ShapeShift is a digital asset exchange platform that enables users to trade any major blockchain asset with another. With no login accounts required, the platform allows its users to enter input and output cryptocurrency types and receive an automatic address to deposit the input currency in order to collect the output currency via the addresses provided by its users. 

TypePrivate
HQZug, CH
Founded2014
Size (employees)21 (est)+11%
Websiteshapeshift.io
ShapeShift was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Zug, CH
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Key People/Management at ShapeShift

Erik Voorhees

Erik Voorhees

CEO

ShapeShift Office Locations

ShapeShift has offices in Zug and New York
Zug, (HQ)
11 Gubelstrasse
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ShapeShift Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2014

ShapeShift total Funding

$12.8 m

ShapeShift latest funding size

$10.40 m

Time since last funding

2 years ago

ShapeShift investors

ShapeShift's latest funding round in March 2017 was reported to be $10.4 m. In total, ShapeShift has raised $12.8 m
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ShapeShift Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
KeepKeyAugust 16, 2017
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ShapeShift Online and Social Media Presence

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ShapeShift News and Updates

ShapeShift launches new cryptocurrency tracker (but it’s no CoinMarketCap)

In a blog posted yesterday, ShapeShift announced the relaunch of its cryptocurrency index, CoinCap.io. It’s built on entirely new code, but from a user perspective, it’s pretty much the same system as before – just a bit shinier. The relaunched CoinCap does host some new features, though. It now inc…

ShapeShift will now require you to open an account to trade cryptocurrencies on its exchange

Users of cryptocurrency exchange desk ShapeShift will no longer be able to trade digital assets without giving away their identity information. The company has introduced a new loyalty program called “ShapeShift Membership” that will require users to open an account on the exchange and provide their…

VC-backed ShapeShift acquires KeepKey

ShapeShift AG has acquired Seattle-based KeepKey Hodler LLC, a secure hardware wallet for digital assets such as bitcoin. No financial terms were disclosed. ShapeShift's backers include Earlybird Venture Capital.

It won't be easy for WannaCry hackers to get their cash

Congrats. You've just pulled off a global ransomware attack.  Now comes the hard part: Accessing your money.  SEE ALSO: Microsoft says WannaCry ransomware attack is a wake-up call for governments WannaCry ransomware is believed to have infected more than 200,000 systems in over 150 countries since…
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ShapeShift Blogs

DOWN THE RABBIT HOLE: Docuseries Trailer Premiere

The post DOWN THE RABBIT HOLE: Docuseries Trailer Premiere appeared first on ShapeShift.

ShapeShift Recap: #Devcon4

Last week, we had the pleasure of attending and sponsoring Devcon4 in Prague. The annual Ethereum developer event brought over 3000 of the top industry technologists, data scientists, engineers, and leaders from around the globe to share their insights, experiences, and educate the Ethereum communit…

ShapeShift Statement of Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Hard Fork, November 2018

ShapeShift is preparing for the upcoming Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Hard Fork, which is set to occur approximately at timestamp 1542300000 (2018-11-15 16:40:00 GMT), on November 15, 2018. In preparation for this fork, ShapeShift will be deactivating trading BCH four hours before these consensus rules take e…

What is Bitcoin Backed By? [Infographic]

If you’re curious about what makes Bitcoin valuable, you’re not alone. So what is it that backs Bitcoin, and what exactly determines its intrinsic value? Luckily, we’ve created this helpful infographic to answer your most pressing Bitcoin questions. After you check it out, don’t forget to share! The…

Learn About: CoinCap’s New Features

The NEW CoinCap has arrived and we can’t wait to show you all of the fun features!  You’re invited to participate in our Facebook Live Demo on Friday, October 19, at 3 PM EDT!   Join our CoinCap Product Manager as she walks through our new features while answering any questions you might have along …

Prism Has Shut Down

Prism was, at its core, a set of smart contracts which enabled collateralized portfolios of digital assets to be established, giving price exposure to users without counter-party risk and without the need to take delivery, or set up or manage multiple wallets. With the work we’ve done over these pas…
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ShapeShift Company Life and Culture

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ShapeShift Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was ShapeShift founded?

    ShapeShift was founded in 2014.

  • Who are ShapeShift key executives?

    ShapeShift's key executives are Erik Voorhees.

  • How many employees does ShapeShift have?

    ShapeShift has 21 employees.

  • Who are ShapeShift competitors?

    Competitors of ShapeShift include NEM.io Foundation, NEO and Bitcoin Gold.

  • Where is ShapeShift headquarters?

    ShapeShift headquarters is located at 11 Gubelstrasse, Zug.

  • Where are ShapeShift offices?

    ShapeShift has offices in Zug and New York.

  • How many offices does ShapeShift have?

    ShapeShift has 2 offices.