Deriv & BVNK bring Solana payments to millions of traders globally
By Gloria Methri
Deriv, a global online brokerage specialising in trading and derivatives, including CFDs, forex, stocks, indices, and cryptocurrencies has partnered with BVNK, the platform bridging traditional payment systems with distributed ledger technology. Through the partnership, Deriv has enabled Solana payments for 2.5 million customers globally, giving them the option to make cryptocurrency deposits.
With an estimated 4 million owners of cryptocurrency around the world, the demand for digital currency payments is growing. In the last 12 months, the market cap of cryptocurrency Solana (SOL) has grown 700% to over $40 billion.
“The collaboration with BVNK enables Deriv to meet the demand for digital currencies from its diverse global customer base. Deriv’s decision to explore digital asset payments was driven by requests from their customers and the opportunity to expand to new markets,” said Tiago Garbim, Senior Payment Solutions Operations Executive at Deriv. “We have noticed a growing interest in cryptocurrencies like Solana and Polygon among our clients – by partnering with BVNK we can effectively respond to their needs.”
Bernhard Niebsch, Director of Product for Payments at BVNK, said, “Deriv shares our vision for fast frictionless global money movement. This collaboration is more than just integrating new technologies; it is about creating an easy and efficient payment experience for Deriv users around the globe. Cryptocurrency payments are increasingly important to broker, and we are thrilled to partner with Deriv to support their global growth.”
“Integrating with BVNK’s API was easy,” added Garbim, “We started with Solana due to high client demand and we plan to expand our crypto payment options in future. BVNK’s excellent support has made this a very smooth transition.”
The partnership between Deriv and BVNK extends beyond digital currency payments. Deriv also uses BVNK’s platform to settle funds from Southeast Asia, and the partnership has led to significant time savings.
“Our relationship with BVNK has been very smooth in all aspects,” Garbim remarked. “Their competitive fees and comprehensive product suite make them an ideal partner for us. We’re excited about the future of this partnership.”
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