Founded in 2011, San Francisco-based kraken is the largest bitcoin exchange in the euro and can also be traded in Canadian dollars, US dollars, British pounds and Japanese yen.
Kraken has been rated as the best and safest bitcoin exchange by independent news media, and it was the first bitcoin exchange to display transaction prices and volume on the Bloomberg terminal.
The first foreign exchange reserve audit that passed the cryptographic verification was the first partner of the cryptocurrency bank.
In March 2014, it received $3 million in angel round financing. The main investor was Hummingbird Ventures.
Currently, kraken is among the most active cryptocurrency exchange arrays in the US.
According to current data from bitcoin charts, the daily trading volume of the kraken platform is 4,579 btc, which exceeds the competitors anx and btc-e. Advantages: reasonable transaction fees, low withdrawal fees, high degree of globalization.
Disadvantages: limited payment methods are not suitable for novices.