Payward / Kraken is a bitcoin, cryptocurrency and digital asset exchange. Our mission is to provide an exceptional exchange 
experience while advancing Bitcoin technology. We're based in San Francisco, California, USA with over 200K clients located around the world. has repeatedly been rated the top Bitcoin exchange due to our liquidity, market-leading innovation, rock solid security and exceptional client service. "We wake up every single day determined to change the world by delivering a great exchange. Bitcoin is more than just a new way to make purchases. It’s even more than a protocol for exchanging value over the internet without an intermediary. We are empowering people to live simply, efficiently and more connected to others. We put our clients’ best interests first and foremost. They are at the heart of our company and drive everything we do. We believe in having a laser focus when pursuing our strategic goals and participate only in markets where we can make a significant contribution. We quickly grasp new ideas and concepts with confidence. We are in constant pursuit of innovation and strive to consistently exceed expectations. We believe in complete transparency, deep collaboration and we never forget that people come first. Having this mindset allows us to grow and advance at a rate which others cannot." - Jesse Powell, CEO of Kraken
San Francisco, US
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Key People at Payward / Kraken

Jesse Powell

Jesse Powell

Founder & CEO

Payward / Kraken Locations

San Francisco, US

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Payward / Kraken Summary

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Total Funding

$6.5 M

Latest funding size

$5 M

Time since last funding

over 2 years


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