“If we build it ourselves, we can do it really, really cheap, and we get exactly what we want. But we don’t have the security of a battle-tested exchange that’s been around for a while.”
Furthermore, he added that the exchange platform will be aimed to tap the traffic already running through his website and offer the users services ranging from news to wallet operations. The firm might as well be seeking a way to increase adoption of Bitcoin Cash. The Bitcoin hard fork has been struggling to gain traction after it was spun off in 2017. Ver stated that the exchange will use Bitcoin Cash as the base-currency, probably in order to promote the token.
He added that the exchange “will be posted on Bitcoin.com so we’ll have thousands or tens of thousands of new users every single day.” During the second half of the current year, Bitcoin.com has taken a fall in its popularity in comparison to the first half, according to data published by Alexa.com, an online traffic analytics firm owned by Amazon.com Inc.