Malta-based cryptocurrency trading platform OKEx has been named Crypto Exchange of the Year at the inaugural Malta Blockchain Awards during the 2018 Malta Blockchain Summit held on November 1 and 2.
With over 5,000 delegates, world-renowned speakers, 300 exhibitors, and sponsors, the Malta Blockchain Summit is one of the most anticipated annual event fully-endorsed by the Maltese government.
Launched in an effort to recognize firms, experts, and leaders who have made significant contributions to the blockchain industry in Malta, the first annual Malta Blockchain Awards was judged by a panel comprising of 32 industry leaders and executives from the blockchain industry. Among the leading crypto exchanges that vied for the Crypto Exchange of the Year award included finalists OKEx, Binance, and BitBay.
As OKEx head of operations Andy Cheung stated in a press release upon receiving the award:
“These awards are particularly gratifying as they reflect a vote of confidence from industry leaders, who recognize our ongoing efforts. Like we said, we dare to innovate and will keep pushing the limits of what is possible. Receiving this honour is truly a testament to our unrelenting effort in making changes in the crypto and blockchain industry. We never stop innovating to create the best user experience, to build a robust ecosystem, to improve the crypto industry, and above all, to revolutionize our world with blockchain technology. As a leader, continuing to improve the ecosystem is not only our promise, it is also our responsibility.”
Founded in 2017, OKEx is a Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency exchange that provides digital assets trading services, including futures and token trading, as well as an index tracker for overseas traders. At present, OKEx supports trading of over 400 cryptocurrencies and futures trading pairs, as the company continues serving millions of users across more than 100 territories.