Kraken in the News
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Kraken NFT marketplace launches with over 250 collections
Kraken, a centralized exchange headquartered in San Francisco, has announced that its NFT marketplace is now live. The marketplace launched with a selection of over 250 unique NFT collections.
Kraken's new CTO eyes growing role of AI in crypto beyond initial hype
Kraken's new chief technology officer thinks it will be hard to ignore the growing impact of artificial intelligence and large language models, and he's paying attention to areas where it could be deployed across the crypto industry.
You got to know when to HODL ’em… Aussies favour Ethereum, then Bitcoin, over other cryptos: Kraken Australia
According to Kraken, the findings indicate Australians hold more Ethereum compared to average crypto users across the globe and adopt a more conservative strategy when constructing a crypto portfolio.
Kraken’s Top Lawyer Says Signs of Progress in U.S. Congress Put SEC in Legal Bind
The exchange’s chief legal officer, Marco Santori, said the regulators must leave the big questions for Congress, and lawmakers are showing they’re moving forward on crypto.
To catch a scammer: Kraken builds fake crypto account to ‘bait’ fraudsters
United States crypto exchange Kraken has provided a novel method for flagging nefarious wallets — building a fake crypto account on the exchange to “scam bait” bad actors.
Dave Ripley takes the helm as Kraken’s new CEO
Dave Ripley officially starts as Kraken’s CEO, while outgoing CEO and co-founder Jesse Powell will move into his new role as Chairman of the Board.
Kraken Appoints Former StockX Executive Vishnu Patankar as CTO
Kraken, one of the world's longest standing and most trusted crypto platforms, today announced the appointment of Vishnu Patankar as Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Patankar brings more than twenty years of technology expertise to Kraken and has helped Fortune 500 companies like Microsoft, Amazon, Intel and Groupon scale products impacting millions of clients worldwide.
Kraken Heads to Congress to Advocate for Crypto Regulation
Kraken testifies before Congress to push for effective crypto regulation. Chief Legal Officer Marco Santori Testimony to Landmark Joint House Financial Services-Agriculture Subcommittee.
Kraken Reaffirms Commitment to Driving Crypto Adoption in Canada
Kraken, one of the world’s longest-standing and most trusted crypto platforms, announces it has filed a pre-registration undertaking with the Ontario Securities Commission as it works towards becoming a registered Restricted Dealer across Canada. This undertaking demonstrates Kraken’s commitment to comply with the Canadian Securities Administrators’ recently enhanced investor protection guidance.
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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.
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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