Crypto options and futures exchange Thalex closes $7.64 million Series A funding round

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  • Strategic investors will support the company’s effort to enable on-exchange trading of crypto derivatives at scale by removing friction, ensuring platform reliability and partnering with liquidity providers and major exchanges.

Thalex, a Gibraltar-based trading platform offering stablecoin-settled crypto options and futures, said it has closed a Series A funding round of 7.5 million euro ($7.64 million).

Among the participants were Bitfinex, Bitstamp, Flow Traders, IMC, QCP and Wintermute.

These strategic investors will support the company's effort to enable on-exchange trading of crypto derivatives at scale by removing friction, ensuring platform reliability and partnering with liquidity providers and major exchanges, Thalex said in a news release on Thursday.

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The trading platform is available for public testing at www.thalex.com and will go live soon, the company said.

Thalex is in the process of being authorized as a regulated DLT provider by the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission.


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