BitMEX

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BitMEX is a bitcoin mercantile exchange-based cryptocurrency derivatives trading platform that allows investors to access global financial markets. The platform offers a comprehensive API and supporting tools. The company also offers a sandbox testing exchange for new users to practice placing, executing, and canceling orders of various order types and sizes. It is operated by HDR Global Trading.

TypePrivate
Founded2014
HQHong Kong, HK
Websitebitmex.com

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)229(+11%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

BitMEX Office Locations

BitMEX has offices in Hong Kong, Chicago, Milwaukee, New York and in 1 other location
Chicago, IL, US
Chicago, IL, USA
Milwaukee, WI, US
Milwaukee, WI, USA
New York, NY, US
New York, NY, USA
San Francisco, CA, US
San Francisco
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BitMEX Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2014

BitMEX total Funding

$25 k

BitMEX latest funding size

$25 k

Time since last funding

6 years ago

BitMEX investors

BitMEX's latest funding round in July 2015 was reported to be $25 k. In total, BitMEX has raised $25 k
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BitMEX Cybersecurity Score

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94/100

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BitMEX Online and Social Media Presence

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BitMEX News and Updates

Crypto Exchange BitMex To Pay $100 Million To Settle Claims Of Illegal Trading And Anti-Money Laundering Violations

The settlement marks one of the biggest penalties ever levied against a cryptocurrency exchange.

BitMEX Introduces Altcoin and DeFi Basket Indices & Derivatives Contracts, First to be Available 24/7 on Fully Verified Platform

MAHE, Seychelles, July 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- BitMEX, one of the world's leading crypto derivatives platforms, today announced the launch of the BitMEX ALTMEX Basket Index (.BALTMEX) and the BitMEX DEFIMEX Basket Index (.BDEFIMEX), which track the performance of the top ten...

BitMEX Introduces Altcoin and DeFi Basket Indices & Derivatives Contracts, First to be Available 24/7 on Fully Verified Platform

MAHE, Seychelles, July 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- BitMEX, one of the world's leading crypto derivatives platforms, today announced the launch of the BitMEX ALTMEX Basket Index (.BALTMEX) and the BitMEX DEFIMEX Basket Index (.BDEFIMEX), which track the performance of the top ten...

BitMEX receives prestigious ISO information security certification

MAHE, Seychelles, June 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- 100x Group, the holding structure for the BitMEX platform - the world's leading cryptocurrency derivatives trading platform - today announced that it had received the prestigious International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO)...

BitMex founder to face money laundering charges in the US

Benjamin Delo was arraigned during a remote proceeding on Monday and was released on a US$20 million bail bond after pleading not guilty.
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BitMEX Blogs

Leverage is Not the Enemy

A message from Alexander Höptner, CEO of BitMEX Reader beware: the following piece contains unpopular opinions, but it will make you think.  It’s such an interesting time to be in the crypto world. It’s a true meritocracy – the market identifies the most effective technology, the most creative appli…

Updates to BitMEX Basket Indices

On 24 September 2021 at 12:00:05 UTC BitMEX will update the weight and index multiplier of basket indices. The affected indices are: .BALTMEX and .BDEFIMEX. Please see our blog and BitMEX Basket Indices page for more details.

XBTV21 Monthly Futures Listings

On 23 September 2021 at 04:00 UTC, we will list new monthly XBT futures on BitMEX. The new contracts will be visible on the platform from 22 September at 04:00 UTC as Unlisted, 24 hours before the start of trading. The contract is live in Testnet now along with contract specifications. Stay tuned to…

New LUNAUSD Quanto Perpetual Contract

On 23 September 2021 at 04:00 UTC, BitMEX will list the LUNAUSD Perpetual Swap with up to 20x leverage.  The contract will be visible on the platform from 04:00 UTC on 22 September 2021 as Unlisted, 24 hours before start of trading. The contract is live in Testnet now. Stay tuned to our blog for […]

Certified Rare

Digital artworks enabled with NFT technology and hosted on public blockchains, hereafter referred to as NFTs, beg  the latest iteration of the question “what is art, and what is trash?”. When the less affluent witness immense sums spent on squiggles on a canvas, or pixelated faces, they cry “what a …

Q4 2021 Quarterly Futures Listed

Today, 15 September 2021, our new Quarterly Futures went live.  Please refer to our blog Q4 2021 Quarterly Futures Listings for the detailed contracts list. Trading started here at 04:00 UTC.
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BitMEX Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was BitMEX founded?

    BitMEX was founded in 2014.

  • How many employees does BitMEX have?

    BitMEX has 229 employees.

  • Who are BitMEX competitors?

    Competitors of BitMEX include CoinFLEX, Binance and EXMO.

  • Where are BitMEX offices?

    BitMEX has offices in Hong Kong, Chicago, Milwaukee, New York and in 1 other location.

  • How many offices does BitMEX have?

    BitMEX has 5 offices.