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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.) (May 2020)175(+2%)
Revenue (Y, 2018)$298.8 M(+109%)

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
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 $298.80 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

Bitfinex, Tether Seek Subpoenas Across US in Hunt for Missing $800M

Bitfinex and Tether’s parent company wants to question employees of at least three U.S. banks about Crypto Capital – Bitfinex’s payment processor – accounts and holdings in an effort to recover more than $800 million.

Bitfinex releases surveillance tool to root out market abuse

Bitfinex, a state-of-the-art digital asset trading platform, has deployed a proprietary surveillance...

Major Crypto Exchanges Bitfinex and OKEx Hit by Traffic Denial Attacks

Both cryptocurrency exchanges have reported distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks on their systems in the last 24 hours.

Bitfinex Adds Margin Trading on Tether Gold With Pairs of Up to 5x Leverage

Bitfinex has launched margin trading for Tether Gold with select pairs of up to 5 times leverage.

UK court orders Bitfinex to suspend account linked to ransomware attack

Cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex has been ordered to suspend an account holding 96 bitcoin ($896,000) by the U.K. High Court due to accusations that the owner of the account is linked to a ransomware attack that targeted a firm in Canada. According to a court filing, the ransomware case involved ov…

Bitfinex Investor’s Crypto Lending Startup Posts $2.3M in 2019 Revenue

China-based RenrenBit has disclosed it took $600,000 in net income from revenue of $2.3 million in 2019.
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Bitfinex Blogs

An introduction to the Bitfinex OTC service

Over the counter (OTC) cryptocurrency trading has been growing in popularity since confidence has grown in the market, and more institutions are purchasing Bitcoin. While the exact volume can’t be verified due to the specificities of this market, Bloomberg reported in April 2018 that the... The post…

Mobile App Change Log 3.33.0

Recent updates and optimizations to the Bitfinex mobile app We are pleased to present Version 3.33.0 of the Bitfinex mobile app. The latest update to the Bitfinex mobile app includes mobile support for features already available on our web platform. Download the latest version of... The post Mobile …

Manage your Bitfinex Pulses through API

We’ve been busy in the background to make Bitfinex Pulse much more accessible through automation. Following its launch yesterday, we’re pleased to announce the addition of Bitfinex Pulse API documentation.  If you’re a developer, you can get straight to our REST API to post, delete,... The post Mana…

A valuable environment for crypto traders to grow

Bitfinex is eager to create a valuable and safe environment where crypto traders can grow. A space where knowledge sharing is encouraged as we’re convinced that it will help build a stronger community.  We believe that a solid community would make the best advocate for... The post A valuable environ…

Change Log: Version 15.4

The Bitfinex Change Log is an overview of all performance and UI changes made to the Bitfinex trading platform. For an overview of all previous changes, please refer to blog.bitfinex.com/category/changelogs. Version 15.4 Improvements Improved orders rendering performance Enhanced book rendering perf…

Bitfinex’s Lightning Network capacity is now even better

The Lightning Network technology offers a solution to Bitcoin’s scaling issues. As a pioneer in the industry, we support the LN implementation and have launched the Bitfinex Lightning Node a couple of months ago. This implementation enables users to deposit and withdraw funds on Bitfinex... The post…
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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 175 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 $1.7 m.

  • Who are Bitfinex competitors?

    Competitors of Bitfinex include Coinbase, Gemini and Kraken.

  • 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 2 offices.