Arbitrage set for a Shake-up? Arbidex Platform Launches ICO After $6m Presale

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Arbidex, a blockchain-powered trading platform that integrates crypto assets from multiple exchanges, launches its public crowdsale today, following a presale round of USD 6 million. The ICO will run up to February 15, 2018, with 40 percent of ABX tokens up for grabs, according to the company’s press release.

The remaining 60 percent of tokens go to private placement and presale, with 10 per cent left in reserve. The ABX token utilises Ethereum’s standard interface, ERC20.

Designed with the professional trader in mind, Arbidex provides access to premium platform features, including an internal settlement facility, discounts on services and the right to participate in platform development, said the company in its statement. The idea is to accumulate the liquidity of all the major crypto exchanges and offer users automatically executed arbitrage trades with commissions lower than those given by the underlying exchanges. Trades can start with any amount and opportunities for arbitrage are identified using a built-in search algorithm.

Arbidex CEO Kamilya Arslanova said, “Since October 2017 my whole life has been devoted to the developing the most wanted trading platform of all times. No kidding! You probably know that difference between some coins and tokens prices might be up to 5 percent on different exchanges? But the trading ecosystem now is not providing any user-friendly tools for a trader to make money out of that. That’s why we invented Arbidex.”

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However, in his weekly ICO roundup for Blockchain News, Token Report CEO Galen Moore provided a note of caution:

“Arbitrage strategies are ephemerally successful at best. If I were going to invest in an arbitrage technology, I’d want to know that the team behind it was sharp enough to get an unfair advantage and keep it. Arbidex’s website lists only one team member, CEO Kamilya Arslanova, alongside a raft of “advisors.”

To learn more about Arbidex and its crowdsale, visit https://arbidex.uk.com/.

About Alex Behrens

Alex started his professional career in a data analyst role at a global electrical components distributor before transitioning to work in the blockchain industry full time in 2017. He has performed research and analysis on multiple projects including traditional securities and cryptocurrencies, and has contributed to operational design for cryptocurrency mining and other entrepreneurial projects since 2015. Alex graduated from Ithaca College in 2014 with a BS in Finance and a minor in Politics.

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