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Kraken (also known as Payward) is a provider of a bitcoin exchange in euro volume and liquidity. It operates a platform that allows its users to buy, sell, trade, and learn about cryptocurrency. The company is also in partnership with a cryptocurrency bank.
TypePrivate
Founded2011
HQSan Francisco, CA, US
Websitekraken.com
Employee Ratings4
Overall CultureB

Locations

Kraken is headquartered in
San Francisco, United States

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2021)220(+6%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Kraken

Jesse Powell

Jesse Powell

Co-Founder & CEO
Kaiser Ng

Kaiser Ng

CFO
Steve Hunt

Steve Hunt

VP of Engineering
David Ripley

David Ripley

COO
Marco Santori

Marco Santori

Chief Legal Officer
Jeremy Welch

Jeremy Welch

Chief Product Officer
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Kraken Office Locations

Kraken has offices in San Francisco, Road Town, Halifax, Singapore and in 1 other location
San Francisco, CA, US (HQ)
237 Kearny St #102, San Francisco
Halifax, CA
1959 Upper Water St #1100
Singapore, SG
8 Temasek Blvd
London, GB
One London Wall, Barbican
Road Town, VG
Ora et Labora
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Kraken Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

2011

Kraken total Funding

$133.5 m

Kraken latest funding size

$6.9 m

Time since last funding

4 months ago

Kraken investors

Kraken's latest funding round in May 2021 was reported to be $6.9 m. In total, Kraken has raised $133.5 m. Kraken's latest valuation is reported to be $4 b.
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Kraken Revenue

Market valuation

4.0b
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Kraken Operating Metrics

Kraken's Customers was reported to be 4 m in Jun, 2019.
Jun, 2019

Countries

200

Customers

4 m
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Kraken Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Bit TradeJanuary 17, 2020
InterchangeJuly 31, 2019
Crypto FacilitiesFebruary 04, 2019
CryptowatchMarch 01, 2017
GlideraDecember 13, 2016
CoinsetterJanuary 19, 2016

Kraken Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

88/100

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Kraken Online and Social Media Presence

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Kraken Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B

    71/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    90/100

  • Compensation

    C+

    69/100

  • Diversity

    C+

    71/100

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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 220 employees.

  • Who are Kraken competitors?

    Competitors of Kraken include Bitstamp, Binance and Gemini.

  • Where is Kraken headquarters?

    Kraken headquarters is located at 237 Kearny St #102, San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are Kraken offices?

    Kraken has offices in San Francisco, Road Town, Halifax, Singapore and in 1 other location.

  • How many offices does Kraken have?

    Kraken has 5 offices.