Crypto.com Expands Institutional Reach With Fireblocks Integration

Fireblocks’ network includes liquidity providers, OTCs, hedge funds and digital asset managers.

Jun 17, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. UTC
Updated Sep 14, 2021 at 1:12 p.m. UTC

Crypto custody provider Fireblocks has integrated the cryptocurrency exchange Crypto.com into its network, giving the exchange access to institutional players in the space.

  • Fireblocks’ network, which was launched in June of last year, includes a number of global banks, liquidity providers, over-the-counter desks, hedge funds and digital asset managers such as Binance, Bitfinex, Coinbase and FTX.
  • “Being on board the Fireblocks network will allow Crypto.com to increase the company’s institutional trading volume, and overall presence at a global level,” said Eric Anziani, COO of Crypto.com. 
  • According to Fireblocks, its network has grown 627% since launch, includes over 400 participants and currently exceeds over $700 billion in transfer volume. Its members will have exchange connectivity and instant settlement through Crypto.com.
  • In May, Fireblocks raised $133 million to serve megabanks with crypto custody. The Series C funding round was led by Coatue Management with participation from BNY Mellon, Ribbit Capital and Stripes.
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