Official Press Release
Limassol, Cyprus, December, 2018 – PumaPay, the project that is successfully developing an innovative blockchain-based payment protocol, has appointed Chris Na as its ambassador to the South Korean market.
“With this step, we are excited to get closer to the South Korean business community,” says PumaPay CEO Yoav Dror. ‘We look forward to building relationships with local businesses and expanding our network of Early Adopters. Furthermore, we welcome the opportunity to expand the visibility of PumaPay and our innovative payment solution to South Korean blockchain and cryptocurrency enthusiasts.”
PumaPay’s growth in South Korea will be led by Chris Na, a prominent South Korean blockchain entrepreneur. Also a PumaPay Advisor, Chris brings his expertise in the blockchain technology, as well as in the Korean cryptocurrency space.
“I look forward to the opportunity of growing PumaPay’s adoption in South Korea and raising the awareness about this innovative project. With our country being a forward-thinking crypto nation, I believe there will be an immense demand for the PumaPay cryptocurrency billing solution in the South Korean market,” says Chris Na.
South Korea is the second country where PumaPay is working with local ambassadors to foster closer ties with local crypto communities. The project has good standing in Japan, where it is represented by Ninja Tech LLC and its head Moryo Katayama. Among PumaPay’s Advisors is Asia’s prominent blockchain figure, Kenji Sasaki. Mr Sasaki is co-founder of Cardano, the CEO of Next Chymia Consulting HK, Corporate Officer of Emurgo.
“We believe it is crucial to bring ourselves closer to the world’s most advanced crypto economies and blockchain communities. This is why we have made it a priority to put Japan and South Korea on our map,” says Yoav Dror.
PumaPay was developed by Cyprus-based blockchain company Decentralized Vision and issued its tokens in May 2018. It offers an open source blockchain-based protocol that decentralizes a whole layer of transaction processing services. The comprehensive and flexible protocol allows adopters to process transactions using nearly all the familiar billing methodologies and combines the best of traditional methods (credit cards) and blockchain-based solutions. PumaPay’s PullPayment Protocol provides flexibility of crypto payments in day-to-day transactions through super-fast transaction processing and low fees. PumaPay enables multiple payment scenarios – from traditional one-time transactions and recurring payments to restricted and pay-per-view billing, making it a good choice for merchants worldwide.
The network of PumaPay Early Adopters already exceeds 100 brands from different lines of industry, from financial technology and lifestyle brands to adult entertainment and more. Among PumaPay’s Early Adopters are reputable names such as Wix, Fashion TV, Rent24, Pornhub, Vivid Entertainment, CCBill, IronFX, to name a few.
About Chris Na
Chris is the founder of business intelligence group Chris & Partners, and co-founder of Chaineer, blockchain accelerator and advising firm based in Korea. He has extensive experience in global business management, and he currently focuses his efforts on advising and developing the business for a number of blockchain projects and companies. He actively cooperates with several global finance institutes and public blockchain alliances to help build and strengthen the blockchain ecosystem.
Yoav Dror, CEO
Aristos Christofides, CTO
Giorgos Kourtellos, Chief Blockchain Architect
Milenko Strika, Head of Product
Muly Litvak, Advisor & Strategic Investor