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July 13, 2018 @ 14:24 +03:00
Financial services mobile app Robinhood has added support for Litecoin (LTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH) on its Robinhood Crypto Platform, according to a July 12 blog post. Robinhood’s blog post notes that they are planning to “further expand our coin offerings and add support for coin transfers,” writing that the entire Robinhood platform has a reach of more than 5 million people.
Robinhood launched its zero-free crypto trading platform in February, originally supporting Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH), with trading available for U.S. residents in California, Massachusetts, Missouri, Montana, and New Hampshire. The app, which can be now be used across 17 states, raised $363 million in May during a series D funding round in order to expand its crypto-platform U.S.-wide.
At the end of June, Robinhood had become the subject of rumors that they were launching their own cryptocurrency wallet after posting a job listing for cryptocurrency engineers. Also in June, Baiju Bhat, Robinhood’s co-founder and co-CEO, said that he believes sovereign nations will eventually have crypto as their default currency.