Institutional Grade Infrastructure, Innovative Pricing

  • FIX, WebSocket, and REST interfaces supporting up to 300 messages per second per client.
  • Matching Engine built to handle 100,000+ transactions per second.
  • Average execution latency below 800 microseconds.
  • CrossTower features guaranteed uptime of >99.99 percent, with built-in redundancy and a dedicated 24/7 support team.
  • CrossTower uses an industry-first “Taker-Maker” pricing model where traders are paid a rebate when they trade against resting liquidity.

Security

  • The majority of assets are held in an offline, airgapped cold storage system. Only a small portion are held in an online hot wallet.
  • Cold wallet uses multi-signature digital signature schemes to eliminate single points of failure and improve resilience against the loss or compromise of any individual private key.
  • Exchange infrastructure is hosted in world class Equinix London LD4 data center, which is SOC 2 Type II, ISO 27001 & PCI compliant.
  • Cybersecurity practices are periodically audited by leading experts.

Pro Exchange Features

Subaccount Support

Flexible structure to support all strategies.

Robust API and Connectivity

Access market data and trading services through our FIX, RESTful, and WebSocket APIs.

Advanced Order Types

Our leading matching engine supports basic order types including Market, Limit, and Stop Market.

Tight Bid-Ask Spreads

We offer tight bid-ask spreads, deep order books, best-in-class risk management, and high-quality trade execution.

High Quality Execution

Deep liquidity with tight spreads and market depth will minimize market impact and provide better execution quality.

Rigorous Safeguards

Including custody, regulatory compliance, cybersecurity, and AML/KYC.

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News and Events
CrossTower to Acquire BEQUANT and Launches the Industry First ESG Crypto Fund
New York, Monday, November 28, 2022 – CrossTower, the global cryptocurrency trading platform, announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire BEQUANT, a leading prime brokerage and digital asset exchange, for an undisclosed amount. CrossTower also announced the launch of the first ESG Crypto Fund in partnership with the Lydian Group to invest in and rebuild companies that have promising futures. BEQUANT, with its institutional trading and prime brokerage platform, will enable CrossTower to expand its suite of professional grade products for a global market, covering the U.S., Bermuda, Europe, Latin America, and Asia. Through this acquisition, CrossTower will add over 600 professional exchange clients, generating ove $400 billion of yearly turnover with more than a dozen exchanges connected its platform. The ESG Crypto Fund will invest in companies focused on: 1) Environmental – The industry must become smarter at managing energy costs, given the reduced asset pricing and
Education
CrossTower, other crypto firms line up bids for bankrupt Voyager Digital after FTX collapse
News and Events
CrossTower Considers Own Crypto Fund Alongside Voyager Bid
CrossTower Considers Own Crypto Fund Alongside Voyager Bid By Emily Nicolle November 23, 2022, at 11:26 PM GMT+5:30 Crypto exchange CrossTower Inc. is considering further acquisitions beyond its bid for the assets of bankrupt crypto lender Voyager Digital, a deal revived this month after Voyager’s original buyer FTX Trading Ltd. itself filed for bankruptcy. CrossTower is among several companies reviving or exploring new bids for Voyager. Asset manager Wave Financial is weighing up a return to the process after participating in the previous auction, a person familiar with the matter said, while the US arm of crypto exchange Binance is also said to be interested this time round, CoinDesk reported. Wave declined to comment. FTX won a weeks-long auction to buy Voyager’s assets in September, but Voyager’s main bankruptcy attorney said the deal is no longer going ahead after FTX itself filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy this month. The sale was valued at about $1.4 billion,