Market Round up: Black Friday edition.
This Black Friday, we’re sweetening our Refer-a-Friend program! When you get 5 friends to download Voyager and create an account by Monday, December 2, at 11:59 p.m., we’ll give you $50 BTC! Even better, you’ll also get an extra $25 BTC for every friend that funds and trades $100 or more.
That means you can earn a total of $175 for helping spread the crypto revolution this holiday season!
Here’s how it works:
- Download Voyager & create an account.
- Share your unique link/ reward code with 5 friends.
- If all 5 of your friends open a Voyager account by 11:59 p.m. on Monday, December 2, you’ll get $50 in BTC.
- Earn an additional $25 for each friend that funds their account and trades a minimum of $100.
- Each friend that completes the above milestones will also get $25 in BTC.
Open the app and start earning today!
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