If you are new to the world of cryptocurrency exchanges, you should know that the Kraken exchange is one of the oldest exchanges for Bitcoin. Located in San Francisco (US), it is also the first cryptocurrency exchange to appear on the Bloomberg terminal. Even though Kraken is not officially registered with a legislative board, it […]Continue reading
Kraken is a crypto exchange based in San Francisco, California which claims to be the largest Bitcoin exchange in terms of volume and liquidity. The company was founded in 2011 by Jesse Powell and is now known for its low transaction fees, a wide range of features and high level of security.Continue reading
The San Francisco-based Kraken is one of the largest Bitcoin exchanges nowadays. It is also considered the largest Bitcoin exchange based on the EUR volume, liquidity as well as the trading of Canadian dollars, US dollars, British pounds and Japanese yen.
What started as an attempt to create a place where people would send and receive Bitcoin in 2011 led to the first Bitcoin exchange which has a trading price and volume displayed in the Bloomberg Terminal. Kraken is also the first exchange which passed a cryptographically verifiable proof-of-reserves audit.Continue reading
Tether Limited is the team behind Tether (USDT) which proposed a new way of maintaining 1-to-1 reserve ratio between the cryptocurrency token called “Tethers”. By utilizing the Proof of Reserves, bitcoin blockchain and other audit methods, Tether ensures that each issued token is fully backed and reserved for all times.Continue reading
Bitcoin Cash (BCH) was created after a fork happened with Bitcoin and the leading cryptocurrency was split into Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash (BCH). This is how the new version happened and was put into circulation.Continue reading