Inside B2C2: The crypto market making firm that almost closed shop in 2018, and is now growing market share across the globe

Quick Take

  • B2C2 founder Max Boonen said B2C2 might be the largest OTC desk in the market, usurping once-mighty giants like DRW and Circle Trade 
  • Boonen’s emotionless approach to the space has likely helped the former Goldman Sachs trader keep a steady hand while leading the UK-based firm 
  • In 2018, during the most recent cryptocurrency “bear market,” B2C2 was struggling and looking for a buyer, however, Boonen was able to make the turnaround 
“I am not a big bitcoin evangelist.” It’s not something you’d expect the founder of one of the largest trading firms in the cryptocurrency market to say, on the record, to a reporter. But B2C2 founder Max Boonen’s emotionless approach to the space has likely helped the former Goldman Sachs trader keep a steady hand […]

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