FTX.US is a brand new US-regulated cryptocurrency exchange, built from the ground up. Our mission is for FTX.US to grow the digital currency ecosystem, offer US traders a platform that inspires their loyalty, and become the market leading US cryptocurrency exchange by volume over the next two years.
FTX.US offers BTC, LTC, ETH, BCH, PAXG and USDT with a significantly more built out feature base than any other major US platform, including:
- Chart-based orders
- Stop Losses, Take Profits, and Trailing Stops
- A fully functional, institutional API that supports FIX, REST, and Websocket with high
- Seamless deposits and withdrawals
We have a history of providing market-leading liquidity--from some of the industry's top market
makers to the most liquid futures order books. Because of this FTX.US has had industry-leading order-books from day one.
FTX.US combines industry leading banking on-ramps that make depositing and withdrawing fiat a simple and quick experience. Furthermore, FTX.US has seamlessly integrated Stablecoins with USD in order to aggregate liquidity and ease of use.
FTX.US has industry standard security, including a custom-built hot and cold
wallet solution; full external backing of all hot wallet funds; and relationships with industry
Our Founders and Team
FTX.US will be led by the same team that has built a market-leading quantitative trading firm and a market-leading derivatives exchange.
Sam Bankman-Fried: CEO and Founder
Before founding FTX.US, FTX and Alameda Research, Sam was a trader on Jane Street Capital’s international ETF desk. He traded a variety of ETFs, futures, currencies, and equities, and designed their automated OTC trading system. He graduated from MIT with a degree in physics.
Gary Wang: CTO and Founder
Gary was a software engineer at Google prior to founding FTX.US, FTX and Alameda Research with Sam. There, he built systems to aggregate prices across millions of flights, decreasing latency and memory usage by over 50%. He graduated from MIT with a degree in Mathematics with Computer Science.
Dan Friedberg: CCO
Prior to joining FTX.US, Dan was a partner at Fenwick & West LLP. There, he was the chair of the Payment Systems group, counseling clients from entrepreneurs and startups to publicly traded companies in various industries including manufacturing, consumer products and services, biotechnology, gaming and software. Dan received his J.D. from the University of Wisconsin, cum laude.
Nishad Singh: CSO
Nishad Singh is the Head of Engineering at Alameda Research and FTX.US. Prior to joining Alameda Research and FTX, Nishad was a software engineer on Facebook’s Applied Machine Learning team. He graduated summa cum laude from Berkeley with a degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.
FTX.US is a digital asset exchange and trading platform. FTX.US provides wallet services for both legal tender and digital currency to facilitate trading activity. FTX.US is owned by West Realm Shires Inc., a corporation duly incorporated in the state of Delaware.
FTX.US was founded with the goal of donating to the world’s most effective charities. FTX.US, its affiliates, and its employees have donated over $10m to help save lives, prevent suffering, and ensure a brighter future.