Hong Kong, HK -- (ReleaseWire) -- 01/09/2014 -- Bitcoin icon Blockchain.info is proud to announce the acquisition of ZeroBlock: a leading mobile application for iPhone and Android devices.
Alongside Bitcoin itself, both companies have had explosive growth and the timing is perfect to combine forces. In November, Blockchain.info added nearly 300,000 users and ZeroBlock saw meteoric downloads with the release of its much anticipated Android version.
“When I’m asked what’s the killer app for Bitcoin right now I always recommend ZeroBlock.” Says Nicolas Cary, CEO of Blockchain.info.
“What Dan Held and Kevin Johnson have accomplished is truly remarkable. ZeroBlock has created an enduring design aesthetic that elegantly filters the signal from the noise in the Bitcoin ecosystem. I’m completely obsessed with it” he added.
“Kevin and I felt there was a void in the app marketplace for a well-designed, informative Bitcoin app.” Said Held. “So we built ZeroBlock to be simplistic but possess deep functionality, focusing on easily digestible and relevant information.”
“We were excited to have the opportunity to grow ZeroBlock with the resources and user base ofBlockchain.info. With their support, ZeroBlock will solidify its position as the leader in the mobile Bitcoin app marketplace.”
Blockchain.info has some very ambitious future goals in the Bitcoin space – one of these is to build an informed global Bitcoin audience. ZeroBlock will play a pivotal role helping the global Bitcoin community follow market trends and open up new revenue sources.
Finally, Blockchain.info is excited to announce that Dan Held will be joining the Blockchain team as Product Manager.
Held plans to accelerate development of Blockchain.info products. “I took the normally boring task of checking financial data and news, and managed to make it an enjoyable and highly engaging experience. Now I hope to bring that usability to Blockchain.info, starting with the redesign of the Bitcoin wallet aesthetics and functionality, while simultaneously working to take ZeroBlock to new heights.”
Blockchain.info is the original and pre-eminent online Bitcoin wallet; praised by geeks and loved by Bitcoiners worldwide. Blockchain.info also hosts fresh Bitcoin charts, currency statistics, and an easy to navigate Bitcoin Blockchain explorer.
ZeroBlock is the leader in mobile development for Bitcoin enthusiasts. ZeroBlock combines live Bitcoin exchange data with up to the minute breaking news and charts.
To learn more about ZeroBlock, please visit:
Mobile page: http://mobile.zeroblock.com/
Main landing Page: http://www.zeroblock.com/
Download ZeroBlock on iOS: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/zeroblock/id643184018?mt=8
Download ZeroBlock on Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.phlint.android.zeroblock&hl=en
Name: Nicolas Cary CEO, Blockchain.info