Cryptocurrency Exchange Kraken Acquires Bitcoin Wallet Provider Glidera

Cryptocurrency Exchange Kraken Acquires Bitcoin Wallet Provider Glidera

Kraken announced yesterday that they have acquired the American Bitcoin wallet provider Glidera to their corporate umbrella. Kraken Snatches Yet Another Startup. 2016 has been a huge year for the Kraken bitcoin exchange, and they are looking to let the good times roll when it comes to mergers and acquisitions. Kraken added the resources of three major bitcoin exchanges, Coinsetter, Cavirtex and Clevercoin. Now, they have acquired the American Bitcoin wallet provider Glidera to their corporate umbrella. “We’re thoroughly excited to merge with Kraken and bring even more value to our clients....


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