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Alexander Shulman Provides Outlook for 2019 to Finance Magnates

Alexander Shulman, the CEO of Spotware, has met with Finance Magnates to share the company’s outlook for 2019. In his exclusive interview with a popular forex source, he focused on the below topics:

  • Industry trends and how cTrader responds to them,
  • Main cTrader plans for the year and upcoming features,
  • Reasons for cTrader success among traders,
  • cTrader added value for brokers,
  • The hottest features of cTrader in 2018.

Alexander Geralis Comments on Asset Digitization

Blockchain and exchange platforms offer more than just a space to trade cryptocurrencies. We are seeing some trends of using this infrastructure and technology to add liquidity and create a marketplace for assets outside of cryptos.

Alexander Geralis, the Chief Product Officer of cXchange, has spoken to BloxLive TV to discuss this innovative approach. In his interview, Alexander covered the below topics:

  • How can collectibles industry, including sports, art, equity and other assets, benefit from tokenization?
  • Having in mind, tokenization is new to many people, how would you summarize it in simple terms?
  • Has tokenization of products on blockchain been here for a while but was unknown to people outside the blockchain space?
  • How does funding through tokenization differ from IPOs, ICos, and crowdfunding?
  • How safe investors view tokenization comparing to traditional trading?
  • How big is the tokenization market?
  • Are there any things that cannot be tokenized?

Alexander Shulman Shares cTrader Plans with

As we started a new year, Alexander Shulman, the CEO of Spotware, has met with, a website dedicated to cTrader platform, to give some highlights of 2018 and share future plans for cTrader trading platform.

  • What have been your biggest challenges and achievements in 2018?
  • Will cTrader Copy go mobile?
  • How do you plan to dominate the EA space?
  • What are the plans for the future?
  • Where do you see cTrader in three years’ time?

New cTrader Help Centre is Live

We are happy to announce the launch of our new help site, now renamed to cTrader Help Centre. cTrader Help Centre offers detailed product guides with step by step instructions on how to use cTrader platform and its features. Among guides, you will find documentation for cTrader Desktop, cTrader Web, cTrader Copy, cTrader Automate, cMirror and FIX API. cTrader Mobile guide will be added soon as well.

The new cTrader Help Centre has a number of benefits for users:

  • It became a part of cTrader community website, making it convenient for users to navigate from one to another.
  • Improved search offers results with highlighted search words in the text and menu.
  • Reading history shows all read sections with a tick. The history can be cleared using the button “Clear History” below the menu.
  • Incorporated side arrows allow comfortable book-like navigation between guide sections.

Match-Trade Technologies Launch cTrader White Label Solutions

We are happy to announce that we have extended our partnership with Match-Trade Technologies, an FX and Crypto technology provider, to bring a new quality of turnkey White Label solutions.

cTrader White Labels will be offered by Match-Trade and complemented with their high-quality tools like integrated Client Office (expanded with CRM feature) appreciated by many brokers, crypto payment gateway and ultra-fast data feeds. Match-Trade also guarantees seamless integration with any Liquidity Provider. The most important advantage of such a combo is the fact that it offers the highest quality service and a relatively low entry threshold making it easy to implement and affordable even for start-up brokers.

What distinguishes this solution offered in cooperation with Match-Trade is the advanced technology and client support provided by Match-Trade experts that further enrich our core-offering. Thanks to this, our clients will receive a comprehensive and optimal solution tailored to their needs and the certainty that the entire set up process will run smoothly allowing them to focus on business development and get the best experience of the cTrader platform.

Match-Trade Technologies and Spotware will be attending the financial B2B iFX EXPO Asia in Hong Kong on 22-24 January 2019, where the details of the partnership will be presented.

Anyone interested in launching a cTrader White Label can contact Match-Trade for more information. Or find out more about how cTrader White Labels work here.

Book Your Meeting with cTrader and cXchange at the iFX Expo Asia

On the 22nd to 24th of January, the iFX Expo Asia will take place in Hong Kong, where the representatives of both our brands, cTrader and cXchange, will be available for meetings to show all the benefits of these products for your business.

If you are interested in cTrader, book your meeting now with James Glyde, the Chief Commercial Officer at Spotware, by contacting him at

If you are interested in cXchange, book your meeting now with Alexander Geralis, the Chief Product Officer of cXchange at Spotware, by contacting him at

Alexander Geralis will also hold his workshop at the expo about the demands of the maturing crypto industry and how to build a leading exchange. Read more about the workshop here.

See you at the iFX Expo!

Alexander Geralis to Hold Crypto Workshop at iFX Expo Asia 2019

Alexander Geralis, the Chief Product Officer of cXchange, is inviting you to a cryptocurrency workshop that he will hold on the 23rd of January at the iFX Expo Asia 2019 in Hong Kong. In his workshop, the attendees will learn how to meet the demands of the maturing crypto industry and build a leading exchange.

The cryptocurrency exchanges have changed dramatically in recent years. Today’s traders and investors have different needs and expectations than they used to. As the cryptocurrency industry matures, it is becoming more important to build exchanges that are responsive to these changes.

The workshop will cover the following areas:

  • How exchanges have changed in recent years and why,
  • What are the needs of traders and exchanges nowadays,
  • What is Exchange 2.0,
  • How to build your own cryptocurrency exchange.

If you would like to book a meeting with Alexander Geralis about our digital asset exchange solution cXchange, you can book a meeting with him at the expo by sending an email at

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Panagiotis Charalampous Explains Why cTrader Is the Best

At the end of 2018, cTrader has received The Best FX Trading Platform Award in London. Panagiotis Charalampous, Head of Community Management of cTrader at Spotware, met with Leaprate to speak about cTrader’s success and explain why cTrader is the best.

In his interview, Panagiotis covered the below topics:

  • How do you see cTrader setting apart from the crowd?
  • How exactly cTrader reflects Traders First™ approach?
  • Can you tell us how cTrader protects its traders?
  • Do brokers also implement Traders First™ approach and how do they benefit from it?
  • How does this philosophy affect the industry?

Read Full Interview on Leaprate

Alexander Geralis Comments on Bakkt Futures Delay

Bitcoin has taken another step back from the mainstream with the Bakkt Futures launch delayed again, as they are waiting for the greenlight from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. The launch was previously set for January 24th, 2019. The new date will be announced later this quarter.

The Bakkt Bitcoin Daily Futures Contract is a physically-settled daily futures contract for Bitcoin held in Bakkt Warehouse. The product will be launched on the Intercontinental Exchange, which also owns the New York Stock Exchange. This launch is seen as an opportunity to introduce more institutional and traditional market participants to Bitcoin as an asset class.

In the meantime, despite the postponement, cryptocurrencies managed to realize an upswing as Bitcoin broke above $4000 and Ethereum realized a steady gain to the $160 level.

Our expert, Alexander Geralis, the Chief Product Officer of cXchange, has discussed the Bakkt Futures Delay in his regular series with BloxLive TV, covering the below questions:

  • How much damage this postponement caused to the BAKKT brand?
  • Looking at the CME Futures launch in 2017 that might’ve been a catalyst in price, do we expect something similar with Bakkt?
  • What does Bakkt have to do in order to be compliant with the regulation?
  • Does the market expect to see a lot of interest in this product?
  • Because this is the 2nd push back for Bakkt, is there a risk of it not taking off at all?
  • Is this push back negative for the market?
  • Do you think there is trust from market participants waiting to enter this market?
  • Bakkt has attracted some notable names during the latest funding round such as Microsoft, Starbucks, and Boston Consulting. Why is this something important to note? Shall we expect more partnership in the nearest time?

Panagiotis Charalampous Discusses cTrader Open API 2.0 with FXEmpire

Following the recent launch of cTrader Open API 2.0, Panagiotis Charalampous, Head of Community Management at Spotware, met with FXEmpire to discuss the cTrader Open API features and benefits for traders, brokers, technology providers, and development companies, as well as how to get started with it.

In his interview, Panagiotis answered the following questions:

  • What is cTrader Open API and why do we need it?
  • Who is using cTrader Open API and why?
  • What kind of applications can be developed using cTrader Open API?
  • What new features does Open API 2.0 bring to the table?
  • How traders can get access to Open API apps?
  • How can someone start using the Open API to develop their own apps?

Read Full Interview Here