Liquid (formerly known as Quoine) is a Bitcoin exchange platform facilitating Bitcoin trading with multi-currency deposits such as JPY, USD, EUR, SGD, HKD, IDR, PHP, AUD. It also offers services such as wallet, vault and a Bitcoin payments platform for on-line and off-line merchants. The company was initially headquartered in Singapore but has moved to Tokyo, Japan in 2016.
PRODUCTS & SERVICES:
Provide Bitcoin exchange platform, Bitcoin wallet and Bitcoin trading platfom
Partnership with Albacore Co. Ltd. to provide services locally.
PRIMARY PROBLEM SOLVED:
The company keeps customers’ bitcoins offline, so that even if hackers break into Quoine’s system, they cannot steal the currency. Also, the firm runs a check of all accounts at least once a day to monitor for any suspicious record that might be the result of manipulation.
According to the company, its matching engine is capable of processing close to one million transactions per second.
Mario Gomez Lozada, Mike Kayamori
According to the company, its investors include hedge funds principals, major payment aggregators and top FX traders in Japan, along with executives of financial institutions.
VALUATION / MARKET CAP:
$15 MM in 2014
DATE OF LAST FUNDING:
TOTAL FUNDING COMMENT:
According to third-party news sources, the company has raised total funding value of more than $20 Mn.