Andy Cheung, a former chief operating officer/CFO at OKEx, plans to launch a crypto spinoff alternate, ACDX, by the end of Q1 2020. The goals of this alternate will be supply futures, choices, callable bull/bear contracts, warrant contracts, etc.
As a result of this launch, retail traders will now have access to crypto buying and selling. Historically, only institutional shoppers are solely allowed to access until now.
Cheung advised one of his interviews that the foremost target was to create an alternative for the retail investors with a structured platform that was generally utilized by Crypto traders and wealth managers. This revolution will additionally give wealth managers extra instruments to meet the higher funding aims of their shoppers.
ACDX Intends to Go Global
Reportedly, the alternate will be available to launch for retailers within the second quarter of this year. Subsequently, Cheung is positive regarding the additional extra superior merchandise of Callable Bull/Bear Contracts that can commerce in with the launch of this alternate.
Cheung is aiming to take this platform on the global level. It should initially begin with Asia where Cheung and his connections in Hong Kong and mainland China are active.
Having the alternate in place, the agency as informed by Cheung is aiming to raise $40 million by token gross sales and fairness investments from crypto funds, non-public fairness corporations, and household places of work from Europe and Asia.
Cheung mentioned that the agency is now in talks with other potential traders and more likely to announce further investments in later quarters of this year. Presently, they have made a personal investment of $4 million for the development of the alternate.
The agency has now 25 people in place working for the alternate. Among them, 8 are builders of the platform who maintain and develop the alternate’s infrastructure. Cheung also mentioned that they are specialized in developing the platform to ensure smooth merchandise trading after the launch.