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Bitfinex is a bitcoin exchange platform that provides advanced services for digital currency traders and liquidity providers. It offers traders real-time exchange and margin trading while liquidity providers are able to experience the peer-to-peer crypto financing market. The Company facilitates both unfinanced and financed transactions. Unfinanced purchases are fully funded by trading participants through the funds deposited by them on the platform. It enables its users to stay connected, trade, and get notifications directly through their mobile devices.

HQTaipei, TW

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Employees (est.) (Jul 2021)218(+2%)
Revenue (Y, 2018)$298.8 M(+109%)
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Key People/Management at Bitfinex

JL van der Velde

JL van der Velde

Chief Executive Officer
Giancarlo Devasini

Giancarlo Devasini

Chief Financial Officer
Stuart Hoegner

Stuart Hoegner

General Counsel
Claudia Lagorio

Claudia Lagorio

Chief Operating Officer
Peter Warrack

Peter Warrack

Chief Compliance Officer
Paolo Ardoino

Paolo Ardoino

Chief Technology Officer
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Bitfinex Office Locations

Bitfinex has offices in Taipei and Paris
Taipei, TW (HQ)
17F-1, No. 266, Sec. 1, Wenhua Rd., Banqiao Dist.
Paris, FR
57 Rue Réaumur
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Bitfinex Financials and Metrics

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Bitfinex Revenue

Bitfinex's revenue was reported to be $298.8 m in Y, 2018 which is a 108.7% increase from the previous period.

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Bitfinex Online and Social Media Presence

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Bitfinex News and Updates

Kraken and Bitfinex are reportedly exploring ways to enter India

Earlier this year, India was about to propose a bill to ban cryptocurrency trading. While that’s on hold, there are multiple concerns about India’s cryptocurrency regulations that can impact traders and exchanges. However, this uncertainty hasn’t stopped major exchanges from exploring the possibilit…

Bitfinex lets merchants accept payments in crypto

Bitfinex, a state-of-the-art digital token trading platform, has announced the launch of Bitfinex Pay, a payment technology providing online merchants with a means of receiving contactless and borderless digital token payments.

Bitfinex and Tether to pay $18.5m penalty in New York casse

New York Attorney General Letitia James today continued her efforts to protect investors from fraudulent and deceptive virtual or “crypto” currency trading platforms by requiring Bitfinex and Tether to end all trading activity with New Yorkers.

Bitfinex Says It Repaid Tether for $550M Loan at Center of NYAG Probe

Bitfinex says early Friday it repaid fully of the loan to Tether.

Bitfinex Says It’s Nearly Done Turning Over Documents to NYAG

The document production process has already stretched over a year.
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Bitfinex Blogs

Bitfinex Trading 101—Understanding Support & Resistance

When it comes to trading, understanding and being able to identify support and resistance levels is crucial. It could be a powerful knowledge & skill as most trading strategies usually involve support/resistance analysis. The occurrence of support and resistance is reliant on the psychology of..…

Bitfinex Trading 101—Three common types of charts in crypto trading

Charts contain lots of invaluable information about the market. Therefore, knowing how to interpret charts is critical when it comes to trading. Bitfinex Trading 101 series will bring you content around crypto trading knowledge, including Bitfinex platform-related topics. In the first round of the s…

Honey Framework 3.13

The Honey Framework is a powerful tool that allows users to program their own custom order types and trading strategies. It integrates directly into the bitfinex.com trading interface, providing users with a native experience. We’re pleased to share the latest updates to the Honey Framework.... The …

Lending Pro Change Log

We’re pleased to announce several updates to Lending Pro, providing our users with an enhanced experience on the platform. Lending Pro is now available in Spanish, and this language option can be enabled in the dropdown menu located in the footer. Lending Pro’s footer is... The post Lending Pro Chan…

Honey Framework 3.12

Our latest version of the Honey Framework is all about movable components. On the trading page, all elements are now configurable components, which allows our users to add or remove components according to their needs. The Honey Framework is a powerful tool that allows users... The post Honey Framew…

Scheduled Platform Downtime — June 30th

Bitfinex will be performing a system upgrade on Wednesday, June 30th designed to enhance the stability and scalability of the iFinex infrastructure. The upgrade is set to commence at 7:30AM UTC and services will be offline from three to seven hours.  Please note that this... The post Scheduled Platf…
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Bitfinex Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Bitfinex founded?

    Bitfinex was founded in 2012.

  • Who are Bitfinex key executives?

    Bitfinex's key executives are JL van der Velde, Giancarlo Devasini and Stuart Hoegner.

  • How many employees does Bitfinex have?

    Bitfinex has 218 employees.

  • What is Bitfinex revenue?

    Latest Bitfinex annual revenue is $298.8 m.

  • What is Bitfinex revenue per employee?

    Latest Bitfinex revenue per employee is $1.4 m.

  • Who are Bitfinex competitors?

    Competitors of Bitfinex include CoinFLEX, Kraken and Coinbase.

  • Where is Bitfinex headquarters?

    Bitfinex headquarters is located at 17F-1, No. 266, Sec. 1, Wenhua Rd., Banqiao Dist., Taipei.

  • Where are Bitfinex offices?

    Bitfinex has offices in Taipei and Paris.

  • How many offices does Bitfinex have?

    Bitfinex has 3 offices.