Interactive Brokers taps Zero Hash for crypto trading and custody services

Rick Steves

Interactive Brokers taps into Zero Hash’s crypto infrastructure platform to enhance crypto trading and custody offerings for select customers.

Interactive Brokers has taken a significant step towards catering to the cryptocurrency demands of its clientele. Leveraging Zero Hash, a leading crypto infrastructure platform, IBKR is enhancing its crypto trading and custody services, allowing select customers to explore this growing asset class seamlessly.

Interactive Brokers has built its reputation on providing advanced technology, competitive pricing, and a wide range of global financial products to experienced traders and institutional investors.

Since 2021, the company has enabled its clients to trade cryptocurrencies alongside traditional asset classes. This latest collaboration with Zero Hash underscores IBKR’s commitment to offering clients the means to diversify their portfolios by including cryptocurrencies.

Access to crypto liquidity, custody, and market data

Zero Hash’s solution empowers IBKR customers to buy, sell, and hold popular cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, and Litecoin. Through accounts opened with Zero Hash, IBKR clients gain access to robust liquidity, secure custody solutions, and valuable market data.

The collaboration allows IBKR to focus on managing client interactions while Zero Hash takes care of the complexities of crypto custody, liquidity, and regulatory compliance.

With $377 billion in assets under custody, IBKR is a Nasdaq-listed platform serving individual and institutional investors across 150 markets worldwide. Now, eligible IBKR clients can access one of the most comprehensive crypto trading experiences available.

IBKR becomes a shareholder and partner of Zero Hash

Milan Galik, Chief Executive Officer of Interactive Brokers, said: “Interactive Brokers has always focused on providing experienced traders and institutional investors with advanced technology, competitive pricing, and a wide range of global products. Since 2021, clients of Interactive Brokers have been able to trade cryptocurrency alongside the many other asset classes we offer, and the collaboration with Zero Hash underscores our dedication to providing clients the ability to seamlessly allocate part of their portfolio to cryptocurrency.”

Edward Woodford, Zero Hash Founder and CEO, commented: “IBKR was one of the leading FinTechs before the term even existed, having been founded in the 1970s and has become one of the most valuable companies in the world. We are pleased that IBKR became a shareholder and partner, cementing Zero Hash as the most trusted and sophisticated B2B2C crypto-as-a-service infrastructure.”

Zero Hash is a B2B2C crypto-as-a-service infrastructure platform that simplifies the integration of digital assets into various customer experiences through a set of API endpoints.

By handling the backend complexity and regulatory licensing required for offering crypto products, Zero Hash enables a wide range of businesses, including neo-banks, broker-dealers, payment groups, and non-financial brands, to provide digital asset trading, custody solutions, crypto-backed rewards, and round-up programs.

Zero Hash’s Central Limit Order Book (CLOB) is powered by tier 1 liquidity providers like Stillman Digital, Amber Technologies, and DV Chain, ensuring deep liquidity for its users. The company is backed by prominent investors, including Point72 Ventures, Bain Capital Ventures, and NYCA.

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