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Kraken CEO: Bitcoin Going to Infinity & Will Replace All Currency

Jesse Powell, co-founder and CEO of Kraken, explains how he believes that Bitcoin will eventually replace all of the world's currencies. He speaks to Emily Chang on "Bloomberg Technology." (Source: Bloomberg)

A Crypto Exchange Weighs Going Public.

A Crypto Exchange Weighs Going Public. Bitcoin Is Just That Hot.

Now that cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase Global has filed to go public, all eyes are on which competitor will be next to the public equity markets. Put Kraken at the top of that list. 

Barron's
Non-Fungible Tokens More Than a Craze

Non-Fungible Tokens More Than a Craze, Says Kraken Boss

Hot on the heels of cryptocurrencies, the internet economy has spawned a new virtual gold rush known as non-fungible tokens (NFTs), which are promoted as tradeable digital assets built on the same blockchain technology as bitcoin.

Australian Financial Review
Kraken Surpasses 500,000 ETH

Kraken Surpasses 500,000 ETH Milestone

One of the original cryptocurrency exchanges – Kraken – has passed the half million mark for the amount of Ether within the platform.

City A.M.
Business Insider

3 Bitcoin-Mining Experts Explain Why Concerns Around the Cryptocurrency's Massive Energy Consumption Are Overblown

A technology that consumes the same amount of energy as an entire country sounds alarming, but Dan Held - head of growth at cryptocurrency exchange Kraken - argues the bitcoin network has been unfairly targeted by people who police bitcoin's taking its energy consumption out of context.

Business Insider
A luxury US hotel chain will accept bitcoin

A Luxury US Hotel Chain Will Accept Bitcoin, Dogecoin, and Other Cryptocurrencies as Payment

"If you are optimizing for growing your investments, a better question is 'why would you go on vacation if you can invest those funds in crypto?'," Thomas Perfumo, Head of Business Operations and Strategy at Kraken told Insider. 

Business Insider
Bitcoin is not overbought

Bitcoin Is Not Overbought and Could Reach $75,000 Before the Current Bull Market Ends, Research From Kraken Says

Bitcoin is not yet in "overbought" territory and could reach $75,000 before the current bull cycle ends, Kraken says.

Business Insider
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We’re Building the Internet of Money

Kraken is one of the largest and oldest cryptocurrency exchanges in the world. We are consistently named one of the best places to buy and sell crypto online, thanks to our excellent service, low fees, versatile funding options and rigorous security standards. But this is only part of the story. We’ve been on the forefront of the blockchain revolution since 2011.

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Crypto 101: A Beginner’s Guide to Crypto

Staying true to our mission to bring crypto to everyone, Kraken CEO Jesse Powell explains it all in our new video series: Crypto 101.


Kraken Facts

Recognizing the importance of Bitcoin from the onset, and understanding that the exchange is the most critical part of the cryptocurrency ecosystem, Jesse Powell co-founded Kraken to give people the means to quickly and securely invest in the space.

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  • Founded2011
  • Total team members1,300+
  • Where they livein 60+ countries
  • Tokens offered50+
  • Fiat offered7
  • Supported countries190
  • MascotKraken, of course
  • What we call our logo“The Beast” or “Creature”