Prakapenya and Gutseriyev open first cryptocurrency exchange in Belarus

Саід Гуцэрыеў і Віктар Пракапеня has been registered in the High-Tech Park.

The investors are VP Capital of Viktar Prakapenya and Larnabel Ventures of Said Gutseriyev. The amount of money invested in a startup is not disclosed.

Now Belarusian owners of cryptocurrency can officially sell and buy it on the territory of our country.

A feature of the project is the possibility of issuing over 10,000 tokenized exchange assets. Later, more than 150 types of tokens will be available (an equivalent of securities in the virtual world –, which makes the Belarusian project the first of its kind in the world.

Незалежны крыптатрэйдар: Звычайныя грошы крыптавалютай не замяніць

The exchange accepts bitcoins and ethereums, as well as dollars, euros, rubles.

In 2019, investors plan to receive a revenue of $ 70 million over exchange commissions, which will be from 0.2 to 1.5%, depending on the operation.

The possibility of creating cryptocurrency exchange in Belarus appeared in 2017 after the adoption of Decree No. 8 “On the Development of the Digital Economy”.

Год пасля Дэкрэту № 8: ці стала Беларусь ІТ-краінаю?

Said Gutseriyev is the son of the Russian oligarch Mikhail Gutseriyev, a friend of the head of Belarus. According to unofficial data, it was Gutseriyev, together with Viktar Prakapenya, who persuaded Lukashenka to sign the decree “On the Development of the Digital Economy”.

Лукашэнка павіншаваў алігарха Гуцэрыева з юбілеем. Топ-7 фактаў пра расейскага сябра кіраўніка Беларусі

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