Brand Story

Phemex founders felt like something in the cryptocurrency industry was missing. As both traders and professional investors, we realized that professionalism, trust, and customer's orientated crypto companies were missing from the crypto world. That is why every day we work with the goal of creating a trustworthy company that can give back to its users and society. We work together every day to create a platform that allows users to transact with efficiency, simplicity and more importantly, trust.

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PHEMEX

Pheme (Fama), in Greek mythology, the personification of fame and the public voice, and MEX refers to any mercantile exchange. The name was chosen to highlight our vision and dedication to become the most trustworthy trading platform.

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Our Mission

The promise of blockchain to empower individuals without access to traditional finance requires exchanges to provide these services. We are building the world's most trustworthy cryptocurrency derivatives exchange, covering contracts backed not only by crypto assets, but also by traditional financial products, such as stock indexes, interest rates, foreign exchange, agricultural commodities, metals and energy, for our users to trade easily and with trust. We are devoted to simplify financial products and lower the entry barrier for newcomers through a “User Oriented” approach, so to build a bridge between crypto and traditional finance.

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Our Values

Led by over 8 former Morgan Stanley Executives, Phemex is building the worlds most trustworthy cryptocurrency derivatives trading platform. Phemex leverages a “User Oriented” approach to develop far more powerful features than any existing exchange for traders to easily buy & sell contracts with trust.

Our development team is directly available on social media to gather any feedback, comment or request from our community. We believe having a “User Oriented” approach is the best way to build a next generation trading platform.

We allow the trading of crypto contracts backed not only by crypto assets, but also by traditional financial products, such as stock indexes, interest rates, FOREX, commodities, metals, energy, and more.

We built our own Hierarchical Deterministic Cold Wallet System, which assigns an independent deposit address to each user, so that all assets are kept in cold wallets. Bitcoin collection and transfer are all conducted via offline signature with strict human scrutiny.

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Core member introduction

Our team consists of several executives from Morgan Stanley BXS and EAI team with over 40+ years of combined experience in delivering HFT (high frequency technology) with great stability.
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Jack Tao

Jack was an 11-year veteran executive from Morgan Stanley where he worked as the MSET BXS global development leader before co-founding Phemex. Jack's primary area of expertise is building high throughout, low latency, large scale algorithm trading platforms both in C++ and Java. He is also an expert of q/KDB+. Jack has been enthusiastic about blockchain technology and cryptocurrency economy since 2016. He is devoted and determined to create a revolutionary cryptocurrency trading platform which will help the development of a new economy for global users.

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Yang Du

Yang has been working in the financial industry for 12 years. He has worked as the leading system architect for HKEX, and as a core developer for Morgan Stanley and Ericsson. His areas of expertise are research & design of algorithmic and strategic trading systems, ultra low latency matching engine and market data systems. Yang strongly believes that technology can make our lives easier and better, which is why he is motivated to constantly make Phemex more accessible and intuitive.

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Giulia Paladini

After graduating from Griffith University in Brisbane, Giulia has worked in marketing for over four years between Australia, Italy and China. She has experience with SEO, social media management and social media direction, and has collaborated with several international companies. Giulia strongly believes in the potential of decentralized media and technologies, which is why she is proud to be part of the Phemex team.

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Federico Variola

Federico is a PhD candidate at Fudan University, researching cyberwarfare and the intersection between conventional concept of national security and new technologies. Federico came to know Phemex while researching the prospective role of cryptocurrencies in the international community and soon after joined us in a consulting position. He has working and academic experience in Europe, Russia and China, and is eager to be part of what he believes will be a fundamental shift in transnational relations and for the global economy.

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Phemex is a professional and trustworthy global cryptocurrency derivatives exchange. We offer Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Litecoin, and EOS perpetual contracts, with up to 100x leverage.
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