Crypto exchange CEX.IO, today announced it will be listing XTZ, the crypto asset token of the Tezos blockchain platform. On February 5, the exchange will enable Tezos deposits and begin XTZ/USD trading.
Then, on February 7, withdrawals will be enabled along with support for the XTZ/EUR market. Finally, on February 10, XTZ/GBP trading will go live. Tezos will be available for purchase with Visa/Mastercard just like other cryptocurrencies.
Soon, the exchange also will enable XTZ staking (baking) and automatically distribute rewards for every XTZ held on CEX.IO.
Tezos is a unique decentralized blockchain. It’s not based on the code of any other blockchain, The goal of Tezos is to create a blockchain that can become a platform for innovation without the risk of hard forks that would split its community.
Just like Ethereum, Tezos is a blockchain platform for dApps and smart contracts. Tezos encourages user participation in the development process and lets users directly vote on and approve protocol upgrades.