SAN FRANCISCO, October 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Defendthe digital currency platform serving more than 10 million customers in over 150 countries, was ranked number 1 in the prestigious San Francisco business time Fast 100 List of Fastest Growing Companies in the SF Bay Area for 2022.
Uphold offers retail, corporate and institutional investors easy access to cryptocurrencies, digital assets, national currencies, precious metals and US stocks*.
The San Franciscohas seen dramatic growth as its platform has been white-labeled by fintechs, banks and gaming companies looking to distribute digital assets to their customers – or use cryptocurrencies for payments. Uphold now serves an expansive ecosystem of over 30 million users.
The Uphold platform has a unique model. Linked to 26 underlying exchanges, it intelligently routes orders to trading platforms offering the best prices and also provides superior liquidity.
In an industry where trust can be scarce, Uphold is the only platform that publishes its assets and liabilities in real time on a public website providing clients with transparency and assurance that their funds are always available for withdrawal.
Any asset in an Uphold wallet can be held in one account and traded seamlessly in one step, as well as spent via debit card. This allows any asset to Bitcoin gold to spend at merchants around the world or to fund cash withdrawals from ATMs.
“We are thrilled to be ranked #1 on the Fast Track 100 list,” said Simon McLoughlin, CEO of Uphold. “This achievement reflects the fact that we now have strong and highly differentiated offerings for retail, business and institutional clients.
“We expect our growth to accelerate over the next 3-5 years as more companies adopt blockchain technology now that regulators are providing greater clarity.”
The San Francisco Business Times Fast Track 100 list has been published annually for 30 years and covers the latest breaking business news and top stories from the Bay Area every day. Each year, the SFB Times lists the most dynamic companies serving San Francisco and publishes its “Fast 100” list, showcasing the most innovative and successful offerings.
Released annually in October, the list details the fastest growing companies located in the counties of Alameda, Against Costa, Marine, San Franciscoand San Mateo. All eligible companies must have their head office in one of these areas, have achieved a net turnover greater than $200,000 from 2018 and be a private company from 2020.
Uphold is a global digital currency platform serving over 10 million customers in over 150 countries where consumers are looking for a more versatile and profitable home for their financial life. Leveraging blockchain technology, the platform provides consumers and businesses with easy access to digital and national currencies, precious metals, and fractional US stocks. Uphold’s unique trading experience – “Anything-to-Anything” – allows clients to trade directly between asset classes, saving time and money. Uphold customers today have easy access to the financial services of tomorrow. To learn more, please visit https://uphold.com/en-gb
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