20 Sep 2017

Metaverse ETP Launch

Metaverse ETP (ETP) trading has now begun on Bitfinex, and is available against the pairs USD, BTC & ETH. Metaverse is a public blockchain based on the PoW consensus mechanism. Metaverse is committed to providing decentralized services based on asset registration, digital asset exchange, digital...

15 Sep 2017

smidgen – an IOTA Multisignature Wallet

The security of our users is very important to us. For this reason, we are excited to be able to announce the release of smidgen, a Multisignature wallet for IOTA. Multisignature wallets add an extra layer of security. By using Multisignature wallets, we can create addresses which require multiple seeds for each transaction, each seed owned by one or multiple persons. smidgen is Open Source Software and licensed unter the MIT license. Right now, smidgen is in its final beta stage. smidgen is beta software and supports many other handy commands, ranging from address generation to balance checking. You can install smidgen with:
npm install -g smidgen
07 Sep 2017

NEO Launch

NEO (NEO) exchange trading has now begun on Bitfinex, and is available against the pairs USD, BTC & ETH. Margin trading for these pairs will be enabled gradually, at a later point in time, once the order book develops sufficient liquidity. Bitfinex is excited to...

01 Sep 2017

Security Announcement

In recent days we have received an increasing number of reports from people falling victim to phishing schemes that trick users into sending digital tokens. We see a pattern of phishing websites masquerading as legitimate wallet or exchange service that asks users to deposit property. When...

25 Aug 2017

API Improvements

Dear Bitfinex User, Bitfinex is growing faster than ever, and we are pleased that our platform, trading engine and APIs have remained reliable and performant during these exciting times. In order to continue to be able to accommodate current demand and future scaling however, the Bitfinex REST...

23 Aug 2017

Bitfinex Support Concerns

To all our users, The past six months have been unlike anything we have ever experienced as cryptocurrencies have reached an unprecedented level of coverage. It took 5 years to handle 3 billion orders on Bitfinex - in the last 4 months alone, we have handled...

22 Aug 2017

Bitfinex Security Announcement

We have recently been made aware of a number of our users receiving strange phone calls, urging them to download specific software or disclose account information, all in the name of enhanced account security. The callers claim association with Bitfinex, and have been known to put...

08 Aug 2017

IOTA Snapshot Announcement

The IOTA Foundation released an announcement yesterday detailing immediate improvements and upgrades to IOTA. The upgrade requires Bitfinex to temporary suspend IOTA deposits and withdrawals until approximately Wednesday, August 9th, 12:00 UTC. We regret the temporary inconvenience, but the safety of customer funds is our number one priority. We...

02 Aug 2017

A New Vision: Ethfinex

  One year ago today Bitfinex was hacked, in what will always represent the darkest day in our history. 8 months later we completed the final round of redemptions to reimburse funds, and we are grateful to our customers and shareholders who allowed us to accomplish this. Today,...