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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.

TypePrivate
Founded2012
HQTaipei, TW
Websitebitfinex.com
Employee Ratings4.2

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Employees (est.) (Apr 2022)273(+4%)
Revenue (Y, 2018)$298.8 M(+109%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore
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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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Founding Date

2012
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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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Revenue (Y, 2018)

298.8m

Revenue growth (Y, 2017 - Y, 2018), %

108.7%
USDY, 2017Y, 2018

Revenue

143.2m298.8m

Revenue growth, %

109%
USDY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

4.4m
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Bitfinex Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

87/100

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Bitfinex Online and Social Media Presence

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Bitfinex News and Updates

Bitfinex collaborates with OpenPayd to enable SEPA payments

Bitfinex, a state-of-the-art digital token trading platform, in collaboration with fiat on-ramp services provider OpenPayd, is enabling real-time Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA) payments for euro-denominated deposits and withdrawals.

First Mover Americas: Ether-Bitcoin Volatility Spread Slides, Bitfinex Shorts Surge

Bitcoin was trading flat to negative even as the European stocks and the S&P 500 futures got a slight tailwind.

Concordium Blockchain Officially Launches Its CCD Token On Bitfinex and BitGlobal

ZUG, Switzerland, Feb. 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Concordium, a public, proof-of-stake blockchain with a built-in identification layer to meet the regulatory requirements, is thrilled to announce the official listing of its native CCD token on Bitfinex and BitGlobal, two leading crypto...

Feds arrest couple, seize $3.6B in bitcoin stolen from Bitfinex in 2016

The U.S. Department of Justice today said it has arrested a New York couple and seized more than $3.6 billion in bitcoin linked to the 2016 hack of Bitfinex. The couple, Ilya Lichtenstein and his wife Heather Morgan, are alleged to have conspired to launder the proceeds of 119,754 bitcoin stolen fr…

DOJ seizes $3.6B in bitcoins after busting entrepreneur couple in Bitfinex laundering scheme

The U.S. Justice Department (DOJ) has seized over 94,000 bitcoins that were allegedly stolen in the 2016 hack of crypto exchange Bitfinex and arrested a married couple suspected to have laundered the money, the department announced today. The couple — Ilya Lichtenstein, 34, and Heather Morgan, 31 — …

Feds seize $3.6bn in crypto linked to Bitfinex hack

US authorities have arrested two people and seized $3.6 billion wort of bitcoin in relation to the 2016 hack of cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex.
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Bitfinex Blogs

ATLAS and POLIS Launch on Bitfinex Amid Growing Interest in Crypto Gaming

ROAD TOWN, British Virgin Islands – MAY 25, 2022 – Bitfinex (https://www.bitfinex.com/), a state-of-the-art digital token trading platform, announced today that it is listing new markets for Star Atlas (ATLAS) and Star Atlas DAO (POLIS). The tokens  enable players to buy and sell game assets... The …

What is Polygon (MATIC)

What is Polygon (MATIC) Polygon is one of the leading blockchain platforms for high speed, low cost, and sustainable Web3 infrastructure. If blockchain apps, smart contract platforms, DApps, and cryptocurrencies are going to see mass adoption, they need to be fast and easy to use.... The post What i…

STEPN Dual Tokens GMT and GST Launch On Bitfinex

ROAD TOWN, British Virgin Islands – MAY 12, 2022 10:00 AM UTC – Bitfinex (https://www.bitfinex.com/), a state-of-the-art digital token trading platform, announced today that it will be listing GMT and GST, the tokens which power the STEPN ecosystem. STEPN is a health and fitness app... The post STEP…

Bitfinex Appoints Giles Dixon as Head of Licensing

Bitfinex Appoints Giles Dixon as Head of Licensing ROAD TOWN, British Virgin Islands, May 4 2022 – Bitfinex, a state-of-the-art digital token trading platform, has appointed Giles Dixon as Head of Licensing. Dixon has a wealth of experience in the field of regulatory compliance, having... The post B…

The Sandbox (SAND) Launches on Bitfinex as Virtual World Token Opens up Possibilities of the Metaverse

Press release ROAD TOWN, British Virgin Islands – MAY 3, 2022 10:00 AM UTC – Bitfinex (https://www.bitfinex.com/), a state-of-the-art digital token trading platform, announced today that it is listing new markets for The Sandbox (SAND), a blockchain-based virtual world. Built on the Ethereum network…

Bitfinex Derivatives to Launch JasmyCoin (JASMYF0:USTF0), Stargate Finance (STGF0:USTF0), Kyber Network Crystal v2 (KNCF0:USTF0) Perpetual Swaps

PROVIDENCE, Mahe, Seychelles, May 2 2022 12:00 PM CET –  Bitfinex Derivatives* offers a derivatives platform accessible through Bitfinex, a state-of-the-art digital token trading platform. Bitfinex Derivatives has today announced the launch of perpetual contracts for JasmyCoin (JASMYF0:USTF0), Starg…
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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 273 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 $1.1 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.