BitMEX, a peer-to-peer crypto trading platform, announced that it has added Vancouver, British Columbia to its global footprint.
The platform said that Vancouver is an ideal destination because of its innovative culture, crypto-savvy workforce, and welcoming business environment.
The Vancouver expansion comes as BitMEX is looking to open up more trading opportunities in new product lines for clients across a number of jurisdictions globally.
BitMEX added that its Vancouver presence will allow it to more quickly grow and establish more robust 24/7 support functions for its business. This includes technical, security, customer support, and devops capabilities.
The firm plans to hire about 20 employees across a diverse range of functions, and expects that to grow over time.
In late October, the company had announced plans to expand its presence to Switzerland which will be home to BitMEX Link, a brokerage service for the adoption and trading of digital assets.
Alexander Höptner, CEO of BitMEX said,
“Establishing a presence in a vibrant city in which we can grow and scale is so important to the success of our business transformation plans.
We have kicked off our hiring process for open roles already, and are looking forward to demonstrating our commitment to innovating responsibly and investing in our employees.”
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