December, 6, 2018 – TRON will hold their first meet up session, TRON DEV+ meet up in Taipei, Taiwan on December 15, 2018. Early bird registrants for the meet-up on Accupass before December 11, will receive 500 TRX tokens after the event. The meet up will consist of an introduction on TRON technology milestones by Zhao Haoqi, Head of Technical Integration from TRON. The community can also expect experience sharing on development on TRON, DApp (Decentralized Applications) demonstrations and introduction of TRON’s accelerator competition packed with prizes over US$1 million.
“We wanted to educate developers on what TRON’s plans are and how it can be scalable to allows easier adoption for day to day applications. Aside from TRON’s vision, our TRON accelerator competition started on December 1, 2018 to January 4, 2019, is a commitment to encourage developers to start developing on TRON. We will fly the top three winners to our annual niTRON event in San Francisco to experience the largest TRON meet up” says Haoqi, Head of TRON’s Technical Integration.
This is not the first time TRON set foot in Taiwan, recently TRON was promoted in Taiwan’s Blockchain Summit 2018 with their appointed Community Evangelist, JOYSO, to around 400 attendees.
“We wanted to provide a platform for TRON as a head start in this unchartered territory, on the other hand, we wanted our community to know about possibilities on blockchain that are coming from outside of Taiwan. In JOYSO’s development pipeline, we will release a decentralized exchange on TRON early 2019” says JOYSO representative.
TRON was recently reported with nearly three times the transactions of Ethereum’s reaching 1.84 million. Aside from technicalities, TRON had recently invested in the gaming industry as part of their encouragement on more DApp developments.
October, 29, 2018 – Targeting at the business opportunity of security token, JOYSO announced its strategic cooperation with LeadBest leading to the Crypto Invest Summit in Los Angeles, USA, at the end of October 2018. The partnership will integrate review of smart contracts, listing mechanism on decentralized exchanges, and promotion of bilateral service exchange between primary and secondary market.
JOYSO representative explained, “As a hybrid decentralized exchange, JOYSO provides convenience for digital currency traders while securing transaction and optimizing user experience. Our partnership with LeadBest can greatly mitigate trading risks, reducing time and cost for customers. We are thrilled about the cooperation with LeadBest, the leading security token expert in Asia. Its platform, Lead Suite, is a critical milestone for the advancement of blockchain industry development.”
Neil, CEO of LeadBest, says, “We are looking forward to our global strategic partnership with JOYSO, the world’s first hybrid decentralized exchange. We believe this partnership will give greater liquidity on a global scale for security tokens issued through Lead Suite platform.”
LeadBest is the leading security token expert in Asia. Since the launch of its platform, Lead Suite, it had helped companies in terms of issuing blockchain asset/token (e.g. ICO, STO, and tokenization of real estate), private fundraising and pre-sale, token distribution, and asset management. Aiming at meeting every needs in the initial investment market cycle, LeadBest offers its users a full package of solution to fundraising, investment and management.
“Crypto Invest Summit” exhibition took place between Oct 22nd to 24th, 2018, attracting 5000+ blockchain asset investors and hundreds of blockchain projects all over the world. The strategic partnership between LeadBest and JOYSO would connect the ecosystems of primary and secondary markets, continuing pushing the development of blockchain industry and maturing the investment environment of digital assets.
October, 26, 2018 – JOYSO partners with TRON Network, rank number 11 in market capital to build a hybrid decentralized exchange for TRON Networks. This new exchange will become an infrastructure for all Decentralized Applications (DApps) on TRON’s network in return improving the sustainability of TRON’s blockchain.
Founded by Tom Soong, JOYSO, a hybrid decentralized trading platform for cryptocurrencies which reduces the risk of being hacked and provide users with cost efficient trade, JOYSO also offers off-chain matching and on-chain settlement with real time trading mechanisms. Aside from maintaining the hybrid decentralized exchange, JOYSO also gains traction in development of technology in the blockchain industry. JOYSO had completed the initial phases of building a decentralized platform on the Nebulas chain known as the NAS-JOYSO. In this recent collaboration with TRON, JOYSO will be building the exchange with off-chain matching, on-chain settlement where users can trade any token directly via their digital wallets.
“TRON’s blockchain provides a conducive environment for token issuers where it is affordable and user friendly. This will attract more users to join TRON’s ecosystem and boost its token economy. With our expertise, JOYSO is able to provide a safe and simple solution for exchanging of tokens on different blockchain hence creating a more sustainable network.” says JOYSO CTO Will Hsieh.
TRON recently made the headline on completing over more than 500,000 transactions overtaking those on Ethereum’s since their launch four months ago. Last month, TRON acquired peer-to-peer sharing software, BitTorrent, to provide users an incentive in earning TRON’s Coin (TRX) by downloading and sharing content as part of TRON’s Project Atlas.
October, 23, 2018 – JOYSO, the world’s first hybrid exchange, had listed GramGold Coin, a stablecoin backed by gold. Gold is considered as hedging instruments in traditional financial world. A GramGold Coin is pegged to the price of 1 gram of gold, as an alternative for investors to trade.
JOYSO’s spokesman commented “JOYSO would like to provide diverse digital assets to our users, so they could hedge risk and allocate their portfolio without converting to dollars. JOYSO has started to provide USD-pegged assets, like USDT, Dai and TUSD and with GramGold Coin we can provide more diversity. With the spirit of diversity and distribution, we collaborated with GramGold Coin to launch the first gold pegged stablecoin on our exchange.”
For those investors who own several digital assets, buying GramGold Coin may be a cost-efficient option than converting to dollars. Besides, GramGold Coin buys and stores gold from Bullion Star, a verified Singaporean gold voucher, providing a guaranteed environment.
Investors who trades on JOYSO are not required to register. As long as the user possesses digital wallets he/she can start trading immediately. This makes the trading process smoother and faster while staying anonymous. Users will retain custody over their own digital assets in return reducing the risk of being hacked.
August 10, 2018 — JOYSO has announced its latest trading reward campaign: the “Get Closer” order-placing competition and “HAPPINESS loyalty program” starting from Monday, August 13. As part of the campaign, participants can earn scores – which can then be converted into non-expiring “HAPPINESS points” – by placing orders on seven types of token traded on the JOYSO trading platform. The orders that are placed closest to the market price will receive higher scores, with a maximum bonus score order of up to 15 times.
“JOYSO hopes to attract more users by constantly launching reward programs. The launch of our HAPPINESS program is expected to enhance customer loyalty,” said Taka Kao, the Chief Operating Officer of JOYSO.
The game runs from 12pm on August 13 to 12pm on September 1 (Taiwan Time). Participants can earn scores by placing orders (both buy and sell orders) on seven type of token (HOT/TOMO/MKR/ZIL/BAT/GTO/MAN) on the JOYSO platform. The score will be accumulated until the order is cancelled or matched. The higher the value of the order (in Ethereum value), the higher score a participant will get. Orders placed closest to the market price will also earn higher scores.
During the order placing contest period, JOYSO will offer 10,000 HAPPINESS points on a daily basis. HAPPINESS points, which have no expiry date, will be distributed to participants according to the accumulated score tabulated against the total score of all participants. These points can then be converted into tokens such as JOY, or prizes such as the CoolWallet S, a cryptocurrency mobile hardware wallet, by the end of August at the latest. During the “Get Closer” campaign, participants that place orders that are far from the market price will receive no score. Furthermore, between the different campaigns, the rate of conversion between HAPPINESS points and campaign scores varies, according to JOYSO.
The “Get Closer” and “HAPPINESS” campaigns follows July’s “Black Friday” campaign, in which participants were able to win prizes by depositing and trading on JOYSO.
Lee Hsiao Chun, who was among the winners in July’s campaign, said that she welcomes JOYSO’s reward campaigns. “JOYSO has outstanding technology and a good team, we hope JOYSO continue to build on its success, attracting more international users by launching marketing campaigns and making trading in the market more active.”
Nebulas.io, the globe’s leading next generation public chain, and JOYSO, the world’s first hybrid decentralized exchange, have agreed to a strategic partnership (NAS-JOYSO) in order to launch a new exchange on Nebulas’ mainnet. Both projects will utilize their successful track records to create a smart contract exchange replete with a variety of features. Nebulas is the second partner for JOYSO after Ethereum.
SAN FRANCISCO, July 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Nebulas, a leading public blockchain platform, and JOYSO, the world’s first hybrid decentralized exchange, have agreed to strategically cooperate to deploy a new decentralized exchange (NAS-JOYSO). The new exchange will be launched on Nebulas’ mainnet.Currently, Nebulas is the only project JOYSO has agreed to partner with besides Ethereum, which exemplifies the popularity Nebulas has already received.
NAS-JOYSO will be powered by smart contracts and offer a variety of features, including online settlements and brokerage services. Team members from both projects collaborated closely to successfully test the first version of NAS-JOYSO at the end of June and are currently set to publish on the mainnet of Nebulas.
NAS-JOYSO will offer the NRC-20 token to carry out transactions, which is similar to Ethereum’s ERC-20 token. NRC-20 tokens on Nebulas’ mainnet are able to be searched and upgraded.
Nebulas and JOYSO have enjoyed success in their respective fields and look forward to bringing their experiences and knowledge to the partnership. Nebulas was ranked 3rd in the third phase of CCID’s public blockchain evaluation, which was under the Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology.
JOYSO offers off-chain matching and on-chain settlements for real-time orders, all with an emphasis on user experience, security, and efficiency. Those using the platform enjoy quick order placements and payments. Hybrid decentralized exchanges greatly reduce hacking risks and offer users cost-efficient trades.
Nebulas and JOYSO will work closely to release a decentralised exchange based on smart contracts, which will bring value to the blockchain industry by enhancing and optimizing liquidity. Both sides will deepen cooperation, strengthen relationships, and ultimately collaborate on other parts of the Nebulas ecosystem in the near future.
July 31, 2018 — JOYSO founder and CEO Tom Soong today announced JOYSO’s first cooperation with imToken, the world’s largest Ethereum digital asset wallet. JOYSO’s trading platform is now accessible on the imToken DApp (Decentralized application) browser for trading tokens. JOYSO expects its collaboration with imToken, the first with a mobile wallet, to help improve the user experience and attract more users.
Users can download imToken2.0 for free from its official website, the App Store or Google Play. Soong said that with smartphones being the most popular way to browse internet, most users are still required to use a desktop computer to access decentralized exchanges. With the imToken2.0 digital wallet, users can quickly access JOYSO’s trading platform on their smartphones, helping improve the user experience, he added.
Safe Trading Everywhere, Easy One-click Search
JOYSO CTO Will Hsieh said that JOYSO was selected by imToken not only because both teams have been focusing on developing a decentralized ecosystem in Ethereum, but also because imToken recognizes the strength of JOYSO’s security and user experience. “We hope users can trade tokens on JOYSO even when they are not sitting in front of their desktop computers,” Hsieh said.
After downloading the imToken2.0 app, users can establish their own digital identity as they create a new wallet. Under “Browser” at the bottom of the app, users can find JOYSO’s icon, then select “+” to add JOYSO, and then click on the icon to be automatically diverted to JOYSO’s exchange page. Users can use imToken, a tool to manage one’s private key, to trade tokens on JOYSO’s trading platform. “Both JOYSO and imToken expect this cooperation to improve the user experience and attract more smartphone users to explore decentralized trading,” said Soong.
Soong is a veteran Bitcoin trader in Taiwan and the world’s first 28nm Bitcoin mining chip developer. With hacking on the rise at crypto exchanges in recent years, in May 2018, Soong launched JOYSO, the world’s first “hybrid decentralized exchange”, which reduces the risk of being hacked and provides users a cost-efficient way to trade. JOYSO has no control over users’ tokens, unlike centralized exchanges which handle all users’ tokens and trades and put user’s tokens at risks if exchanges are hacked or have server problems.
Singapore-based imToken was developed by a Chinese startup called ConsensLabs. Founded in Hangzhou in 2016, it has become the world’s largest Ethereum digital wallet, with currently over 5 million active users worldwide and access to 30,000 tokens. As of June 2018, its users stored crypto assets was worth over US$45 billion.
imToken2.0 is a feature-rich digital asset wallet enabling multi-chain, multi-token management, supporting one-click searches which helps users easily check and manage tokens including JOY tokens. Its decentralized applications browser provides a selection of extraordinary DApps, including JOYSO.
- Phase one: Prize tokens will be distributed to participants based on the amount deposited during the first three days
- Phase two: 16-day trading competition
- US$6,500 worth of Apple products to be awarded to the participant with highest trading volume during the contest period
- Three participants that score between the second and 13th highest trade volume will be entered into a draw to win US$1,600 worth of Apple products
- CoolBitX CoolWallet S will be given as a consolation prize (while stocks last)
July 13, 2018 — JOYSO announced the launch of its “Black Friday” call-up campaign today, in which participants have the chance to win prizes for depositing and trading tokens on the JOYSO trading platform. Participants who deposit tokens within three days will have a chance to win 250,000 JOY tokens (worth US$12,000), while Apple products worth US$6,500 will be awarded to participants with the highest trading volume on the platform during the competition period. A total of US$20,000 worth of prizes will be given away during the trading contest.
The token deposit game runs for three days, from 12pm on July 13 to 11:59am on July 16 (Taiwan Time). After 12pm on 16 July, 250,000 JOYs will be distributed to participants according to the accumulated score tabulated against the total score of all participants.
During the trading contest, participants must trade at least 10 Ethereum (ETH) to be eligible to compete. The competition period starts from 12pm July 16 to 12pm August 1. The participant with the highest trading volume will be awarded the following Apple products: a 13-inch Macbook Pro with AppleCare, a 128GB iPad (Wifi + Cellular) with Apple Pencil, an iPhone X, one pair of Airpods wireless headphones and an Apple Watch Hermes, worth a total value of around US$6,500.
“This is just a warm-up event, with more campaigns set to be launched and more exciting prizes in due course to attract users and increase trading volumes at JOYSO,” said Tom Soong, founder and CEO of JOYSO. Soong is a veteran Bitcoin trader in Taiwan and the world’s first 28nm Bitcoin mining chip developer. With hacking on the rise at crypto exchanges in recent years,
in May 2018, Soong launched JOYSO, the world’s first “hybrid decentralized exchange” which reduces the risk of being hacked and provides users a cost-efficient way to trade. JOYSO has no control over users’ tokens, unlike centralized exchanges which handle all users’ tokens and trades and put user’s tokens at risks if exchanges are hacked or have server problems. He hopes that the Black Friday campaign will attract more users to experience the security and efficiency at JOYSO trading platform.
Among users with the second to the 13th highest trading volumes, three will be drawn to win one of the following prizes: a 13-inch Macbook Pro, a 512G iPad Pro (Wifi + Cellular), and an iPhone X (256G), with a prize value of up to US$1,600 per individual.
Participants who fail to win the top prizes may receive a consolation prize, the CoolWallet S (while stocks last). The CoolWallet S, launched by CoolBitX Technology and is shaped like a credit card, is a cryptocurrency mobile hardware wallet for iPhones and Android smartphones that secures numerous cryptocurrencies and ERC20 tokens (including JOY). A single set is priced at US$189. The CoolWallet S, unlike other hardware wallets which require USB cables, allows users to fully control their money and reduce transaction risks. Winners in the contest will be required to redeem the CoolWallet S from their website directly using a promotion code.
During the competition, JOYSO will update users’ trading volumes on its website and waive maker fees. If a participant’s wallet accumulates more than 10,000 JOYs, the participant’s competition score will increase by 10%.
In addition, participants who are not based locally in Taiwan but win Apple products may convert the prizes into tokens which are equivalent to the prize value in Taiwan.
14 June 2018 – Taipei, Taiwan — JOYSO announced today that it has partnered with hardware wallet developer CoolBitX to deliver a mobile and highly secure decentralized exchange. This partnership strategically combines JOYSO’s hybrid decentralized exchange (HEX) with CoolBitX’s cold storage hardware wallet, the CoolWallet S, to help customers securely exchange cryptocurrencies on mobile smartphones.
Founded by Tom Soong, JOYSO is a hybrid decentralized exchange platform launched in May 2018. Hybrid decentralized exchange is a trading platform for cryptocurrencies, which reduces the risk of being hacked and provide users with cost efficient trade. It completed its ICO March 2018. JOYSO offers off-chain matching and on-chain settlement of real time orders with high priorities on user experience, security, and efficiency.
Completely anonymous, no registration required for trading. The CoolWallet S is a mobile hardware wallet for iPhones and Android smartphones that secures numerous cryptocurrencies and ERC20 tokens (including the JOYSO token, JOY). The CoolWallet S will host JOYSO trading on its distributed network of mobile apps and offline hardware wallets. The decentralized structure of JOYSO and the distributed nature of the CoolWallet S’ mobile offline storage capabilities will enable users to have complete custody over their funds while reducing trading risks wherever they go.
“Most online exchanges and hardware wallets are not smartphone-friendly. With the CoolWallet S, it will enable us to bridge the user experience of cryptocurrency trading by eliminating the requirement of connecting USB hardware wallets to smartphones,” comments Tom Soong, CEO of JOYSO.
A platform offering safe, convenient, and quick trades using decentralized applications (dApps) is a necessity for the development of a mature blockchain ecosystem and cryptocurrency community. The JOYSO-CoolBitX partnership is thus the first integration to provide such an offering. With JOYSO planning to launch a mobile exchange later this year, its partnership with CoolBitX will allow JOYSO users to begin mobile exchange activities within the next business quarter.
- JOYSO partners with TRON network, building a sustainable decentralized blockchain environment
- JOYSO partners with LeadBest to expand Security Token Services
- JOYSO partners with TRON network, building a sustainable decentralized blockchain environment
- JOYSO launched gold pegged cryptocurrency, GramGold Coin,to provide alternatives to trading crypto assets
- JOYSO’s “Get Closer” Campaign: Eliminate the Spread, Increase your HAPPINESS!
- JOYSO Eyes Million Mobile Users as It Becomes Available on imToken2.0, the World’s Largest ETH Wallet
- Nebulas Partners With JOYSO To Deploy Cutting-Edge Decentralized Exchange
- JOYSO “Black Friday” Campaign: Win Prizes Through Deposits and Trades, Over US$30,000 Worth of Prizes
- JOYSO and CoolBitX Partner to Deliver the Most Secure Mobile Cryptocurrency Exchange