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ZeroBlock Acquires Bitcoin Forex Trading Platform RTBTC

ZeroBlock, a Blockchain property, is proud to announce the acquisition of RTBTC, a widely used trading platform developed by one of the most legendary charting developers in the Bitcoin scene, Clark Moody. Since launching last July, it has facilitated over $150M in trading volume across multiple exchanges. The trading platform works by allowing traders to link their exchange accounts to the platform via API. The platform replicates many features seen on professional level platforms for traditional markets. Its user friendly architecture has made it a must have tool for traders worldwide. The new platform link is at

**“By merging a world class trading platform with the most popular mobile Bitcoin app Blockchain **will lead the way for institutional investors” – Nic Cary, CEO of Blockchain

“Acquiring RTBTC was a perfect fit for ZeroBlock’s existing product.” Says Dan Held, co-founder of ZeroBlock and Director of Product for Blockchain. “Our features and services are highly complimentary, and we are excited to bring additional functionality to our users.”

“What Clark has built is incredible. RTBTC was developed solely by Clark over the course of two years. We were very happy to have the opportunity to partner with him.”

RTBTC will power ZeroBlock’s new trading platform. Additionally, ZeroBlock’s proprietary news feed will now be embedded in the trading platform, allowing traders access to market-moving news before anyone else. Existing ZeroBlock services will remain intact and free, with a new pro version of ZeroBlock to be released for traders. The new pro version will bring mobile trading to Android and iOS, among other advanced trading features.

Exciting new features are coming to the trading platform, including support for additional exchanges first and foremost.

**“Clark Moody is a pioneer and visionary in Bitcoin economy. He will be joining an allstar **team to build amazing tools for the digital economy” – Nic Cary, CEO of Blockchain

Clark and Dan will be heading up the product strategy and vision for the future of ZeroBlock. Both have already created successful products and with their combined capabilities, they will sculpt the preeminent professional level tool for Bitcoin trading.

About ZeroBlock:

ZeroBlock is the highest rated and most reviewed mobile app for the world of Bitcoin. ZeroBlock provides real time market prices and aggregated new feeds on the web, Android and iOS. Created by Dan Held and Kevin Johnson, ZeroBlock has created an enduring design aesthetic that is unparalleled. It simplistic interface, with deep functionality, allows users to easily digest Bitcoin market information. In December 2013 ZeroBlock was acquired by Blockchain, the world’s largest Bitcoin service and wallet. Together these two industry leading companies are developing a world class and holistic experience that includes Bitcoin price data, trading and news.

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