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ChangeNOW is a registration-free instant cryptocurrency exchange platform for limitless crypto exchanges. ChangeNOW has been on the market since 2017 and has now earned a reputation of reliable service with great rates. ChangeNOW is a non-custodial exchange platform which means that it does not keep any personal data or funds of its customers. The service provides fast crypto-co-crypto transactions as well as fiat-to-crypto purchases, with the support of about 300 digital and 60 fiat currencies. ChangeNOW remains transparent with its customers and doesn't collect hidden or inflated fees. The timing of a transaction is usually very short. Depending on the exchange volume, the processing speed might take as little as 2 minutes. The platform's design is very straightforward, thereby, making it suitable for both novice and professional crypto investors.

History[edit]

ChangeNOW was launched in September 2017 and made a leap into the market simultaneously with the launch of a Bitcoin hard fork — Bitcoin Gold — on November 12th, 2017. ChangeNOW was the first exchange platform to support BTG in the global market, and in just one day, the number of funds that went through the exchanger was as high as $1 million due to the hype around the new Bitcoin fork.

Historical milestones:

2017

  • Initial Instant Exchange Platform launch
  • ChangeNOW reached $1m turnover the same year
  • 24 cryptocurrencies listed

2018

  • Developer API release
  • Official Affiliate Program launch
  • NOW Token issued on the Ethereum blockchain
  • Extended instruments for partners of affiliate program: widgets, buttons, API libraries
  • Fixed-rate exchanges for partners
  • Started integrations with multiple partners and service providers
  • ChangeNOW mobile app was released for iOS and Android
  • Fixed-rate exchanges available publicly
  • The number of available cryptocurrencies reached 150

2019

  • New infrastructure services introduction: Lightning NOW, NOWPayments, NOW Nodes, Asset Listing Campaign, NOW Swaps
  • Binance Chain token issuing
  • Binance DEX (BEP2 NOW) and other exchanges (ERC20 NOW) listing
  • Simplex integration that allows for fiat-to-crypto purchases
  • Partnership with Atomic Wallet
  • More than 200 cryptocurrencies listed on ChangeNOW

2020

  • Established partnerships with CoinRabbit and FIO
  • NOW Token staking launched
  • ChangeNOW implemented the #AustraliaFires donation campaign
  • The ChangeNOW portfolio tracking tool, NOW Tracker, released
  • The Bug Bounty Program launched
  • The minimum exchange amount reduced

2021

  • Partnership with Guardarian established
  • NOW Wallet, the platform’s own digital wallet, was released
  • NOW Loans Program was launched
  • Fiat payments were added to API
  • 300 crypto coins listed on the platform


Thus, nowadays ChangeNOW is a wide product ecosystem including an array of services such as an instant crypto exchange service, a Lightning node, a token swap service, a crypto payment system, and much, much more.

Features[edit]

  • Registration-free — no account needed
  • Almost 300 cryptocurrency coins and tokens listed — more than 50,000 trading pairs
  • The greatest exchange rates with no hidden fees
  • Blazing exchange speed — all exchanges take a couple of minutes to complete
  • No limits — no maximum exchange amount
  • 2 cryptocurrency exchange flows: standard and fixed-rate
  • Convenient purchase with credit cards
  • User-friendly interface: 4 step exchange
  • 24/7 support
  • Mobile application
  • Affiliate and Cashback Programs
  • Broad Infrastructure

The Infrastructure of ChangeNOW[edit]

Over the years, ChangeNOW has created a broad range of products that all are a part of the platform’s ecosystem. NOW Products include:

Token Swap[edit]

Token Swap helps to migrate a token to a mainnet fast and easily. As we can see by the examples of Binance (BNB), Tether (USDT), and Atomic (AWC), the migration can be really useful.

NOW Payments[edit]

NOW Payments is a way to bring cryptocurrencies into mainstream commerce. The service allows businesses to receive payments and donations in digital money, with the support of more than 100 cryptos.

Mobile Exchange[edit]

Crypto and fiat exchanges are also available via the platform’s own mobile app. The Mobile Exchange application, suitable for both iOS and Android, supports the same features and functionality as the ChangeNOW website.

NOW Tracker[edit]

ChangeNOW produced its own portfolio tracking tool, NOW Tracker. The mobile app allows users to track one’s portfolio assets, from both hot and cold wallets, free of charge and without registration.

NOWLoans[edit]

ChangeNOW offers a secure and transparent crypto lending service. NOW Loans give an opportunity to make profit from the market volatility and pay back at any time.

NOWNodes[edit]

With the help of NOWNodes one can get access to blockchain explorers and Nodes via their API. The supported networks include more than 1000 coins and tokens.

Telegram Bot[edit]

ChangeNOW allows customers to swap coins through its official Telegram Bot. The Bot has all the main ChangeNOW features and is able to make fast, simple and limitless transactions.

NOW Wallet[edit]

ChangeNOW introduced its own digital wallet. As a non-custodial service,NOW Wallet provides secure financial management and offers useful advanced features.


How to use ChangeNOW exchange

Affiliate Program[edit]

ChangeNOW users can participate in the Affiliate Program to receive 0,4% of total turnover. There are various types of referral links one may put on their web resource, even an API for processing exchanges on their site.

API[edit]

ChangeNOW provides its API for wallets and other platforms. Thus, crypto services do not need to develop their own solution for the coin exchanges, but take advantage of the ready-made technical proposal from ChangeNOW. With the integrated API it is possible to process exchanges within a platform or application ChangeNOW is partnered with. Among them there are such multi-platform wallets as Exodus, Ledger, ClassicEtherWallet, Trezor, Edge, Atomic, Guarda, and others.

Core Partners[edit]

NOW Token[edit]

ChangeNOW issued its own NOW tokens on May 28th, 2018. NOW token distribution has started with a gradual airdrop of 60 000 000 tokens for its exchange customers and Affiliate partners. For affiliate partners, ChangeNOW has distributed 30 000 000 NOW tokens, proportional to their turnover. On March, 2019, ChangeNOW decided to go hybrid with the migration. The total NOW token supply, 200 million, was divided into two equal parts. One half was burned on Ethereum blockchain and re-launched on the new Binance Mainnet in order to provide the holders with a choice of the blockchain to store the tokens on. The migrated NOW token became one of the first tokens to be listed on Binance DEX. The other part that is still on the ERC-20 standard remained intact and as of right now is traded on IDEX, EtherDelta, and ForkDelta.

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