Tether

    OverviewSuggest Edit

    Tether Holdings operates a platform to store, send and receive local currency person to person globally. The Company enables businesses, including exchanges, wallets, payment processors, financial services and ATMs, to easily use fiat-backed tokens on blockchains.

    TypePrivate
    Founded2014
    HQHong Kong, HK
    Websitetether.to

    Latest Updates

    Employees (est.) (Oct 2021)28(+28%)
    Job Openings3
    Cybersecurity ratingAMore
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    Key People/Management at Tether

    Jean Louis van der Velde

    Jean Louis van der Velde

    CEO
    Jl van der Velde

    Jl van der Velde

    Chief Executive Officer
    Giancarlo Devasini

    Giancarlo Devasini

    Chief Financial Officer
    Stuart Hoegner

    Stuart Hoegner

    General Counsel
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    Tether Office Locations

    Tether has offices in Hong Kong and Santa Monica
    Santa Monica, CA, US
    Santa Monica, CA, USA
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    Tether Financials and Metrics

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    Founding Date

    2014

    Tether Cybersecurity Score

    Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

    A

    92/100

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    Tether News and Updates

    Consumer Alert: Lowey Dannenberg, P.C., Investigates Claims Against Cryptocurrency Issuer, Tether Limited

    NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lowey Dannenberg P.C., a preeminent law firm in obtaining redress for consumers and investors, is investigating consumer claims for violation of consumer protection statutes by Tether Limited, as well as its affiliates iFinex Inc., BFXNA Inc., and BFXWW …

    Famed Short-Seller Hindenburg Targets World's Largest Stablecoin Tether With $1 Million Bounty

    Hindenburg, which helped spark investigations into multiple billionaire-backed firms over the past year, says it has doubts about Tether's legitimacy.

    The US crackdown on stablecoins is targeting Tether first

    The US government is trying to regulate stablecoins in a consumer protection push

    CFTC hits Tether and Bitfinex with fines totalling $42.5m

    Tether has been hit with a $41 million penalty from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission over misleading claim that its stablecoin was fully backed by US dollars. Separately, the CFTC has fined sister company Bitfinex $1.5 million for illegal transactions.

    Brock Pierce, Cryptocurrency Pioneer Has Had No Involvement with Tether Since 2015

    NEW YORK, Oct. 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Brock Pierce, cryptocurrency pioneer and former US Presidential candidate, clarifies his position vis-à-vis Tether, a stablecoin company which launched in 2014 as the "first stablecoin." Tether is currently being investigated by New York State...

    Crypto: China’s crackdown on crypto notable for PBOC call out of Bitcoin, Ethereum and Tether

    China has reiterated its crackdown on cryptocurrencies in the world's second largest economy and the latest statement from the People's Bank of China has apparently put pressure on the broader digital-asset complex.
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    Tether Blogs

    Tether Responds to Cynical Bounty from Hindenburg Research

    This stunt from Hindenburg Research is a pathetic bid for attention while others are making real change and building wealth and results. They are attempting to discredit not just Tether, but an entire movement. Thankfully, everyone sees through their opportunism as bitcoin approaches another all-tim…

    Statement on Tether’s Settlement with the CFTC

    Following several years of investigation and access to extensive information about the companies and their operations, the CFTC has concluded its review. The CFTC’s Order found no issues relating to Tether’s current operations. In fact, the Order related to certain disclosures about the reserves fro…

    Tether Responds to Bloomberg BusinessWeek Article

    The Bloomberg BusinessWeek piece published today is a one-act play the industry has seen many times before, taking snippets of old news from various places and dubious sources, and making it fit a pre-packaged and pre-determined narrative.  Crypto—and Tether in particular—are fostering a revolution …

    NY Court Dismisses Half of Class Action Plaintiffs’ Claims Against Tether

    September 29, 2021 Yesterday, Judge Katherine Polk Failla of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York issued a 127-page opinion and order dismissing half of the class action plaintiffs’ claims against Tether and Bitfinex, including all of their RICO claims. Plaintiffs filed thei…

    Tether tokens (USDt) Launch on DeversiFi’s Layer-2 Bridge

    We’re pleased to announce that Tether token (USDt) is the first ERC-20 token to launch on DeversiFi’s first bridge between a centralized (Bitfinex) and Layer-2 (L2) decentralized exchange (DeversiFi). According to DeversiFi, this L2 bridge will allow USDt holders to make instant and low-cost transfe…

    Tether Files Article 78 Proceeding to Protect Proprietary, Competitively Sensitive Information.

    Today, we have filed an Article 78 proceeding to prevent the release of certain materials we provided to the New York Attorney General’s Office as part of our reporting commitments under the settlement agreement signed earlier this year. This information was  provided at our suggestion and in good f…
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    Tether Frequently Asked Questions

    • When was Tether founded?

      Tether was founded in 2014.

    • Who are Tether key executives?

      Tether's key executives are Jean Louis van der Velde, Jl van der Velde and Giancarlo Devasini.

    • How many employees does Tether have?

      Tether has 28 employees.

    • Who are Tether competitors?

      Competitors of Tether include MakerDAO, BitBay and Onchain.

    • Where are Tether offices?

      Tether has offices in Hong Kong and Santa Monica.

    • How many offices does Tether have?

      Tether has 2 offices.