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Kraken is a bitcoin exchange in euro volume and liquidity and trading US dollars, Canadian dollars, British pounds, Japanese yen and other digital currencies. The Company is also in partnership with the first cryptocurrency bank.
TypePrivate
Founded2011
HQSan Francisco, US
Websitekraken.com
Employee Ratings3.5

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Employees (est.) (Mar 2019)155(+2%)

Key People/Management at Kraken

Jesse Powell

Jesse Powell

Founder & CEO
Kaiser Ng

Kaiser Ng

CFO
Steve Hunt

Steve Hunt

VP of Engineering
David Ripley

David Ripley

COO
Christina Yee

Christina Yee

Chief Brand Officer
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Kraken Office Locations

Kraken has an office in San Francisco
San Francisco, US (HQ)
548 Market St, San Francisco
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Kraken Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2011

Kraken total Funding

$106.5 m

Kraken latest funding size

$100 m

Time since last funding

2 months ago

Kraken investors

Kraken's latest funding round in February 2019 was reported to be $100 m. In total, Kraken has raised $106.5 m
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Kraken Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Crypto FacilitiesFebruary 05, 2019
CryptowatchMarch 01, 2017
CoinsetterJanuary 19, 2016
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Kraken Online and Social Media Presence

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Kraken News and Updates

Kraken Crypto Exchange Poaches a Sony Studio Head for Marketing Push

Kraken has hired Matt Mason, most recently a studio head at Sony Pictures, as the crypto exchange's first chief marketing officer.

Snappy Kraken Earns Spot on List of 2019 Best Places to Work in Financial Technology

Florida-based MarTech firm continues to earn high praise from industry insiders and financial advisors adopting their omni-channel marketing system.

Futures Trading Nears $1 Billion in First Month at Kraken Crypto Exchange

Crypto Facilities, which provides futures data to CME, saw its own trading volume jump five-fold after being acquired by Kraken.

Kraken offers $100,000 reward for information on missing funds from QuadrigaCX

Cryptocurrency exchange Kraken is offering a $100,000 reward for information into the location of funds from failed Canadian exchange QuadrigaCX. QuadrigaCX closed its doors at the end of January, claiming that its 30-year-old founder Gerald Cotten had died of Crohns Disease while in India and that…
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Kraken Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Kraken founded?

    Kraken was founded in 2011.

  • Who are Kraken key executives?

    Kraken's key executives are Jesse Powell, Kaiser Ng and Steve Hunt.

  • How many employees does Kraken have?

    Kraken has 155 employees.

  • Who are Kraken competitors?

    Competitors of Kraken include Koinex, Coinbase and Bitfinex.

  • Where is Kraken headquarters?

    Kraken headquarters is located at 548 Market St, San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are Kraken offices?

    Kraken has an office in San Francisco.

  • How many offices does Kraken have?

    Kraken has 1 office.