On Monday, May 20, Kraken sent out a letter to users, in which “a rare but limited opportunity” is offered to purchase exchange's shares.
The letter also says that the trading platform partnered with the BnkToTheFuture platform for the issue of preferred shares. Professional and accredited investors can purchase securities from $ 1,000 until June 20.
We are always looking for ways to democratize access to our equity, allowing more of our valued clients to become valued investors. To that end, we partnered with BankToTheFuture to create an opportunity to invest in Kraken.
According to BankToTheFuture website, Kraken had already risen $6,610,143 of $10,200,000 with it shares sales.
While Kraken itself does not impose any special requirements on investors, on the Bnk to the Future platform they will have to learn that to invest in a company you will need to have an appropriate account level, for example, to be an accredited investor with a fortune of more than $ 1 million and income exceeding $ 200,000 Fortunately, an independent verification is provided for advanced investors, where, by answering a few simple questions, the user will be able to obtain the required status.