Kraken is a US based prominent [6] bitcoin exchange operating in Canada, [7] the EU, [5] Japan, and the US, and "the world's largest bitcoin exchange in euro volume and liquidity". [14] [15] [16] [17] [18]

It currently has oversight of Mt. Gox claims for lost bitcoins.In June 2016, Kraken added Ethereum Dark Pool trading for large bitcoin buyers. [19] [20]

Kraken provides Bitcoin pricing to the Bloomberg Terminal. [21] In April 2017, According to the reports, Kraken launched fiat funding options to transfers denominated US dollars and government-issued currencies. [22]


Several acquisitions of other bitcoin businesses have allowed Kraken to expand rapidly.