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 – Stuart Hoegner, General Counsel

  Stuart Hoegner General Counsel   Stuart Hoegner is an international digital asset lawyer and accountant based in Canada. Stuart works on behalf of leading entrepreneurs, businesses and organisations within this dynamic and growing market space. Stuart has appeared as an expert on cryptocurrency issues before international securities commissions & regulators, the Department of...