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BlockFi is a secured non-bank lender that offers USD loans to cryptoasset owners. The company also develops an online platform for offering loans and calculation of interest percentage. BlockFi is on a mission to provide liquidity, transparency, and efficiency to digital financial markets by creating products that meet the needs of consumers and corporations.

TypePrivate
Founded2017
HQNew York, US
Websiteblockfi.com

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Employees (est.) (May 2020)82(+8%)

Key People/Management at BlockFi

Zac Prince

Zac Prince

CEO & Founder
Flori Marquez

Flori Marquez

CoFounder and VP of Growth
Rene van Kesteren

Rene van Kesteren

Chief Risk Officer
Mahesh Paolini-Subramanya

Mahesh Paolini-Subramanya

CTO
Amit Cheela

Amit Cheela

VP of Finance
David Spack

David Spack

Chief Compliance Officer
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BlockFi Office Locations

BlockFi has offices in New York and Jersey City
New York, US (HQ)
86 Chambers St #205
Jersey City, US
201 Montgomery St Suite - 261
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BlockFi Financials and Metrics

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BlockFi Operating Metrics

BlockFi's Assets Under Management was reported to be $250m in Aug, 2019.
Aug, 2019

Assets Under Management

$250 m
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BlockFi Online and Social Media Presence

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BlockFi News and Updates

Blockchain Bites: BlockFi Hacked, Block.one Sued, BitMEX Down

A SIM swapping exploit revealed BlockFi customer names and addresses while BitMEX is hit with RICO accusations.

BlockFi Says Hacker SIM-Swapped Employee’s Phone, No Funds Were Lost

The hacker compromised an employee's phone and gained access to users' personal information, including their names and addresses, but BlockFi says no funds were affected.

CEO Says BlockFi Is Lending to Crypto Miners as Other Providers Pull Back

Crypto lending platform BlockFi has begun extending credit to miners as competition for their business has eased during the coronavirus crisis.

Three Arrows Capital Invests In BlockFi After Its Series B Round

BlockFI announced today, via a press release, that it has brought on Three Arrows Capital as a strategic investor to the company.

Previously Crypto-Only BlockFi Adds Cash On-Ramp Through Silvergate Partnership

Crypto lender BlockFi now supports cash deposits.

BlockFi Adds A New Cash Wire Service To Its Global Business

BlockFI, a financial services company that specializes in crypto lending, announced today it will support cash transfers on its platform.
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BlockFi Blogs

BlockFi Adds Support for Paxos Standard (PAX)

Today BlockFi is announcing that it supports Paxos Standard (PAX). PAX will be supported by BlockFi’s BlockFi Interest Account (BIA), allowing crypto investors to earn monthly compounding interest, with an initial annual percentage yield (APY) of 8.6%.  PAX is the third stablecoin that BlockFi has a…

A Message from Our CEO: An Update on BlockFi Operations

As families, communities, industries, and markets continue to grapple with our current public health climate, we wanted to share an update regarding BlockFi’s operations throughout the present period of high volatility.  Read on for details on our operational performance during this past week, and o…

A Note From Our CEO: Zac Prince on Dynamic Markets and Public Health

Given the current dynamic market and public health considerations, I wanted to share a note about how we are managing the current environment at BlockFi. Our business is very strong and continues to grow. Earlier this week we successfully launched the ability to directly transfer cash to BlockFi. We…

Buy Crypto with Cash on BlockFi

We’re excited to announce a new product feature: the ability to send cash via wire. This marks the first time that you can use our services without ever having purchased crypto before. Starting today, you can send USD wires to the platform to purchase stablecoin, and begin earning up to 8.6% on USD-…

BlockFi Monthly Update – February 27th, 2020

February has been a huge month for us with one particularly large announcement: we raised a $30M Series B and were featured across major media channels. We’re thrilled at the opportunity to reach more people with our products. We’re making updates to our BTC and ETH rates, which will go into effect …

BlockFi Raises $30M Series B Led by Valar Ventures

Six months after raising an $18.3M Series A, BlockFi continues charting rapid growth and expansion into 2020 BlockFi announced today that it has raised $30 million in Series B funding led by Valar Ventures. Other participating investors include Morgan Creek Digital, PJC, Akuna Capital, CMT Digital, …
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BlockFi Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was BlockFi founded?

    BlockFi was founded in 2017.

  • Who are BlockFi key executives?

    BlockFi's key executives are Zac Prince, Flori Marquez and Rene van Kesteren.

  • How many employees does BlockFi have?

    BlockFi has 82 employees.

  • Who are BlockFi competitors?

    Competitors of BlockFi include Lendio, Creditas and Avant.

  • Where is BlockFi headquarters?

    BlockFi headquarters is located at 86 Chambers St #205, New York.

  • Where are BlockFi offices?

    BlockFi has offices in New York and Jersey City.

  • How many offices does BlockFi have?

    BlockFi has 2 offices.