VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, December 3, 2021 – WonderFi Technologies Inc. (NEO: WNDR; OTC: WONDF, WKN: A3C166, FTX: WNDR) (the “Company” or “WonderFi”) today announced that it has made a strategic investment into First Ledger Corp., the parent company of Bitbuy Technologies Inc. (“Bitbuy”), Canada’s first approved crypto marketplace.
“WonderFi’s strategic investment in Bitbuy, one of the first regulated crypto marketplaces globally, is a significant step as we continue on our mission of democratizing finance through easy and secure access to decentralized finance and crypto,” said Ben Samaroo, CEO of WonderFi. “Our alignment with Bitbuy opens up significant opportunities to create an end-to-end, unified customer experience. We are actively exploring integration of our product suites which will expand the reach and scope that WonderFi can offer to the market, and will drive long-term growth and value for the Company.”
“Whether Canadians are buying Bitcoin, Ethereum or altcoins, Bitbuy knows that price and best-execution matter,” said Dean Skurka, President of Bitbuy. “We are proud to be a leader in providing transparency to the Canadian market, and pleased to have WonderFi as an investor and strategic partner.”
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WonderFi is a leading technology company with the mission of creating better access to DeFi through the core principles of simplicity and education. WonderFi has a multi-pronged business strategy which includes a high-growth consumer finance app which will serve as a trusted gateway to the new financial system, and a digital asset portfolio which consists of leading crypto and DeFi assets. WonderFi's executive team and Board of Directors have an established track record in finance and crypto, with previous experience at Amazon, Shopify, PayPal, Galaxy Digital, Hut 8 and BIGG Digital. WonderFi's core team of engineers and technologists believe that everyone should have equal access to finance, and are aligned in the mission to empower people around the world to access DeFi in a simple, smart and secure way. For more information, visit www.wonder.fi.
Bitbuy is proudly Canadian owned and operates a crypto trading platform regulated as a marketplace and licensed as a restricted dealer in Canada. Our mission is to provide our clients the best global prices, the deepest liquidity, and the most crypto asset products in Canada with a convenient, dependable, and secure platform. Bitbuy’s head office is in downtown Toronto, with over 85 employees. Bitbuy is also registered with FINTRAC as a Money Services Business in the Virtual Asset Service Provider category. Bitbuy was founded in 2016 and is currently one of Canada’s largest crypto trading platforms by trading volume. Bitbuy offers crypto trading services to beginners, advanced traders, and corporations, making it The crypto destination of investors.
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