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104 of the Most Successful Cryptocurrency Startups

If you're building a Cryptocurrency startup, you must check this list of the 104 most successful ones.

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Countless Cryptocurrency startups are being launched every day.

Many fail because they did not learn from the success of other companies who've managed to rise above.

We just published this list of 104 well-known and fast-growing Cryptocurrency companies that impressed investors.


104 Cryptocurrency Startups

1) Ripple

1) Ripple

Ripple uses the power of blockchain to provide a frictionless way to transmit money around the world.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: San Francisco
  • Started in: 2012
  • Founders: Arthur Britto, Chris Larsen, Ryan Fugger
  • Number of employees: 501-1000
  • Funding amount: $293,800,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 13
  • Number of investors: 36

You can find their website here.

2) Ledger

2) Ledger

Ledger provides security and infrastructure solutions for key digital assets to consumers and institutional investors.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: France
  • City: Paris
  • Started in: 2014
  • Founders: Eric Larchevêque, Joel Pobeda, Nicolas Bacca, Thomas France
  • Number of employees: 101-250
  • Funding amount: $467,959,855
  • Number of funding rounds: 8
  • Number of investors: 50

You can find their website here.

3) NYDIG

3) NYDIG

NYDIG is a Bitcoin-focused technology and financial services firm serving institutions, private clients, and banks.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: New York
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Robert Gutmann, Ross Stevens
  • Number of employees: 101-250
  • Funding amount: $405,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 7
  • Number of investors: 13

You can find their website here.

4) Chainalysis

4) Chainalysis

Governments, banks, and enterprises all over the world use Chainalysis to get blockchain data and analysis.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: New York
  • Started in: 2014
  • Founders: Jan Moller, Jonathan Levin, Michael Gronager
  • Number of employees: 101-250
  • Funding amount: $366,600,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 9
  • Number of investors: 26

You can find their website here.

5) Cryptocurrencies.Ai

5) Cryptocurrencies.Ai

Cryptocurrencies.Ai is a cryptocurrency firm that runs a centralized and decentralized trading platform.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: Brooklyn
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Hisham Khan, Shann Bernard
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $8,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 1
  • Number of investors: 11

You can find their website here.

6) BlockFi

6) BlockFi

BlockFi is a secured non-bank lender that provides cryptoasset owners with USD loans backed by their cryptoassets.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: Jersey City
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Flori Marquez, Zac Prince
  • Number of employees: 101-250
  • Funding amount: $508,681,673
  • Number of funding rounds: 11
  • Number of investors: 45

You can find their website here.

7) Bitwise

7) Bitwise

Bitwise is a bitcoin index fund manager that assists individuals, investment managers, and institutions in navigating the cryptocurrency landscape.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: San Francisco
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Elad Gil, Hong Kim, Hunter Horsley
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $84,500,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 3
  • Number of investors: 52

You can find their website here.

8) Ava Labs

8) Ava Labs

Ava Labs makes it simple to develop blockchain-based banking applications.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: Brooklyn
  • Started in: 2018
  • Founders: Emin Gün Sirer, Maofan Ted Yin
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $60,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 5
  • Number of investors: 15

You can find their website here.

9) TRM Labs

9) TRM Labs

TRM Labs keeps track of digital asset transactions to keep financial institutions safe from fraud and money laundering.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: San Francisco
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Esteban Castaño, Rahul Raina
  • Number of employees: 1-10
  • Funding amount: $19,900,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 3
  • Number of investors: 12

You can find their website here.

10) Paxos

10) Paxos

Paxos is a licensed financial organization that is developing infrastructure to allow physical and digital assets to travel freely.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: New York
  • Started in: 2012
  • Founders: Charles Cascarilla, Richmond Teo
  • Number of employees: 101-250
  • Funding amount: $535,250,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 5
  • Number of investors: 21

You can find their website here.

11) Uphold

11) Uphold

Uphold is a cryptocurrency wallet and trading platform that makes cryptocurrencies and other assets affordable and accessible to the general public.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: San Francisco
  • Started in: 2014
  • Founders: Halsey Minor
  • Number of employees: 101-250
  • Funding amount: $15,521,761
  • Number of funding rounds: 2
  • Number of investors: 2

You can find their website here.

12) Coinme

12) Coinme

Coinme is a digital currency exchange with the goal of making digital currency more accessible to the general public.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: Seattle
  • Started in: 2014
  • Founders: Michael Smyers, Neil Bergquist
  • Number of employees: 51-100
  • Funding amount: $19,080,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 5
  • Number of investors: 4

You can find their website here.

13) Gate.io

13) Gate.io

Gate.io is a cryptocurrency exchange.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: Malta
  • Started in: 2013
  • Number of employees: 101-250
  • Funding amount: $64,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 2
  • Number of investors: 1

You can find their website here.

14) Bitpanda

14) Bitpanda

Bitpanda is a digital asset exchange that makes it easy to purchase and sell bitcoins.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Austria
  • City: Vienna
  • Started in: 2014
  • Founders: Christian Trummer, Eric Demuth, Paul Klanschek
  • Number of employees: 251-500
  • Funding amount: $283,013,472
  • Number of funding rounds: 5
  • Number of investors: 6

You can find their website here.

15) Bitso

15) Bitso

Bitso is a cryptocurrency exchange where users can buy and sell bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Mexico
  • City: Mexico City
  • Started in: 2014
  • Founders: Ben Peters, Daniel Vogel, Pablo Gonzalez
  • Number of employees: 251-500
  • Funding amount: $378,350,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 8
  • Number of investors: 18

You can find their website here.

16) Solana

16) Solana

Solana is a cryptocurrency firm that creates and develops decentralized apps and marketplaces.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: San Francisco
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Anatoly Yakovenko, Greg Fitzgerald, Raj Gokal, Stephen Akridge, Zed Zed
  • Number of employees: 51-100
  • Funding amount: $335,760,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 6
  • Number of investors: 26

You can find their website here.

17) Altonomy

17) Altonomy

Altonomy specializes in bitcoin and digital assets trading, consulting, and asset management.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Singapore
  • City: Singapore
  • Started in: 2018
  • Founders: Bo Dong, Ricky Li
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $7,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 1
  • Number of investors: 2

You can find their website here.

18) Coinsquare

18) Coinsquare

Coinsquare is a cryptocurrency exchange where you can buy and sell Bitcoin, Ethereum, XRP, and other digital currencies.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Canada
  • City: Toronto
  • Started in: 2014
  • Founders: Virgile Rostand
  • Number of employees: 51-100
  • Funding amount: $98,470,113
  • Number of funding rounds: 7
  • Number of investors: 4

You can find their website here.

19) Alameda Research

19) Alameda Research

Alameda Research is a quantitative bitcoin trading business that offers liquidity in the digital asset and cryptocurrency markets.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Hong Kong
  • City: Central and Western
  • Started in: 2017
  • Number of employees: 11-50

You can find their website here.

20) FTX Exchange

20) FTX Exchange

FTX Exchange is a cryptocurrency derivatives exchange founded by and for traders.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: San Francisco
  • Started in: 2018
  • Founders: Gary Wang, Sam Bankman-Fried
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $16,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 4
  • Number of investors: 12

You can find their website here.

21) Bakkt

21) Bakkt

Bakkt is a digital currency-focused financial services firm that specializes on concurrency, incentives, and loyalty points.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: Atlanta
  • Started in: 2018
  • Founders: Adam White, Kelly L. Loeffler, Mike Blandina
  • Number of employees: 101-250
  • Funding amount: $482,500,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 2
  • Number of investors: 16

You can find their website here.

22) CipherTrace

22) CipherTrace

CipherTrace is a cryptocurrency intelligence firm that provides bitcoin anti-money laundering (AML) compliance services.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: Menlo Park
  • Started in: 2015
  • Founders: Dave Jevans, Shannon Holland, Stephen Ryan
  • Number of employees: 51-100
  • Funding amount: $45,079,375
  • Number of funding rounds: 3
  • Number of investors: 5

You can find their website here.

23) Minds

23) Minds

Minds is a cryptocurrency social network and private messaging software that pays members in cryptocurrency for their online services.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: Wilton
  • Started in: 2011
  • Founders: Bill Ottman, Ian Crossland, Jack Ottman, John B. Ottman, Mark Harding
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $17,381,300
  • Number of funding rounds: 5
  • Number of investors: 2

You can find their website here.

24) dYdX

24) dYdX

dYdX is an Ethereum-based decentralized exchange that offers perpetual, margin, and spot trading, as well as borrow/lend pools.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: San Francisco
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Antonio Juliano
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $87,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 4
  • Number of investors: 42

You can find their website here.

25) BitGo

25) BitGo

BitGo is the market leader in institutional digital asset financial services, offering security, custody, and liquidity solutions to clients.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: Palo Alto
  • Started in: 2013
  • Founders: Ben Davenport, Mike Belshe, Will O'Brien
  • Number of employees: 101-250
  • Funding amount: $69,500,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 6
  • Number of investors: 20

You can find their website here.

26) OpenSea

26) OpenSea

OpenSea is a peer-to-peer marketplace for non-fungible tokens and crypto collectibles.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: New York
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Alex Atallah, Devin Finzer
  • Number of employees: 1-10
  • Funding amount: $27,220,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 4
  • Number of investors: 36

You can find their website here.

27) Hummingbot

27) Hummingbot

Hummingbot is a decentralized market-making crypto trading bot that is open source.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: Mountain View
  • Started in: 2019
  • Founders: Carlo Las Marias, Martin Kou, Michael Feng, Yvonne Zhang
  • Number of employees: 51-100
  • Funding amount: $14,218,300
  • Number of funding rounds: 3
  • Number of investors: 17

You can find their website here.

28) Helium

28) Helium

Helium is an IoT developer tool for creating networks and exchanging data from IoT devices.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: San Francisco
  • Started in: 2013
  • Founders: Amir Haleem, Sean Carey, Shawn Fanning
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $53,800,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 5
  • Number of investors: 16

You can find their website here.

29) Securitize

29) Securitize

Securitize facilitates the creation of digital securities that are easier to hold, administer, and trade.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: San Francisco
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Carlos Domingo, Jamie H. Finn, Shay Finkelstein, Tal Elyashiv
  • Number of employees: 51-100
  • Funding amount: $87,500,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 8
  • Number of investors: 34

You can find their website here.

30) Kucoin

30) Kucoin

KuCoin is a blockchain asset exchange where anybody may trade bitcoin for other cryptocurrencies in order to increase their profits.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Singapore
  • City: Singapore
  • Started in: 2013
  • Number of employees: 51-100
  • Funding amount: $20,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 2
  • Number of investors: 4

You can find their website here.

31) Unchained Capital

31) Unchained Capital

Unchained Capital is a blockchain-based financial services firm that lends money to long-term cryptocurrency investors.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: Austin
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Dhruv Bansal, Joseph Kelly
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $33,500,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 4
  • Number of investors: 16

You can find their website here.

32) Huobi

32) Huobi

Huobi is a global blockchain asset financial services company that offers exchange, trading, wallet, and storage services.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: China
  • City: Beijing
  • Started in: 2013
  • Founders: Jun Du, Leon Li
  • Number of employees: 1001-5000
  • Funding amount: $2,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 4
  • Number of investors: 3

You can find their website here.

33) Circle

33) Circle

Circle is a multinational internet finance corporation fueled by crypto assets and built on blockchain technology.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: Boston
  • Started in: 2013
  • Founders: Jeremy Allaire, Sean Neville
  • Number of employees: 251-500
  • Funding amount: $711,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 9
  • Number of investors: 37

You can find their website here.

34) Terra

34) Terra

Terra is a price-stable cryptocurrency aimed for a wide audience.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: South Korea
  • City: Seoul
  • Started in: 2018
  • Founders: Daniel Shin, Do Kwon
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $58,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 15
  • Number of investors: 26

You can find their website here.

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35) Blockdaemon

35) Blockdaemon

Blockdaemon is a blockchain deployment facilitator that maintains blockchain network nodes and payment rails.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: Los Angeles
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Konstantin Richter
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $39,630,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 10
  • Number of investors: 29

You can find their website here.

36) Enjin

36) Enjin

Enjin® is the largest social gaming website platform that uses Blockchain Technology to provide genuine ownership of digital items.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Singapore
  • City: Singapore
  • Started in: 2009
  • Founders: Maxim Blagov, Witek Radomski
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $41,900,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 3
  • Number of investors: 11

You can find their website here.

37) Hashdex

37) Hashdex

Hashdex exists to connect the worlds of digital assets and traditional markets, allowing mainstream investors to access the blockchain's possibilities.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Brazil
  • City: Sao Paulo
  • Started in: 2018
  • Founders: Marcelo Sampaio
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $26,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 3
  • Number of investors: 15

You can find their website here.

38) SFOX

38) SFOX

SFOX is a bitcoin prime dealer for institutional and professional traders.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: Los Angeles
  • Started in: 2014
  • Founders: Akbar Thobhani, George Melika
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $23,120,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 6
  • Number of investors: 14

You can find their website here.

39) TaxBit

39) TaxBit

Best-in-class bitcoin tax software technology and accounting business that enables widespread adoption by automating taxes in real-time.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: Draper
  • Started in: 2018
  • Founders: Austin Woodward, Bobby Clayson, Brandon Woodward, Justin Woodward
  • Number of employees: 51-100
  • Funding amount: $105,750,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 4
  • Number of investors: 17

You can find their website here.

40) Quidax

40) Quidax

Quidax is a digital asset exchange that enables customers to purchase and sell bitcoin with their local cash in a seamless manner.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Malta
  • City: San Gwann
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Buchi Okoro
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $3,620,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 3
  • Number of investors: 3

You can find their website here.

41) Airfox

41) Airfox

Airfox's mission is to give the financially underserved in emerging markets with digital access to financial services in order to advance financial inclusion.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: Boston
  • Started in: 2016
  • Founders: Alberto Anderick, Sara Choi, Victor Santos
  • Number of employees: 51-100
  • Funding amount: $26,200,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 4
  • Number of investors: 10

You can find their website here.

42) Qtum

42) Qtum

Qtum is a public blockchain platform that is open source.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Singapore
  • City: Singapore
  • Started in: 2016
  • Founders: Jordan Earls, Patrick Dai
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $17,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 5
  • Number of investors: 13

You can find their website here.

43) Babel Finance

43) Babel Finance

Babel Finance is a renowned global cryptocurrency financial institution that serves both people and businesses.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Hong Kong
  • City: Hong Kong
  • Started in: 2018
  • Founders: Del Wang, Flex Yang
  • Number of employees: 51-100
  • Funding amount: $42,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 3
  • Number of investors: 8

You can find their website here.

44) Finoa

44) Finoa

Finoa is a custodial platform that allows institutional investors to securely and regulated interact with decentralized financial services.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Germany
  • City: Berlin
  • Started in: 2018
  • Founders: Christopher May, Henrik Gebbing
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: € 20,800,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 2
  • Number of investors: 4

You can find their website here.

45) Utrust

45) Utrust

The simplest way to pay with crypto and accept it. The money of the future has arrived.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Portugal
  • City: Lisbon
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Artur Goulão, Filipe Castro, Nuno Correia, Roberto Machado
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $21,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 4
  • Number of investors: 3

You can find their website here.

46) QANplatform [QAN blockchain platform]

46) QANplatform [QAN blockchain platform]

QANplatform is a hybrid blockchain platform that is quantum-resistant. With QANplatform, you can create software apps like DApps or Defi in 5 minutes and perform business activities on the blockchain.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Estonia
  • City: Tallinn
  • Started in: 2019
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $2,100,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 1
  • Number of investors: 4

You can find their website here.

47) Ren

47) Ren

Ren is a public protocol that allows value to be transferred between blockchains.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Singapore
  • City: Singapore
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Taiyang Zhang
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $34,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 2
  • Number of investors: 7

You can find their website here.

48) Ramp

48) Ramp

Ramp uses open banking APIs to link blockchain to banks.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Poland
  • City: Warsaw
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Przemek Kowalczyk, Szymon Sypniewicz
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $11,242,436
  • Number of funding rounds: 2
  • Number of investors: 23

You can find their website here.

49) Torum

49) Torum

Torum is the world's first DeFi + NFT social networking platform for cryptocurrency users all over the world.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Malaysia
  • City: Kampar
  • Started in: 2018
  • Founders: Ah Go, Alwin Chang, Jayson Tan
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $2,571,250
  • Number of funding rounds: 4
  • Number of investors: 13

You can find their website here.

50) CoinDCX

50) CoinDCX

CoinDCX is a cryptocurrency-enabled financial services provider.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: India
  • City: Mumbai
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Neeraj Khandelwal, Sumit Gupta
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $5,500,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 3
  • Number of investors: 10

You can find their website here.

51) Nuri

51) Nuri

Nuri uses cutting-edge technology to help people manage and build their wealth.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Germany
  • City: Berlin
  • Started in: 2015
  • Founders: Benjamin Jones, Jan Goslicki, Jorg von Minckwitz
  • Number of employees: 51-100
  • Funding amount: € 33,296,429
  • Number of funding rounds: 7
  • Number of investors: 12

You can find their website here.

52) Eligma

52) Eligma

We combine payment methods and other POS services into a single solution, transforming the POS terminal into a business growth tool.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Slovenia
  • City: Ljubljana
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Dejan Roljic, Matej Gregorčič
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $22,305,180
  • Number of funding rounds: 4
  • Number of investors: 3

You can find their website here.

53) Bithumb

53) Bithumb

Bithumb is a cryptocurrency exchange platform established in South Korea.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: South Korea
  • City: Seoul
  • Started in: 2014
  • Founders: Javier Sim
  • Number of employees: 101-250
  • Funding amount: $200,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 1
  • Number of investors: 1

You can find their website here.

54) CoinGecko

54) CoinGecko

CoinGecko is a cryptocurrency data portal that offers digital currency values and basic analyses.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Singapore
  • City: Singapore
  • Started in: 2014
  • Founders: Bobby Ong, TM Lee
  • Number of employees: 11-50

You can find their website here.

55) Zebpay

55) Zebpay

Cryptocurrency Exchange and Wallet on a Global Scale

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Latvia
  • City: Malta
  • Started in: 2014
  • Founders: Mahin Gupta, Sandeep Goenka, Saurabh Agrawal
  • Number of employees: 51-100
  • Funding amount: $1,125,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 2
  • Number of investors: 2

You can find their website here.

56) Donut

56) Donut

Donut is the simplest method to save money and make a big return with DeFi.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: Los Angeles
  • Started in: 2018
  • Founders: Neel Popat
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $3,800,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 2
  • Number of investors: 10

You can find their website here.

57) Swype

57) Swype

Banking that is not centralized

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: Miami
  • Started in: 2021
  • Founders: Srikanth Srinivas
  • Number of employees: 1-10
  • Funding amount: $350,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 1
  • Number of investors: 1

You can find their website here.

58) Tagomi

58) Tagomi

Tagomi is a cryptocurrency trading platform that aims to improve trade execution so that clients can keep more of their profits.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: Chicago
  • Started in: 2018
  • Founders: Greg Tusar, Jennifer Campbell, Kevin Johnson, Marc Bhargava
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $40,725,857
  • Number of funding rounds: 4
  • Number of investors: 19

You can find their website here.

59) Amber Group

59) Amber Group

Amber Group is a one-stop shop for crypto finance services, including liquidity, trading, and asset management 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Hong Kong
  • City: Hong Kong
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Luke Li, Michael Wu, Thomas Zhu, Tiantian Kullander, Tony He, Wayne Huo
  • Number of employees: 101-250
  • Funding amount: $28,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 1
  • Number of investors: 13

You can find their website here.

60) Newton.co

60) Newton.co

Canadians have access to a no-fee bitcoin trading platform.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Canada
  • City: Toronto
  • Started in: 2018
  • Founders: Dustin Walper, Erynn Saunders, Tyson Leslie
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $15,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 1
  • Number of investors: 1

You can find their website here.

61) Mask Network

61) Mask Network

The Mask Network serves as a gateway to the New, Open Internet.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: China
  • City: Shanghai
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Suji Yan
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $49,150,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 8
  • Number of investors: 15

You can find their website here.

62) IXX.com

62) IXX.com

IXX.com is a digital currency exchange and the world's first business-to-business pan-transaction eco-platform.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: China
  • City: Beijing
  • Started in: 2018
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $5,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 1
  • Number of investors: 1

You can find their website here.

63) Crypto.com

63) Crypto.com

Crypto.com is a cryptocurrency and payment website that allows users to purchase, sell, and pay with cryptocurrency.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Hong Kong
  • City: Sai Wan
  • Started in: 2016
  • Founders: Bobby Bao, Gary Or, Kris Marszalek, Rafael Melo
  • Number of employees: 501-1000
  • Funding amount: $26,700,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 1

You can find their website here.

64) imToken

64) imToken

imToken is the largest Ethereum digital asset wallet in the world.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Singapore
  • City: Singapore
  • Started in: 2016
  • Founders: Ben He
  • Number of employees: 51-100
  • Funding amount: $40,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 2
  • Number of investors: 8

You can find their website here.

65) Alpha Impact

65) Alpha Impact

Alpha Impact is a cryptocurrency social trading platform that allows participants to keep their cash in their own accounts.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Singapore
  • City: Singapore
  • Started in: 2020
  • Founders: Austin Chaird, Hayden Hughes
  • Number of employees: 1-10
  • Funding amount: $6,300,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 3
  • Number of investors: 5

You can find their website here.

66) Centrality

66) Centrality

Centrality is working on a peer-to-peer blockchain exchange.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: New Zealand
  • City: Auckland
  • Started in: 2016
  • Founders: Aaron McDonald, Jerry Yuan
  • Number of employees: 51-100
  • Funding amount: $95,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 2
  • Number of investors: 1

You can find their website here.

67) Kenetic

67) Kenetic

Kenetic is a digital asset and blockchain-related company centered proprietary trading and venture capital firm.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Hong Kong
  • City: Central
  • Started in: 2016
  • Founders: Jehan Chu, Lawrence Chu
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Number of funding rounds: 1
  • Number of investors: 1

You can find their website here.

68) Pundi X

68) Pundi X

Pundi X is a blockchain startup that aims to usher in a new era of decentralized computing to help you live a better life.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Singapore
  • City: Singapore
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Constantin Papadimitriou, Danny Lim, Pitt Huang, Zac Cheah
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $35,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 3
  • Number of investors: 6

You can find their website here.

69) CoinSwitch Kuber

69) CoinSwitch Kuber

CoinSwitch Kuber is a cryptocurrency exchange platform established in India.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: India
  • City: Bengaluru
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Ashish Singhal, Govind Soni, Vimal Sagar Tiwari
  • Number of employees: 101-250
  • Funding amount: $40,603,815
  • Number of funding rounds: 3
  • Number of investors: 5

You can find their website here.

70) Korbit

70) Korbit

Korbit is a bitcoin exchange, wallet, and merchant processor that operates online.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: South Korea
  • City: Seoul
  • Started in: 2013
  • Founders: Kangmo Kim, Louis Jinhwa Kim, Tony Lyu
  • Number of employees: 101-250
  • Funding amount: $6,515,767
  • Number of funding rounds: 5
  • Number of investors: 15

You can find their website here.

71) Crypterium

71) Crypterium

The Crypterium smartphone app enables cryptocurrency payments to be made instantly. You can now do anything with your crypto that you can do with your money.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Estonia
  • City: Tallinn
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Austin Kimm, Gleb Markov, Vladimir Gorbunov
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $54,472,521
  • Number of funding rounds: 2
  • Number of investors: 1

You can find their website here.

72) Binance

72) Binance

Binance is a cryptocurrency exchange platform that mixes economics and digital technology.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Malta
  • City: Valletta
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Changpeng Zhao, Yi He
  • Number of employees: 251-500
  • Funding amount: $25,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 8
  • Number of investors: 13

You can find their website here.

73) Banxa

73) Banxa

Banxa is a globally compliant fiat-to-crypto gateway solution for cryptocurrency exchanges, wallets, and other enterprises.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Australia
  • City: Melbourne
  • Started in: 2014
  • Founders: Domenic Carosa, Domenic Carosa
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $2,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 1
  • Number of investors: 2

You can find their website here.

74) Persistence One

74) Persistence One

Institutional Decentralized Finance is Powered by a Protocol

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Singapore
  • City: Singapore
  • Started in: 2019
  • Founders: Tushar Aggarwal
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $3,700,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 3
  • Number of investors: 7

You can find their website here.

75) TenX

75) TenX

TenX allows you to spend any cryptocurrency at any time and from any location.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Singapore
  • City: Singapore
  • Started in: 2015
  • Founders: Julian Hosp, Michael Sperk, Paul Warrunthorn Kittiwongsunthorn, Toby Hoenisch
  • Number of employees: 51-100
  • Funding amount: $125,170,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 5
  • Number of investors: 16

You can find their website here.

76) WazirX

76) WazirX

India's most popular bitcoin exchange

Details of the startup:

  • Country: India
  • City: Vashi
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Nischal Shetty, Siddharth Menon
  • Number of employees: 11-50

You can find their website here.

77) 3 commas

77) 3 commas

3 commas are useful tools for bitcoin investors to reduce risks, limit losses, increase earnings, and manage their investments.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Canada
  • City: Toronto
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Yuriy Sorokin
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $3,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 1
  • Number of investors: 1

You can find their website here.

78) Vauld

78) Vauld

On the blockchain, Vauld allows users to ean, borrow, and pay.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Singapore
  • City: Singapore
  • Started in: 2018
  • Founders: Darshan Bathija, Sanju Sony Kurian
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $2,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 2
  • Number of investors: 9

You can find their website here.

79) Liquid Global

79) Liquid Global

Liquid Global is a cryptocurrency trading platform that aims to bring liquidity to the cryptocurrency market.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Japan
  • City: Tokyo
  • Started in: 2014
  • Founders: Mario Gomez Lozada, Mike Kayamori, Tanaka Masaaki
  • Number of employees: 101-250
  • Funding amount: $132,640,593
  • Number of funding rounds: 5
  • Number of investors: 8

You can find their website here.

80) Klever

80) Klever

Buy crypto, exchange, stake, hold, transmit, receive, charge, explore dapps, and more with this smart blockchain wallet!

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Brazil
  • City: Sao Paulo
  • Started in: 2019
  • Founders: Dio Ianakiara
  • Number of employees: 51-100
  • Funding amount: $1,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 2

You can find their website here.

81) PDAX

81) PDAX

PDAX is a digital currency exchange that allows users to trade and settle in Philippine Pesos.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Philippines
  • City: Manila
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Krystian Kucharzyk, Nichel Gaba
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $1,100,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 3
  • Number of investors: 3

You can find their website here.

82) Poolin

82) Poolin

Poolin is a multi-cryptocurrency mining pool, custodial wallet, block explorer, and transaction accelerator that supports many currencies.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: China
  • City: Beijing
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Tianzhao Li, Zhibiao Pan, Zhu Fa
  • Number of employees: 51-100
  • Funding amount: $10,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 2
  • Number of investors: 7

You can find their website here.

83) Dunamu

83) Dunamu

Dunamu offers a variety of cutting-edge services, with a particular focus on fintech and blockchain.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: South Korea
  • City: Seoul
  • Started in: 2012
  • Founders: Chi-Hyung Song, Hyoung-nyon Kim, Hyung-nyon Kim
  • Number of employees: 251-500
  • Funding amount: $70,617,345
  • Number of funding rounds: 5
  • Number of investors: 9

You can find their website here.

84) Valiu

84) Valiu

Valiu is working on a digital remittance infrastructure that will allow migrants to send money using cash, debit, or credit cards.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Colombia
  • City: Bogotá
  • Started in: 2018
  • Founders: Alberto Niego, Omar David Barinas Orjuela, Simon Chamorro
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $6,477,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 2
  • Number of investors: 9

You can find their website here.

85) Alium Finance

85) Alium Finance

NFTs and a decentralized AMM Exchange with a multi-blockchain option

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Estonia
  • City: Tallinn
  • Started in: 2021
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $2,450,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 2
  • Number of investors: 3

You can find their website here.

86) CoinSmart

86) CoinSmart

CoinSmart is a cryptocurrency exchange situated in Toronto that allows users to purchase, sell, and track their bitcoin.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Canada
  • City: Toronto
  • Started in: 2018
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: CA$4,500,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 1

You can find their website here.

87) Hcash

87) Hcash

The platform is intended to function as a side chain for both block-based and blockless blockchains.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Australia
  • City: Melbourne
  • Started in: 2016
  • Founders: Dallas Brooks, Khal Achkar
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $53,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 1

You can find their website here.

88) Hex Trust

88) Hex Trust

Asia's Leading Custodian of Digital Assets

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Hong Kong
  • City: Hong Kong
  • Started in: 2018
  • Founders: Alessio Quaglini, Marc Amez-Droz, Rafal Czerniawski
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $6,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 3
  • Number of investors: 9

You can find their website here.

89) INDODAX

89) INDODAX

INDODAX, formerly known as Bitcoin.co.id, is Indonesia's largest digital asset exchange (Bitcoin Indonesia)

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Indonesia
  • City: Jakatra
  • Started in: 2014
  • Founders: Oscar Darmawan, William Sutanto
  • Number of employees: 101-250
  • Funding amount: $1,050,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 2
  • Number of investors: 1

You can find their website here.

90) PlasmaPay

90) PlasmaPay

PlasmaPay is a crypto/fiat payment system and fintech platform that enables new financial services to be developed.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Estonia
  • City: Tallinn
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Evgeny Fedorov, Ilia Maksimenka
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $1,550,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 1

You can find their website here.

91) Xcapit

91) Xcapit

For everyone's financial well-being, blockchain and AI are essential.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Argentina
  • City: Córdoba
  • Started in: 2018
  • Founders: Fernando Boiero, José Trajtenberg
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $560,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 2
  • Number of investors: 7

You can find their website here.

92) Bitfinex

92) Bitfinex

Bitfinex is a digital asset trading platform that provides digital currency traders and global liquidity providers with cutting-edge services.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Taiwan
  • City: Taipei
  • Started in: 2012
  • Founders: Giancarlo Devasini, Raphael Nicolle
  • Number of employees: 51-100
  • Number of funding rounds: 1
  • Number of investors: 2

You can find their website here.

93) Atani

93) Atani

Atani is a one-stop cryptocurrency trading platform that offers trading on more than 20 exchanges, technical analysis tools, and tax filing automation.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Spain
  • City: Madrid
  • Started in: 2019
  • Founders: Haydee Barroso Bañales, Paul Barroso
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $6,950,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 2
  • Number of investors: 4

You can find their website here.

94) Liquefy

94) Liquefy

Asset owners may produce security tokens with a smooth experience thanks to an end-to-end tokenization technology solution.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Hong Kong
  • City: Hong Kong
  • Started in: 2018
  • Founders: Adrian Lai, Drey Ng, Oscar Yeung
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $3,030,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 2
  • Number of investors: 5

You can find their website here.

95) Cobo

95) Cobo

Cobo is a prominent manufacturer of blockchain gear and software that makes it simple for everyone to own and use bitcoins.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: China
  • City: Beijing
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Changhao Jiang, Shixing Mao
  • Number of employees: 51-100
  • Funding amount: $20,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 2
  • Number of investors: 5

You can find their website here.

96) Bitrefill

96) Bitrefill

Bitrefill accepts bitcoin and cryptocurrencies and provides gift cards, mobile phone refills, and lightning network services on a global scale.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Sweden
  • City: Stockholm
  • Started in: 2014
  • Founders: Michael Mauritz Grunberger, Patric Stiller, Sergej Kotliar
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $2,100,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 2
  • Number of investors: 6

You can find their website here.

97) Criptalia

97) Criptalia

Platform for Regulated Business Crowdfunding

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Italy
  • City: Bergamo
  • Started in: 2018
  • Founders: Diego Dal Cero, Matteo Vallin
  • Number of employees: 1-10
  • Funding amount: € 1,272,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 5
  • Number of investors: 4

You can find their website here.

98) Raison

98) Raison

Users of the Raison app can purchase pre-IPO investment goods for as little as €100 and trade in ETH, BTC, USDC, and EUR currencies.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Estonia
  • City: Tallinn
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Alexander Zaytsev, Andrey Berezin, Andrey Kononykhin
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: € 923,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 2
  • Number of investors: 1

You can find their website here.

99) PowerTrade

99) PowerTrade

Platform for mobile crypto options and derivatives

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Singapore
  • City: Singapore
  • Started in: 2020
  • Founders: Mario Gomez Lozada
  • Number of employees: 1-10
  • Funding amount: $4,700,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 1
  • Number of investors: 12

You can find their website here.

100) CoinLoan

100) CoinLoan

The World's Most Powerful Crypto Lending Platform.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Estonia
  • City: Tallinn
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Alex Faliushin, Max Sapelov
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $3,050,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 3

You can find their website here.

101) ICONIUM

101) ICONIUM

ICONIUM is a cryptocurrency that backs the finest Blockchain-based token sales and invests in digital assets all around the world.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Italy
  • City: Milan
  • Started in: 2018
  • Founders: Antonio Chiarello, Fabio Pezzotti, Luciano Serra, Marco Costa, Mauro Del Rio, Thomas Baggio
  • Number of employees: 1-10
  • Funding amount: € 5,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 1

You can find their website here.

102) XanPool

102) XanPool

XanPool is a C2C software tool that enables users to more powerfully automate their own financial transactions.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Singapore
  • City: Singapore
  • Started in: 2019
  • Founders: Jeffery Liu, Tema Ibragimov
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $4,400,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 4
  • Number of investors: 7

You can find their website here.

103) OTCBTC

103) OTCBTC

OTCBTC is a blockchain-based over-the-counter (OTC) and crypto exchange platform.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: China
  • City: Taipei
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: YiTing Cheng
  • Number of employees: 51-100
  • Funding amount: $40,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 1

You can find their website here.

104) 1Token

104) 1Token

1Token CAM is a one-stop On-Premise solution for the buy/sell side of the crypto market, encompassing front to back office.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: China
  • City: Shanghai
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Damon Xu
  • Number of employees: 51-100
  • Funding amount: $10,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 1
  • Number of investors: 2

You can find their website here.

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