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FTX Trading Ltd.

FTX Trading Ltd.

FTX is a cryptocurrency derivatives exchange company.

FTX Trading Ltd. is a cryptocurrency derivatives exchange company. The company was co-founded in 2018 by Sam Bankman-Fried and Gary Wang, who serve as the company's CEO and CTO, respectively. FTX allows users to trade a variety of cryptocurrencies on the platform, including Bitcoin (BTC), Litecoin (LTC), Ethereum (ETH), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), PAX Gold (PAXG), and Tether (USDT).


FTX has participated in a total of four funding rounds since 2019. Its most recent round, a Series B on July 20, 2021, raised $900 million and gave FTX a valuation of $18 billion. As of 2021, it is the largest funding round in cryptocurrency history.


February 2, 2022
FTX acquires Japanese fintech company Liquid Group.
January 31, 2022
FTX Trading Ltd. raises a $400,000,000 series C round from Insight Partners, Institutional Venture Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners, New Enterprise Associates, Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, Paradigm, SoftBank Vision Fund, Steadview Capital, Temasek Holdings and Tiger Global Management.
January 14, 2022
FTX opens $2bn venture capital arm to invest in crypto projects
July 20, 2021
FTX Trading Ltd. raises a $900,000,000 series B round from 40 North Ventures, Alan Howard, Altimeter Capital, Bond, Circle, Coinbase Ventures, Hudson River Trading, Insight Partners, Israel Englander, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Multicoin Capital, New Enterprise Associates, Paul Tudor Jones, Ribbit Capital, Senator Investment Group, Sequoia Capital, Sino Global Capital, Third Point Ventures, VanEck and Willoughby Capital.
February 5, 2021
FTX Trading Ltd. raises a $420,690,000 series B round.
August 6, 2019
FTX Trading Ltd. raises a $8,000,000 seed round from Consensus Lab, FBG Capital, Galois Capital, Kenetic Capital, Kevin Han, Lemniscap, One Block Capital and Race Capital.
FTX Trading Ltd. raises a $900,000,000 series B round.

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Further Resources


A Billionaire's Perspective on Giving


February 8, 2021

Acquisition of Liquid by FTX



Blockfolio by FTX: Buy and Sell Cryptocurrency


July 8, 2021

Buy and Sell Crypto Today


July 8, 2021

Crypto History & Trading Lecture at UNSW


September 1, 2020



Wolfie Zhao
July 26, 2021
The Block
The move came just two months after Binance announced it would support BTC/USDT contracts for up to 125x margin.
Ephrat Livni and Eric Lipton
July 25, 2021
The move would reduce the size of the bets that investors can make by lowering the amount of leverage it offers to 20 times from 101 times.
Tim Copeland
July 25, 2021
The Block
Crypto exchange FTX has lowered its limit on leverage trading from 101X to 20X, according to FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried.
JD Alois
July 20, 2021
Crowdfund Insider
Click HERE to find out ⭐ FTX Raises $900 Million at $18 Billion Valuation. | Crowdfund Insider: Global Fintech News, including Crowdfunding, Blockchain and more.
Frank Chaparro
July 20, 2021
The Block
FTX's $900 billion funding round drew an array of participants including Paul Tudor Jones and Alan Howard.


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