Nejc Kodrič, CEO of Bitstamp, one of the world's top Bitcoin exchanges.Courtesy of Bitstamp
After starting the company in his garage with just 1,000 euros in 2011, Slovenian-born Kodrič has built Bitstamp into one of the world’s top five cryptocurrency exchanges by trade volume. Boosted by a $10 million investment from hedge fund Pantera Capital, Luxembourg-based Bitstamp has also expanded to trade other digital assets such as Ethereum and XRP. In 2016, the exchange became the first licensed crypto exchange in Europe.
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