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.

Type
Private
HQ
Hong Kong, HK
Founded
2012
Size (employees)
106 (est)+14%
Bitfinex was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in Hong Kong, HK
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Key People/Management at Bitfinex

JL van der Velde

JL van der Velde

CEO
Giancarlo Devasini

Giancarlo Devasini

CFO
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 an office in Hong Kong
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Founding Date

2012
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Bitfinex News and Updates

Bitfinex chief strategy officer departs

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bitfinex Chief Strategy Officer Phil Potter is leaving the cryptocurrency trading platform, the exchange told Reuters on Friday.

The hunt for bitcoin market manipulation is gaining momentum

For all the talk about bitcoin’s extreme volatility, a risk for investors that doesn’t get as much attention is market manipulation. To the extent that…

Paper claims Bitfinex used Tether to artificially drive up crypto prices in 2017

A new paper published by an academic and student at the University of Texas has confirmed long-held suspicions that the Tether cryptocurrency was used by people linked to the Bitfinex (iFinex Inc.) cryptocurrency exchange to manipulate cryptocurrency markets in 2017, driving the price of bitcoin and…

Report: The bitcoin boom may have been caused by price manipulation

A new paper shows that last year’s bitcoin surge may have been artificially manufactured. It was a mere seven months ago when bitcoin was raging and crypto-enthusiasts were riding a high. And then the price of the cryptocurrency dropped. In December of last year, the price of one bitcoin hit nearly…

Everything you need to know about Tether, the cryptocurrency academics claim was used to manipulate bitcoin

Bitcoin fell on Wednesday after an academic paper claimed the cryptocurrency's run to $20,000 appeared to be driven by market manipulation. The alleged manipulation centres around exchange Bitfinex and the cryptocurrency Tether, which it is closely linked to. The paper claims Bitfinex used Tether …

CRYPTO INSIDER: Cyber attack paralyzes Bitfinex

Welcome to Crypto Insider, Business Insider's roundup of all the bitcoin and cryptocurrency news you need to know today. Sign up here to get this email delivered direct to your inbox. Bitfinex, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges by trading volume, was down Tuesday morning after it experien…
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