Bitstamp is a bitcoin exchange that allows trading between USD currency and bitcoin cryptocurrency and provides USD, EUR, bitcoin, litecoin, ethereum, or Ripple deposits and withdrawals. While the Company trades in US dollars, it allows money to be deposited through the European Union's Single Euro Payments Area, a convenient way of transferring money between European bank accounts.

Type
Private
HQ
London, GB
Founded
2011
Size (employees)
81 (est)+4%
Bitstamp was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in London, GB
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Key People/Management at Bitstamp

Nejc Kodric

Nejc Kodric

CEO
Edward Kemp

Edward Kemp

CFO
David Osojnik

David Osojnik

Chief Technology Officer
Vasja Zupan

Vasja Zupan

COO

Bitstamp Office Locations

Bitstamp has offices in London, New York and Luxembourg
London, GB (HQ)
5 New St Square
Luxembourg, LU
10 Rue Antoine Jans
New York, US
99 Hudson St
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Bitstamp Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

2011

Total Funding

$12.4 m

Latest funding size

$2.40 m

Time since last funding

a year ago

Investors

Bitstamp's latest funding round in January 2017 was reported to be $2.4 m. In total, Bitstamp has raised $12.4 m
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Bitstamp Financials

Cash (31-Dec-2016)

54 m
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash

65.7 m60.3 m27.7 m54 m

Accounts Receivable

20 k1.3 m3.7 m1.2 m

Current Assets

65.7 m61.6 m31.4 m55.2 m

PP&E

14.9 k172.4 k153 k149.3 k
Y, 2016

Financial Leverage

16.9 x
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Bitstamp Online and Social Media Presence

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Bitstamp News and Updates

US Justice Department opens criminal probe into bitcoin price manipulation

The United States Department of Justice opened a criminal probe today looking into the possibility that traders have been manipulating the price of bitcoin, the world’s most popular cryptocurrency, and other cryptographic token currencies. According to a report from Bloomberg, the investigation will…

A South Korean gaming company is said to be in talks to buy Bitstamp, the world’s oldest bitcoin exchange

European cryptocurrency exchange Bitstamp is up for sale, according to people familiar with the deal, and a South Korean gaming company is said to be in pole position to acquire it. The price is said to be around $350 million, according to two of the people. Bitstamp is the oldest surviving bitcoi…

South Korea uncovers almost $600 million in illegal cryptocurrency trade

(Reuters) — South Korea has uncovered illegal cryptocurrency foreign exchange trading worth nearly $600 million, a sign authorities are tightening the regulatory screws on the digital asset that many global policymakers consider to be opaque and risky. The country’s customs service said in a stateme…

Bitcoin falls 25 percent to $10,200 on Bitstamp exchange

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Bitcoin had lost a quarter of its value in early Asian trading on Wednesday as fears grew of a regulatory crackdown after reports that South Korea's finance minister said banning trading in cryptocurrencies was still an option.

Bitcoin dips below $15k

Bitcoin has dipped back below $15,000 after recovering on Tuesday from a serious sell off. The cryptocurrency was trading at $14,719 at pixel time according to Coindesk, down six per cent, or around $1,000. And it was at $14,690 on Bitstamp, also at pixel time. Bitcoin has had a rollercoaster …

Bitcoin recovers some losses after its worst week since 2013

(Reuters) — Bitcoin rose 15 percent on Tuesday, recouping about half of the losses it sustained last week, its worst since 2013, as investors who had missed out on earlier rallies bought the world’s biggest and best-known digital currency. While bitcoin investors and analysts believe last week’s dec…
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