Everything you need to know about the acquisition of Cryptowat.ch (March 2017)

On March 1, 2017, we were pleased to announce the acquisition of the popular charting and trading platform Cryptowatch (https://cryptowat.ch).


What is Cryptowatch?

Cryptowatch is used by thousands of traders to chart over 150 markets in real-time and trade up to 22 digital assets through a highly user-friendly interface. Cryptowatch has seen rapid growth in the past two years, increasing its active user-base by 700%.


How does this affect Cryptowatch users?

Cryptowatch will remain free and neutral. The only difference one should expect as a user is perhaps faster development and more reliable service.

Customers with a Cryptowatch subscription will continue to receive this service like normal.

We are also pleased to announce that Cryptowatch founder, Artur Sapek, is joining the company to both continue developing Cryptowatch and lead the development of Kraken’s interface.


How does this affect Kraken users?

All Kraken users now have free access to the Cryptowatch trading interface via https://trade.kraken.com.

Longer term, one can expect Kraken's trading interface and UX to continue improving as we invest in it.


How do I use Cryptowatch?

Instructions on how to get started trading on the platform can be found here: http://blog.kraken.com/post/157561097377