Blockchain-based platform Company Upside officially opened the exchange UPXIDE which keeps the base.

Upside, a subsidiary of Metaps Plus, a mobile fintech and blockchain company, announced that it had officially opened UpXide on October 30, 2018.There have been many cryptocurrency exchanges however there are a lot of security vulnerabilities within those exchanges. In recent years, it has been the case that the basic things that must be observed on the exchange, such as blocking unfair trading such as cage pumping, have not been met.On the other hand, UpXide is preparing ISO27001 certification, AML(anti-money laundering) system, maintenance of user assets in cold wallet, internal network separation, internal control DRM solution, and introducing dynamic security for hacking source blocking(Server / App security solution) as well.UpXide has added an enhanced chart that emphasizes the security of the user with an enhanced authentication step and added various chart options. It enables not only a real-time view of the investor's asset status at a glance, but also quick deposit and withdrawal service, And focusing on providing a convenient trading environment. 

Smartcon Participated in the production of web variety show 'SWITCH'.

Smartcon, which is the subsidiary of Metaps Plus and one of Metaps Group companies, creates web entertainment 'SWITCH' for its branding and securing members of Smart Plus.THE BOYZ, the popular Idol Boy Group debuted in 2018, was selected.The Boyz consists of a total of 12 members and has excellent looks and outstanding talents, and rarely has a very strong fandom as a newcomer.Five of the fans or team who write the story to Smart Plus, will be selected for filming, and the filming will take place during November.It will be broadcasted twice a week from November 27 (Tue) to December 28 (Fri), 10 times in total, and the broadcasting time is 4:30 PM.Broadcasts can be viewed through the Smart Plus app, and can be viewed on SBS Mobidic and its affiliated channels.

Metaps Plus plans to launch block chain based digital asset trading platform “TEMX” together with the release of casual mobile game “Dig Star”

On October 15, 2018, Metaps Plus (CEO Kim Seung-Yeon), Metaps’ Korean subsidiary, has announced that it will release casual mobile game 'Dig Star' over 154 countries around the world in November. The pre-registrants for Dig Star have already reached more than 200 thousand people and it attracts a great deal of interests from many users.Dig Star is a casual game that people can decorate 'My Planet' by building up infra through traveling around the planet and collecting their resources. Users can enjoy building a variety of relationships with social networking that allow you to visit or invite the stars of friends.

Metaps Plus, TGE MOU signed with PetCraft

Metaps Plus(CEO Seungyeon Kim) signed an MOU with PetCraft for the Token Generation Event (TGE). This TGE is the third global TGE and is expected to show synergies between the gaming and blockchain businesses of Metaps Plus.Metaps Plus is a Korean fintech company and a subsidiary of Metaps Group, which has its headquarters in Japan and branches in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Korea, Singapore, and the United States. Metaps Plus is leading company development by issuing their own cryptocurrency ‘PlusCoin', establishing a CoinRoom exchange, and consulting TGE to create blockchain businesses such as Bryllite and Xtock.The cooperation between PetCraft and Metaps Plus is expected to capture an important position in the Korean and Japanese game markets. The game is expected to be launched first in Korea, which will actively promote international cooperation for localized marketing and game distribution of blockchain games.

Metaps Plus Signs Blockchain Technology Partnership With Origin Protocol

Metaps Plus announced on September 5th that the company has signed a blockchain technology partnership with Origin Protocol.Origin Protocol, a P2P (Peer-to-Peer) decentralized marketplace and protocol set, allows buyers and sellers to transact without traditional intermediaries in order to minimize fees, increase innovation, free customer and transaction data, and decrease unnecessary regulation in the current shared economic system.Following this technological partnership agreement, the two companies will reorganize the current shared economic marketplace to become truly P2P, removing traditional intermediaries to build a decentralized system.Metaps Plus is expected to apply the origin protocol platform, a decentralized marketplace, to the 'ERC721 game character' exchange which will minimize brokerage procedures and promote P2P transactions.

Upside, Partnership for stability enhancement of blockchain platform with Dcenty

Upside Co., Ltd. (CEO Baek, Seong-cheol) said that it has formed a strategic partnership with Dcenty (CEO Kim, Yong-Dae) to strengthen the stability of blockchain platform.Through this partnership, ProofX platform will be developed which is data integrity and Time Stamping Authority (TSA) with blockchain technology that overcomes the disadvantages of existing TSA.Particularly in the current blockchain technology, TPS (Transaction Per Second) does not follow the rate. Therefore, ProofX platform is being developed at Dcenty and TSA service is being developed for the blockchain technology. ProofX platform is expected to be more useful in blockchain technology by improving TPS by eliminating bottlenecks in existing platforms by implementing optimal parallelism.

SMARTCON’s easy payment application 'SmartPlus', partnership with L.pay easy payment.

Smartcon Co., Ltd. (CEO Jonghyun Kim) has announced a partnership with Lotte Members' easy payment service 'L.pay'.As result of this alliance, SmartPlus, an easy payment application of SmartCon, plans to develop easy payment system through L.pay. In the future, customers will be able to use mobile gift vouchers to purchase or present by charging cash in a convenient way.In particular, as result of reflection of SmartCon and Lotte members’ easy payment and mobile gift voucher activation, it is possible to improve service and convenience for both customers of the two companies.

Metaps plans to start ICO platform business

On July 13, 2018, Metaps Inc. (“Metaps”) announced its plan to start an ICO platform business to further expand its finance business in global markets. Metaps Plus, Metaps’ Korean subsidiary, completed the first Korean ICO with a successful crowdsale that ended in November 2017. Metaps Plus is now in preparation for the launch of “CoinRoom”, crypto currency exchange, in full-scale. In June 2018, Metaps Plus acquired a new patent on user identification system such as smart contract KYC. Having these strong track record in ICO related business, Metaps Plus recently received the first ICO advisory mandate from Bryllite Limited, Hong Kong subsidiary of Hanbit Soft Inc. (KOSDAQ 047080) and successfully supported them to raise large scale funds (expected ICO size of USD50mn) In an environment marked by increasing global demand for ICO, Metaps plans to register one of its subsidiary, Metaps Crypto Gateways (MCG), as FSA licensed crypto currency exchange and start ICO platform business called “Metalist”. MCG aims to operate similarly to securities firms in financial industry offering one stop ICO advisory service while considering the legal, accounting, and tax perspective. (Chart 1).

Acquisition of KOL Media Limited

On June 26, 2018, Metaps Inc (“Metaps”) announced that its board of directors has resolved matters relating to its acquisition of KOL Media Limited (“KOL”), a marketing company in Hong Kong.In recent years, the mobile game companies in Asia, primarily Chinese companies, have been rapidly expanding to global markets. Correspondingly, the demand for comprehensive support to publish and operate games in the global market has been increasing. The Greater China business in Metaps has been providing total solution services including marketing, operation, and introduction of IP to mobile game publishers in China, Japan, and other Asian companies; however, the fast-growing global market has motivated more clients to expand their products globally.KOL has a core strength in marketing business in Europe, North America and Southeast Asia, and is also a leading company in the game outsourcing operation by the greater China clients in its product expansion to the above mentioned regions. The management team of KOL has deep knowledge in the gaming and tech industries, and the company has the capability and experience handling the client needs in multiple languages. KOL has also been focusing on the management of branding promotion, as well as performance marketing.

Metaps Plus’ 1st Korean ICO PlusCoin gets listed on QRYPTOS

May 24th, 2018 – Seoul/Tokyo Metaps Plus, the Korean subsidiary of Metaps Inc (TSE:6172) will have its token PlusCoin listed on QRYPTOS. Metaps Plus owned PlusCoin will be traded on QRYPTOS starting May 29th. Plus Coin (PLC) is the first Korean ICO token with a successful crowdsale that ended in November 2017. Metaps Plus is a leading fintech company in Korea with a mobile O2O payment platform that executed 10 million transactions per year across more than 30,000 offline stores in Korea. Metaps Plus plans to connect PlusCoin to offline payments later in 2018.