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How Kraken’s index wizard is besting Coinbase and Binance in the $58bn Bitcoin ETF race

Kraken's 2019 acquisition of CF Benchmarks has paid off handsomely in the Bitcoin ETF boom. BlackRock, Ark Invest,and other Wall Street giants use the venture's Bitcoin Reference Rate. Kraken is raking in licencing revenue as investors plough cash into ETFs.


Kraken Unit Quietly Claims Pivotal Position in Bitcoin ETF Boom

CF Benchmarks has emerged as major provider of crypto indexes. Firm sees untapped Bitcoin ETF demand in South Korea, Israel.


Bitcoin Halving Reinforces ‘Sound Money’ Narrative, Kraken’s Perfumo Says

As Bitcoin is about to undergo a reduction in new tokens created, that should reinforce its appeal to retail investors as “the soundest form of money,” according to Thomas Perfumo, head of strategy at crypto exchange Kraken.

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Kraken launches self-custodial mobile wallet and releases its open-source code

Kraken Wallet lets users manage their NFTs, tokens and DeFi positions across eight blockchain networks. The firm published the app’s open-source code on GitHub so that third-party review strengthens the wallet’s security. 

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Australia poised for ‘inflection point’ of crypto demand — Kraken Aus MD

Kraken Australia's Managing Director Jonathon Miller said institutional crypto demand is lagging in Australia, but stablecoins and the right policy moves could help it catch up.

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Crypto exchange Kraken commits to Irish growth after ending year on a high

Chief executive David Ripley formally took the reins of Kraken at the end of April 2023 and not long afterwards the company experienced one of the strongest quarters in its history.

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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 members2,300+
  • Where they livein 60+ countries
  • Tokens offered90+
  • Cash currencies offered7
  • Supported countries190
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  • What we call our logo“The Beast” or “Creature”