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ANX (Hong Kong company)

ANX INTERNATIONAL
a n x. logo
Headquarters18/F, CNT Tower, 338 Hennessy Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
Founder(s)Ken Lo, Dave Chapman, Hugh Madden
CEOKen Lo
IndustryFinTech, Blockchain Solution, Digital Assets
Website[www.anxintl.com]

ANX INTERNATIONAL (formerly known as Asia Nexgen[1]) is a Hong Kong-based financial technology.

Company Growth

ANX International was founded in 2013 by Ken Lo, Dave Chapman and Hugh Madden. Lo now serves as Chief Executive Officer, Chapman serves as Chief Operating Officer, and Madden serves as Chief Technology Officer.[2]

In February 2014, the company launched the world's physical store allowing buyers to walk into the store pay cash and send digital assets to their virtual wallets in Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong.[3][4]

In March 2014, ANX International announced the launch of digital asset ATMs. The machines accept deposits of Hong Kong dollars in exchange for digital assets.[5]

In July 2014, ANX introduced digital asset debit cards that can be used worldwide at any merchant that support the respective payment networks.[6][7]

Acquisitions

In November 2014, ANX acquired Norwegian exchange Justcoin.[8] In January 2015, ANX announced the acquisition of CoinMkt,[9] the Santa Monica-based digital assets exchange. CoinMkt continued to operate under its original brand name, but resided under the umbrella of ANX.[10]

References

  1. ^ "Best Coin Exchange » ANXBTC". bestcoinexchange.com. Retrieved 2017-01-25.
  2. ^ "About Us | ANX INTERNATIONAL". anxintl.com. Retrieved 2017-01-25.
  3. ^ "'World's first' Bitcoin shop opens doors in Hong Kong". The Straits Times. 2014-02-28. Retrieved 2017-01-25.
  4. ^ "Bitcoin ATMs Open in Singapore". The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 2017-01-25.
  5. ^ "Three companies set to launch bitcoin ATMs in Hong Kong within days". South China Morning Post. Retrieved 2017-01-25.
  6. ^ "Hong Kong Exchange ANX Launches Bitcoin Debit Card". CoinDesk. July 15, 2014. Retrieved May 30, 2015.
  7. ^ "ANX Issues World's First Bitcoin Debit Card". CoinTelegraph. July 13, 2014. Retrieved May 30, 2015.
  8. ^ "Justcoin Rights Acquired by ANX Hong Kong Bitcoin Company". CryptoCoinsNews. 2014-11-21. Retrieved 2017-01-26.
  9. ^ "Honk Kong Bitcoin Exchange ANX Acquires CoinMKT". NEWSBTC. 2015-01-27. Retrieved 2017-01-26.
  10. ^ "Hong Kong Exchange ANX Chases US Market with CoinMKT Acquisition". CoinDesk. 2015-01-27. Retrieved 2017-01-26.