What’s happening with Proton and Metal Pay

Proton Lend LOAN airdrop to XPR and MTL holders/stakers

Proton Lend LOAN airdrop to XPR and MTL holders/stakers

We are excited to announce the introduction of LOAN governance token for Proton Lend and the incoming airdrop that can only be accessed directly on the Proton blockchain. The LOAN token will be used to vote on governance decisions such as which tokens can be...

Proton Swap is now officially live!

Proton Swap is now officially live!

We’re beyond excited to announce that, after months of hard work and development, Proton Swap is now officially live!  What is Proton Swap? Proton Swap is a next-generation decentralized cryptocurrency exchange that facilitates automated trading between cryptocurrency...

How to spot cryptocurrency scams

How to spot cryptocurrency scams

In cryptocurrency, scams look more like phishing attempts, fake airdrops, people after your private keys, social engineering, and impersonators.

The Monster NFT Demo is live

The Monster NFT Demo is live

We're proud to say that the first open source demo of our NFT platform is now live. Just to set expectations: this doesn’t yet have an NFT creator, and the prices are set in FOOBAR (our free token). The full market is coming in the next few weeks....

Proton, the new home for NFTs

Proton, the new home for NFTs

Proton + Atomic Assets: no gas fees, near-zero minting costs, superb end-user experience. There’s a lot of interest in NFTs these days, but the end-user experience is far from good. On Ethereum, it costs upwards of $50 just to mint an NFT. Placing a bid or lifting an...

New on Proton – Protect Your Identity

New on Proton – Protect Your Identity

We’ve created a way for you to protect your identity on the Proton blockchain, making a way for you to stay private on the world’s most capable blockchain.

Improving Representation for Women in the Cryptocurrency Industry

Improving Representation for Women in the Cryptocurrency Industry

There is a paradox throughout the cryptocurrency industry: although women account for the majority of the daily economic activity in America, they are still underrepresented in cryptocurrency as a whole. While this is changing, it’s not changing fast enough. Think of...

Metal Employee Spotlight – Mike Fong and Maria Cho

Metal Employee Spotlight – Mike Fong and Maria Cho

Everything that we’re doing here at Metal is only possible with the excellent team we’ve built over the last few years. From designing Metal Pay to be the easiest way to buy and use cryptocurrency, to building the Proton blockchain to power the next generation of DeFi...

New Lower Fee Structure on Metal Pay Effective Immediately

New Lower Fee Structure on Metal Pay Effective Immediately

We’re always trying to find ways to make buying and selling cryptocurrency easier for you, which is why we’ve updated our fee structure effective immediately. With this fee structure, Metal Pay users will enjoy a fee reduction for buying and selling cryptocurrency in...

Our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy has been updated!

Our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy has been updated!

As a technology company nestled in the money services industry, Metal Pay takes privacy and security very seriously as provided herein. To demonstrate our commitment to privacy and security, we have developed this Privacy Policy to explain how we or a partner may...

Long Staking – The next evolution in Staking, powered by Proton

Long Staking – The next evolution in Staking, powered by Proton

The Altcoin Dilemma There is a certain type of stress presented by investing in cryptocurrency: you’re tempted to buy one coin, but you’re nervous about missing out on the performance of other coins. We all have stories of knowing about a certain cryptocurrency,...

Metal adds Irina Berkon to our Board of Directors

Metal adds Irina Berkon to our Board of Directors

METALLICUS Inc. Announces Irina Berkon as New Board Member San Francisco, Jan. 28, 2021 / Metal Metallicus Inc., the holding company to Metal Pay and Proton, is proud to announce Irina Berkon as the newest member of Metallicus’ Board of Directors, effective January...

Proton creates a pathway for Banks to enter DeFi

Proton creates a pathway for Banks to enter DeFi

In recent days, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), a bureau within the US Department of the Treasury that oversees banks, has issued new guidance that affects most financial institutions. Banks are now encouraged to adopt new technologies by...

SEC sues Ripple – XRP trading halted, and our response

SEC sues Ripple – XRP trading halted, and our response

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s lawsuit against  Ripple has captured the attention of the cryptocurrency industry. The accusations against Ripple are serious and the potential consequences significant. As a result, a number of exchanges have halted the...

Metal 2020 – Year in Review

Metal 2020 – Year in Review

The past year has been a shock for billions of people around the world. It seemed like no other year in recent memory had such a mix of good news and bad news, hardship and excitement, opportunities and closed doors. 2020 has been hard, but it has also been an...

The Do’s and Don’ts of Talking Crypto over the Holidays

The Do’s and Don’ts of Talking Crypto over the Holidays

This holiday season, we know it will be a little awkward navigating conversations with your family whenever cryptocurrency comes up. After all, these are the people who probably rolled their eyes at you whenever you talked about “going to the Moon” all of those years...

Marshall’s AMA with WazirX – MTL, Proton, and more!

Marshall’s AMA with WazirX – MTL, Proton, and more!

Our CEO, Marshall Hayner, recently sat down with the team from WazirX to celebrate them listing our first cryptocurrency, Metal (MTL), on their exchange! WazirX is one of the largest and most trusted exchanges in India; adding MTL to this exchange gives over a billion...

Metal Heads-up – November 2020

Metal Heads-up – November 2020

It’s pretty ironic that just as the seasons change and winter inches closer, the cryptocurrency winter is beginning to fade. The price of Bitcoin is climbing, altcoins are following close behind, and whispers about cryptocurrency are spreading throughout the media. It...

Proton Wallet available for download on the iOS App Store

Proton Wallet available for download on the iOS App Store

We’re thrilled to announce that the Proton Wallet is now available to download from the iOS App Store! This app allows you to participate directly in the Proton ecosystem by staking XPR, earning block rewards, voting for block producers, and so much more.  Users can...

Bitcoin Basics – Your Questions, Answered in Simple Language

Bitcoin Basics – Your Questions, Answered in Simple Language

There’s a lot of excitement around Bitcoin, and there’s just as many questions. Whether you’re hearing about Bitcoin for the first time, wanting to brush up on the basics, or trying to introduce a friend to cryptocurrency, we hope this guide is a helpful resource for...