Custodian Comparison

Our database offers the most comprehensive Digital Asset Custodian comparison on the Internet.

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Name
Function
Location
Rating
Further info
Contact
Aegis Custody
Custodian
Asia
Not available
AirGap (by Papers)
Custodian
Europe
Not available
AmbiVault (by Ambisafe)
Tech Provider
USA
Not available
Anchorage
Custodian
USA
Not available
Arab Bank Switzerland
Custodian
Europe
Not available
Bakkt
Custodian, Tech Provider
USA
Not available
Bank Frick & Co. AG
Custodian
Europe
Available

Bank Frick specialises in banking for intermediaries. The Liechtenstein bank provides a fully integrated offering of classic banking and blockchain banking services. Its clients include in particular fintechs, asset managers, payment service providers, family offices, fund promoters, pension funds and fiduciaries. The Bank employs over 130 members of staff at its Balzers office and operates a branch in London, UK. Bank Frick’s classic banking offerings cover services for funds and issues, focusing on formulating European (AIF, UCITS) and national fund solutions. In the capital market sector, Bank Frick develops tailored financial products for intermediaries and supports them along the whole issue process, acting also as a custodian bank.

Bank Julius Bär
Custodian, Other
Europe
Not available
Bankhaus von der Heydt
Custodian, Other
Europe
Available

von der Heydt, founded in 1754, is an innovative B2B solution provider for structured financial products. As one of the oldest banks in Europe, von der Heydt sets out to revolutionize banking by the help of robotic and business process automation as well as the advantages of blockchain technology. Combined with its over 250 years of experience, von der Heydt is an agile and reliable partner in a highly regulated environment, helping its clients such as lending platforms, traditional asset managers, institutional investors and even Fintechs, to come across a digital, fast and convenient banking experience. Banking, like it should be.

Base Zero
Tech Provider
USA
Not available
BitBox (by Shift Cryptosecurity)
Tech Provider
Europe
Not available
Bitcoin Suisse AG
Custodian
Europe
Available

Bitcoin Suisse has been pioneering crypto-financial services since 2013 Brokerage and today offers Trading, Custody, Collateralized Lending, Crypto Financial Solutions and other related services such as Staking and Baking to a global institutional and private client base. With over six years of experience in safekeeping crypto assets, custody is provided through the company’s institutional-grade and time-tested Bitcoin Suisse Vault.
The service is offered for a wide range of tokens and features a multi-signing process, which allows clients to customize the governance over their tokens to their specific needs. The Bitcoin Suisse Vault is fully audited with ISAE 3402 reports by PricewaterhouseCoopers and Grant Thornton as well as code audits.

BitGo
Custodian
USA
Not available
Bitwala
Custodian, Other
Europe
Not available
Blockchain HELIX
Tech Provider
Europe
Not available
Blocknox
Custodian
Europe
Available

blocknox GmbH is the custodian of Boerse Stuttgart Group for digital assets. The subsidiary of Boerse Stuttgart Digital Ventures GmbH established its custody service for cryptocurrencies on an escrow basis in 2019 for users of the BISON app and of Boerse Stuttgart Digital Exchange (BSDEX). At blocknox, a multilevel security concept has been developed and implemented. In the future, blocknox will offer custody services for cryptocurrencies and other digital assets to institutional clients such as fintechs, banks and asset managers. They can use blocknox’s reliable custody as a building block for their own services around digital assets. With regard to the legal regulation of crypto custody in Germany, blocknox has submitted its application for the required licence to the supervisory authorities. Until the licence is granted, blocknox already has the provisional status of a regulated financial services provider.

BNP Paribas Securities Services
Custodian
Europe
Not available
Cactus Custody (by Matrixport)
Custodian
Asia
Not available
Casa
Custodian
USA
Not available
Circle
Custodian
Europe
Not available
Civic Wallet
Custodian
USA
Not available
Coinbase Custody
Custodian
USA
Not available
coindex
Custodian
Europe
Not available
Coinhouse Custody Service
Custodian
Europe
Not available
Coinomi
Custodian
Europe
Not available
CoinPlus
Custodian
Europe
Not available
Conio
Tech Provider
Europe
Not available
Copper
Custodian
Europe
Not available
Curv
Tech Provider
USA
Available

Curv is the world’s most trusted digital asset security infrastructure. Curv is setting the new institutional standard for digital asset security by using keyless cryptography to deliver the world’s most secure, flexible and scalable digital asset security solutions. Curv’s unique multi-party computation (MPC) platform simultaneously provides institutions the protection, instant availability, and total autonomy over digital assets required to thrive in the digital economy. The company is the only cloud-based, MPC wallet provider for institutional digital assets and the first of its kind to achieve SOC2 Type II Certification. Curv also provides additional peace of mind by insuring up to $50M of digital assets backed by Munich Re, the only Internet-connected crime insurance policy to date and one of the largest policies in the market. Curv is swiftly being adopted by leading exchanges, custodians, OTC desks ,brokers, traditional financial institutions and digital asset managers. Curv is supported by investors Digital Currency Group, Team8, Flybridge Capital Partners, Jump Capital and Monex Group. Founded in 2018, Curv is headquartered in New York with R&D offices in Tel-Aviv, Israel. For more information, visit https://www.curv.co/.

Custodiex
Tech Provider
Europe
Not available
Custodigit
Tech Provider
Europe
Available

Unlocking The Digital Assets Universe for regulated financial institutions with a one stop shop Digital Custody Solution. The Custodigit platform enables regulated financial service institutes to provide their customers full access to the Crypto Asset Class covering crypto currencies as well as digital assets. On top of the storage functionality the main USP of the solution are the banking processes that are implemented including integration to core banking systems, key management, tax reporting, compliance services and other value-added services. Having an institutional grade custody solution ensures that clients are also able to demonstrate regulatory compliance.
Custodigit has an ambitious roadmap to grow the platform to offer a wider range of crypto asset, and help their clients scale their business.

Custody Digital Group
Custodian, Tech Provider
Europe
Not available
CYBAVO
Custodian, Tech Provider
Asia
Not available
CYSEC
Tech Provider
Europe
Not available
dacs Digital Assets Custody Services
Tech Provider
Asia
Available

DACS is a B2B SaaS digital asset lifecycle management platform with enterprise security. Smart contracts and crypto-asset technologies are set to transform the way enterprises across industries do business. To enable companies to protect and use their digital assets freely, DACS teamed up with IBM to create a first-of-its-kind servicing platform based on IBM LinuxONE™ servers and IBM® Secure Service Container for IBM Cloud Private solutions.

Davos Custody
Custodian
Asia
Not available
Delchain
Custodian, Tech Provider
Other
Not available
DigiFinex
Exchange
Asia
Not available
Digivault (by Diginex)
Custodian
Europe
Available

Digivault is a highly secure, industry certified, digital asset custodian. Operated from the vaults of gold and diamond storage operator Malca-Amit, it provides a 100% air-gapped IT offline solution where digital assets can be stored in a number of geographies across the world.

Edge
Tech Provider
USA
Not available
Etana Custody
Custodian
USA
Not available
Exodus
Tech Provider
USA
Not available
Fidelity Digital Assets
Custodian
USA
Not available
Finoa
Custodian
Europe
Available

Your key to Digital Asset Banking. Based in Berlin, Finoa offers Digital Asset custody and asset-servicing solutions for professional and institutional investors.
Finoa keeps your Digital Assets accessible while cryptographically secured through its unique “Warm Storage” technology. Finoa enables the full range of financial services for Digital Assets: Custody, Staking and Trading, all-in-one platform to maximize returns anytime from anywhere. All services are also made accessible through a robust and easy-to-integrate RESTful API.
Finoa is granted a preliminary crypto-asset custody license approval as qualified custodian (§64y Para. 1 KWG) and will be supervised by the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin). Find more information through: http://www.finoa.io

Fireblocks
Other
USA
Not available
First Digital Trust
Custodian
Asia
Not available
Freewallet
Custodian
USA
Not available
Gemini
Custodian
USA
Not available
GK8
Tech Provider
Other
Not available
Globacap
Custodian
Europe
Not available
Goldilock
Tech Provider
USA
Not available
Hashcove
Tech Provider
Europe
Not available
HEX Trust
Custodian
Asia
Available

Hex Trust is the Asian leader in enterprise-grade custody for digital assets. Led by innovators from the institutional financial services space, Hex Trust has built a proprietary platform that delivers a modern custody solution for financial institutions, asset managers, and corporations to safely and efficiently operate in the blockchain ecosystem. ZeroKey(TM), a proprietary technology, enables seamless transacting and fast access to assets stored on multiple blockchains while maintaining the highest levels of security of cold storage solutions.
As a registered Trust Company under the Hong Kong Trust Ordinance and holding a Trust or Company Service Provider (TCSP) license under the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing Ordinance, Hex Trust offers a truly end-to-end digital asset servicing solution.

ICONOMI
Tech Provider
Europe
Not available
ID Quantique (IDQ)
Tech Provider
Europe
Not available
InCore Bank AG
Custodian
Europe
Not available
itBit (by Paxos)
Custodian
USA
Not available
Jadepool (by NBL Trust)
Custodian
Asia
Not available
Jaxx (by Decentral)
Custodian
Canada
Not available
Kapilendo Custodian
Custodian, Other
Europe
Available

Based in Berlin, Kapilendo Custodian provides digital asset services for SMEs, asset managers, financial institutions and wealth managers. In 2019, Kapilendo Custodian launched the largest regulatory approved blockchain-bond offering in Germany and seamlessly onboarded more than fifteen hundred retail and institutional investors into the Kapilendo digital asset Platform (KdaP). KdaP includes custody, issuance, brokerage and staking services. All services are provided as API microservices and are embedded into a proven KYC framework. Kapilendo Custodian holds a preliminary license for crypto custody by the German banking authority (BaFin). Drawing on those experiences, Kapilendo Custodian aims to become the gateway between the traditional and the tokenized assets world, providing secure custody solutions for a wide-range of native cryptoassets and tokenized securities.

Keyless
Tech Provider
Europe
Not available
Kingdom Trust
Custodian
USA
Not available
KNØX
Custodian
Canada
Not available
Koine
Custodian
Europe
Available

We have developed a unique product for institutional capital (both ‘buy’ & ‘sell’ sides) requiring custody and settlement for all classes of digital assets, including tokenised fiat. Segregated custody of digital assets for institutional clients.
Our clients can hold digital assets securely for the long term or, for those who need short-term secure storage combined with access and liquidity, we integrate with the leading exchanges and OTC trading venues to enable safe, efficient trading and real-time settlement.

KORE Technologies
Tech Provider
Europe
Available

KORE Technologies offers private key management solutions with customized authorization logic for clients, combining highest security and convenience. KORE custody-as-a-service consumption via API removes the need for on-premise installations. The encompassing SaaS and PaaS offering of KORE extends for full lifecycle digital asset management out of Switzerland: Asset issuance, management, node provisioning and a multi-authorization custody solution. All solutions entail a full data query, analytics and monitoring toolset and notifications on transactions.
KORE services are based on banking-grad, company-owned infrastructure: three georedundant IBM LinuxONE servers, equipped with FIPS 140-2 certified, swiss Hardware Security Modules.

Kriptomat
Custodian
Europe
Not available
Ledger Vault
Tech Provider
Europe
Available

Ledger Vault is a core business unit of Ledger, a leader in security for cryptocurrencies and blockchain applications. Leveraging Ledger’s industry-leading and independently-certified security technology, the Ledger Vault provides information technology infrastructure for financial institutions to securely control their crypto assets with a multi-authorization self-custody management solution. With a global team of more than 200 professionals, Ledger develops a variety of products and services that safeguard crypto assets for individuals, companies and connected devices. Founded in 2014, the company has offices in Paris, New York, Hong Kong and Vierzon. For more information about the Ledger Vault, please visit www.ledger.com/vault and to download the overview, please click here.

Legacy Trust Company
Custodian
Asia
Not available
Lykke
Exchange
Europe
Available

Lykke is a Swiss online exchange built on blockchain infrastructure which offers users who wish to trade assets a fully approachable, trustworthy and supportive experience. It is one of the few exchanges in the world today which offers zero trading fees, 24/7 customer support and facilitates transactions using traditional fiat currencies.

Maerki Baumann & Co. AG – Privatbank
Custodian, Other
Europe
Available

The private bank Maerki Baumann & Co. AG, founded in 1932 and based in Zurich, focuses on its core competencies of investment advisory services and asset management, as well as providing services for independent asset managers. The traditional bank, which is open to modern technologies, is an unlisted family-owned company that takes a long-term view and offers its services from Switzerland only. Its investment philosophy based on independence, security and transparency is reflected in the fact that it refrains from using proprietary products, as well as in its very solid capital base and in the bank’s transparent performance. Maerki Baumann has been offering business accounts for blockchain companies and overseeing initial coin offerings (ICOs) and security token offerings (STOs) since April 2019. Since June 2020, the family-owned company is offering its clients the trading and custody of cryptocurrencies and other digital assets. With its crypto offering and its modular investment approach, the private bank underlines its aim of combining the traditional with the new.

Mason Privatbank
Custodian
Europe
Not available
Metaco SA
Tech Provider
Europe
Available

METACO is a Swiss financial technology company securing the foundations of the tokenized economy. Established in 2015 with the objective to explore and design institution-grade digital asset management solutions, METACO made its breakthrough in 2018 with the launch of SILO, the digital asset management solution for banks trusted by global market infrastructure providers and banks including Avaloq, Swisscom, Gazprombank or Sygnum.
METACO counts on a team of proficient industry experts and software engineers, institutional shareholders and a growing network of strategic partners across the fintech and banking sectors.

MetaVault
Custodian
Europe
Not available
Mt. Pelerin
Custodian
Europe
Not available
nCipher Security
Custodian
Europe
Not available
Onchain Custodian
Custodian
Asia
Available

Headquartered in Singapore, the digital asset progressive jurisdiction, Onchain Custodian® (ONC) offers secure, convenient and compliant custody and open finance services to institutional players and sophisticated investors. Our SAFE™ platform provides customers with enterprise-grade single window access to their digital assets holdings and to open finance services that ONC operates with a network of curated partners. Protected by FIPS 140-2 Level 4 certified IBM HSMs and a multi-sig air-gapped technological and operational protocol, our solution is insured by Lloyds underwriters. The SAFE™ platform was recognised at the latest Singapore Fintech Festival, winning the Fintech Startup 1st Prize (SG Founder). For more information and reach out, www.oncustodian.com.

Onyze Digital Assets
Custodian
Europe
Available

Onyze offers a professional digital assets custody service, based on cold-storage technology. Our solution is specialized in institutional clients; offering a full-secure custodian service, and also a third-party solution for companies that want to offers Crytpo-assets to their clients; we supply the necessary infrastructure to build your own digital assets products.

OSL
Custodian, Exchange, Tech Provider
Asia
Available

OSL Custody is Asia’s premier institutional-grade insured and audited digital asset custodial offering that boasts integrated compliance solutions to meet your regulatory needs in KYC and AML/CFT.
Built on our proprietary wallet infrastructure that is designed to protect against key digital asset threat vectors, we are the first in Asia to obtain crime insurance coverage over our hot and cold wallet infrastructure through a panel of London based insurance underwriters rated A or higher by S&P.
Our segregated cold wallet infrastructure is protected by a state-of-the-art physical vault that is equipped with a military-grade faraday cage that is certified to meet US Department of Defense standards. Additionally, all systems and operations adhere to strict segregation of duties, dual controls and are designed to combine physical, logical and technical controls.
Supported by 24/7 real-time monitoring of our cold wallets and reconciliation against other blockchain nodes, integrated blacklists and address whitelisting capability, OSL Custody gives you peace-of-mind that your assets are protected.
OSL Custody is wholly-owned by a publicly listed company in Hong Kong. The OSL brand hosts Asia’s most comprehensive digital asset platform, providing Software-as-a-Service, brokerage, exchange and custody services for institutions and professional investors.

Papers
Tech Provider
Europe
Not available
Paxos
Custodian, Tech Provider
USA
Not available
Plutoneo
Custodian
Europe
Not available
Propine
Custodian
Asia
Not available
RIDDLE&CODE
Tech Provider
Europe
Available

RIDDLE&CODE institutional-grade custody solution securely stores and manages digital assets for digital funds, crypto exchanges, regulated financial institutions, and their clients. It enables them to create unlimited and segregated custodial wallets for customers.
Our solution is fully auditable and compliant with financial regulations, and has already been accepted by the Swiss financial market authorities. This means that you will be able to fulfil all requirements of transparency according to financial regulations and your internal compliance policies.
The RIDDLE&CODE Custody Solution allows to create customised approval workflows according to your operational requirements. Your approval workflows get cryptographically protected. It allows faster operations by eliminating time consuming processes as you can access and manage all operations with your predefined signing scheme.

Rivetz
Tech Provider
USA
Available

Rivetz provides the infrastructure of consent and intent for blockchain, IoT and Cloud. Assuring the information transmitted to a custody provider or an exchange is intended and has not been altered.
Rivetz accomplishes this by providing application developers access to the embedded hardware security already deployed on over half a billion mobile devices.

SEBA Bank AG
Other
Europe
Available

SEBA, a Swiss bank, is licensed and regulated by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA). Located in the heart of Switzerland’s Crypto Valley, SEBA is equipped to safeguard billions of dollars of digital assets for a client-base of professional investors, financial institutions, asset and wealth managers, digital exchanges, lenders and OTC dealers. It distinguishes itself by becoming the custodian, trading platform and asset manager of choice for their crypto currencies and conventional securities, all in one trusted partner. Institutional-grade infrastructure including remote alpine bunkers distributes physical attack vectors while biometrically-controlled vaults and TEMPEST hardware ensure confidentiality, integrity and availability. Lastly, system and organisation controls (SOC) audits support SEBA’s risk managers while independent auditors provide both financial and operational review. Safety, transparency and performance – three hallmarks of SEBA’s promise.

Securosys
Tech Provider
Europe
Not available
Shard X
Tech Provider
Europe
Not available
Sharehold (by ExSilico)
Tech Provider
Europe
Not available
Shift Cryptosecurity
Tech Provider
Europe
Not available
solaris Digital Assets
Custodian
Europe
Not available
Swiss Crypto Vault
Tech Provider
Europe
Available

Swiss Crypto Vault offers its proprietary, Hardware Security Module (HSM) based Vault solution for the safe custody of digital assets as a technology provider. The core infrastructure of the Vault is in Switzerland and the private keys never leave Switzerland. It is built to the highest physical and cryptographic security standards and supports a wide range of tokens. Swiss Crypto Vault operates and continuously upgrades the core of the Vault solution, while its clients host the user interface and can white label the Vault solution towards their own customers. The Vault solution is fully audited with an ISAE 3402 report by PricewaterhouseCoopers and code audits.
Swiss Crypto Vault AG is fully owned by Bitcoin Suisse AG.

Swissquote
Custodian
Europe
Not available
Sygnum Bank AG
Custodian, Other
Europe
Available

Sygnum is the world’s first digital asset bank, founded on Swiss and Singapore heritage, operating globally. We make digital assets bankable, secure and convenient, empowering clients to invest in the digital asset economy with complete trust.

Tatoshi (by Treble Wallet AG)
Custodian
Europe
Not available
Taurus Group
Tech Provider
Europe
Available

Taurus Group SA is a Swiss company specialised digital assets and blockchain. It was founded by senior executives with a background in banking, asset management, regulatory, and cybersecurity. Taurus offers cold, warm and hot enterprise-grade digital asset custody solutions for regulated financial institutions and sophisticated institutional clients.

Ten31
Tech Provider
Europe
Not available
TMIA GmbH
Custodian, Tech Provider
Europe
Not available
TokenSoft
Tech Provider
Europe
Not available
TREZOR (by SatoshiLabs)
Custodian
Europe
Not available
Unbound Tech
Tech Provider
Europe
Not available
Uphold
Custodian
USA
Not available
Utrust
Custodian
Europe
Not available
Vo1t
Custodian
Europe
Not available
Vontobel
Custodian, Other
Europe
Not available
WOOKONG (by NBL Trust)
Custodian
Asia
Not available
Xapo
Custodian
Europe
Not available

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