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Exchange for Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Litecoin, Monero, Zcash, and several more

Exchange for Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Litecoin, Monero, Zcash, and several more

As the largest Bitcoin exchange by Euro volume in the world, Kraken is consistently named one of the best places to buy and sell crypto online, thanks to our excellent customer service, low fees, versatile funding options and rigorous security standards - but this is only part of the story. We’ve been on the forefront of the blockchain revolution since 2011.

Empowering investors
Whether you’re an advanced trader or a crypto-beginner, Kraken gives you the power to chart your own financial course. Our exchange has an ever-growing number of cryptocurrency pairs for you to invest in and a slew of tools and features for you to leverage as you grow your portfolio.

Supporting institutions
From over-the-counter trading to personalized white-glove account management, Kraken is the premier cryptocurrency investing solution for institutions of all sizes. We offer exceptional liquidity and competitive pricing for all our markets so you can achieve your investment goals quickly and confidently.

Latest Stories and News

So you own some Bitcoin... now what?

  • Medium
  • 1 month ago

Things to do with cryptocurrency once you actually own some So a question we get from non-crypto friends and colleagues all the time is: What can you do with Bitcoin? And it's a legitimate question as more and more people want to understand what all the cryptocurrency commotion is about.

So you own some Bitcoin... now what?

BitMEX gets reprimand from UK's financial regulator

  • Decrypt
  • 3 months ago
  • The Financial Conduct Authority, the U.K.’s financial watchdog, has warned that it suspects Bitmex, the popular Hong Kong-based bitcoin derivatives trading platform, of illegally promoting itself to U.K. citizens, and allowing them to trade.
  • Bitmex is a peer-to-peer trading platform that allows traders to take positions against one another on crypto futures and swaps. The platform settles exclusively in bitcoin.
  • The platform offers up to 100x leverage on its bitcoin perpetual swap product, which means that even a small movement in the price of bitcoin can result in a total loss.
BitMEX gets reprimand from UK's financial regulator

Which crypto exchanges have not been hacked?

  • Blockchain Today
  • 4 months ago

In plenty of crypto exchanges, some are proving they are worth trusting, and some are being easily hacked.

Jacob Gri shares the list of most trustworthy exchanges based on our researches.

Which crypto exchanges have not been hacked?

Jesse Powell

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CEO & Co-founder @Kraken Digital Asset Exchange. Bitcoin evangelist, 15 year veteran of the virtual goods industry and occasional angel investor.
Total raised

$5M

Funded over

2 rounds

Latest round

Series B (Feb 2016)