Globitex

RegTech · Payments
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Globitex

RegTech · Payments

Global Bitcoin Exchange

United Kingdom, London
$12M
Total amount raised
2015
Year of establishment
Active
Status

About

Hi we’re Globitex!


Globitex team has created a professional Bitcoin marketplace to fill the need for institutional grade exchange platform with advanced IT solutions, suitable for both individual and institutional Bitcoin market participants. Here at Globitex, our mission is to open up more trading opportunities to both individuals and institutional investors while we offer a transparent, secure and reliable trading experience for our clients. We aim to drive global adoption of cryptocurrencies, by offering new trading instruments that will facilitate maturing of cryptocurrency markets as well as provide platform for traders and businesses to seamlessly move between the fiat and crypto worlds.

Key objective

Filling the need for institutional grade exchange platform with advanced IT solutions, suitable for both individual and institutional Bitcoin market participants.

Slogan / Motto

Linking Digital Currency to Global Trade.

Use cases

Payment Gateway
Payment Service Provider
Remittances

Team

Team members

Arvis Ermins Director and Head of Compliance

Responsibilities

He is is one of the co-founders and the head of Compliance at Globitex. He began his career with Deloitte & Touche Latvia and the Constitutional Court of Latvia. He was a founding partner of MTG group where he acted as the head of legal and compliance team
responsible for corporate structuring, tax planning, documentation and due diligence. His extensive experience in trading spot and derivatives markets in China and globally led to a deep understanding of the global markets from legal perspective. He graduated from University of Latvia with a Master's degree in law.

Liza Aizupiete Managing Director

Responsibilities

She is a co-founder and the Managing Director at Globitex. Her previous roles include various executive roles in asset management with MTG Capital group companies. She was a Portfolio Manager, trading commodity spot and derivatives markets globally, specializing in mainland China markets. She worked in business development, marketing and client acquisition, while managing overseas business operations in Shanghai. Previously she worked in research and fund management with one of the leading Swiss micro-finance institutions – Symbiotics. She is a BA major in Philosophy from the Swiss Université de Genève and passionate about the Austrian school of economics.

Jon Matonis Chairman

Responsibilities

He is the chairman of the management board at Globitex. Previously he served as Executive Director and a Founding Board member for the Bitcoin Foundation; held a position of the Managing Director for the Lydia Group; and worked as the chief executive and Board Director of Network Inference, and before with Hush Communications. He is also a columnist at Forbes Magazine, American Banker, Payments Source, CoinDesk, and Editor of The Monetary Future, a leading economics blog at the intersection of free banking, cryptography,and digital currency. He currently is a Board Advisor to startups in bitcoin, gaming, mobile, and prepaid companies. He holds a BA degree in Economics from George Washington University (USA). His early work on digital cash systems and financial cryptography has been published by Dow Jones and the London School of Economics, as well as by the European Central Bank.

Andris Kaneps Co-Founder

Responsibilities

He is one of the co-founders at Globitex as well as a seed investor of the Globitex project. He graduated from University of Latvia with a Master's degree in law and worked as a lawyer with law firm Liepa, Skopina/Borenius in Latvia. He is a founding partner of MTG group – Cayman based fund and asset management company. He has extensive trading experience in financial markets, and he is also one of the early cryptocurrency traders since 2012. He is an avid investor and entrepreneur, focusing on early fintech startups. His current position includes an Africa invested microfinance institution Watu Credit in Kenya, innovating local asset financing industry, while promoting financial inclusion cause.

Products

Tokens

Globitex token
Globitex token
($*GBX)
Type
Utility tokens
Token standards
ERC-20
Price
$0.01
Market Cap
$0.00

Funding

Received funding
$12,250,000
Total amount raised
1
Rounds
N/A
Total amount of investors
Amount Raised
Funding type
Funding round closing
Investors
$12,250,000
ICO/Token Sale

News

Globitex Selects Bitfury’s Crystal Blockchain for Stronger AML

Globitex will be able to provide regulatory-standard AML and CFT compliance to its clients.


a year ago


Partnership
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