Upvest Updates

Worldwide Google Outage

by Sebastien
Google is experiencing a worldwide outage affecting the majority of their services, including Google Cloud, which we use to run a number of systems. Unfortunately, this means that a significant portion of our API services are impacted...
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API Hostname Update

by Sebastien
In an effort to clean up our API endpoint hostnames (whilst conforming with more common industry terminology) we are going to be renaming our test environment from "playground" to "sandbox". This will impact any customers using our...
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Coronavirus Update

by Sebastien
With the tumultuous global events, we would like to provide our customers with some reassurance via this brief update on Upvest's status. First and foremost, the health of our employees and partners is paramount. As an already agile...
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Announcing the Upvest Fees endpoints

by Sebastien
We're excited to announce the beta launch of Upvest Fees endpoints for Ethereum and Bitcoin. The fees provided by these endpoints come from data obtained from a number of external fee sources, and have undergone additional smoothing to...
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Announcing the Complex Transaction endpoints ✨

by Sebastien
We're happy to announce the beta release of our Complex Transaction endpoints for Ethereum. Their purpose is to fill the gap between a standard (Ether/ERC-20) Transfer transaction, and the more generic General Purpose Signing Interface...
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We’re happy to announce our €7mn Series A Funding Round

by Sebastien
Repost from our [Medium article] Today, we’re excited to announce that we’ve raised a €7 million Series A by Notion Capital, Holtzbrinck Ventures, Partech, and Speedinvest to support us on our mission to build the financial...
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Ethereum Mainnet Istanbul Upgrade

by Sebastien
Despite a last-minute critical update released by Parity before the weekend, the Ethereum mainnet upgrade of "Istanbul" was smooth and it looks like the entire network migrated together this time . All of our services are operating as...
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Resyncing on Ethereum Ropsten Istanbul Fork

by Sebastien
We have decided to proactively re-sync onto the Istanbul fork of the Ethereum Ropsten testnet instead of waiting for the straggling miners to switch over and for that chain to re-take the lead. This is expected to take several hours...
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Ethereum Ropsten Istanbul Fork Update

by Sebastien
The recent (and premature) Istanbul fork on the Ethereum Ropsten testnet has caused a bit of mayhem and has resulted in two competing forks so far. The miner-led one (the longer non-Istanbul chain), and the developer-led one (the...
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