Frequently Asked Questions

Below you can find a list of all of our frequently asked questions relating to our infrastructure, products, and services. Should you have any additional product-related, or company-related questions that are not included in the list, get in touch with us and we will be happy to help.

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General: What is Blocksize Capital about?

Blocksize Capital is a technology service provider specializing in Digital Assets. Established in 2018, the company offers a high-end infrastructure to analyze, trade, and manage Digital Assets. Blocksize Capital’s institutional-grade solutions enable low latency access to multiple crypto exchanges, including professional trading features like smart order routing for best price execution and automated post-trade settlement.

Products: What are Blocksize Capital’s flagship solutions for institutional investors?

For our clients, we provide professional trading infrastructure as a “software as a service” solution since 2018. Our core products “Blocksize Core” (back-end) and “Blocksize Matrix” (front-end) enable access to multiple crypto exchanges as a one-stop-shop solution and allow professional features like smart order routing for best price execution. Our solution “Quant SDK” additionally allows to design and automatically execute trading strategies. Today, several institutional clients across the financial services industry are using our infrastructure.

Operation modes: How do I use Blocksize Capital’s professional trading infrastructure?

Our clients can choose between two operation modes: (1) Our clients can either use the Blocksize trading technology as a SaaS platform and bring in their own exchange accounts. (2) Or our clients use our Digital Assets Prime-Brokerage which we offer together with our fully German regulated banking partners.

Connection: How can I connect to Blocksize Capital’s professional trading solutions?

In general, there are two ways connecting to our institutional-grade infrastructure: (1) Blocksize trading solutions can be fully integrated into the client’s existing infrastructure via unified API interfaces (REST/FIX). (2) Our front-end “Blocksize Matrix” can be used as a crypto trading terminal.

Market access: How many and which crypto exchanges can be connected to Blocksize Capital’s professional trading infrastructure?

Currently, we provide market data as fully transparent order books of 30+ crypto exchanges. Furthermore, our clients can easily connect their existing exchange accounts at 20+ of the most liquid exchanges making them available for full trading capabilities.

Trading pairs: Which cryptocurrencies are available via Blocksize Capital’s professional trading solutions?

Currently, our clients have access to 50+ of the most liquid cryptocurrencies and 500+ combinations of crypto and fiat pairs. Additional coins are available on short-term requests as long as they are listed on any connected exchange.

Smart Order Routing: Do Blocksize Capital’s institutional-grade trading solutions provide professional features like Smart Order Routing?

Our Smart Order Routing (SOR) algorithm allows for optimal order routing to different exchanges ensuring best order execution. Especially larger institutional order sizes can be executed with significantly reduced slippage.

Post-trade settlement: Do Blocksize Capital’s institutional-grade trading solutions support crypto settlement?

Our clients can transfer crypto funds from the exchange accounts to their individual custody wallets using the integrated withdrawal feature. Settlement is supported manually or can even be automated via full API access.

Reporting: Is there a reporting feature available in Blocksize Capital’s professional trading solutions?

Our clients have access to institutional-grade reportings covering all requirements of institutional investors. Reports are available as raw data files or printable pdf-exports.

Additional details: How can I get more details about Blocksize Capital’s solutions?

We are happy to provide more details on our website Please feel free to additionally request specific factsheets for all of our products.

Demo: Do you offer a live demo of your professional trading solutions?

We are happy to arrange an individual demo of our institutional-grade trading solutions. Please push the button “request a demo” to schedule an appointment at a time that suits you.

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