Bitfinex and EOS partner to build high performance decentralised exchange

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EOS, a blockchain protocol that enables horizontal scaling of decentralized applications, and Bitfinex, a cryptocurrency exchange offering state-of-the-art services for digital currency traders and global liquidity providers, have just announced EOSfinex — the first high performance decentralised exchange to be built on EOS.IO technology.

EOSfinex will combine the scalability and speed of EOS.IO with Bitfinex’s expertise to deliver an “on chain” exchange designed to offer a fast, transparent and trustless platform for the trading of digital assets.

A continuous goal of Bitfinex has been to research and sandbox the capabilities of various protocol-level technologies that meet the rigorous requirements of a high volume, blockchain-based trading platform. This vision has led us to EOS.IO, whose goal of processing tens of thousands of transactions per seconds, with minimal fees and confirmation times, is heavily aligned with our ambition

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