BitMEX Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 2014

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Private

  • Employees
  • 180


  • Latest Deal Type
  • Grant

  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $10K

  • Investors
  • 3

BitMEX General Information


Developer of a cryptocurrency derivatives trading platform intended to facilitate leveraged trading and perpetual and fixed-date contracts. The company's platform offers leveraged contracts that are bought and sold in cryptocurrency, enabling users to trade in bitcoin and cryptocurrency derivatives including options and futures easily.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Accelerator/Incubator Backed
Primary Industry
Financial Software
Other Industries
Other Financial Services
Corporate Office
  • Seychelles

Want detailed data on 3M+ companies?

What you see here scratches the surface

Request a free trial

Want to dig into this profile?

We’ll help you find what you need

Learn more

BitMEX Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
3. Grant 14-Apr-2016 $10K 00000 Completed Startup
2. Angel (individual) 31-Dec-2015 00000 00000 Completed Startup
1. Accelerator/Incubator 18-Jul-2015 $30K $30K Completed Startup
To view BitMEX’s complete valuation and funding history, request access »

BitMEX Comparisons

HQ Location
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Developer of a cryptocurrency derivatives trading platform intended to facilitate leveraged trading and perpetual and fi
Financial Software
180 As of 2022
0000000000 00000


isi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat. Duis aute irure dolor in reprehenderit i
000000000 00000000
Zug, Switzerland
00 As of 0000
0000000000 0 000.00


llum dolore eu fugiat nulla pariatur. Excepteur sint occaecat cupidatat non proi
000000000 00000000
London, United Kingdom
00 As of 0000
00000 0000-00-00
000000&0 00.00
Add Comparison

PitchBook’s comparison feature gives you a side-by-side look at key metrics for similar companies. Personalize which data points you want to see and create visualizations instantly.

Request a free trial

BitMEX Competitors (43)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Lykke Venture Capital-Backed Zug, Switzerland 00 000.00 0000000000 0 000.00
Crypto Facilities Formerly VC-backed London, United Kingdom 00 00.00 000000&0 00.00
Poloniex Venture Capital-Backed Panama City, Panama 000 0000000000 0
Bitfinex Venture Capital-Backed New Taipei City, Taiwan 000 0000000000 0
FTX Formerly VC-backed Saint John's, Antigua 000 00.000 0000000000.
You’re viewing 5 of 43 competitors. Get the full list »

BitMEX Executive Team (12)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Stephan Lutz Group Chief Financial Officer & Group Chief Executive Officer
Raphael Polansky Chief Operating Officer
Ben Delo Co-Founder & Chief Strategy Officer
Michele Bertacco Chief Marketing Officer
Marcus Hughes Chief Risk Officer
You’re viewing 5 of 12 executive team members. Get the full list »

BitMEX Board Members (2)

Name Representing Role Since
Fernando Cao Self Board Member 000 0000
Wai Chim Self Board Member 000 0000
To view BitMEX’s complete board members history, request access »

BitMEX Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers


Similarweb Unique Visitors


Majestic Referring Domains


PitchBook’s non-financial metrics help you gauge a company’s traction and growth using web presence and social reach.

Request a free trial

BitMEX Investors (3)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Tech in Asia PE-Backed Company 000 0000 000000 0
Orbit Startups Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
SOSV Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
To view BitMEX’s complete investors history, request access »

BitMEX Investments (5)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Elixir Network 17-Jan-2023 0000 00000 00.00 Business/Productivity Software
NF3x 09-Dec-2022 0000 00000 00.000 Financial Software
CoinDCX 24-Mar-2020 00000 0000 000 Financial Software 000000 00
VegaX 04-Dec-2019 0000000000 Financial Software
Blockfolio 11-Oct-2018 Early Stage VC 000.00 Financial Software
To view BitMEX’s complete investments history, request access »

BitMEX Subsidiaries (1)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
100x Ventures Venture Capital Hong Kong, Hong Kong 0000
To view BitMEX’s complete subsidiaries history, request access »

BitMEX Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Blockfolio 11-Oct-2018 00000 00000 00 000.00 Completed
  • 18 buyers
To view BitMEX’s complete exits history, request access »


  • When was BitMEX founded?

    BitMEX was founded in 2014.

  • Who is the founder of BitMEX?

    Ben Delo, Arthur Hayes, and Samuel Reed are the founders of BitMEX.

  • Who is the CEO of BitMEX?

    Stephan Lutz is the CEO of BitMEX.

  • Where is BitMEX headquartered?

    BitMEX is headquartered in Seychelles.

  • What is the size of BitMEX?

    BitMEX has 180 total employees.

  • What industry is BitMEX in?

    BitMEX’s primary industry is Financial Software.

  • Is BitMEX a private or public company?

    BitMEX is a Private company.

  • What is BitMEX’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for BitMEX is 00000.

  • How much funding has BitMEX raised over time?

    BitMEX has raised $230K.

  • Who are BitMEX’s investors?

    Tech in Asia, Orbit Startups, and SOSV have invested in BitMEX.

  • Who are BitMEX’s competitors?

    Lykke, Crypto Facilities, Poloniex, Bitfinex, and FTX are some of the 43 competitors of BitMEX.

Data Transparency

  • Meet our data hygiene team

    Discover how our experts ensure you’re getting the most accurate financial data in the industry.

    Read blog »
  • How PitchBook sources data

    Our data operations team has logged over 3.5 million hours researching, organizing, and integrating the information you need most.

    Discover our process »