Announced earlier via twitter and their website, ZBG adds BTS and bitCNY to their exchange. The premium sub-brand of now has BTS/USDT and bitCNY/QC available for trading. ZBG is a flagship product and sole sub-brand launched in 2018 by, itself 5 years in operation. What differentiates ZBG from the main ZB brand is a focus on more premium, innovative, and high quality blockchain and cryptocurrency projects.

The listing was brokered between Annemieke Dirkes and Omar Chen while attending the 2nd Graphene Blockchain DevCon, underlining the importance of direct relationships enabled by such events, ultimately strengthening the bond between the english and chinese community.

From an Interview with Omar Chen, ZBG CEO, Nov 2018

“ZBG.COM aims at building an innovation platform on the foundation of ZB.COM official team who has platform operation experience gained in over 5 years and has achieved daily transaction fees of billions of USD. ZBG aims at becoming a key player and rapid global trading platform with ZB’s technical support. Also, we have mobile apps to allow existing customers to trade with a few taps of their thumb and get the benefit of ZBG anywhere, anytime and with a high-fidelity native app trading experience. [sic] source

You can see the original brief announcements in the links here – ZBG BTS and here – ZBG bitCNY. See the tweets embedded below, and feel free to share the news!

Sneaking a peek

Meanwhile, we hopped over to the website to take a look. At the time of writing, they’d placed a nice countdown timer to the opening of trade, whilst BTS and bitCNY deposits are said to be ready and open now. However by the time you are reading this, trading should be open. countdown to opening
BTS/USDT pair on ZBG website. Trade will be open by the time you are reading this.

It’s with great appreciation from the entire BitShares blockchain and community to see another top exchange recognize the progress and innovation that our platform represents. We hope to see more exchanges listing our core utility token BTS, or even more crypto-collaterized stablecoins such as bitCNY and bitUSD in future.