Bitstamp Names Kraken Veteran Zagotta as New US Chief Executive

Robert Zagotta will oversee daily operations and look to grow the exchange's U.S. business.

People  ·  21 July 2021

Bitstamp Adds Support for Euro-Backed Tether Stablecoin Amid Increasing Demand

Access to EURT will save Bitstamp's euro users time and money without a loss of purchasing power, a Bitstamp executive said.

News  ·  21 July 2021

Binance’s UK Woes Fuel Migration to Rival Crypto Exchanges: Report

Bitstamp has seen customer numbers more than double since the FCA said Binance Markets should not be operating in the U.K.

News  ·  8 July 2021

New Bitstamp CCO to Guide Exchange Through ‘Evolving Regulatory Landscape’

Thomas Hook, who has extensive risk and compliance experience, is charged with maintaining a dialogue with global regulators.

News  ·  10 June 2021

Head of Bitstamp US Departs to Join Castle Island Ventures

Hunter Merghart was Bitstamp's first U.S. employee.

News  ·  8 June 2021

Bitstamp to ‘Triple’ US Team as Number of New Customers Surges

The exchange will bolster its customer support and American headcount as U.S. crypto under management eclipses $1.1 billion.

Business  ·  3 May 2021

What Causes a Crypto Flash Crash? Sometimes, Business as Usual

What was behind the Ethereum flash crash on Kraken? We dive deep into the numbers to find out.

Markets  ·  5 March 2021

Bitstamp to Halt XRP Trading, Deposits in US Due to SEC Lawsuit

Bitstamp is the first major U.S.-based crypto exchange to respond to the SEC lawsuit against Ripple.

Markets  ·  25 December 2020

Bitstamp Names Gemini Alum Julian Sawyer as CEO

Sawyer replaces Bitstamp's founder Nejc Kodrič, now in a "non-executive role."

People  ·  22 October 2020

Bitstamp Adds Crypto Crime Insurance for Assets Held Online

The new policy means user funds are protected both on- and offline.

Business  ·  19 October 2020

Bitstamp Integrates Nasdaq’s Matching Engine for Faster Order Executions

According to research by Bitstamp and crypto market data provider Kaiko, the new engine enables order matching up to 1,250 times faster than with the previous system.

News  ·  11 September 2020

Bitstamp to Move Clients’ Accounts From London to Luxembourg

Bitstamp is shifting client accounts from London to Luxembourg, possibly due to the impact of Brexit.

Markets  ·  24 August 2020

Bitstamp Backs BCB’s SWIFT Alternative for Instant Cash-Crypto Settlements

BCB Group is launching an instant settlement network for cash and crypto.

Business  ·  27 July 2020

PayPal, Venmo to Roll Out Crypto Buying and Selling: Sources

Fintech giant PayPal plans to roll out direct sales of cryptocurrency to its 325 million users, according to three people familiar with the matter.

Business  ·  22 June 2020

Just-Launched Ziglu Wants to Make It Stupid Easy to Buy Crypto

U.K.-based cryptocurrency platform Ziglu has launched, following a $6.6 million seed round.

Business  ·  15 June 2020