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Bitstamp is built for professional traders, yet intuitive enough for any investor. Since 2011, we have earned the trust of over four million traders and financial institutions looking for a reliable, professional trading venue.

Bitstamp gives you the tools you need to effectively execute your strategy and seize market opportunities.

  • Unmatched order execution, powered by Nasdaq: Cutting-edge matching engine from Nasdaq delivers optimal trading speed and efficiency in all market conditions.
  • Tradeview interface: Our powerful trading interface offers advanced order types, live charting and an array of analytical tools. Available on web and mobile.
  • Industry-leading API connectivity: Our FIX, HTTP and WebSocket APIs are consistently rated by institutional and professional traders as the fastest and most stable in crypto.
  • Advanced custody solutions: Institutional-grade custody from BitGo with 98% of customer assets in cold storage and protected by BitGo’s insurance coverage.

Personal service with a human touch
Our global Customer Care team is available around the clock via telephone, email and social media. When you contact us, you'll always speak with an actual person, not a bot. Dedicated account managers are also available for high-volume traders and institutions.

As an added bonus, enjoy zero trading fees on all XLM, PAX and GBP pairs through September 1st!

Download the Bitstamp app or visit to open an account and start trading today!

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