few quarter of all buying and selling premiums at the moment are being paid with BEST.
On this planet of Bitpanda
Loads of thrilling issues occurred lately within the Bitpanda world. Listed below are some key issues value mentioning:
- We’ve prolonged our product providing and launched Bitpanda Shares*, which permits our 2.7+ million customers to spend money on fractional shares 24/7 with no commissions;
- We launched Bitpanda White Label, providing companions like fintechs or banks the chance to faucet into our state-of-the-art infrastructure and provide buying and selling to their customers;
If there’s one factor that’s extra essential than the product launches, it’s the those who make it occur. This is the reason I’m additionally extremely excited that three wonderful individuals are becoming a member of our management group:
- Lindsay Ross, to spearhead our distinctive tradition as our new Chief Human Sources Officer (CHRO);
- João Luís to additional develop our world-class engineering organisation as VP of Engineering;
- Irina Scarlat as Chief Progress Officer (CGO) with the mission to construct Bitpanda into the #1 funding platform in Europe.
Plus, we’ve received lots extra thrilling initiatives arising, each for BEST and past. Keep tuned for extra and thanks for being a part of the Bitpanda group.
CEO and co-founder of Bitpanda
*Bitpanda Shares are contracts replicating an underlying inventory or ETF. Extra data and the prospectus can be found at bitpanda.com.
**For extra data, see the Value Transparency Doc of Bitpanda Shares.