2016/10/24 6:49 PM
On Monday morning at the Money 20/20 conference, Bobby Lee, CEO of BTCC announced the launch of Mobi, the company’s new, user-friendly wallet, which enables users to send bitcoin and 50 other types of money to anyone by typing in a recipient’s phone number.
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BTCC’s Mobi Wallet: Phone Number-Based Bitcoin Transactions
Through leveraging phone numbers as an end-customer identifier, Mobi will provide a mobile-money tool for the unbanked or underbanked to use digital currency, serving customers worldwide so long as they have access to a mobile phone.
“Gone are the days of QR codes, and long addresses,” said Lee.
Moreover, users will be able to instantly convert over 50 currencies, including gold and silver, with Bitcoin through the multi-faceted app.
Lee started by asking the audience who in the room owned any bitcoin. About 15 percent of the audience raised their hands…