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Amber Group is a leading global crypto finance service provider operating around the world and around the clock with a presence in Hong Kong, Taipei, Seoul, and Vancouver. Founded in 2017, Amber Group services over 500 institutional clients and has cumulatively traded over $330 billion across 100+ electronic exchanges, with over $1 billion in assets under management. Amber Group is committed to serving clients around the globe by combining the best-in-class technology with sophisticated quantitative research to offer a streamlined crypto finance experience. Our goal is to optimize investment flexibility, maximize investment returns and deliver long-lasting value for our clients. In 2019, Amber Group raised $28 million in Series A funding led by global crypto heavyweights Paradigm and Pantera Capital, with participation from Polychain Capital, Dragonfly Capital, Blockchain.com, Fenbushi Capital, and Coinbase Ventures.
Ava Labs makes it simple to launch decentralized finance applications on Avalanche, the fastest smart contracts platform in the blockchain industry. We are empowering people to easily and freely digitize all the world’s assets on one open, programmable blockchain platform. Ava Labs was founded by Cornell computer scientists who brought on talent from Wall Street to execute their vision. The company has received funding from Andreessen Horowitz, Initialized Capital, and Polychain Capital, with angel investments from Balaji Srinivasan and Naval Ravikant.
Axelar provides a decentralized network and tools that help connect dApp builders with multiple blockchain ecosystems, applications and users for frictionless cross-chain communication. Axelar consists of a protocol suite, tools, and APIs, designed to break down the barriers to cross-chain communication. Powered by a decentralized open network of validators; anyone can join the network, use it and build on it. The Axelar network makes cross-chain communication as simple as using http(s) protocols on the web. Platform developers can plug-in their blockchains to other ecosystems, and application builders can leverage a simple protocol and API to access global liquidity and communicate with the entire ecosystem. The Axelar team has deep roots in distributed systems, consensus, and cryptography. The venture is backed by Binance X, DCVC, Lemniscap, Collab+Currency, North Island Ventures, Divergence Ventures, Cygni Labs, and others. It was founded by Sergey Gorbunov (PhD MIT) and Georgios Vlachos (MSc MIT), who previously worked together on the founding team at Algorand.
Babel Finance is a global leading cryptocurrency financial institution dedicated to serving high-net-worth individuals and institutional clients worldwide with professional crypto financial services including 3 core businesses: crypto lending, crypto asset management, and crypto prime financing. The company has established strong partnerships with top institutions around the world and is a recognized leader in the crypto credit market.
Bit.com is a professional-grade cryptocurrency derivatives exchange launched by Matrixport, the one-stop financial services company. It currently offers perpetual swaps, futures, options and spot conversions, with up to 50x leverage on BTC, ETH and BCH. Since launch, the platform has injected 200 BTC, 2500 ETH and 3000 BCH into the Insurance Fund. Funds on the platform are secured by a compliant institutional custodian - Cactus Custody. With liquidity provided by top-tier market makers from the West and the East, Bit.com is already the second largest cryptocurrency option marketplace in terms of trading volume and open interest.
bloXroute is a Blockchain Distribution Network (BDN) that utilizes a global network of servers optimized for network performance. In other words, bloXroute allows the network to communicate fast. Nodes access this network through open source Gateways and anyone can access it through the bloXroute public-API.
Established in 2018, Bybit is a cryptocurrency derivatives platform that supports both inverse and linear perpetual contracts. Bybit's users come from all over the world, ranging from individual retail clients to professional traders. Bybit's founder and CEO, Ben Zhou, was formerly from XM, one of the world's largest forex and CFD trading brokerage firms. The company comprises professionals from investment banks, tech firms, the forex industry, and early adopters of blockchain. The development team includes talents from Morgan Stanley, Baidu, Alibaba, and Tencent.