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PR: Evercoin Announces $1M Pre-Seed Financing With gumi Cryptos and Prominent Blockchain and Open Source Pioneers

Investors include Founder/Executive Chairman of Bitcoin.com (Roger Ver), Founder/CEO’s MuleSoft, and JBoss.

San Francisco, CA – Evercoin announced today $1M in pre-seed stage financing from gumi Cryptos and prominent Blockchain and Open Source pioneers.

Investors in this round include:

Gumi Cryptos Capital
Roger Ver — Founder, Executive Chairman of Bitcoin.com
Ross Mason — Founder of MuleSoft (sold to Salesforce.com)
Marc Fleury — Founder, CEO of JBoss Open Source (sold to Redhat)
John Pigott — Founder, CEO of the ABE Exchange
Eman Pulis — Founder, CEO of Malta Blockchain Summit

The company will use the funding to continue development on Evercoin, the market leading noncustodial mobile wallet-based cryptographic asset exchange. Evercoin already features:

– Self custody (you control the private key)
– Secure key recovery (we never see or store your key)
– Popular coins tradeable in the US including Bitcoin (BTC), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Ether (ETH), USD Coin (USDC), Litecoin (LTC), Ripple (XRP), Stellar (XLM), Cardano (ADA), Tron (TRX), Dash (DASH), Zcash (ZEC), Ethereum Classic (ETC), Bitcoin Gold (BTG), Qtum (QTUM), Decred (DCR) and Dogecoin (DOGE)
– Buy with USD (fiat) by connecting your bank (available today in 10 US States, rolling out to more.)
– Mobile-first on Android and IOS, download it from http://evercoin.com
“Instant” Exchange (Unless it’s a limit order, orders are fulfilled immediately)
– Noncustodial Limit Orders (you choose the price, money stays in your wallet until your price is met)

“We are proud to welcome a set of extremely strategic investors into our seed round.” said Talip Ozturk, founder and CEO of Evercoin. “These investors represent a tremendous range and depth of experience and deep networks in open

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