Celsius Community, a digital asset lending platform, has been awarded “best cryptocurrency wallet” on the fifth annual FinTech Breakthrough Awards — a yearly occasion that acknowledges rising firms on the intersection of finance and know-how.
James Johnson, managing director at FinTech Breakthrough, described Celsius as being on a “worthy mission” to supply folks with “better opportunities to gain financial freedom.” He continued:
“We are thrilled to recognize Celsius for their success and momentum in this mission, serving as a true example of breakthrough technology in the FinTech space. We extend our sincere congratulations to the entire Celsius team for winning ‘Best Cryptocurrency Wallet’ for 2021.”
FinTech Breakthrough additionally acknowledged MoonPay for “best cryptocurrency purchasing site,” Bitstamp for “best cryptocurrency exchange” and IPC as “best cryptocurrency info source.”
The opposite award classes included management, shopper lending, enterprise lending, wealth administration, private finance, funds, investments, shopper banking and monetary analysis and information. The 2021 occasion attracted greater than 3,850 nominations worldwide. Crypto’s inclusion alongside these conventional classes is a testomony to how rapidly the market has matured.
Celsius Community is coming off a stellar 2020, with deposits, income and customers rising dramatically. As of February 2021, the borrowing and lending platform had paid out $250 million in cryptocurrency rewards to depositors. The platform has reportedly amassed greater than 500,000 customers and manages over $10 billion value of digital belongings.
Celsius’ native CEL token is ranked 76th by market capitalization with a complete worth of almost $4.2 billion. The token is presently valued at $6.00, having gained 5.8% on the day.