Solana DEX Aggregator Jupiter Acquires Ultimate Wallet for Mobile Expansion

Author: CoinSense

Ultimate Wallet and its mobile team were acquired by Solana’s leading decentralized exchange (DEX) aggregator, Jupiter, on April 23.

In an announcement shared on X, Jupiter disclosed its plans for a mobile initiative to onboard millions of users, with a beta launch scheduled for May. Both platforms seek to deliver high-speed on-chain trading experiences on Solana.

This acquisition aligns with Jupiter’s goal of expanding its user base through mobile platforms. Jupiter is making a mobile push, with a beta slated for May.

Jupiter Announces Mobile Initiative with Ultimate Wallet Acquisition

Jupiter positions itself as the top trading platform on Solana with a weekly trading volume exceeding $10 billion. The acquisition signals a strategic move towards expanding its product offerings to include a native mobile wallet soon.

Ultimate Wallet also confirmed the acquisition on X, expressing enthusiasm about joining forces with Jupiter.

Ultimate Wallet users were informed that the current app would be sunsetted on May 22, 2024. Until then, users can continue using the wallet as usual. The company assured users their funds would be secured during the transition period.

Starting May 23, 2024, users can only retrieve their recovery phase while maintaining access to their cloud backups.

Despite the anticipated changes, the team behind Ultimate is committed to ensuring a smooth transition for users. To assist with this transition, a tutorial has been prepared to guide users through exporting their wallets.

Jupiter Expands Offerings with Jupiter Mobile Initiative and Memecoin Craze Boosts Solana’s Growth

Jupiter is launching its new Jupiter Mobile initiative with a new mobile application that will allow users to trade any token without charging fees, providing a more convenient and economical trading experience for users in the Solana ecosystem.

Jupiter is currently one of the most popular decentralized applications on the Solana blockchain, with $381.49 million in total value locked (TVL), having grown 86% month over month. At the time of publication, the DEX accounts for approximately 8% of the Solana ecosystem’s total TVL. The JUP token currently has a fully diluted market cap of $12.5 billion. 

With a gain of 807% in the past year, Solana’s SOL became the third largest cryptocurrency by market cap. The recent memecoin craze drove a massive part of that growth.