Custodian Comparison

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

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Select one or more custodians you want to contact by activating the selection box in the column “Contact”.

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
Not available
Bank Julius Bär
Custodian, Other
Europe
Not available
Bankhaus von der Heydt
Custodian, Other
Europe
Not available
Bitbond
Tech Provider
Europe
Not available
Bitcoin Suisse AG
Custodian
Europe
Not available
BitGo
Custodian
USA
Not available
Bitwala
Custodian, Other
Europe
Not available
BNP Paribas Securities Services
Custodian
Europe
Not available
Cactus Custody Escrow Service
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
Not available
Custodiex
Tech Provider
Europe
Not available
Custodigit
Tech Provider
Europe
Not available
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
Not available
Davos Custody
Custodian
Asia
Not available
Delchain
Custodian, Tech Provider
Other
Not available
Digivault (by Diginex)
Custodian
Europe
Not available
DLT Custody
Custodian
Europe
Available

DLT Custody is a Frankfurt-based digital asset custodian regulated by BaFin and part of the DLT Finance Group. DLT Finance enables institutional clients to trade digital asset in a regulated environment with state of the art technology, reduced counterparty risk, and therefore removes the entry barriers for institutional clients wanting to enter this new asset class. DLT Finance offers brokerage services alongside the whole life cycle of digital assets with a T+0 fiat and instant digital asset settlement process. DLT Custody offers a regulated multi-layer security infrastructure based on MPC technology, enabling the safe storage of digital assets. With its multi-level security concept, the custody services are offered to institutional clients such as banks, asset managers, and other intermediaries. The service offerings include access to a wallet infrastructure based on multiple storage types and security setups, ranging from air-gapped deep cold to warm storage including state of the art compliance through sophisticated digital asset on-chain-due-diligence processes, ensuring that customer funds are safe and regulatory compliant. Further, DLT Custody offers its clients web-based access, as well as API connection to the custody infrastructure including customized reporting for institutional needs. DLT Custody was granted a primality digital asset custody license from BaFin under the grandfathering rule and has already submitted its full license application to the BaFin.

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
Not available
Fireblocks
Tech Provider
USA
Available

Fireblocks is an enterprise-grade platform delivering a secure infrastructure for moving, storing, and issuing digital assets. Fireblocks enables exchanges, custodians, banks, asset managers, trading desks, and hedge funds to securely build and scale digital asset operations through the Fireblocks Network and MPC-based Wallet Infrastructure. Fireblocks has secured the transfer of over $400 billion in digital assets for more than 200 institutional customers. Fireblocks is the first and only platform that secures, and insures assets in storage and transit. For more information, visit www.Fireblocks.com.

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 fully licenced and the Asian leader in bank-grade custody for digital assets. Led by innovators from the banking sector, Hex Trust’s platform enables banks, financial institutions, asset managers, and corporations to securely operate in the blockchain ecosystem in a fully compliant manner.
Through the platform (Hex Safe) clients can access liquidity providers, exchanges and lending & staking platforms, allowing seamless access to third-party services while assets are held in the highly secure and regulated platform.
Hex Safe has been designed with a comprehensive compliance-first approach, with the highest level of security available in the market, scalable for high transaction volumes, and providing seamless connectivity to third-party service providers in the ecosystem. ZeroKey™, 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. Hex Trust has a fully licenced approach and operates from Hong Kong, Singapore and Germany.

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 AG
Custodian, Other
Europe
Not available
Keyless
Tech Provider
Europe
Not available
Kingdom Trust Institutional Custody
Custodian
USA
Not available
KNØX
Custodian
Canada
Not available
Koine
Custodian
Europe
Not available
Komainu
Custodian
Asia
Not available
KORE Technologies
Tech Provider
Europe
Not available
Kriptomat
Custodian
Europe
Not available
Ledger Vault
Tech Provider
Europe
Not available
Maerki Baumann & Co. AG – Privatbank
Custodian, Other
Europe
Available

The private bank Maerki Baumann & Co. AG, founded in 932 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 of its very solid capital base and the bank’s transparent performance.
In addition to a comprehensive corporate offering for blockchain and crypto companies as well as the trading and custody of digital assets, the bank’s spectrum of innovative crypto services is being rounded off by investment advice in connection with this asset class. Thus, Maerki Baumann offers an integrated total solution for both traditional and digital assets and is strengthening the synergies between traditional private banking and the new crypto world.

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

Founded in 2015 and headquartered in Switzerland, METACO enables financial institutions to capitalize on the burgeoning digital asset economy. METACO’s orchestration platform, Harmonize, manages seamless interactions between multiple self-custody back-ends (MPC, HSM, hot, cold), sub-custodians, exchanges, and third-party services (compliance, reporting, etc). At the core of its orchestration capabilities lies its institutional-grade secure policy engine built to handle complex multi-party operations at scale, including support for all the main cryptocurrencies, distributed ledgers, smart contracts and DeFi protocols. METACO, backed by leading institutional investors, brings together a highly experienced team of software, security, finance and cryptography specialists with close links to the banking and academic sectors, as well as to the fast-growing DeFi entrepreneurial ecosystem. As a result, METACO is trusted by global custodians and infrastructure providers, large retail and private banks, exchanges and crypto-native firms all over the world.

MetaVault
Custodian
Europe
Not available
Mt. Pelerin
Custodian
Europe
Not available
nCipher Security
Custodian
Europe
Not available
NodeVenture
Custodian, Tech Provider
Europe
Not available
Onchain Custodian
Custodian
Asia
Not available
Onyze Digital Assets
Custodian
Europe
Not available
OSL
Custodian, Tech Provider
Asia
Not available
Papers
Tech Provider
Europe
Not available
Paxos
Custodian, Tech Provider
USA
Not available
Propine
Custodian
Asia
Not available
Qredo
Custodian
Europe
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
Not available
SEBA Bank AG
Other
Europe
Not available
Securosys
Tech Provider
Europe
Not available
Sepior
Tech Provider
USA
Available

Sepior is an industry leader in the field of Threshold Cryptography, using secure Multiparty Computation (MPC) to generate, use, manage and protect cryptographic keys. Its MPC technology underpins the cryptographic framework for some of the world’s largest financial institutions who provide institutional wallets and custody services for their clients. Sepior’s world-renowned cryptographers were behind the first commercial application of MPC in 2008, the first cloud-native Key Management as a Service (KMaaS) in 2014, and the first MPC-based, bank-grade digital asset wallet in 2018.
Sepior’s expertise is building high performance, scalable, provably secure key management and multiparty signature technologies, which can be integrated into any institution’s or solution provider’s custody platform, wallet offering, or key management service.
Institutions seeking a full turn-key custody solution rather than a technology license may prefer to work with one of Sepior’s OEM partners who offer some of the world’s top institutional wallets and custody solutions. Visit www.sepior.com for more information.

Shard X
Tech Provider
Europe
Not available
Sharehold (by ExSilico)
Tech Provider
Europe
Not available
Shift Crypto AG
Tech Provider
Europe
Not available
solaris Digital Assets
Custodian
Europe
Not available
Swiss Crypto Vault
Tech Provider
Europe
Not available
SwissChain Technologies
Tech Provider
Europe
Not available
Swissquote Custody Services
Custodian
Europe
Not available
Sygnum Bank AG
Custodian, Other
Europe
Not available
Tatoshi (by Treble Wallet AG)
Custodian
Europe
Not available
Taurus Group
Tech Provider
Europe
Not available
Ten31
Tech Provider
Europe
Not available
TokenSoft
Tech Provider
Europe
Not available
TREZOR (by SatoshiLabs)
Custodian
Europe
Not available
Trustody
Custodian
Europe
Not available
Trustology
Custodian
Europe
Not available
Unbound Tech
Tech Provider
Europe
Not available
Uphold
Custodian
USA
Not available
Upvest
Custodian, Tech Provider
Europe
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

Custodian Selection Service

Particularly when larger amounts are involved, institutional clients like to take advantage of our Custodian Selection Service, in the course of which we offer comprehensive advisory services for choosing the ideal partner. This may be due to a lack of specific knowledge of blockchain and DLT, insurance-related challenges, or the desire to have a third party auditor. We look forward to hearing from you!

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