SFOX

Capital Markets · Trading
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SFOX

Capital Markets · Trading

Brokerage and exchange firm

United States, Los Angeles
$24M
Total amount raised
2014
Year of establishment
Active
Status

About

Hi we’re SFOX!


SFOX is a cryptocurrency prime dealer that provides professional traders and institutional investors higher returns when trading large volumes, through smart routing and a global integrated order book.

Key objective

Providing professional traders and institutional investors higher returns when trading large volumes, through smart routing and a global integrated order book.

Slogan / Motto

A Better Way to Trade Digital Currencies.

Use cases

Exchanges / Secondary Markets

Team

Team members

George Melika Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer

Responsibilities

He is a fintech expert with over 20 years of software development experience building algorithmic, proprietary, and cryptocurrency trading platforms. He is the Co-Founder and CTO of SFOX, a cryptocurrency trading platform backed by Social+Capital, Khosla Ventures, and Y Combinator. He holds an MBA from the USC Marshall School of Business and a bachelor's degree in computer science from Loyola Marymount University.

David Gutierrez Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer

Akbar Thobhani Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer

Responsibilities

He was head of growth and business development at Airbnb and managed their payments in over 190 countries. He has built 4 trading and payments platforms for ITG, Boku, and Stamps.com. He started his career as a software engineer at JPL / NASA. He started mining bitcoins at MIT before it was cool.

Products

Funding

Received funding
$24,320,000
Total amount raised
4
Rounds
16
Total amount of investors
Amount Raised
Funding type
Funding round closing
Investors
$1,550,000
Series A

$22,700,000
Series A
Blockchain Capital
Danhua Capital
Digital Currency Group
Khosla Ventures
Mark Britto
Nathan Blecharczyk
Oyster Ventures
Social Capital
SV Angel
Tribe Capital
Upside Partnership
Y Combinator
N/A
Seed
Blockchain Capital
Khosla Ventures
$70,000
Seed
Boost VC
Plug and Play Ventures

News

Copper.co Ties with SFOX to Expand Liquidity

Cooper recently secured $8 million in funding.


a year ago


Investment
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Bringing Institutional Cash to Crypto: Is the Industry Really Ready?

Danny Kim, Head of Growth at SFOX, gives us a peek into the world of institutional crypto investing.


a year ago


Opinion
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B2C2 Teams With SFOX Exchange to Bring Transparency to OTC Trades

B2C2, a London-based over-the-counter (OTC) market maker, is sharing its data and allowing transactions on the Los Angeles-based exchange aggregator SFOX.


a year ago


Partnership
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A New Partnership Lets Institutional Investors Play OTC Crypto Markets

SFOX’s institutional investor clients can access the OTC crypto market with a single point of...


a year ago


Partnership
Listing asset (exchange focused)
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SFOX Launches Individual Portfolio Manager for Crypto Funds

The company serves a client base of over 175,000.


a year ago


Product update/release
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