CoinFLEX (Coin Futures and Lending Exchange) is the world’s first physically delivered cryptocurrency futures exchange, developed to provide avenues for investors to hedge cryptocurrency exposure with minimal index or price settlement risk. CoinFLEX is the trading name of Liquidity Technologies Ltd., a company incorporated under the International Business Companies Act of 2016 of the Republic of Seychelles.
Launched in early 2019, CoinFLEX caters to astute individual traders as well as to the commercial hedging market, which include mining firms, OTC trading desks, and global proprietary trading firms.
- For individual traders, our aim is to make CoinFLEX the most exciting and accessible exchange on which to trade cryptocurrencies. Through user education, advanced order types and frequent competitions, CoinFLEX aims to bring a culture of risk management and professional trading techniques to our community. Our partnership with Trading Technologies brings a pioneer in the futures trading space into the cryptocurrency world.
- For institutions, CoinFLEX provides a robust matching engine coupled with physical settlement. Our best-in-class API performance allows high throughput with low latencies. Via our physically settled mechanism, CoinFLEX will release a lending product which allows stablecoin holders to execute the carry trade in institutional size.
We take security extremely seriously - our team has a 7 year flawless track record in custodying crypto assets (over $100M). Our exchange custodian is Bitgo, a leader in the space with $100 million in insurance coverage per wallet.
Mark is CEO of CoinFLEX and a longtime advocate for physically delivered futures over cash settlement as a way to prevent manipulation. Mark’s vision for crypto derivatives is to grow the industry beyond speculation into real commercial use for lending, borrowing, hedging and payments. Mark Lamb has been in bitcoin since 2012 and previously co-founded Coinfloor, the UK’s first cryptocurrency exchange back in 2013.
Sudhu is co-founder and Chief Risk Officer of CoinFLEX. He has over 20 years of derivatives trading and risk management experience from banks, hedge funds and crypto exchanges across Europe and Asia. He comes primarily from a fixed income and equity derivatives background before finding a passion for cryptocurrencies.
James is Chief Technology Officer of CoinFLEX and brings a wealth of experience from 20 years in the hedge fund and investment banking world, specialising in high-frequency equity trading across all global markets. He worked on the pioneering algorithmic trading desk at UBS in 2000 and was a founding member of the IVC Capital high-frequency trading Hedge Fund group. He has been passionately working with cryptocurrency technology for a number of years.
Ket Patel is a creative technologist bringing over 17 years trading platform and brand design experience to CoinFLEX from previously working with the worlds top tier one investment banks, best performing hedge funds and a wide range of retail trading brokers. Ket’s goal is to build a consistent and intuitive customer experience across all CoinFLEX platforms and ultimately be best in class within the crypto derivatives space.
As the Chief Strategy Officer, Leslie will be shaping the overall strategy of CoinFLEX, overseeing geographic and product expansion.Prior to joining CoinFLEX, Leslie headed up global key account coverage and OTC trading at Binance, a leading cryptocurrency exchange. He has had over 15 years of experience in the finance sector, most recently as head of the Institutional Client Group at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Hong Kong.
Trading Technologies (TT) pioneered electronic futures trading back in the 1990s and played a pivotal role in facilitating the shift of futures trading from the pits to the screen. They currently maintain the accolade of being the world’s fastest commercially available futures trading platform. Now, they are working to make a similar impact on the cryptocurrency trading markets. TT is the first independent software vendor (ISV) to bridge the cryptocurrency markets with the futures markets, providing their customers with the ability to trade both spot and derivative markets side by side. TT are a key shareholder in CoinFLEX. TT assists us in providing our users with professional cryptocurrency trading functionality on their white-label, customizable workspace while also offering access to sophisticated algorithmic trading tools.