Mercury Digital Assets was founded by and is run by a team of seasoned capital markets professionals with many decades of experience in building industry leading trading platforms that have help shape the equity and equity options market places. Why does this matter? As the crypto market matures you want to partner with a team that has a successful track record in solving the challenges of an evolving market place. A team that has thrived in both bull and bear markets and knows how to act professionally as well as quickly to help ensure you are not left behind. Ultimately you want to be assured that you are using a quality platform built and maintained by an in-house team of experts that understand the challenges of navigating a fast paced market environment.
What is BEACON?
BEACON is a complete trading platform for institutional investors looking to execute large block trades as well as provides access to the lit crypto spot markets and listed crypto markets. Our platform helps in providing automation and efficiencies to the crypto OTC market place. BEACON provides access to crypto markets with all the reliability, efficiency and security of a mature market place.
What problem is BEACON solving?
The current exchange driven crypto market does not provide the depth of liquidity necessary to satisfy the needs of larger, institutional participants. Thus, the need for a distributed dark pool of liquidity and trading platform that provides this level of access to the community.
What Value Does the BEACON platform offer?
Our platform provides value in several areas to help make the crypto OTC workflow simpler and easier to navigate and transact. Deal management: Efficient and easy interface for managing your order book and order status. Onboarding: Expeditious onboarding process and relationship management. Access to Liquidity: Qualified RFQs and IOIs services members of the decentralized dark pool. Execution: Complete OTC transactions at your choice of integrated fulfillment venues as well as access to listed securities on traditional exchanges for hedging.
Who are Mercury's target clients?
Mercury is focused on servicing clients that require access to larger blocks of liquidity within the crypto markets. Users are typically professionals representing a financial firm or a professional brokerage. Users of our platform are also execution venues who interact with the liquidity within the ecosystems.
How do I access BEACON’s platform?
The BEACON application is accessible from any browser with an internet connection. The BEACON front-end is built utilizing modern web technologies that provide an intuitive interface which is customizable by the user. The BEACON back-end is an enterprise quality, low latency, high capacity, fault tolerant system adopted from the capital markets. The system was built and is maintained by an in-house team that has built some of the leading technology currently used within the equity and equity options market place.
Is Mercury an exchange or market maker?
No, Mercury is not an exchange or a market maker. Mercury is the conduit that connects market participants, institutions and execution venues.
Is Mercury ever my counterparty?
No, Mercury is never counterparty to the trades, therefore clients will never have counterparty risk with Mercury. Mercury is a technology provider that allows members of the ecosystem to interact and source liquidity from within the BEACON environment.
Do I store my fiat currency or crypto assets on the BEACON platform?
No, Mercury is not a fiat holding bank or crypto custodian. Mercury, however, is connected to many fiat banks, crypto trading entities and is also integrated with many crypto custodians.
Is BEACON available now?
Yes, BEACON is live! For more information contact us now.