Crypto Exchanges from Other Regions

Upbit #

ProductsCryptocurrency exchange
ParentDunamu Inc.
  • Upbit is a South Korean cryptocurrency exchange founded in 2017.
  • It is operated by Dunamu, which is one of the highest-valued startups in South Korea.
  • Upbit launched in South Korea on October 24, 2017 with the help of their partnership with American cryptocurrency exchange Bittrex.

LocalBitcoins #

FoundedJune 2012
FounderJeremias Kangas
HeadquartersHelsinki, Finland
Area servedWorldwide
  • LocalBitcoins is a peer to peer bitcoin marketplace based in Helsinki, Finland.

  • Its service facilitates over-the-counter trading of local currency for bitcoins.

  • Users post advertisements on the website, where they state exchange rates and payment methods for buying or selling bitcoins.

  • Other users reply to these advertisements and make the payment in their specified payment method.

  • The site uses an escrow system, and the transfer of bitcoin is made after funds are received in the sellers account.

  • LocalBitcoins has a reputation and feedback mechanism for users and an escrow and conflict resolution service.

  • In November 2019, got registered as a Virtual Currency Provider by the Finnish Financial Supervisory Authority.

Bitso #

TypePrivately held company
IndustryFinancial services
FoundedJanuary 23rd, 2014
FoundersHumberto Aceves, Pablo Gonzalez and Daniel Vogel
Area servedMexico, Argentina, and Brazil

Bithumb #

  • Bithumb is a South Korean cryptocurrency exchange.
  • Founded in 2014

Bitstamp #

TypeBitcoin exchange
LocationLondon, Luxembourg; Slovenia; New York City
Key peopleJulian Sawyer (CEO), Nejc Kodrič (Board member and co-founder), Damian Merlak (co-founder)
  • Bitstamp is a cryptocurrency exchange based in Luxembourg.
  • It allows trading between fiat currency, bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.

bitFlyer #

FoundedJanuary 9, 2014
FounderYuzo Kano
HeadquartersTokyo, Japan
Area servedWorldwide
Key peopleKuniyoshi Hayashi, Chief Executive Officer

Hotbit #

  • Founded in January 2018
  • registered in both Hong Kong and Estonia, (Core team members from China, USA and Taiwan )
  • has registered users from more than 170 countries and areas all over the world
  • year-round 7*24-hour customer service.
  • Hotbit distribute current deposit interests for its users,
  • Hotbit was the first cryptocurrency exchange in the world to offer daily current deposit interests to its users with no token lockup or freeze required.
  • Listing
    • Based on CoinMarketCap, hotbit ranks No.1 in terms of the number of both all digital assets and original blockchain projects listed among all exchanges
    • e.g.
      • HOT (Holochain) was listed on Hotbit on April 30th, 2018, and then listed on Binance on June 18th, 2018.
      • Beam was listed on Hotbit on December 31st, 2018, and then listed on Binance on September 16th, 2019.
      • NEXO was listed on Hotbit on May 7th, 2018, and then listed on Huobi on March 3rd, 2019.
      • Apart from that, Hotbit has also listed some other types of tokens, for example, QKC, TOMO and FTM, ahead of top leading exchanges #

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  • Vinex Network is one of the 3 pillars of Midas Ecosystem: WalletExchangeFund

  • Vinex Network Pte Ltd (a Singapore incorporated company with UEN: 201819001H) was established after Midas Protocol ICO completion, with the same board of directors and board of management.

  • Being member of Singapore Fintech Association, Digital Exchanges Association of Singapore, Vinex Network has been also participating actively in many dialogues with the government of Vietnam.

  • Coin listing criteria of vinex network:

  • Vinex key features:

    • High performance trading: capability to process 500,000 orders per second
    • Current 30 trading pairs (increasing to 50 pairs by Feb 2019)
    • Extensive APIs: support 3rd-party trading platforms and algorithmic trading bot
    • 24/7 support
    • Mobile support
    • Staking reward ( $Divi and more upcoming coins)
    • Airdrop center
    • OTC support
    • Leaderboard as Social Trading Functionality

Bitkub #

FounderJirayut Srupsrisopa
  • Bitkub is a Thailand-based cryptocurrency exchange, operated by Bitkub Online Co. , Ltd.

(Thai: บริษัทบิทคับ ออนไลน์ จำกัด) under its parent group Bitkub Capital Group Holdings (Bitkub Capital Co. , Ltd.).

  • It received operating licences from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), in January 2019.
  • In May, the company introduced its own cryptocurrency, Bitkub Coin (KUB).

ShapeShift #

IndustryDigital Currency
FoundedJuly 2014
FounderErik Voorhees
Area servedglobal
Key peopleErik Voorhees
Website #

FoundedJune 2016
FoundersBobby Bao Gary , Kris Marszalek, Rafael Melo
Headquarters111 North Bridge Road #08-19 Pennisula Plaza 179098, Singapore
ProductsCryptocurrency exchange, cryptocurrencies is a trademark of Foris DAX Asia Pte. Ltd, a subsidiary of Foris DAX MT (Malta) Limited. a company that operates a cryptocurrency exchange app.