ShapeShift was founded by Erik Voorhees in 2014, and is headquartered in Zug, Switzerland. The company offers a cryptocurrency exchange platform called ShapeShift.io that enables quick and secure exchanges of cryptocurrencies and other blockchain-based assets. Other cryptocurrency related products offered by ShapeShift are CoinCap (cryptocurrency market analysis tool), KeepKey (cryptocurrency hardware wallet), and Bitfract (tool for trading 1 cryptocurrency for up to 62 other cryptocurrencies in a signal transaction).
On September 8, 2015 ShapeShift closed their seed funding round with $1.6 million in funding from Bitfinex, Digital Currency Group, Mardal Investments, Bruce Fenton, Michael Terpin, Roger Ver, and Trevor Koverko.
On March 29, 2017 ShapeShift closed their series A funding round with $10.4 million in funding from Pantera Capital, Lakestar, FundersClub, Earlybird Venture Capital, Digital Currency Group, BlockChain Capital, Access Venture Partners, Erik Voorhees, and Erik Peterson.
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Crypto Exchange ShapeShift Is Moving Away From Its No-Account Model - CoinDesk
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