Jump Trading Invests in Decentralized Exchange Serum, Signs On as Market Maker

Secretive market maker Jump Trading has made an undisclosed investment into decentralized exchange Serum, which only launched last week.

Sep 3, 2020 at 1:07 p.m. UTC
Updated Sep 14, 2021 at 9:51 a.m. UTC

Jump Trading, the publicity-shy market maker for Robinhood, Bitfinex and BitMEX has made a significant investment into decentralized exchange (DEX) Serum.

  • Serum announced Thursday it had received a significant investment from Jump Trading and inked a liquidity partnership with the firm.
  • Per a release shared with CoinDesk, Jump Trading will provide market making and liquidity services for assets as they go live on Serum's platform, which only launched last week.
  • The value of the investment was not disclosed.
  • Serum's founding partner Sam Bankman-Fried said the news represented a major step for the maturation of the DeFi space.

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