Omniex and Gemini partner to deliver high-performance infrastructure to support institutional investors

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Omniex, the leading institutional investment and trading platform for crypto-assets, and Gemini, the leading regulated institutional crypto exchange, have cross-connected in Equinix’s low-latency NY5 data center that caters to large financial institutions and electronic trading ecosystems. The partnership will deliver the connectivity, features and high-performance trading experience institutional investors need, but… READ MORE >>

Omniex Expands Institutional Crypto Trading Platform, Unveils Initial Trading Clients

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Omniex, the first comprehensive investment and trading platform for institutional investors in crypto-assets, has completed a new round of enhancements to its platform. In addition, the firm has announced a number of initial clients including Circle, Jump Trading, OSL, Galaxy IP, BKCM, Crescent Crypto, DV Chain, Wyre and others. Omniex Edge™ is a… READ MORE >>

Crypto Investment & Trading Platform Omniex Adds Former SEC and FDIC Chairs to Advisory Board

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Omniex, the first-to-market, complete investment and trading platform for institutional investors to access crypto-assets, has appointed former Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Arthur Levitt and former Chair of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) Sheila Bair to its Board of Advisors. In addition, the firm has hired former Thomson Reuters and KCG executives… READ MORE >>

20 Crypto Companies in San Francisco You Should Get to Know

The heart of Silicon Valley has always been a magnet for both founders and capital, but it’s now one of the key hubs for the blockchain revolution. Hundreds of crypto companies have set up shop in San Francisco to take advantage of its proximity to capital and massive talent pool in recent years, and the… READ MORE >>

What’s in the value of crypto?

Since starting Omniex, time has been at a premium. But I think it’s good timing to write on this topic given the meteoric rise of the crypto-asset market cap. Consensus Invest last week was an amazing event. For the first time the focus was put on institutional crypto-asset investment and trading. I was fortunate enough to be invited to… READ MORE >>

State Street Vets Net $5 Million for Crypto Startup

A platform run by former State Street executives that will allow institutional investors to buy a wide range of crypto assets, has raised a $5 million seed round. Led by Wicklow Capital with the help of Digital Currency Group, Sierra Ventures, Clocktower Ventures and ThirdStream Partners, the round will be used to build out Omniex’s… READ MORE >>

State Street Veterans Launch Cryptocurrency Trading Platform

Two Street Street Corp. veterans are launching a cryptocurrency trading platform for institutional investors. John Burnett and Hu Liang said they’ve formed Omniex Holdings Inc., which aims to work with exchanges, over-the-counter venues and fund accountants to fill growing demand for trading services as digital currencies gain more mainstream acceptance.

We’re building a crypto-asset operating platform

It’s been about three months since I left State Street, my employer of ten years since the acquisition of our previous company, Currenex. I can say without any doubt or pretentiousness that these three months have been the most productive and enjoyable time of my professional life.

State Street to Bitcoin Bull: Blockchain Boss Leaves to Launch Crypto Startup

As global banks and accounting firms show increasing willingness to talk about the potential benefits of investing in cryptocurrencies, ex-State Street executive Hu Liang sees a looming problem: he believes that these large institutions will soon be looking to make massive investments in the asset class. So, earlier this week, Liang left his position as senior managing director of State Street Bank & Trust’s Emerging Technologies… READ MORE >>

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