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Kraken has over a decade of experience building world-class tools and services used by trading firms.

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Trading firms trust Kraken

Kraken offers crypto infrastructure for trading firms

Trading firms around the world rely on Kraken to provide the security and crypto trading services they need to participate in the future of finance. Learn more about what makes Kraken the ideal crypto partner for trading firms today.

High API rate limits

High API rate limits

Never miss a trading opportunity with our lightning fast infrastructure built for high-speed traders. Kraken offers some of the highest API rate limits of any trading platform.

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Security is the core of Kraken’s DNA. Your personal data and account information is encrypted at both the system and data level. Our focus on security has led us to achieve ISO27001 certification.

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With hundreds of millions in trading volume processed each day and some of the lowest slippage of any exchange, Kraken's liquidity is unmatched in the crypto industry.

Futures Institutions


Get access to futures* on the major cryptocurrencies via Crypto Facilities Ltd, a UK-regulated MTF, and to cash-settled futures (monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and perpetual maturities) with underlying indices provided by CF Benchmarks Ltd, a UK-regulated benchmark administrator.

* The availability of futures trading is subject to certain limitations and eligibility criteria.

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Account management

Our dedicated team of professionals is on hand to provide an exceptional cryptocurrency exchange experience. Your personal account manager is available to handle all of your questions and requests.

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Margin trading

Supercharge your trades and amplify your bets on market swings with up to 5x leverage. Kraken's competitive margin trading fees allow you to efficiently execute your trading strategy.


Expert support for professional & institutional traders

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Kraken offers 24/7 access to our dedicated Institutional Relationships and Account Management teams via email, phone, or a preferred encrypted messaging service. VIP clients can also access account information, granular trading data, advanced statistics and more via the VIP Portal within Kraken Pro.

Whether you're a family office, broker, high-frequency trader or anything in between, we provide the most attentive service in the industry. Your Kraken representatives are assigned based on your specific needs, so you get the best person to help, every time.


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Kraken sets the industry

standard for security. 

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Security is at the core of Kraken’s DNA, which is why we have a flawless security record after over ten years of business. As a crypto-native organization, Kraken’s long-standing reputation for its emphasis on security has continued to set industry standards through our comprehensive controls, which have been designed to prevent the theft of financial assets or information. 

Our clients consequently entrust us with billions of dollars worth of on-chain assets, including more ETH2 locked up for long-term staking than any other peer exchange.

Kraken’s comprehensive approach to cybersecurity and information security management systems has earned us the ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification. This demonstrates our ability to meet the highest international security standards, as well as our commitment to keeping your funds and information safe.


About Kraken

Kraken is one of the longest running, most trusted and secure cryptocurrency exchanges. With our industry-leading security and full suite of institutional services, we are well equipped to meet the needs of our institutional clients.




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We serve a variety of financial services businesses

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We have experience with all types of institutional clients and businesses. Learn more about how Kraken can be your crypto industry partner.

Investment Funds

Corporate Treasury

Crypto Miners

Wealth Managers

Kraken serves many Institutional client types

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