Crypto wallet and trading platform Abra recently enabled access to 17 Altcoins.
Abra which is led by Bill Barhydt added native support to 17 altcoins including Digibyte (DGB), Dogecoin (DOGE), Dash (DASH), Basic Attention Token (BAT), Neo (NEO), 0x (ZEX), OmiseGo (OMG), Qtum (QTUM), Vertcoin (VTC), Zcash (ZEC), Golem (GNT), Stratis (STRAT), Augur (REP), Ethereum Classic (ETC), TRON (TRX), Lisk (LSK) and Status (SNT).
In addition to Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Litecoin (LTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH) users will soon be able to deposit and withdraw an additional 17 Crypto assets.
Native withdrawals for the other cryptocurrencies will be turned on in the coming days.
— Abra (@AbraGlobal) May 8, 2019
Abra is a non-custodial wallet meaning the private keys will not be held by the company but within the user’s device instead. The firm has also previously announced that it will enable users to buy synthetic equivalents of stocks and ETFs using Bitcoin smart contracts.
Abra Partners with Plaid to connect to “Thousands of banks”
Abra has partnered with San Francisco based Fintech firm Plaid to connect user accounts to thousands of US banks. App users had to use bank transfers to deposit into their wallets, but with the new feature, they will able to connect to their bank accounts directly in-app using their API.
Bill Barhydt, CEO of Abra said:
“The addition of these new liquidity enhancements in our app gives users more ways to move between crypto and fiat. We’re particularly excited about our partnership with Plaid, which brings thousands of additional financial institutions into the Abra ecosystem for US customers.”
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