Entities

Kraken Exchange

Kraken Exchange

Entity Type
Industry
Founding Date
2011

Kraken Exchange is the world’s largest bitcoin exchange in euro volume and liquidity. It provides a platform consistently branded the most reliable and most secure by independent news media. Trading can be executed between digital assets, and between digital assets and national currencies like USD, EUR, GBP, CAD, and JPY.

  • Kraken was the first bitcoin exchange to have its market data displayed on the Bloomberg Terminal.
  • It is the first to pass a cryptographically verifiable proof-of-reserves audit.
  • It is one of the first exchanges to offer leveraged bitcoin margin trading. 
  • It is backed by investors including, Money Partners Group, Hummingbird Ventures, Blockchain Capital, and Digital Currency Group, among others.