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A market exchange site serving those trading between bitcoins and Euro (EUR).

Adding Funds


Bitcoins funds are credited to the exchange account after six confirmations.


EUR bank transfers (SEPA) are accepted for deposits at no charge by the exchange. International wire transfer (EUR) are accepted.


International or domestic (U.S.) wire transfer.

Withdrawing Funds


Bitcoins may be withdrawn at no charge.


SEPA (EUR) and International Bank Wire Transfer (EUR) are supported.


International and domestic (U.S.) bank wire transfer (USD) is supported.


The service launched publicly [1]. Kraken is operated by Payward, Inc. of California, USA. On September 26, 2013 Kraken began supporting USD trading[2].


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

  • 19 January 2016 - the American Coinsetter and the Canadian Cavirtex[3][4]
  • 27 June 2016 - the Dutch CleverCoin[5]
  • 13 December 2016 - the American Glidera[6]
  • 1 March 2017 - charting and trading platform CryptoWatch[7]

See Also

External Links


  1. KRAKEN.COM - Exchange Now Open with Live Trading EUR, BTC, LTC
  2. USD Pairs are now available for trading
  3. Kraken (19 January 2016). "Kraken Acquiring Coinsetter and Cavirtex to Expand in US and Canada". Kraken.
  4. Joseph Young (2 March 2016). "Kraken Reports 2x Increase in New Accounts After U.S. Expansion". Bitcoin Magazine.
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  6. Flanagan, Will. "Chicago bitcoin startup Glidera acquired by San Francisco digital currency exchange". American City Business Journals. Retrieved 27 December 2016.
  7. [ "Kraken Acquires Cryptowatch and Launches New Trade Platform"]. Retrieved 1 March 2017.