Just because it's finance doesn't mean it has to be difficult

100x is the result of the phenomenal success of BitMEX, the world’s leading cryptocurrency derivatives trading platform, which has pioneered cryptocurrency trading through relentless commitment to change, and continues to set benchmarks for innovation, liquidity, and security today.

Financial services play a critical role in our economy and daily lives, but have become cumbersome and expensive, and remain slow to transform in the digital era. We formed 100x to ignite a bolder ambition—reshape the modern digital financial system into one which is inclusive and empowering.

Join us, as we build a thriving cryptocurrency ecosystem of 100x Group companies, through strategic investments in emerging cryptocurrency technology, and create the future of digital financial services.



The BitMEX trading platform represents the cornerstone of 100x. As the world's most advanced peer-to-peer crypto-products trading platform and API, BitMEX gives knowledge, confidence, and precision to hundreds of thousands of traders, transacting billions of USD per day.

BitMEX’s leveraged perpetual and futures contracts deliver a fast, safe, and liquid way to trade and hedge cryptocurrency risk, including the XBTUSD perpetual swap, the most traded cryptocurrency product of all time.

Learn more about BitMEX

100x Ventures

Through 100x Ventures, we are invested in and developing the cryptocurrency ecosystem. Our investments focus on:

Fixed income solutions
innovative crypto financial products that produce predictable returns
Emerging market spot exchanges
enabling users to facilitate cryptocurrency to fiat transactions
Algorithmic and automated trading
designed to usher in a new era for cryptocurrency markets using 24/7 trading strategies

Global Citizens

The opportunity exists to reshape the financial system giving people across the world cheaper access to financial services as well as more control over their finances than ever before. We are dedicating resources and grants where we believe we can generate the biggest impact - principally supporting the development of the cryptocurrency ecosystem.

Open Source Development

We believe it is the duty of corporations to help nourish the ecosystems in which they exist, giving back where possible to the projects from which they benefit.

100x Open Source Developer Grant programme provides grants to developers working on Bitcoin, NodeJS, Java or Kubernetes. We also provide certain smaller grants for producing related educational materials, workshops or the transcribing or translation of relevant technical content.

Full list of grants

Leadership Team

  • David Wong profile

    Dr. David Wong is Chairman of 100x Group, overseeing the company’s long-term growth strategy. He was Deputy Chief Executive of the Bank of China (Hong Kong) Group, and prior to this was responsible for ABN AMRO’s banking operations in South East Asia. Dr. Wong is widely recognised for his outstanding contribution to the financial services industry.

  • Alexander Höptner profile

    Alex Höptner is Chief Executive Officer of 100x Group, directing the growth of the organisation as well as the BitMEX platform itself. He was previously the CEO of Börse Stuttgart, which became the first traditional exchange operator in the EU to become a regulated crypto trading facility under his leadership.


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