Kraken – The only regulated spot & futures crypto exchange with over $85bn in trading volume in 2018 alone
- Trading in 24 cryptocurrency assets, 74 trading pairs and funding in 5 fiat currencies;
- Headquartered in San Francisco with about 800 employees;
- API’s for trading and market data along with up to 5/1 margin trading;
- Owns the leading market data and multi-exchange trading platform CryptoWatch;
- Recent acquisition of CryptoFacilities gives Kraken the leading platforms for futures trading, along with an index business that includes the reference rate for the CME Group’s BTC futures contract.
- One of the leading fiat exchanges globally and ranked in the Top 5 in volume after factoring out fake volume;
- 4M clients;
- $85B in trade volume in 2018 which was a 387% CAGR;
- Customer on-boarding infrastructure, AML/KYC policies and banking partners allow for Kraken to capture significant upside from institutional adoption;
- Consistently ranked as the most secure exchange in the crypto industry.
- Strong operating margin and balance sheet will allow Kraken to expand via internal development of new products, services and also via acquisitions.
- Kraken’s volume is driven by volatility, which creates a revenue opportunity in both increasing and declining markets.
- Positioning themselves as a leading execution platform in the blockchain and crypto space will allow the company to expand into other financial services products.
- Jesse Powell (CEO)
- Nick Percoco (Chief Security Officer)
- Dave Ripley (Chief Operating Officer)
- Kaiser Ng (Chief Financial Officer)
- Christine Yee (Chief Brand Officer)
- Matt Mason (Chief Marketing Officer)
- Steve Hunt (VP of Engineering)
- Craig Stoe (VP of Product)
- Mary Beth Buchanan (General Counsel)
- Bobby Zagotta (Head of Biz Ops & Strategy)
- Timo Schlaefer (Head of Futures)
- Nelson Minier (Head of OTC Trading)
- Bnk To The Future Capital
- Hummingbird Ventures
- Money Partners Group
- Digital Currency Group
- Trammell Ventures
- Trace Meyer
& many others
PITCH TYPE: EQUITY
EQUITY ON OFFER: 0.3862%
MINIMUM INVESTMENT AMOUNT: US$1,000
TOTAL ALLOCATION: US$15,450,000
FEES: 5% Investment Fee / Payment Processing Fee – depends on payment method selected/disclosed upon payment.
This deal is on a first-come, first-serve basis. For full details and to make a purchase click here.
IN THE NEWS
Simon Dixon (CEO & Co-founder of Bnk To The Future) went live on BF Live Episode – 15 to give updates on the Kraken Partnership & Equity as well as the latest news on what’s happening on Bnk To The Future platform. He also answered some questions from the community.
OTHER BNK TO THE FUTURE NEWS
RIPPLE LABS SPV SECONDARY MARKET NOW LIVE:
Continuing our secondary market beta where qualifying investors gain exposure to the largest companies in crypto, we are proud to announce that qualifying investors can now start trading Ripple Labs SPV shares in the secondary market.
Qualifying investors can start trading here
SECONDARY MARKET LIVE IN BETA
Our Ripple Labs SPV, Coinbase SPV, Circle SPV and Bitfinex SPV (with many more coming soon) are now available to trade on the Bnk To The Future secondary market for qualifying investors.
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INTRODUCING A SPECIAL NEW PERK TO OUR PREMIUM MEMBERS:
We would like to announce something very special for our BFT Premium Members, who receive our BF PADs by maintaining a minimum balance of 10,000 BFT either on their BnkToTheFuture.com account or BF Wallet.
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LIVE FOR QUALIFYING INVESTORS – BTR EXCHANGE:
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BITFINEX LEO – SOLD OUT
Bitfinex LEO tokens were available for purchase on the BnkToTheFuture.com platform only to BFT Premium members and existing Bitfinex shareholders.
We closed the offering once BitFinex announced the entire $1bn had been subscribed to.
HERE ARE SOME UPDATES THAT HAPPENED IN THE PAST FEW WEEKS:
- New Feature on the Bnk To The Future Secondary Market- Read the full blog post here.
- New NDA & Watermark Feature for Protecting Investors & Companies – Read the full blog post here.
- BF Wallet Mobile App Now Supports Bitcoin. Get ready for Bitcoin Security Tokens next – Learn more here.
- Kraken preferred shares are now available on BnkToTheFuture.com – Learn more here.
- We have also published a complete archive of Bnk To The Future Live (BF Live) episodes 1-12…that is if you want a BF Live binge session
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BFT ON EXCHANGES
BF Token (BFT) are listed on Bitfinex, a top 5 digital asset trading platform. DISCLAIMER – BnkToTheFuture is a shareholder in BitFinex and they previously listed equity on our platform.
Huobi is one of the largest volume exchange with an Asia-focused (but global) client base has just announced BFT deposits with trading.
Bittrex is one of the larger crypto-to-crypto exchanges and the latest exchange to start trading BFT.
Upbit is a Korean C2C exchange and is launched by the biggest messaging app developer in Korea, Kakao.
Gate.io is a top 20 cryptocurrency exchange that was first to make a trading market in BF Token (BFT).