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Our Journey

2006

Philippe Bekhazi and Walton Comer worked together at SAC Capital

2009
January

Bitcoin Genesis Block established

2011

Philippe Bekhazi began studying bitcoin

November

Crypto market cap
reaches $1 billion

2015
February

XBT Opps was founded, named after bitcoin’s original ticker XBT and ‘opportunities’

July

Ethereum
launches

2017
February

XBTO is executing millions
of trades per week across
dozens of exchanges

May

Over 1,000
cryptocurrencies
have been created

June

Crypto market cap
reaches $100 billion

August

XBTO opens the Paris office

November

XBTO expands into OTC
trading, crypto-mining, asset
mgmt. & venture investing

2018
March

XBTO launches the
crypto index fund

April

XBTO opens the
Bermuda office

September

XBTO joins Blockstream Liquid
as a founding node

2019
July

Bermuda issues crypto license to XBTO International

August

450 million crypto transactions to date

October

18 million bitcoins in circulation

October

XBTO participates in first block trade of US-regulated bitcoin futures

December

XBTO participates in first block trade of US-regulated bitcoin options

2020

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