CertiK Partners With ORION

CertiK | Oct 28, 2019

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2017 marked a tremendous year for blockchain. Through the unprecedented growth of cryptocurrencies and ever-changing business models, many companies saw notable successes in the industry.

While the step into decentralized technology was headed in the right direction, many exchanges struggled with scalability and performance -- several had to go offline to upgrade their infrastructure. And along with scalability issues, many exchanges had to face regulations and build a scalable solution for new users to fulfill KYC obligations.

Having spent many years researching and developing cryptocurrency services, the ORION team put forth an innovative solution -- addressing all facets of the blockchain trilemma.

ORION is an all-in-one platform that serves as a user friendly gateway into cryptocurrency -- enabling anyone to access blockchain investment opportunities with minimal difficulty and without requiring an extensive experience of crypto exchanges.

Through their use of their built in liquidity aggregator, users are able to connect to different exchanges in order to obtain the best spot price for any supported cryptocurrency. Combined with low fees, the cross exchange feature empowers a new generation of innovators to push blockchain growth forward.

Key features of their platform includes:

  1. The ability to buy and sell crypto at the best price from one account
  2. A unique internal liquidity aggregator connecting dozens of exchanges in real time
  3. Opportunities to participate in IEO investments, token spaces, and listings.
  4. Early access to crypto index funds providing investors with a diversified and risk-balanced portfolio
  5. An all-in-one portfolio management portal for blockchain and crypto investments
  6. Atomic Swaps and non-custodial Cross-chain trading enabled directly from cold wallets
  7. Orion Launch Kit which allows building DEX for different blockchain projects with a native token

ORION’s platform and technology addresses many widespread issues - lowering barriers to cryptocurrency adoption and providing a valuable service for existing traders and investors.

The Partnership

ORION’s commitment to security is the reason they chose to work with the industry leader in blockchain security. Not only will CertiK audit smart contracts built on ORION, but also the core modules that build the foundation.

CertiK will work together with ORION to formally verify exchange connectors and protocol components created by third party developers. This procedure will speed up onboarding of new exchanges and projects on ORION. Likewise, CertiK will audit all users open-source broker’s software that is built on ORION so any stakeholder can be absolutely sure about the safety of their funds.

Any projects looking to list their tokens on ORION will work with CertiK to audit their code for a more secure and healthy ecosystem. CertiK will also work with ORION to encourage audited tokens to collaborate and list on the ORION platform for a smoother IEO and cross-chain trading process.

CertiK is proud to work with innovators and thought leaders like ORION. We look forward to working and builder a safer blockchain ecosystem, together.

About CertiK

CertiK leads blockchain security by pioneering the use of cutting-edge Formal Verification technology on smart contracts and blockchains. Unlike traditional security audits, Formal Verification mathematically proves program correctness and hacker-resistance. CertiK was founded by Computer Science professors of Yale University and Columbia University, securing over $5B in assets, including many of the world’s top projects.

The research efforts of CertiK have received grants from IBM and the Ethereum Foundation, and notable investors include Binance Labs, Bitmain, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Matrix Partners, and NEO Global Capital, among others.

To request the audit/verification of your smart contracts, please email audit@certik.org or visit certik.org to submit the request.

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