NEW YORK, Nov. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Omega One, a cryptocurrency trading platform expected to launch in 2018, today announced the appointment of Jose Marques, former head of trading at Bridgewater Associates, to its advisory board. Prior to his time at Bridgewater, the largest hedge fund in the world, Mr. Marques served as the global head of electronic trading at Deutsche Bank and held senior roles in electronic trading at Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and Credit Suisse.
"The maturation of cryptocurrencies as an asset class is being constrained due to problems with liquidity, security and compliance. Omega One is strongly positioned to solve these problems by upgrading the market infrastructure needed to remove these barriers, which will ultimately enable blockchain technology to reach its full potential of creating a more inclusive, efficient and empowering financial system," stated Mr. Marques. "Omega One's team understands the generational pains of market maturity and how to build the tools to enable and to create the security for the consumer and the institution."
Omega One's management team includes leading figures in the cryptocurrency and financial sectors. They have launched multiple startups, traded one of the largest private crypto funds in the world, and patented a multi-trillion-dollar fiat trading platform. Its engineers have built exchanges in both traditional and crypto markets, as well as working on core components of the blockchain ecosystem, including the Casper protocol on Ethereum.
"We are excited to add Jose Marques to Omega One's growing and impressive advisory board. Jose has been at the forefront of electronic trading, having led the efforts of the world's largest financial institutions," stated Alan Keegan, Chief Executive Office of Omega One. "We believe the team we are assembling is poised to facilitate the birth of the financial system of the future."
Omega One's public pre-sale of its Omega Tokens on the Ethereum blockchain is currently open. For more information on Omega One, please visit: https://omega.one
About Omega One
The Omega One platform will provide traders, investors and institutions with a decentralized and automated trade execution system that intelligently implements their trades across the world's crypto exchanges, shielding them from counterparty risk and significantly reducing the transaction cost of trades. By radically increasing the liquidity of crypto markets, Omega One is laying the foundation for their maturation as an asset class and building the financial system of the future.
By creating trading intelligence and eliminating the information asymmetry from the market and managing its own balance sheet, Omega One will provide trust and mediate risk between its members and the crypto markets.
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