Exchange and Custodial Services for Institutions

We have built institutional-grade infrastructure. As a New York trust company, we are licensed to offer digital asset exchange and custodial services.

We are a fiduciary and subject to the capital reserve requirements, cybersecurity requirements, and banking compliance standards set forth by the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYSDFS) and the New York Banking Law.

Trading

Marketplace

We offer multiple order types and execution options to facilitate your trading strategies.

Daily Auctions

The Gemini marketplace conducts auctions for certain trading pairs every day (including weekends and holidays), which foster moments of elevated liquidity and price discovery. For historical data on auctions, please see our Auction Data page.

Trading

API Connectivity

Our connectivity options meet the needs of sophisticated traders; they include REST, WebSockets, and FIX via cross-connect from the Equinix NY4 or NY5 data centers. You can use these protocols to access public market data as well as private trading sessions. To set up a cross connect, please contact us at connectivity@gemini.com.

Sandbox Environment

Test connectivity or experiment with trading strategies in our sandbox environment.

Trading

Fees

Our real-time, dynamic maker-taker fee schedule provides for a transparent and incentive-based trading experience.

Custody

Licensed Custodial Services

Depository Accounts

Depository Accounts meet the needs of high-volume, active traders looking for a secure place to hold digital assets before and after trade execution.

Segregated Custody Accounts

Segregated Custody Accounts are ideal for institutional customers like hedge funds, mutual funds, and exchange-traded funds, who may be required by law to store their digital assets with a licensed custodian like Gemini.

Custody

Customer Funds

All U.S. Dollar deposits are held for your benefit at FDIC-insured banks. All digital assets are custodied in trust on your behalf. The majority of digital assets are stored offline in our proprietary Cold Storage system.

Custody

Regulatory Oversight

Gemini Trust Company, LLC, is New York trust company regulated by the NYSDFS. Gemini is a fiduciary and subject to the capital reserve requirements, cybersecurity requirements, and banking compliance standards set forth by the NYSDFS and the New York Banking Law.

Our Customers

Gemini services a diverse set of customers including individuals, institutions, algorithmic traders, proprietary traders, market makers, investment firms, hedge funds, and various digital asset businesses.