Exchange Review is a cryptocurrency success story. Not only do they have the hottest domain name in the industry, they also have products and services to back up the reputation of carrying such a powerful domain. is born out of the MCO project which launched in an ICO in 2017. Stemming from an idea to produce a crypto credit card to fuel crypto mass adoption, they’ve expanded their value offering to include the cryptocurrency exchange. In addition their mobile application is stacked with an impressive feature set with some of the most competitive offerings in the crypto space. opted to discontinue MCO in 2020 in an effort to simplify their ecosystem. Now, all of the functionality that used to come with MCO, belongs to the newer token CRO. The CRO token began as an exchange token, but has since expanded to include a range of other functionalities. Read the CryptoVantage CRO token review for more details. This review covers the exchange.

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  • One-stop shop for crypto with built-in exchange, app, lending platform, debit card and more
  • Native CRO token assists in making low-fee transactions
  • Potential for high amount of interest when storing digital assets on
  • A long-term goal of building cryptocurrency adoption on whole

General Overview

The Benefits PRO's
  • Regular discounts called “Syndicate Events” offer up to 50% off coins
  • Soft staking allowing you to earn up to 5% on deposited assets
  • Staking CRO earns you up to 20% interest
  • Excellent UI is friendly for users
  • Trading competitions and participation incentives
The Downside CON's
  • The exchange is relatively new, not yet having proven its track record
  • The high staking rewards has people nervous about their business model at a Glance

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Funding Methods

Method Best For Deposit Withdraw Speed
Debit Card Small investments No No N/A
Credit Card Small Investments Yes No Instant
Wire Transfer Large investments Yes Yes 5-7 business days
Crypto Large investments Yes Yes Instant

Sign-Up Process has two levels of verification on their exchange, Basic and Advanced.

Basic verification takes information such as name, email, and phone number. This gives you access to most of their services, and gives you a reasonable degree of freedom with respect to deposits and withdrawals.

Their advanced level KYC (Know Your Customer) requires you to submit identity documents. This grants you the ability to have unlimited deposits, and a 100 BTC withdrawal limit. Exchange

What Can I Buy on may be a relatively new exchange but it offers a nice selection of different coins and tokens including the heavy hitters like Bitcoin and Ethereum but also some underrated assets. Like other exchange tokens such as BNB, users can trade on the exchange at a discount by paying fees in CRO.

Here’s a look at some of the popular digital assets you can buy on

Supported Applications the exchange is only currently available on the desktop. However, some of the exchange functionality is integrated into the mobile app, but without as much control over your trades. Inversely, the features available in the mobile application are not available on desktop. It is reasonable to assume that has plans to bridge this divide to create a fully integrated cryptocurrency platform.

Is Safe? has received some of the highest declarations of security in the industry. Some of the certifications include the Cryptocurrency Certification Consortium, ISO/IEC 27001:2013 and PCI:DSS. ‘s first line on their security page says “Security First. Always”, with a philosophy of “Defence in Depth”. This declaration of their values, in combination with the certifications goes a long way in proving their commitment to giving their customers the highest degree of security available. tells their users that 100% of their funds are stored in cold storage. boasts a cold wallet insurance fund in the event of a loss of funds. Their hot wallet is entirely corporate funds and dedicated to ensuring that transactions occur smoothly on their network of services. Furthermore, if you’re a US citizen and holding US dollars with, up to $250,000 is insured by the FDIC. monitors all incoming transactions to make sure that they are not dealing with money coming from black markets. This is good policy, as it ensures that they don’t get into trouble for laundering money for criminals. This level of compliance and pro-activeness to prevent money laundering and criminal financial actions is the kind of responsible behavior that exchanges ought to look up to.

On a day-to-day basis, their mobile application and exchange are complete with 2FA through biometrics, or the Google Authenticator app. Finally, if a hacker manages to break through each and every piece of security puts in place, the hackers can’t send your funds unless the address they’re sending to has been whitelisted by you. Check here for a complete overview of the security measures has put in place.

Fees has a transparent, reasonable, and competitive fee structure, that allows you to opt into cheaper exchange fees by purchasing more of their core token, CRO. At the most expensive end of things, their maker/taker fees start at .2% of the value of the trade, which is in itself, competitive. What is better, is how you obtain cheaper fees. You must stake CRO tokens, which not only gets you a 20% ROI on the amount that you’ve staked, but gets you incrementally cheaper fees.

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About the Author

Keegan Francis, CryptoVantage

Keegan Francis

Keegan Francis is a cryptocurrency knowledge expert and consultant. He recognized the opportunity in cryptocurrency early in his career and has been invested in it since 2014. His passion led him to start the Atlantic Blockchain Company which consults on blockchain technology and cryptocurrency know-how.