Kraken is a cryptocurrency exchange with headquarters in San Francisco, California, United States that was launched in July 2011, making it one of the oldest existing cryptocurrency exchanges. It was founded by Jesse Powell, who remains the CEO of Kraken, but the exchange is now owned by Payward Inc.
Despite its location in the U.S. it bills itself as “the world’s largest Bitcoin exchange in euro volume and liquidity”, and it serves clients in Europe, the U.K., the U.S., Japan and other countries across the globe.
It is also noteworthy that Kraken is the exchange providing pricing data to the Bloomberg Terminal, as well as being the exchange chosen to provide Mt. Gox creditors with claim support following the catastrophic 2014 hack that saw 650,000 Bitcoin go missing.
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If you only want to buy and sell Bitcoin and Ethereum, and you’re willing to use only U.S. dollars, you might want to have a look at the Gemini exchange. Despite its limitations, Gemini is rapidly becoming known as a good exchange for serious traders, thanks to a clean, robust, and easy to use interface, combined with enterprise level security.
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With the huge growth in the cryptocurrency world through 2017 it should come as no surprise to anyone that cryptocurrency exchanges have been sprouting like mushrooms after a spring rain.
Whether all these new exchanges are worth trading with is another question entirely, which is why we need to take a closer look at the development of the exchange, its safety features, its customer service, and potential growth prospects for the long term.
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COSS is a new exchange that was launched in April 2017, but it is really so much more than a simple cryptocurrency exchange. Some might call it the crypto exchange 2.0 because of its broad based feature set. COSS stands for “Crypto One-stop Solution,” and that’s what the platform is trying to achieve. In addition to the cryptocurrency exchange feature of COSS, it also offers a POS/payment gateway for merchants, allowing them to easily accept cryptocurrency payments. COSS also has its own ERC20 token that pays holders dividends, and can be used as a micro-crypto economy.
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Have you wondered how easy it would have been if you could book a flight with just a few clicks? I’m not talking about an online booking feature which directs you to a payment gateway. It’s 2018 and the Internet is ever expanding.
Super responsive designs, AI, and virtual reality have made a mark and many websites are adapting to these technologies. But one major phenomenon that jolted the whole world was cryptocurrencies and more importantly, the most famous one – Bitcoin.
Did you know that hundreds of famous or companies accept Bitcoin payments, either as one of the different forms of payment or as the only way to exchange goods? And the fact is some of these websites have been doing so for quite a while.
Whether they be non-profit or profit generating, these institutions still view Bitcoin as legitimate legal tender and show no signs of stopping.
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Bitcoin is the single grandest financial experiment of the 21st century. A decentralized, global digital currency backed by cryptography; created and owned by the people, for the people, giving access to a global financial market to millions of unbanked people around the globe. Bitcoin price predictions are pretty interesting too!
“What percentage of your wealth should be tied up in bitcoin? A percentage that is equivalent to your understanding of how the technology works and your ability to absorb the risks it entails, which for most people is a small percentage”- A. Antonopoulos
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