- Celsius, a cryptocurrency lending platform, is set to close its app in three months as part of a strategy to improve efficiency, distribute funds, and enhance user experience.
- The platform will provide cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum to eligible users, with a distribution expected to be worth around $2.03 billion.
- Celsius has partnered with external companies to handle withdrawal processing, with PayPal considering the US and other regions being explored. Users are advised to save their transaction history and prepare for the app’s closure.
The Celsius App, a pioneering platform for lending and borrowing cryptocurrency, is making some significant changes. They recently shared their updated plans, stating that they will be closing down their app in the next three months. This decision is part of their larger strategy to make their operations more efficient, improve how they distribute funds, and create a better experience for their users.
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According to their new plan, Celsius will be providing people who are owed money through their platform with cryptocurrency instead of traditional currency. They’re aiming to give out cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) to those who are eligible. This distribution is expected to be worth around $2.03 billion, although this amount might change depending on the value of these cryptocurrencies.
The main reason behind shutting down the Celsius App is because it’s become too expensive to keep it running just to process withdrawal requests. Instead of handling this on their own, Celsius has decided to partner with outside companies to help with the distribution process. They’ve mentioned that they’re considering using PayPal to help distribute funds to people in the United States. For other regions, they’re actively looking for other partners to work with. If they can’t find suitable partners, they’ll keep the app open for another ninety days to make sure everyone gets their funds.
The decision to go with a ninety-day timeframe was based on Celsius’ past experience with managing cryptocurrency withdrawals for their customers. As they work towards closing down the Celsius App, they’re advising users to take action and save their transaction history for their own records. Once the app is gone, people won’t be able to access their Celsius accounts anymore. So, it’s important for users to prepare for these changes before they happen.