Author: jrey

  • Native Yield Enables Sustainable Public Goods

    Native Yield Enables Sustainable Public Goods

    OpenPeer is taking part in Blast’s Big Bang competition. What excites us most about building on Blast is enabling a new monetization strategy on OpenPeer where we can offer zero-fee P2P trading as a public good while using the native yield to fund the further development of OpenPeer. A History of Exchanges as Public Goods…

  • OpenPeer Merchant Incentive Program

    OpenPeer Merchant Incentive Program

    In many parts of the world where crypto adoption is exploding, P2P merchants are the lifeblood of the ecosystem. Without them users wouldn’t have a way to trade between fiat and crypto. It’s why we value them so much at OpenPer. Today we’re excited to launch our Merchant Incentive Program, rewarding merchants for their contribution…

  • Introducing: OpenPeer Points

    Introducing: OpenPeer Points

    OpenPeer points are now available at https://app.openpeer.xyz/airdrop. Points represent a quantitative way to track how much a user has contributed to OpenPeer’s success. As a user you can earn points in two ways. The first is to simply trade on the platform. The second is if you’re an approved merchant, if you put USDT (or…

  • From Buenos Aires to Jakarta: Mapping the P2P Crypto Explosion in Five Nations

    From Buenos Aires to Jakarta: Mapping the P2P Crypto Explosion in Five Nations

    Introduction The global rise of P2P crypto trading has seen certain nations emerge as hotspots. India, Pakistan, Argentina, Nigeria and Indonesia are countries that are are not just participating in the crypto movement but actively shaping it. These handful of countries constitute the most engaged group of P2P users anywhere in the world. Here’s a…

  • Safe Tips for P2P Crypto Trading in 2023: A Guide for Merchants

    Safe Tips for P2P Crypto Trading in 2023: A Guide for Merchants

    Introduction P2P (peer-to-peer) crypto trading has taken centre stage today. Millions of people all around the world buy and sell assets like USDC, USDT and MATIC directly with each other. However, in an ever-changing world, P2P crypto merchants must put extra effort to stay safe. In countries like India, Pakistan, Indonesia, Nigeria, Argentina and others…

  • 5 Countries Where Crypto is at All Time Highs in 2023

    5 Countries Where Crypto is at All Time Highs in 2023

    For most people in Western countries crypto is still in a bear market throughout 2023. Bitcoin has struggled to break through $30k and Ethereum remains 60% off its late 2021 highs. However in many emerging markets due to inflation and continued country depreciation both major cryptocurrencies are at or near all-time-highs. As a result, an…

  • 5 Ways to Buy Stablecoins

    5 Ways to Buy Stablecoins

    In recent years, stablecoins have gained significant popularity in the world of cryptocurrencies. Designed to provide stability and reduce volatility, stablecoins are pegged to a specific asset or currency, often the US dollar, offering a reliable means of exchange and a hedge against market fluctuations. Today 2 of the top 5 cryptocurrencies by market capitalization…

  • 4 Advantages of Trading Crypto P2P

    4 Advantages of Trading Crypto P2P

    With the rapid rise of cryptocurrencies, peer-to-peer (P2P) trading has emerged as an increasingly popular method for buying and selling digital assets. P2P trading allows individuals to directly interact and transact with one another without the need for intermediaries like centralized exchanges. In this blog post, we will explore the advantages of trading crypto P2P…

  • OpenPeer Rewards Campaign (OLD)

    OpenPeer Rewards Campaign (OLD)

    Notice: $vP2P rewards have been deprecated and all balances have been converted to OpenPeer points. More info can be read here: https://blog.openpeer.xyz/introducing-openpeer-points/ OpenPeer Rewards is our first retroactive airdrop campaign for early users of the OpenPeer protocol. All users that trade on OpenPeer will be eligible to qualify for $vP2P rewards, which will be later…

  • How OpenPeer Works

    How OpenPeer Works

    With many fiat on/off ramps being cut off around the world and crypto continuing to be adopted, many people are trading P2P (peer-to-peer) for the first time. Even if you’re a regular P2P trader, you’ve likely never traded directly from your wallet before – that’s until you use OpenPeer. But before we get into how…