Kraken Digital Asset Exchange

Kraken Digital Asset Exchange

Kraken Digital Asset Exchange is a blockchain company founded by Jesse Powell.

Kraken is the largest bitcoin exchange in terms of euro volume and liquidity. It enables merchants to buy, sell and trade bitcoins and ethereum and exchange it with EUR, USD, CAD, GBP and JPY. Key features and benefits include liquidity, reliability, security, bitcoin margin trading, advanced order types and proof of reservea audits.

San Francisco-based Kraken was founded in 2011 by Jesse Powell and owned by Payward Inc.

Timeline

February 4, 2019

Kraken Digital Asset Exchange raises a $100,000,000 series C round.

March 2014

Kraken Digital Asset Exchange raises a $5,000,000 series A round from Hummingbird Ventures, Digital Currency Group and Trace Mayer.

July 28, 2011

Kraken Digital Asset Exchange was founded by Jesse Powell.

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Alex Morcos

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Allison Wamboldt

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Andrew Brown

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Ayako Miyaguchi

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Ben Davenport

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Brad Stephens

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Brian Cartmell

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Brock Pierce

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Bryan Vu

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Cassie DuChene

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Cathy Knowles

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Chase Branham

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Christina Yee

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Chukwueloka Muoka

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Craig Stoe

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Danielle Megyeri

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David Ripley

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Deborah James

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Dominik Vacikar

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Dong Phuoc Lam

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Dustin D. Trammell

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Edward M. Stadum

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Eivind Helgesen Bratterud

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Emile Keith

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Godwin I.

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