15 Apr 2018

Introducing ‘Hive’ – A distributed matching engine for digital asset trading

This week’s performance update was focused around the deployment of Hive — a distributed, multi-threaded & multi-process matching engine built around speed, stability and scalability.   Electronic Matching Engines A matching engine is the core software behind an electronic, computer-driven trading platform like Bitfinex. A far cry from rowdy floor traders, cryptocurrency...

14 Mar 2018

Bitfinex Adopts SegWit

Bitfinex Now Supports SegWit for Lower BTC Fees & Faster Processing Times Today Bitfinex is delighted to announce support for bitcoin deposit and withdrawals using P2SH Segregated Witness (SegWit) addresses. SegWit is a Bitcoin protocol improvement that facilitates scaling. The implementation means Bitfinex users can benefit...

14 Mar 2018

Announcing EOSfinex

Bitfinex to Build High Performance Decentralized Exchange on the EOS.IO Platform   Today we are proud to announce EOSfinex — the first high performance decentralised exchange to be built on EOS.IO technology. In order to continue pushing the boundaries of market leading services, EOSfinex will combine the scalability and speed of EOS.IO...

12 Mar 2018

Bitfinex Leadership – Giancarlo Devasini

  Giancarlo Devasini Chief Financial Officer   Giancarlo Devasini is the serving CFO of Bitfinex and has been instrumental in the development of Bitfinex since 2013.  Giancarlo Devasini began his career as a physician, graduating from Milan University as a Doctor of Medicine in 1990. He soon found himself disillusioned with the quandaries...