CryptoSlate recently had to chat with Ilya Demidonuk, CEO of Katana. Kattana is a trading terminal with trading tools for CeFi and DeFi environments aimed at both professionals and beginners. The team’s mission is to enhance your trading experience by bridging the gap between you and all the current cryptocurrency markets.
What is the professional background of the founders of Kattana and what is their previous experience with coding?
The team behind Kattana has a common trading background, which is kind of glue to the team, since we are traders first, it was very easy for us to agree on what a proper trading station should do and look like.
Of course, this trading background is not enough to build a practical and purposeful product, which is why we have more positive aspects and assets that support us, such as the knowledge of our Chief Technology Officer Dmytro who is behind many of the forex trading “engines” mostly related to charts.
Additionally, Elijah, our CEO, and our Chief Marketing Officer both have solid experience in cryptocurrency marketing, having found their way into crypto by working for various digital agencies.
What problem does Katana solve? Why do cryptocurrency users need a professional trading terminal?
Kattana basically bridges the gap between the centralized exchange world and the decentralized world, by bringing in tools and functionality that were only present in CEXs before.
High quality charts (up to 24), multiple DEXs (on multiple chains) and CEXs, AI news to receive only the most relevant information about the tokens/projects you follow and of course a trading tool for trading directly from the terminal, this will definitely enhance the lives of DEX traders, this is a must That answers your second question!
How many people work in Qattana and where is the team located?
Kattana currently employs more than 20 full-time people, and the development team accounts for more than 60% of the entire team, and most of them are located in Kiev, Ukraine.
What technologies were used to build the Katana platform?
Kattana is a very technical product, so what better way to answer your question than with a full list from our Chief Technology Officer Dmytro: Golang, hard copy, react + replay on the front end, a lot of AWS products: lambdas, ECS, google bigquery, redis. Postgres and datalake for trades. TensorFlow for ML news.
What types of cryptocurrency users will benefit from using the Kattana platform?
Everyone who is interested in cryptocurrency trading (professional or amateur) will find benefits in using the Kattana platform as the terminal truly takes your trading game to a whole new level.
What is the biggest pain point for cryptocurrency traders who manage multiple trading accounts across centralized and decentralized exchanges?
This dispersal was definitely the cause of many losses in our case for sure, which is why we understand the need for a more aggregated way to see all of your crypto assets, which will take into account the assets from both sides.
This is a feature that we would like to incorporate into the platform.
Where do you see the katana ecosystem over the next few years? What will be the main milestones?
Our main priority at the moment is to provide a really useful product that will satisfy cryptocurrency traders around the world, let’s talk about the milestones right after the platform is released.
What is the benefit of katana token?
KTN is the original Kattana token, which will be used within the platform as a payment method for premium features.
What new integrations are available for Kattana?
we only have announce Integration of BakerySwap into the list of DEXs available on BSC.
What is the best way for those interested to learn more about katana?
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