Caspian

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Caspian Ltd.
Caspian logo.jpg
Founded 2018
Headquarters Hong Kong
Key People Michael Lerch, Chairman; Robert Dykes, CEO & Co-founder; David Willis, Co-founder; Gerrit Van Wingerden, CTO & Co-founder
Employees 11-50
Products Digital asset trading services, asset management, investment mangagement
Twitter @Caspian_Tech
LinkedIn Profile
Website Caspian Home
Releases Company News
Blog Caspian Blog

Caspian is a digital asset management service based in Hong Kong. It is connected to over 150 exchanges in North America, Asia, Europe, and Australia. It has entered into business partnerships with Airswap, BitMEX, Gemini, Coinbase, Galaxy Digital, Smith + Crown, Enuma Technologies, and Blocktower Capital.[1][2]

Background

Two cryptocurrency fintech firms, Tora and Kenetic, formed Caspian as a joint venture in 2018. They launched their ICO in September, raising $16 million from Kenetic Capital, Galaxy Capital, Octagon Strategy, Global Advisors, and others.[3]

In May 2019, Caspian announced it had partnered with the cryptocurrency exchange OKEx to improve Caspian's infrastructure and to support the adoption of institutional crypto trading.[4]

Products and Services

Digital Token

Caspian is the company behind the creation of the Caspian Token (CSP), which launched on KuCoin in March 2019.[5]

Trading Software

Caspian's main product is the Caspian institutional-grade trading software. It is designed so that it can easily connect with the myriad of exchanges and other platforms throughout the crypto market.[6]

Crypto Derivatives

In March 2019, Caspian announced it was launching cryptocurrency derivatives trading, specifically options and futures. To do this it partnered with Deribit, a crypto exchange known for offering options and futures trading for digital assets. Caspian integrated its trading platform with Deribit's exchange, allowing Deribit's users to trade using Caspian's software platform.[7][8]

Key People

  • Michael Lerch - Chairman
  • Robert Dyke - CEO & Co-founder
  • David Willis - Co-founder
  • Gerrit Van Wingerden - CTO & Co-founder


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