Dear Pundians,

The holidays are almost here! But before we embark on the final weeks of 2019, let’s look at what transpired for the month of November. It was a busy month, but one that we will remember for years to come. Find out why in the following recap of November.

Product Development

Pundi X Ingenico

Payments leader Ingenico Group and Pundi X announced on 12 November that XPOS platform can be integrated with Ingenico’s APOS A8 devices. APOS A8 is a POS platform on Android. The partnership means that the merchants around the world can use XPOS on APOS A8 to handle crypto transactions.

Here is the video of Ingenico’s comment on this partnership.


XPOS receives Japan’s MIC certification

In November, XPOS has just been given market entry approval through a certification from Japan’s Ministry of Internal Affairs & Communication.

Pundi X supports multiple collateral DAI

Maker has launched the multi-collateral DAI stablecoin. The single-collateral DAI has become SAI. Pundi X supports the update and all the DAI coins on the Pundi X Platform are now upgraded to multi-collateral DAI.

XWallet’s Android version has integrated MEWconnect

XWallet now comes with MEW’s interface, bringing the full functionality of the Ethereum blockchain. The technology from MEWconnect brings the benefits of a hardware wallet on smartphone devices. XWallet users can also store their ERC20 tokens and Ether in a private wallet. To spend the tokens, MEW wallet users can send their tokens to XWallet when paying at merchants using XPOS.

XWallet milestone

XWallet has hit 700,000 registered users! We are grateful to all of your support and feedback as we improved our services. Thank you, once again! The platform’s top users were from India, USA, Indonesia, Vietnam, and Venezuela.

Pundi X Digitalbits

XDB, the Digitalbits token, is now listed on the Pundi X platform and can be used at its merchants across 30 countries in the world. DigitalBits enables enterprises to take their existing branded currencies such as loyalty points and rewards and execute them into a blockchain.

Pre-order the Blok on Blok smartphone

From November 30 to December 14, Pundians can pre-order the world’s first fully blockchain-based smartphone BOB at a 10% discount. BOB, spelled out as Blok on Blok, is an upgraded version of XPhone prototype revealed last year. Powered by Function X Blockchain, BOB features dual OS versatility, wireless charging, and biometrics capabilities, on top of other exciting features.

Partnerships and distributors

Borghese Ventures, Cyprus

Pundi X and Cyprus-based AI firm Borghese Ventures minted a Memorandum of Agreement (MOU) on 09 November 2019 in Shenzhen, China. The MOU aims to mainstream blockchain technology in Cyprus. The signing was witnessed by H.E. Mr. Demetris Syllouris, the President of the Parliament of the Republic of Cyprus.

Watch the video: https://youtu.be/7zUeL4wH_sY

Tiendas Macuto in Venezuela

Another merchant has been welcomed into the growing Pundi X family. One of Venezuela’s top clothing store Tiendas Macuto now uses XPOS to handle crypto transactions with its customers. There are four Tiendas Macuto stores activated with Pundi X solution. More to come in the near future.

Event and Community

Web Summit

We had a blast at the Web Summit held on 6 November 2019 at A303. The Pundi X team that joined the summit was extremely busy with the massive crowd and met with our partners & community members.

Singapore Fintech Week

Considered the biggest gathering in the world, Singapore Fintech Week returned for its fourth year and aimed to surpass the 45,000-strong attendance last year. Pundi X joined the activities from 11–13 November, awarded lucky participants with limited edition XPASS cards, and gave a couple of talks on its tech solutions. CEO Zac Cheah also joined a panel on the decentralized finance landscape together with executives of MakerDAO, Kyber Network, and Gnosis.

XBlockchain meetup in Sao Paulo

Pundi X Country Manager LatAm, João Victor Mendes host the XBlockchain meetup in Sao Paulo, together with the team from Ripio Brazil and BRI Brazil. The meetup discussed about the technology that will shape the future of decentralized models.

4th Taiwan Blockchain Summit

On 6 November, members of Pundi X demonstrated the usage of XPOS at the 4th Taiwan Blockchain Summit. The event was hosted by the Board of Science and Technology of Taiwan Government in partnership with Block Tempo.

Startup Demo day with Mayor of New Taipei City

On 22 November, the team at Pundi X Taiwan had the honor of showing both the XPOS solution and Blok n Blok phone powered by FUNCTION X to the mayor of New Taipei City.

Fintech Taipei 2019

Pundi X team joined Fintech Taipei 2019 on 29 and 30 November. Visitors checked out Pundi X’s booth which featured our latest innovations and milestones. Judie Liu, Marketing manager, has been selected to introduce Pundi X solutions on stage as well.

That’s a wrap for November! We hope you enjoy our progress so far. Even though the holiday season is starting, we keep preparing more roll-outs, new product development, and events in 2020. See you in the next Pundi X Insider.

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