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Alameda Research

Alameda Research

Alameda Research is a Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency quantitative investment firm and liquidity provider, founded by Sam Bankman-Fried in 2017.

Alameda Research is a Hong-Kong based private equity firm founded by Sam Bankman-Fried in October 2017 that offers full-service cryptocurrency trading and trades on every market and exchange, as well as engages in OTC trading. The firm provides liquidity in cryptocurrency and digital assets markets. Alameda Research Ventures (ARV) invests in seed-stage to growth-stage companies in the cryptocurrency and financial technology spaces.

As of September 2021, Alameda Research manages over $1 billion in digital assets and trades $1-10 billion per day across thousands of products including all major coins, altcoins, and their derivatives. Caroline Ellison and Sam Trabucco are co-CEOs of the cryptocurrency trading firm.

Coin Investment

In 2021, $155 million worth of WBNB was put into Alameda Research, putting the value of the company at $10.4 Billion in cryptocurrency. The company's highest investment at the time was $3.17 billion in the AKRO cryptocurrency. The company also invested $4 million in Coin98 Finance, a particular DeFi ecosystem from Southeast Asia. Alameda Research holds about 40 different cryptocurrencies and some of them as well as the company's total investment include:

Alameda Research Investments

Investment
Crypto Name
Total Investment

$1INCH

$277 million

$AKRO

$3.17 billion

Alpha Finance

$ALPHA

$554 million

$BTC

$18.82 million

BNB

$BNB

$108 million

...

Timeline

October 6, 2021
Alameda Research raises a $30,000,000 series B round from BitOasis.
September 29, 2021
Alameda Research raises $6M from XDEFI Wallet in a Series A Round.
September 29, 2021
Alameda Research raises a $6,000,000 series A round from XDEFI Wallet.
September 28, 2021
Alameda Research raises $2.9M in a Seed Round from Solcial.
September 28, 2021
Alameda Research raises a $2,900,000 seed round from Solcial.
September 21, 2021
Alameda Research receives $1.3M seed funding from SundaeSwap Labs, Inc
September 21, 2021
Alameda Research seed funding round of $3,000,000 from Prysm.
September 21, 2021
Alameda Research raises a $3,000,000 seed round from Prysm.
September 21, 2021
Alameda Research raises a $1,300,000 seed round from SundaeSwap Labs.
September 14, 2021
Alameda Research raises a $82,000,000 series B round from Immutable.

Funding rounds

Invested in

Patents

Further Resources

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date

Alameda Research | Explainer Video By OptaMotion

Web

September 30, 2019

Alameda Research Co-CEO on Bitcoin, Crypto Markets, Inflation

Web

November 4, 2021

Crypto Quant Trading Firm Trading Billions w/ Alameda Research

Web

July 17, 2019

How to Become a Quant at Alameda Research

Web

July 12, 2019

News

Title
Author
Date
Publisher
Description
August 10, 2021
WebWire
Helium Inc., a pioneer in decentralized wireless networks, today announced Andreessen Horowitz with additional participation from Ribbit Capital, 10T Holdings, Alameda Research, and Multicoin Capita l invested $111 million into the Helium Network. The new raise will accelerate the rollout of its decentralized 5G network and support mobile network operators (MNOs) and mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) as they leverage Helium 5G to expand their coverage. The investments signal...
April 28, 2021
The Economic Times
Crypto investors are again searching for the next big thing among so-called alternative coins.
Mars W. Mosqueda Jr.
December 17, 2020
DealStreetAsia
The firm raised $100m first fund for cryptocurrency deals.

References

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