Digital Currency Exchange Kraken Acquires Bitcoin Buying Service

Digital Currency Exchange Kraken Acquires Bitcoin Buying Service

San Francisco-based digital currency exchange has acquired wallet funding service Glidera. The acquisition of Glidera, the terms of which were not disclosed, is the latest for Kraken, which has spent the past year snapping up other startups in the exchange space. In January, Kraken announced that it had bought New York-based exchange Coinsetter, which itself had moved to acquire CAVirtex in April 2015. In June, the exchange expanded its European footprint when it announced the purchase of CleverCoin, based in the Netherlands. As part of the integration of the two services, Glidera – which....


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