This year will be all about making crypto easier to use than trad-fi. We see many exciting ecosystems blooming and we hope to be part of their success by delivering a fast, reliable, easy to use and integrate way to purchase their native assets.
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Crypto on- and off-ramps are key components in achieving Web3’s true potential. Here’s how crypto ramps work and why they matter.
When talking about cryptocurrencies, the things that immediately come to mind are crypto wallets, exchanges and direct conversions of fiat <> crypto. Crypto is only a direct investment mechanism, though: it can be used to purchase stuff, and many game developers are using cryptocurrencies for their in-game mechanics.
At Ramp we focus on excellent user experience. And part of that is always expanding supported payment methods to make sure our users will always find something that fits them. Last week we unveiled Ramp 2.0 and today we want to talk about what’s new regarding payment methods: what just got a huge upgrade and which method will suit your case best. Keep on reading!
Few of us imagined 2020 the way it’s turned out. For one, we have all been affected by the pandemic and are only now beginning to comprehend the repercussions it will have on global markets in the near future.
Crypto in 2020 resembles the Internet of the early 1990s. Promising but very hard to navigate. Although there’s a lot of progress in terms of UX with mobile wallets, social recovery and nicer UIs, we haven’t yet had the Mosaic moment of crypto. Mosaic was the Internet browser that led to the 1990s Internet boom.
At Ramp we believe better user experience is the key to enable breakthrough use cases in crypto, as well as to let existing crypto products grow.
Revolut is scoring all the highest marks when it comes to a great experience in financial services, so obviously it was huge news when cryptocurrency support was announced. However, despite the pleasant UX and competitive fees (even with last week’s increase from 1.5% to 2.5%), buying crypto in Revolut might not be the best idea ever. Why?