Company Name: NCX AU
Announcement Date: 12/12/2018
Announcement Category: Contract/Partnership
• NCX enters partnership agreement with peak Australian student body, Student Edge
• Follows recently completed research of Student Edge membership regarding interest /
willingness to adopt cryptocurrencies
• Student Edge to promote NCX to network of more than 200,000 members
• NCX and Student Edge to collaborate further on blockchain and cryptocurrency
education for students
Perth - The National Currency eXchange Group Limited through its subsidiary, NCX AU (NCX), is pleased
to announce a strategic partnership with the country’s largest student body, Student Edge, for the
promotion and education of digital currencies and blockchain technology.
The partnership between NCX and Student Edge follows recent research conducted by Student Edge into
its memberships willingness to engage with cryptocurrencies, which found 18% of the student edge
membership wanted to “explore” the use of cryptocurrencies.
The agreement will create deeper engagement between the country’s emerging, technologically savvy
generation and the leading distributed ledger exchange which offers trading services in popular
cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin and Bitcoin Cash.
Student Edge has agreed to raise awareness of cryptocurrency trading by educating its user base via email
direct marketing (eDM) to a targeted portion of more than 200,000 students within its one million plus
NCX anticipates first revenues via the Student Edge agreement prior to the end of the calendar year.
Commenting on the partnership, NCX Chief Executive Officer Tommy Shin said:
“The member base of Student Edge is the next driving force and cycle for the tech industry. All major and
bull runs are based on generational habits like the previous gold rush. For many people these days, banks
are just a mobile phone app. We don’t have to physically go to the bank and line up anymore. So the swap
for them from traditional bank to crypto is flawless already.”
“Raising awareness and educating some of Australia’s up-and-coming students is a core priority for the
National Currency Exchange, as we firmly believe blockchain and cryptocurrency will play a significant role
in the future.
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“The agreement with Student Edge is another step in the right direction, with our platform being frontof-mind for a large cohort of intelligent young people.
“We are also pleased that our agreement is not purely based on commercial orientation, but also holds
an element of education, as it is important for all people to better understand the benefits of distributed
“The NCX continues to build its reputation for open, secure digital asset trading as one of Australia’s
earliest exchanges operating advanced security technology,” he said.
About Student Edge
Student Edge was founded in 2003 by students who recognised the challenges faced by young people on
a range of issues such as cost of living, student life, access to part-time work and career guidance. Since
then, we’ve grown in popularity not only in our home state of Western Australia, but nationally as well.
Student Edge is now the largest member-based organisation of high school and tertiary students in
Announcement URL: https://www.ncx.com.au/
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