Tether to Launch USDT Natively on Avalanche – Bitcoin News

The blockchain company Tether has announced it will make available its stablecoin token as a native asset in Avalanche, a smart contract platform that has picked steam in the last year. Avalanche has a growing decentralized finance (defi) ecosystem, so this launch will most likely improve its state, providing users an official and safe way of parking and staking their assets on Avalanche.

Tether to Launch on Avalanche

Tether, the company behind the issuance of USDT, one of the most popular stablecoin tokens in the cryptocurrency market, has announced it is in the early stages of launching USDT on Avalanche, a smart contracts platform.

While still being a young blockchain that launched last year, Avalanche has grown pretty fast. It is now a top 50 cryptocurrency, with a bustling defi environment that already moves large financial figures. Avalanche is also compatible with Solidity, so blockchain developers can easily port their apps quickly to the ETH ecosystem.

Paolo Ardoino, Tether’s CTO, said they were delighted to invoke the launch of its stablecoin asset on the Avalanche chain. Ardoino stated:

The launch of USDT on Avalanche will provide traders with a fast, cost-effective way to transfer USDT across different exchanges. Avalanche’s vision for a highly scalable blockchain with low transaction fees and interoperability has been endorsed by some of the brightest minds in the space.

Emin Gün Sirer, director of the Avalanche Foundation, also touched on the importance this launch will have for users of the currency. Gün Sirer declared:

Having USDT launch natively in Avalanche adds another core infrastructure to the rapidly expanding Defi ecosystem on the platform. It will be a welcome addition to users and developers propelling this continued growth.


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