Bitcoin Exchange CoinMate.io to Utilize Trezor Wallets to Offer

Bitcoin Exchange CoinMate.io to Utilize Trezor Wallets to Offer "Banking Grade Security"

CoinMate.io has been in beta since December, but has finally gone public. The Britain-based Bitcoin to fiat exchange bills itself as offering numerous security features which it believes the whole industry should adopt. In particular, the exchange plans to use Trezor hardware wallets to secure coins stored with it. CCN spoke with Roman Valihrach, CEO of Confirmo, LTD, the parent company of both CoinMate.io and BitcoinPay.com, via Skype. The company also owns BitcoinPay.com, a service not unlike BitPay, BitNet, or BitKassa. On the issue of security, it was chief among his concerns: We know....


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Long term, if Bitcoin gains widespread adoption, I'd expect the Bitcoin price to correlate to how useful people think sending payments, property and contracts anywhere in the world instantly and reliably is. Personally I think this could be more useful than wearing jewelry, but maybe that's just me.

Chris Dixon, Entrepreneur and investor, co-founder and former CEO of Hunch