Hong Kong Exchange ANX Chases US Market with CoinMKT Acquisition

Jan 27, 2015 at 9:31 a.m. UTC
Updated Sep 11, 2021 at 11:28 a.m. UTC

Hong Kong-based bitcoin exchange ANX has commenced a push into the US market with its acquisition of the domain name and brand rights to CoinMKT.com.

The CoinMKT exchange, founded by Travis Skweres and Ola Ajayi in Santa Monica, California, will continue to operate as usual, under the ANX umbrella and using ANX technology. The founders will be helping with the transition.

COO Dave Chapman said another business relationship currently being put in place will also provide the exchange with access to vital money transmission business (MTB) licenses and banking relationships throughout North America. Further details were not available at this time.

ANX recently acquired and relaunched the troubled Norwegian exchange Justcoin, giving it a new foothold in the European market while maintaining the original brand.

CoinMKT trades in bitcoin and a number of other cryptocurrencies including litecoin, dogecoin, and peercoin.


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