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Blockchain
Building the Bitcoin &
Blockchain Ecosystem
Secure Bitcoin Traders Pvt. Ltd. was established in July 2014 with Coinsecure
focusing on charting out the next - generati...
Coinsecure is building the
Ecosystem and
Infrastructure for Bitcoin &
Blockchain based products
and companies in India and...
Our Journey
15th August, 2014 –
Launch of
Coinsecure
Block Explorer
1st January, 2015 –
Bitcoin Exchange
Goes Live
30th Ap...
Our Works
Bitcoin
Exchange
APIs
Order-books
Mobile
App
Bitcoin
Wallet
Payment
Gateways
Exchange: http://coinsecure.in
Wall...
India’s Only ISO 9001:2008
Certified Bitcoin Exchange
BitGive Foundation
Founding Donor
NASSCOM Member
Bitcoin Foundation
...
BTCspermonth
0
500
1000
1500
2000
2500
3000
3500
Jan,
2015
Feb,
2015
Mar,
2015
Apr,
2015
May,
2015
Jun,
2015
Jul,
2015
Aug...
Why Bitcoin for India?
India ranks 22nd out of 178 countries in Bitcoin Market
Potential Index (London School of Economics...
Bitcoin Adoption to Date in India
135 million mobile
wallet users in India
[$3.2 Billion] in 2015
More than 800 BTCs
trade...
Coinsecure is Making it Happen
BTC to INR
Block Explorer
Paper Wallet
Mock Trading Platform
Trade Engine
Bitcoin Wallet
AP...
A Closer Look at Coinsecure’s API
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Simple
Granular
Always on
Comprehensive
Built with Swagger.io
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The New Frontier
Expanding into the merchant payment gateway space
Exploring Blockchain level solutions mass market use ca...
What makes us, us…
Coinsecure Unocoin ZebPay BTCXIndia
Launch date 1st Jan 2015 15th Dec 2013 11th Mar 2015 5th May 2014
S...
Booming Business in a Growing Industry
With an array of products, we grow the
Bitcoin market in India and globally.
Hop on...
The Vanguards
Mohit Kalra
CEO/Founder
Benson Samuel
CTO/Co-Founder
Goal oriented with a powerful vision for Bitcoin in Ind...
The Squad
Mohit Kalra
CEO/Founder
Benson Samuel
CTO/Co-Founder
Jincy Samuel
COO & Center Head
Elizabeth McCauley
Global Bu...
"I am not affiliated with Coinsecure
but I am very good friend of Benson
and know people behind this team
from at least 3 ...
“Coinsecure's Mohit Kalra says that
Bitcoins are getting more popular in
India in 2016”
– Digit (Mar 3, 2016)
“Bitcoin: In...
Jincy Samuel
COO
jincy@coinsecure.in
Skype: rosejincy
Elizabeth McCauley
Global Business Development Head
elizabeth@coinse...
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Building the Bitcoin & Blockchain Ecosystem: A Closer Look at the work of Indian Bitcoin Exchange, Coinsecure - Mohit Kalra

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Learn how Coinsecure works to educate and enable individuals and businesses to leverage Bitcoin and Blockchain technology through the first and only INR based blockchain explorer, an open order book exchange with a rest API mock trading platform/testnet, paperwallet services, an online wallet service and various integrations. Explore an overview of Coinsecure and products for developers, the Coinsecure story and bitcoin adoption in India. Dive into Coinsecure’s new API and solutions to challenges it faces.

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Building the Bitcoin & Blockchain Ecosystem: A Closer Look at the work of Indian Bitcoin Exchange, Coinsecure - Mohit Kalra

  1. 1. Blockchain Building the Bitcoin & Blockchain Ecosystem
  2. 2. Secure Bitcoin Traders Pvt. Ltd. was established in July 2014 with Coinsecure focusing on charting out the next - generation offerings for the Bitcoin ecosystem in India. The single motto of “Connecting India to Bitcoin” has helped us derive solutions for Bitcoiners in India. Over the last year, we have been working on some innovative projects to enable the common mass onboard this journey of Bitcoin with ease. Our head office is in Delhi and houses the banking, compliance, accounts, legal, management and advisory teams. The development & research center is in Bangalore.
  3. 3. Coinsecure is building the Ecosystem and Infrastructure for Bitcoin & Blockchain based products and companies in India and beyond. Developing a customer friendly interface on top of a highly secure backend is the key goal of any financial business. With India moving towards a cashless society with each passing day, Coinsecure brings products that specifically cater to this market. Connecting India to Bitcoin! Reason of Existence
  4. 4. Our Journey 15th August, 2014 – Launch of Coinsecure Block Explorer 1st January, 2015 – Bitcoin Exchange Goes Live 30th April, 2015 – API Goes Live 21st September, 2015 – Bitcoin Off-chain wallet goes live August, 2014 June, 2014 December, 2014 Seed Fund, Round 1 150,000 USD Raised Head Office Based in New Delhi (Accounts, Legal, Compliance, Business Dev) Branch Office Based in Bangalore (Development Centre) Seed Fund, Round 2 150,000 USD Raised December, 2015 January, 2016 Series A Funding Round Started April, 2016 1.2 Million USD Raised Ongoing Series A June 2016 Payment Gateway Release
  5. 5. Our Works Bitcoin Exchange APIs Order-books Mobile App Bitcoin Wallet Payment Gateways Exchange: http://coinsecure.in Wallet: http://coinsecure.in/wallet Block Explorer: https://coinsecure.info Comprehensive API: api.coinsecure.in Github: https://github.com/coinsecure Product Pipeline • Merchant Payment Gateway • Mobile apps
  6. 6. India’s Only ISO 9001:2008 Certified Bitcoin Exchange BitGive Foundation Founding Donor NASSCOM Member Bitcoin Foundation Silver Member One of the Top-50 companies at the NASSCOM Emerge 50 – 2015 Bitcoin Awareness and Advocacy in Schools and Colleges • CMR Institute of Management Sciences • PES University | PES Institute of Technology • Delhi Public School • Vivekananda Institute of Professional Studies, Delhi • La Martiniere, Lucknow Hackathons • HACKMAIT Delhi • HackCoin Mumbai • HackIndia, PESIT • CoinSecure Hackathon Online Our Initiatives
  7. 7. BTCspermonth 0 500 1000 1500 2000 2500 3000 3500 Jan, 2015 Feb, 2015 Mar, 2015 Apr, 2015 May, 2015 Jun, 2015 Jul, 2015 Aug, 2015 Sep, 2015 Oct, 2015 Nov, 2015 Dec, 2015 Jan, 2016 Feb, 2016 Mar, 2016 Volume Monthly BTC Trade Volumes This is where we are at… 7137 BTC • Traded on Coinsecure Exchange in April. • 74% Increase in Volume • 25% Increase in User Base STATISTICS
  8. 8. Why Bitcoin for India? India ranks 22nd out of 178 countries in Bitcoin Market Potential Index (London School of Economics Report) In 2014, Inward remittances to India crossed $70 Billion mark 135 million mobile wallet users in India | $3.2 billion (2015) Ecommerce to grow 67% to reach $38 billion (forecast 2016) 400 million internet users | 220 million smartphone users (651 million by 2019) Projected value of mobile wallet users in India | $11.5 billion (2022)
  9. 9. Bitcoin Adoption to Date in India 135 million mobile wallet users in India [$3.2 Billion] in 2015 More than 800 BTCs traded each day in India. Indian tech companies are devising Blockchain technology products for the Banking sector. Average trade volume per in INR – 500 Crores per year. Volumes are projected to increase exponentially year on year.
  10. 10. Coinsecure is Making it Happen BTC to INR Block Explorer Paper Wallet Mock Trading Platform Trade Engine Bitcoin Wallet API Outreach Integrations Android Apps Payment Gateway
  11. 11. A Closer Look at Coinsecure’s API <> Simple Granular Always on Comprehensive Built with Swagger.io <> <> <> <> <>
  12. 12. The New Frontier Expanding into the merchant payment gateway space Exploring Blockchain level solutions mass market use cases Increasing Bitcoin Adoption in India Offering the best for cross border payments market Offering the most robust tech infrastructure in blockchain <> <> <> <> <>
  13. 13. What makes us, us… Coinsecure Unocoin ZebPay BTCXIndia Launch date 1st Jan 2015 15th Dec 2013 11th Mar 2015 5th May 2014 Spot Exchange Yes No No Yes Wallet Yes Yes Yes Yes Trade Fee 0.3% 1.14% 0% 1% KYC & AML Policy Yes Yes Yes Yes Min Trade/Order (BTC & INR) As low as INR 0.01 or equivalent INR 100 or equivalent in BTC INR 500 or equivalent in BTC INR 100 or equivalent in BTC Max Trade/Order (BTC & INR) No Limit 10 BTC or equivalent in INR INR 2 lakhs or equivalent in BTC No Limit Price Ticker API Yes Yes Yes Yes Block Explorer Yes No No No Open Source Repo Yes No No No Transparent Order Books Yes No No No Public APIs Yes No No No Merchant Gateway Yes No No No 2.7 Million USD in Turnover in the month of April, 2016.
  14. 14. Booming Business in a Growing Industry With an array of products, we grow the Bitcoin market in India and globally. Hop on? Coinsecure is actively seeking partners for the expansion plans across global markets.
  15. 15. The Vanguards Mohit Kalra CEO/Founder Benson Samuel CTO/Co-Founder Goal oriented with a powerful vision for Bitcoin in India. He brings his business experience to the table and helps solve technology related issues with the team apart from his core work surrounding compliance, regulation and other pressing issues. He is involved in several Bitcoin projects as an Angel Investor and has strong connections to members of the core Bitcoin development team such as Jeff Garzik and is one of Bitcoins favorite evangelists. As an early Bitcoin miner and enthusiast, he is also a musician and loves to travel. Terribly passionate about Bitcoin with tremendous grasp and experience of the Bitcoin Ecosystem. Benson loves to build solutions to enable easier access to Bitcoin for everyone. As a Scala developer, he has contributed to several open-source projects over the years for various builds. Well connected in the Bitcoin space, he moderates the India forum for Bitcoin, writes blogs and is well established with several coverages in the press and news as well. As a powerful advocate of Bitcoin, Benson loves to listen to music and code!
  16. 16. The Squad Mohit Kalra CEO/Founder Benson Samuel CTO/Co-Founder Jincy Samuel COO & Center Head Elizabeth McCauley Global Business Development Head Aman Kalra Marketing Head Vivek K Tech Manager Vipul Kharbanda Legal Advisor Ram N Brand Identity & UX Jayanand Sagar Mobility Consultant Shakthi V Social Media & Mobile Consultant Gautham N Design Research … & a host of other undisclosed Industry experts and advisors.
  17. 17. "I am not affiliated with Coinsecure but I am very good friend of Benson and know people behind this team from at least 3 years. All I can say is Coinsecure has put together a real good team. I back them all the way with their efforts." – buysellbitcoin aka Zebpay “Coinsecure is amongst one of the best exchanges for Indian users." - SGK "Okay, I have to give it to you. Fantastic job. You have blown me away. Sent a withdrawal request to you for INR withdrawal. I estimate around 6 mins was taken by you. Impressed. All in all a great job." - shahadil “Mohit, Benson and the rest of the Coinsecure team do more for Bitcoin in India than most people I know. I store my bitcoins with them and actually feel safer than with my Coinbase account." - anirgu, founder of IHB What people say about us…
  18. 18. “Coinsecure's Mohit Kalra says that Bitcoins are getting more popular in India in 2016” – Digit (Mar 3, 2016) “Bitcoin: India's Evolving Stance on the Cryptocurrency” – NASDAQ (Jan 12, 2016) “ Few Notable Startups Driving India’s Bitcoin Revolution” – NewsBTC (April 5, 2015) What media says about us… “Start-ups give bitcoins a leg up in India” – Live Mint (May 3, 2015) “Coinsecure Joins NASSCOM, Gets More Credibility” – Forex Minute (May 20, 2015) Bitcoin trading start-up Coinsecure raises $1.2 million - The Hindu BusinessLine ( Apr 18, 2016)
  19. 19. Jincy Samuel COO jincy@coinsecure.in Skype: rosejincy Elizabeth McCauley Global Business Development Head elizabeth@coinsecure.in Skype: elizabeth.ploshay1 www.coinsecure.in Let’s Connect!
  20. 20. Thank You Questions?!

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