Kraken in the News
Featured articles, press mentions, and Kraken interviews.
Kraken CEO Jesse Powell Talks Bitcoin with Bloomberg's ‘What'd You Miss?’
Kraken CEO and Co-founder, Jesse Powell discusses bitcoin as a store of value on “What'd You Miss?” on Bloomberg TV June 16.
The World's First Crypto Bank with David Kinitsky & Marco Santori
In this interview with Peter McCormack, David Kinitsky and Marco Santori discuss the creation of a crypto bank. What it will mean to both the industry and Kraken clients, as well as why they chose Wyoming.
Cracking Landlocked Wyoming, Kraken Wins First Crypto Bank Charter in U.S. History
Making history, Kraken has been granted the first special purpose depository institution (SPDI) bank charter in Wyoming.
Kraken Re-enters Japan with Cryptocurrency Exchange Business
Leading business paper in Japan, Nikkei, covers Kraken’s re-entry into Japan (text in Japanese).
Bitcoin is Here to Stay
Kraken CEO Jesse Powell pens an article in London-based newspaper City A.M., and is certain about one thing: Bitcoin is here to stay.
Kraken Scores Regulatory First with Trading License from FCA
Kraken cryptocurrency exchange has won a trading license from UK regulators, becoming the first firm in the sector to do so.
Kraken’s CEO on Boosting Bitcoin by Improving Exchanges
Jesse Powell, CEO of Kraken, discusses ways to boost bitcoin by improving exchanges with Clay Collins of Flippening.
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.
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.
Recognizing the importance of Bitcoin from the onset, and understanding that the exchange is the most critical part of the cryptocurrency ecosystem, Jesse Powell founded Kraken to give people the means to quickly and securely invest in the space.
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