LedgerX

An Institutional Trading and Clearing Platform

LedgerX is a CFTC-regulated Swap Execution Facility (SEF) and Derivatives Clearing Organization (DCO).

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A market built on a rock

It's been an anxious month in cryptocurrency markets, as rumors and news of China's potential bitcoin ban spread uncertainty and doubt. This is, of course, a common refrain - since at least 2014, news of bitcoin "bans" (all unfounded so far) has caused wild swings in...
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Introducing LedgerX

Traditionally, our company has purposely been working quietly on the sidelines. Now, with official United States regulatory approval for our exchange and clearing house licenses, this is going to change dramatically. I wanted to write a blog post formally introducing...
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Engineering First

In nearly every investor pitch I do (which is, unfortunately, a ton), I always try to emphasize that LedgerX is an engineering first company. Sure, we do a lot of great financial, regulatory and legal work, but engineering is first.  There is a lot of nodding to that...
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Blackjack, Poker and Startups

Poker is the gold standard for discussion among people who are “smart.” The complexities of the game and the dynamic interaction with human emotions, bluffing, and things of that sort inspire a lot of interesting discussion. But startups are rarely like that. They’re...
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Is BTC “real”?

One of the most common questions I get when interfacing with regulators, financial executives, or anyone else relatively new to Bitcoin revolves around the 21,000,000 BTC issuance limit. The Bitcoin protocol specifies that only 21 million BTC will ever be minted for...
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